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.