2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS Review

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS is a full-size SUV that will come updated on the market. Mercedes GL model is renamed, and added “S” which means that belongs to the S-Class. The prototype of this model was caught on tests phase, and made spy photos in which the front and rear fascia covered with camouflage. Changes on the exterior bring a new grille, bumper, headlights, rear lights with graphics and other details. The interior is very luxurious and offers several trim levels with new materials and devices. The high degree of comfort attract new category of buyers. GLS drive system has taken power-train lineup from GL model. In addition to several new technologies and enhanced functionality, all is the same. This vehicle is intended to transport the family and has a large luggage compartment. Manufacturers expect increase sales after appearing on the market.

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-front view

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS – Under the hood

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS under the hood hides a few powerful power-train. GL 350 Blue TEC version will be powered by the V6 turbo diesel engine that produces 240 horsepower and 455 pound-feet of torque. GLS 450 version will have turbo V6 engine with 362 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque. GLS 550 version is powered by a turbocharged V8 unit with 429 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque. GLS offers the 63 AMG versions which have a turbocharged V8 engine with 550 horsepower and 560 lb-ft of torque. Automatic transmission transmits torque to all four points using 4Matic system. Detailed specifications will be announced later.

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-rear view

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS – Dashboard

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS has an elegant interior design and a redesigned dashboard. The list of equipment includes a new instrument panel, the new touch screen, a new infotainment system, automatic climate control, navigation and more. Design is take the several design solutions from M-Class. According to rumors in the plan is the version Maybach GLS model that will bring ultra-luxurious materials and concept. Passenger safety is high because it contains a large number of active and passive systems, which will help while driving. The sale is planned for 2017 year and prices are not yet known.

2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS-interior