5 Things to Know About Mercedes Benz GLS Class

German luxury car manufacturer launched their latest and most premium SUV, the new GLS-Class, in India yesterday. In this article, we sum up this vehicle and tell you 10 facts that you need to know about it.

1. The all new GLS follows the new nomenclature format of Mercedes-Benz and it is the replacement for the older GL-Class. Powering this big SUV is a 3.0 litre, turbocharged V6 diesel engine that produces 255 bhp and a stellar 620Nm of torque.

2. The power is harnessed by a 9 speed, 9G-Tronic automatic transmission that the driver can control using paddle shifters. Being a trueblue SUV, the GLS comes with 5 driving modes (comfort, sport, slippery/ice, auto and individual) that can be toggled through using a dial in the centre console.

3. Convenience features in this vehicle include an automatic climate control system, thermally controlled cupholders, ambient interior illumination and electrically adjustable front seats with memory function, amongst others. The GLS is high on safety as well, featuring 8 airbags, attention assist, crosswind assist, a 360 degree camera, Pre-Safe, adaptive LED headlight clusters and active parking assist

4. Mercedes-Benz has also equipped the GLS with an 8 inch COMAND Online infotainment system with touch input, voice recognition, Mercedes-Benz apps, a panoramic sunroof, metal running boards with rubber bushes, 7 seats and more. The new GLS measures 5130mm in length, 2141mm in width and 1850mm in height. A wheelbase of 3075mm maximises the space inside the passenger cabin. The boot capacity can be enlarged by folding down the middle and last row of seats to 2300 litres.

5. Buyers can order the vehicle in one of six exterior paint colour options. There are also different choices of interior colour themes available on offer, for added personalisation. If you want to put a new Mercedes-Benz GLS on your driveway, it will set you back by INR 80.40 lakhs (ex-showroom, Pune).

source – motortrend

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5 Things To Know About New Mercedes GLC Class

At the point when the GLK appeared in 2008, it was Mercedes’ most reasonable SUV and subsequently, it didn’t have the same number of standard components and cool innovation as its greater kin. After seven years, the new GLA-Class has assumed control over the section level part and that implies the GLC will accompany a large number of the cutting edge highlights that Mercedes vehicles are known for.

That implies you can now get versatile voyage control, path keep help, a head-up showcase, dynamic stopping frameworks and a 360-degree feathered creatures eye view camera framework that can be an immense help with regards to stopping.

1. Exterior Design

Furthermore, the new lodge will be a more pleasant spot to sit. The GLC is presently taller, more extensive and more than the old GLK, while highlighting a bigger wheelbase. This interprets into an extra 2.2 inches of back seat legroom and 1.3 inches of additional foot space that is intended to make getting in and out of the vehicle less demanding.

Cargo limit additionally increments, in spite of the more adjusted outline of the GLC. Mercedes says that cargo space behind the back seats has expanded from 16.5 cubic feet to 20.5, while general cargo space is up to 56.5 cubic feet.

2. Interior Design

Unmistakably the GLC has shed the square shaped configuration of its antecedent keeping in mind that is a huge change, it’s the overhauled inside that leaves the best impression of the new vehicle. The GLC takes after the inside outline rationality of the new C-Class, with a convincingly top of the line lodge that is brimming with premium materials, including perfect gleaming switchgear.

The organization is likewise at long last offering a greater amount of its designo paint completions and inside upholstery that redesigns the lodge from “decent” to “whoa!” Three outside completions (rather than only one on the GLK) will be offered: MAGNO Dakota Brown, Diamond White and plan Cardinal Red. These paint decisions can be coordinated with designo nappa calfskin, which improves the feeling of the GLC’s lodge.

3. Huge amounts of Standard Safety Features

The GLC comes standard with various magnificent wellbeing innovations, as well, including a forward impact cautioning framework, a cross-wind help framework, a programmed high-pillar capacity and a sluggish driver discovery framework. Normally, it’ll additionally have a huge amount of airbags.

4. More Gears, More Aero, Less Weight, More MPGs

The new GLC is about additionally being more fuel effective.

The GLC 300 gets a nine-speed programmed transmission and a more streamlined shape to enhance mileage. Additionally helping the cause is a general weight reduction: According to early numbers, the GLC could be 200 lbs lighter than the old GLK 350.

5. Turbocharged Four-Cylinder At Launch

Mercedes India just affirmed one motor for the dispatch of the GLC in Auto Expo: the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-barrel motor that is slated to go into the GLC 300. With 241 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque, this motor is somewhat down on drive contrasted with the old GLK 350, yet repays with more torque.

Expect different powertrains sooner rather than later.