In April 2014 the German automaker introduced at the Auto Show in Beijing, a prototype of the Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe, which turned into a serial coupe called GLE Coupe. Its world premiere took place at the motor show in Detroit 2015, and Europeans novelty show in Geneva.
Mercedes GLE Coupe (2016-2017) is a response to shtutgarttsy Bavarian BMW X6, which survived in 2014 g of generation change. The car is built on the basis of not yet submitted an updated version of ML-Class, which, according to the new principle of the name Mercedes models was called GLE.
Configuration and price Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe 2017
|GLE 400||$69,600||3.0 petrol (333 hp)||Machine (9)||full|
|GLE 300d||$71,100||3.0 diesel (249 hp)||Machine (9)||full|
|GLE450 AMG||$86,190||3.0 petrol (367 hp)||Machine (9)||full|
Thus, the original design of the front of the Mercedes-Benz Coupe soon Gle examples and conventional GLE. Unlike To restyling version of ML-Class, there is a new head optics, made in the style of a S-Class W222 sedan, a larger front grille, front bumper and other modified bonnet.
The main feature Mercedes GLE Coupe a sloping roof with large side windows in the rear pillars, as well as elongated taillights resembling similar to S-Class Coupe. Probably standard GLE get other rear light.
In general, the appearance Coupe crossover from Mercedes is a bit controversial. Maybe live car looks better, or you just need to get used to it. But while the BMW X6, and that the first generation in the E71 body , that of the second – with the index F16, look, in our opinion, better proportioned and more attractive.
The interior of the new Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe (2015-2016) almost all familiar to the ML, but there are differences. The car has received a new steering wheel, center console retouched, altered deflectors ventilation and a new screen multimedia system. Plus there were additional trim options with new colors and materials.
The basis of the off-road vehicle has laid down an upgraded chassis from the updated ML-Class, which has now become GLE. But for the coupe version underwent revision suspension settings, steering, and a number of security systems to make the handling model more gambling.
Overall length of the new Mercedes GLE Coupe (2016-2017) is 4900 mm (wheelbase value is 2915), the width – 2 003 Height – 1731, and the size of clearance (clearance) is not specified. The European version of the model equipped with petrol and diesel engines with 4MATIC all-wheel drive system and a new 9-band automatic transmission 9G-TRONIC.
At first, the car is available with a 3.0-liter diesel V6 rated at 258 hp (620 nm), and 333-strong (480 Nm) gasoline “six” of similar volume. The latter also received the uprated to 367 “horses” and 520 Nm of torque version that is installed on the modification of the GLE 450 AMG Sport Coupe.
Version of the AMG Sport is intermediate between the normal and the most powerful of the “charged” in the face of the upcoming Mercedes-AMG GLE63 Coupe. Later, these will also appear in other models of the company to compete with the Audi cars with nameplates S and BMW M Performance Series.
Configuration and price
The price of a new Mercedes-Benz Coupe Gle 2017 will start with a mark of $69,600. For the money you can buy a coupe in a fixed version “Special Series” with a 3.0-liter diesel engine capacity of 249 hp, and for the version with petrol engine of similar size, but has an outstanding 333 hp ask for $71,100. Modification GLE 450 AMG will cost at least $86,190.
The basic equipment includes models sport front seats, dual-zone climate control, a rearview camera and parking sensors, as well as diode head optics.