Mercedes presented new GLA the successor of M-Class (Gallery)
The new Mercedes GLE recorded his name in the history of the brand – this is the first plug-in hybrid SUV of Mercedes.
In essence, the new Mercedes GLE is a facelift of the M-Class with a new name. GLE features an entirely new front, the headlamps have changed shape and grille has been revised.
German SUV boasts a new LED taillights and a sports exhaust system and the AMG version has a more aggressive front bumper, massive 20-inch alloy wheels and four tailpipes.
The interior of the Mercedes GLE is also similar to that of the M-Class, the model has a multifunction steering wheel with three spokes and infotainment system with freestanding 8-inch display.
As expected – cabin is upholstered in premium leather, its color range is upgraded and the possibilities for decorations include a choice of aluminum, wood, black or carbon fiber.
Customers can choose between:
– 3.0-liter V6 twin-turbo engine with 333 hp and 480 Nm of torque
– 4.7-liter V8 twin-turbo engine with 435 hp and 700 Nm of torque
– 2.1-liter four-cylinder turbodiesel with 204 hp and 480 Nm of torque
– 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel with 258 hp and 620 Nm of torque
More interesting, however, is the hybrid plug-in version GLE 500 e 4MATIC, which combines a 3.0-liter BlueDIRECT V6 engine with an electric motor and lithium-ion batteries with a capacity of 8.8 kWh. The first plug-in hybrid SUV from Mercedes has a seven-7G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission with integrated electric motor and its total capacity is 442 hp and 650 Nm of torque.
The average cost of the hybrid SUV is just 3.3 liters per 100 kilometers, and in pure electric mode, the vehicle can travel 30 kilometers, the maximum speed is limited to 130 km/h.
Most powerful AMG variants are powered by a 5.5-liter V8 engine in the version GLE 63 AMG has a power of 557 hp and 700 Nm of torque. At sports GLE 63 AMG S version is the same unit with 585 hp 760 Nm of torque.
Mercedes GLE 63 AMG accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.3 seconds and its sportier sibling is 0.1 seconds faster.
Both models have an electronically limited top speed of 250 km/h, the optional AMG Driver’s package increases this to 280 km/h. The average cost of sports SUV machines is 11.8 liters per 100 km.
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