2007 Mercedes-Benz GL Class GL450
VIN: 4JGBF71E17A232858
If you know any of its history, please let us know.

Kropf's GL450 near the Hudson River, NY
Kropf's GL450 (shortly after purchase in Green Bay WI),
near the Hudson River, NY. Kingston-Rhinecliff Bridge in back


Kropf's GL450 with new M-B Tyndarides with PVD finish Kropf's GL450 with new M-B Tyndarides with PVD finish
Kropf's GL450 with new M-B Tyndarides with PVD finish Kropf's GL450 with new M-B Tyndarides with PVD finish
Kropf's Mercedes-Benz Tyndarides wheels with PVD finish,
now with Pirelli Scorpion Verde All Season Plus M+S EcoImpact tires in 285/50R20 size.

(Near Poughkeepsie/Highland's Mid-Hudson Bridge) (click on thumbnail to open in separate window)
PVD Coating "is the newest alternative to the chrome plating that has been used for trucks and cars for years. This is because it has been proven to
increase durability and weigh less than chrome coating, which is an advantage because a vehicle's acceleration and fuel efficiency will increase."


Debra & GL450
With 19" Winter Wheels & Better in Snow Tires,
(taller tires for pothole season)
High Mileage Award - 250,000 km
1st High Mileage Award
250,000 km
(Currently over 250,000 miles)
High Mileage Award Certificate
GL450
With 20" Summer Wheels & Better in Rain Tires,
(easier to clean inside around calipers)

Some of its many options, and why we drove to Green Bay Wisconsin to purchase it on Jan. 31, 2015:
(The Ford Dealer we bought it from called this an Exotic Vehicle! We won't disagree.)
204 Leather - Brown ("Macadamia")
218 Rear-view Camera
219 Proximity-controlled Cruise Control(aka Distronic)
220 Parktronic System
249 Inside and Outside Mirror Automatic Dimming
389 Mobile Pre-installation
396 Linguatronic American
404 Multi-contour Seat, Front Left
405 Multi-contour Seat, Front Right
438 Crash-active (Neck-Pro) Head Restraints
443 Heated Steering Wheel
489 Airmatic Dual Control/Air Suspension Semi-active
500 Outside Rear View Mirror LH and RH Folding
519 Rear Audio System
530 COMAND DVD Aps USA with Navigation
536 "Sirius" Satellite Radio Complete System
544U Carneol Red - Metalliclack
550 Trailer Coupling
600 Headlamps - Cleaning Equipment
615 Bi-Xenon Headlight W/Active CurveLight Right-Drive
619 Cornering Illumination
731 Trim Pieces - Wood Burred Walnut Veneer
810 Premium Sound System
819 CD Changer
840 Dark Tinted Glass
845 Third Seat Row, Electrically Foldable
848 Electric Side Rear Windows Hinged
864 Rear Entertainment (2 Screens)
872 Rear Seat Bench Heating Left and Right
873 Seat Heater for Left and Right Front Seats
875 Heated Screen Wash System
889 Keyless - Go
890 Automatic Rear-End Door
A05 Transmission All-Wheel Capable (4matic)
K14 Steuercode Fuer ServiceInterval 20000 KM
M273 V8-Gasoline Engine M273
M46 4.6 Liter Displacement
R55 19"LT Alloy Wheel 5 Double-Spoke Des. All-round
U89 Optical Offroad Package
V43 Speed+-LoadIndex 111H

With its 7,500 lb Class IV hitch, here's some of what we effortlessly haul:
(with a Tekonsha Prodigy P3 Trailer Brake Controller, and Convert-A-Ball interchangeable ball set)
Kropf's GL450 hauling
^ Our 1992 Kubota L2350DT 4WD with Loader & Backhoe on tandem axle trailer
Kropf's GL450 hauling
^ Our 1990 Holiday Rambler Aluma-Lite 31CBFK - sold

You may email Kropf with any comments.

This page was last updated on Apr. 01, 2019 at 14:20:00 EDT.