Mercedes freshens GL, renames it GLS
Mercedes Benz's GL class full size SUV is going to be freshened and re named as the GLS in time for its first deliveries in March, the luxury auto-maker said now.
The 2017 GLS comes with a redesigned seven-seat inside as well as a face-lift of the front-end consistent with other lately re-styled Mercedes automobiles.
"Like the GL before it, the brand new GLS is establishing standards in the realm of the sport utility vehicle as it affirms its place as the 'SClass among sport utility vehicles,'" a Mercedes Benz information launch reads.
The sport utility vehicle's mild-alloy wheel choices are also touched up, as have colour choices, including specific version "designo" diamond-white and cardinal-red colours.
Operation is enhanced among the GLS' high performance engines, Mercedes stated. As an example, the top-array AMG GLS63 includes a 5.5-liter V6 biturbo motor with 577 hp, up 27 hp over the gl-class. The GLS500 4MATIC comes with a direct-injection v8 biturbo engine that generates 455 hp, up 20-hp over its GL class forerunner.
A 255-hp, 3.0-liter v6 motor and 329-hp, 3.0-liter V6 biturbo motor are additionally accessible. Each version, conserve for the AMG GLS63, comes using a nine-speed automated transmission.
Mercedes' increased Dynamic Select control enables motorists to select as much as six transmission ways. Drivers contain relaxation, slick, offroad and activity modes. The re designed inside has a fresh instrument panel with the optional 8-inch media screen, a fresh center console and three-spoke steering-wheel.
Pricing for the GLS hasn't yet been declared yet, nor have fuel-economy and 0-to-60 miles per hour amounts.
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