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Mercedes-Benz GLS meets the world

22 April 2019

Mercedes-benz GLS 2019 new vehicle
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The luxurious German car maker debuted another vehicle at the 2019 NYAS. This time, it's the next generation GLS.

The stylish crossover will be available in several variations - GLS 450, GLS 580 and their European turbo versions. The GLS 450 will initially come with a 3.0-l turbo petrol engine with 347 hp, while the GLS 580 will be equipped with a 4.0-l turbo V8 (489 hp), paired with an EQ Boost hybrid with 22 hp.

Under the hood of Mercedes-Benz GLS
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For Europe, Mercedes announced GLS diesel variations - GLS 350d (286 hp) and GLS 400d (330 hp). The powerplants are coupled with a 9-speed automatic transmission.Great innovation is an option for hydro-pneumatic suspension, capable to tune in in accordance with the road surface. This and a few other new safety systems, make sure the next gen GLS provides the best possible driving experience.

Cabin view inside Mercedes-Benz GLS 2019
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Due to the strong competition in the segment, in the face of BMW's X7 model, Mercedes-Benz GLS comes with a 3rd row (with either 6 or 7 seats). Modernized dashboard and cabin functionalities, MBUX multimedia system, enough head and leg room, plenty of storage space are also part of GLS' trim.

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLS
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The release date of and other particular technical details are still kept secret, but are expected to be revealed later this year.

Author: Di Ilieva