The Mercedes-Benz GLS class vehicles made its way into the market in 2007. Production started in 2006 and main production centers are Alabama (United States), Maharashtra (India) and Bogor (Indonesia). It can be classified under full-size crossover SUV that comes in a 5-door body. It is currently in its second generation of production which started from 2012. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS is expected to be on a completely different level with glamorous design and improved performance. It will most probably be built on a new platform and have a larger body.
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS – Design and Outlook:
The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS will have a modern aggressive look. It will be larger in dimensions; therefore one can expect usage of lightweight alloys such as carbon fiber in the manufacturing of the body, to keep the net weight in check. Elongated hood would be accompanied by narrow and wide pentagonal grille with company logo in the center of it. The angular LED headlight would be sleek and narrow.
Being an SUV model, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS needs to be comfortable and exceedingly luxurious than ever. GLS presents a seating arrangement capable of accommodating almost seven fully grown adult passengers easily. In front both leg room and head room space maybe a little less, but rear seated passengers will have a blissful time with ample space for anything. Mainly front seats have special messaging feature induced reclining capability.
Classy is a word which can define this amazing cabin space. The 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS on the interior would be the very definition of luxury and comfort with soft quality materials and top class leather upholstery in the seats. In order to make things inside far simpler for passengers, there is an abundance of cool yet crucial technologies, many modern amenities, accessories, etc are present. There are some of the features like dual zone climate control systems, heating or cooling double cup holders, excellent infotainment system, optional refrigerator, magic sky sunroof which can be adjusted according to your needs, Bluetooth connectivity, Wi-Fi hotspot, seat belts, airbags, cruise control, parking assistance, etc.
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS – Engine Specifications:
As per rumors, the Mercedes-Benz GLS may continue with current model’s engine system but with the second generation upgrade. There will be a 4.7-liter twin turbocharged V8 that will develop 449 hp and 516-pound feet torque. This engine can make the car accelerate from 0-60 in 5.4 sec. Also, the acceleration time from 0 to 60 mph will be in 5,7 sec, with a top speed of 133 mph.
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS – Price, Release Date, and Competitors:
Finally, the newest Mercedes-Benz GLS will have a starting price of around $68, 000. The release date will be in the middle of 2017. Main competitors will be BMW X7, Range Rover, Bentley Bentayga and others SUV in this segment.