November 4, 2015 German automaker officially unveiled the updated SUV Mercedes-Benz GLS (2016-2017), which was previously marketed as the GL-Class. World premiere of new items was held at the Motor Show in Los Angeles.
Earlier, the Mercedes company introduced the new designation for a number of its models, so now the name of all SUVs begins with GL consoles, supplemented by the letter of the relevant class.Thus, the former GLK turned into the GLC, and restyled ML-Class became the GLE.
Configurations and prices Mercedes GLS 2016.
|400||$68,000||3.0 petrol (333 hp)||Machine (9)||full|
|350d||$70,000||3.0 diesel (249 hp)||Machine (9)||full|
|500||$100,100||4.7 petrol (455 hp)||Machine (9)||full|
|GLS 63||$128,400||5.5 petrol (585 hp)||Machine (7)||full|
Well, the new Mercedes-Benz GLS – is the flagship in the line mersedesovskih SUV – both among the S-Class sedans. It is noteworthy that in the future it is possible the emergence of more luxurious and expensive version GLS under the sub-brand Maybach.
As for the appearance of the new Mercedes GLS (2016-2017), then it is, compared with the former the GL, it has not changed much. The car received a new grille, different front bumper, retouched optics and reissued lights and rear bumper. Rounding out the picture of the couple did not previously available body colors and additional design options wheels.
As before, the interior decoration here reproduces the ML-class (now GLE). So, like the last, Mercedes GLS got a new three-spoke steering wheel, upgraded trim materials, but the main thing – completely reworked center console with a large-screen multimedia system, which is out of the front of the interior.
As the engines for the new Mercedes-Benz GLS offers the same engines as for the pre-reform GL-Class. Recall that the market SUV is offered with a 3.0-liter six-cylinder diesel (249 hp) and petrol (333 hp) engines, as well as the 4.7-liter “eight”, which is to become GLS 20 forces more powerful (455 forces against 435 previously).
In addition, it replaces the previous 7-band machine came a new 9-speed automatic transmission 9G-TRONIC with the presence and locking center differential. But the “charged” the GLS 63 AMG from the left with transmission, but the 5.5-liter V8 biturbo issues are now 577 “horses”.
Receiving orders for the new Mercedes GLS started in the end of January 2016, and the first “live” cars will reach dealers in the spring. The initial version of the GLS 400 was estimated at $68,000, while the diesel version 350d GLS is at least $70,000. For the Mercedes SUV GLS 500 will have to pay at least $100,100, and “charged” version of the GLS 63 can be purchased for $128,400.