After some months ago anticipate format concept Mercedes-Benz finally presented to GLE Coupe which not only opens the new name for the Class ML but introduces a brand of Stuttgart in the world of SUVs coupe format .
Mercedes-Benz combines for the first time in its history to a SUV with a coupe to create a new model: the Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe (C 292 for geeks). It is also the first product to debut the new nomenclature of the brand being now that acronym how to call ML hereafter. The GLE drift Coupe Concept Coupe SUV presented at the Beijing Motor Show this year (see note).
The sports coupe genes are dominant against the striking features of SUV robust and square as happened in which conceived this segment the BMW X6. The GLE Coupe takes some stylistic elements of the sports brand models from a lateral fluid silhouette outline a long and sleek interior and striking radiator grille with a central chrome applied to the evocative design of the rear. It is a cross between X6 with CLS speaking in Creole.
At the time of its presentation which will be in the near Detroit the GLE Coupe will have a range of mechanical to be comprised of the following models: GLE 350 d 4MATIC that delivers 258 horsepower and maximum torque of 620 Nm starting at 1600 rpm. The first naftero GLE 400 4MATIC will be riding the new V6 bi-turbo direct injection that develops 333 horsepower and 480 Nm of torque from 1400 rpm.
The sportier variant of this range at least until the AMG version appears will be the GLE 450 has a bi-turbo V6 engine of 367 horsepower and 520 Nm of torque from 1400 rpm and is the illustrating these lines.
If we are to dimensions we find a rather bulky commodity: 4900 mm long 2003 wide and 1731 mm high plus a generous wheelbase of 2915 mm. The alloy wheels will be standard 20-inch maximum will be 22. Yes you read that right. The smallest tire 275/50 R will be a 20 and the most bestial 325/35 R 22. The units with the most generous standard rubbers will air suspension AIRMATIC ADS PLUS.
The cabin has room for five people while the trunk promises to be the largest in its segment with 1650 liters capacity although Mercedes-Benz surely this measure being obtained with the backrest rebutted.
The generous standard equipment includes the control system stability DYNAMIC SELECT sports direct address DISTRONIC PLUS system with intelligent power steering and Stop & Go Pilot brake PRE-SAFE with pedestrian detection BAS PLUS with wizard crosses active control angle dead active lane change and PRE-SAFE PLUS detector 360 ° camera active with PARKTRONIC parking aid LED Intelligent Light System and adaptive wipers and heated MAGIC vISION CONTROL which facilitates the vision in bad weather.
The driver in turn may have a rotary switch on the center console to select one of five driving programs (Single Comfort Slippery Floor Sport or Sport +) and adjust thereby radically different characteristics in the control system SELECT DYNAMIC stability.
Regarding the 4MATIC permanent all-wheel drive the distribution of torque varies by model. The GLE 350 GLE 400 dy working with balanced torque distribution of 50:50 between the front and rear while the AMG GLE 450 for greater agility and a stronger momentum torque is 40:60 ratio partitioned between the two axes. The transmission is in all versions nine-speed automatic 9G-TRONIC.
Another component of the chassis is the air suspension AIRMATIC improved in combination with ADS PLUS a system that regulates the damping characteristic first progressive and variably. It also has active regulation Rolling ACTIVE CURVE SYSTEM.
The GLE 350 d 4MATIC and GLE 400 4MATIC comes standard undercarriage AGILITY CONTROL with mechanical suspension and selective damping system. As option is available also AIRMATIC air suspension with ADS PLUS.
After consulting a Autolider we were told that there is no definite date arrival in Uruguay for this product. Anyway it would not be strange to see him around here next year. for the other reviews about the newest cars visit here.
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