2019 Mercedes Unveils GLS Spy Photo And Price – Mercedes-Benz just dropped cover on the 2017 GLS, introducing a new SUV flagship for the German luxury brand. Essentially a facelift for the current GL-Class, the GLS brings tweaked styling on the outside, the latest Merc-style amenities inside, and a comprehensive line of powertrain options.
2019 Mercedes Unveils Future
Mercedes Unveil says the major focus for styling can be seen in the front, but the rear also received an update. There are chrome details sprinkled everywhere, such as the roof rails, shoulder line trim, and lower skirts. Paint options include two special editions in Diamond White and Cardinal Red. There’s also a diversity of alloy wheel designs to choose from.
2019 Mercedes Unveils Exterior And Interior
Inside the seven-seater, you’ll find tons of luxury and technology. Mercedes Unveils redesigned the instrument panel and center console and added several new kinds of wood and piano lacquer trim options. The steering wheel is a new three-spoke unit wrapped in Nappa leather. There’s Internet access, remote-start capability, an 8-inch media display, and an optional air ionization system. There’s also a plethora of active safety systems on offer, such as automatic braking, lane-keep assist, and blind-spot monitoring.
2019 Mercedes Unveils Engine
Keeping the rubber side down is an improved Airmatic air suspension system. Under-hood options include a turbocharged V-6 with 362 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque (base-model GLS450), a turbocharged V-8 with 449 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque (GLS550), and a diesel V-6 with 255 horsepower and 455 pound-feet of torque (GLS350d). At the top sits the venerable AMG GLS63, which produces a heady 577 horsepower and 561 pound-feet of torque.The Sport exterior, available on the GLS550, provides a muscular appearance and consists of unique front and rear aprons, side running boards, side flaps painted in the vehicle color and 21-inch AMG light-alloy wheels. Even more exclusivity is created with the Night package which is available in conjunction with this model’s equipment line.Additional individualization options come courtesy of various standard and metallic paint finishes, including two special editions in designo Diamond White and, new for the Mercedes Unveils, designo Cardinal Red. On top of this there is a comprehensive range of new light-alloy wheels featuring a variety of designs.With the new GLS, Mercedes-Benz is now offering the latest and most comprehensive premium SUV range ever. The portfolio now ranges from the compact GLA, to the new GLC, the successful GLE family, the GLE Coupe and Mercedes Unveils, right through to the mainstay of all Mercedes-Benz SUVs, the G-Class.
2019 Mercedes Unveils Price And Release Date
Mercedes Unveils Each model comes with a nine-speed automatic transmission and 4Matic AWD, excluding the AMG GLS63, which instead uses a different, rear-biased AWD system and seven-speed dual-clutch transmission.The new GLS will be available to order next month. Deliveries begin in the U.S. late March 2016.