The Mercedes-Benz G-Class has long been known for its off-road prowess and rugged design. Now, rumors are circulating that a baby G-Class may be in the works, designed to compete with the likes of the Jeep Wrangler and the Ford Bronco.

The so-called "baby G-Class" would be a smaller, more affordable version of the G-Class, with a similar boxy design and off-road capabilities. It would likely be built on a modified version of the same platform as the Mercedes-Benz GLB, a compact SUV that is already on the market.

Details are scarce at this point, but some reports suggest that the baby G-Class could have a removable roof and doors, similar to the Wrangler and Bronco. It could also be offered with a range of off-road features, such as a low-range transfer case, locking differentials, and skid plates.

If the rumors are true, the baby G-Class would be a welcome addition to the off-road SUV market, providing a new option for drivers who want a rugged and capable vehicle. It would also give Mercedes-Benz a competitor in a segment that is currently dominated by Jeep and Ford.

Of course, it's important to keep in mind that these are just rumors at this point, and there has been no official confirmation from Mercedes-Benz. However, if a baby G-Class is in fact in the works, it could be an exciting new addition to the off-road SUV market.