This Mercedes-Benz G5 was a military vehicle used by the Nazis under the command of Colonel Dietrich. One fitted with a machine gun and driven by Major Gobler served as an escort vehicle for the convoy carrying the Ark to Cairo. It was destroyed when Indiana Jones forced it over a canyon edge.
Behind the scenes
- The vehicle used in Raiders of the Lost Ark was a mockup.
- In the comic adaptation, it is replaced with a Mercedes-Benz 320, identical to the one that Belloq and Dietrich ride in, and doesn't have a mounted gun.
- Both it and the cargo truck were reused in the film Top Secret!
- Raiders of the Lost Ark
- Raiders of the Lost Ark (novel)
- LEGO Indiana Jones: The Original Adventures (Non-canonical appearance)