Mercedes-Benz to launch GLS on May 18


The German luxury car maker Mercedes Benz is going to launch its flagship SUV, the GLS on 18th May 2016. Under Mercedes new nomenclature, the GL-Class is now called the GLS.

The GLS, which is hailed as the ‘S-Class of SUVs’ combines the opulence of a luxury sedan with the go-anywhere ability of a big SUV. The price of the vehicle is expected to be around Rs. 80 lakh mark.

Mercedes GLS may have the following features :

As per the expectations, Mercedes-Benz will launch the GLS in its ‘350d’ avatar.

The new iteration continues to be a seven-seater.

It will have 3.0-litre V6 diesel engine.

The engine produces 255PS of power and 620Nm of torque.

The engine is mated to a 9-speed automatic gearbox that supplies power to the wheels through Mercedes’ ‘4MATIC’ all-wheel-drive system.

It will have Mercedes COMAND infotainment system with large screen stationed on the centre console.

On the design front, updates include all-LED headlamps and tail lamps, a new grille and strong alloy wheels.

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