2016 Mercedes-Benz GLS – first pictures leaked

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Revised GL gets tweaked engines, refreshed styling along which has a brand-new name, as the first leaked images reveal the type in full

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The brand-new Mercedes-Benz GLS has been given an early debut thanks to these reportedly official images.

The pictures, which were leaked coming from a brochure along with published on a French forum, show the brand-new GLS has moved significantly further upmarket than the GL on which which can be based. The badging of the GLS can be likely designed to give the SUV the same luxury credentials as the flagship S-Class. 

Already spied undergoing final testing prior to these leaked images, the GLS can be likely to receive its public debut at the LA motor show in November.

The GLS stays on the same platform as before nevertheless gets a raft of engine line-up revisions – in line with those already offered on the GLE. which also features styling tweaks to bring which into line with which car, including revised air intakes within the front grille along which has a revised rear bumper design.

The core of the range will be a V6 diesel type, badged GLS 350d along with producing 254bhp – nevertheless Mercedes may also choose to offer its four-cylinder diesel – called 250d – in some markets. The range-topper will be an AMG edition powered by a 5.5-litre twin-turbocharged V8, producing 577bhp. Diesel types will get Mercedes’ latest nine-speed automatic transmission.

The GLS can be also likely to be offered as a plug-in hybrid, badged 500e along with featuring the same 328bhp twin-turbocharged V6 petrol engine along with single electric motor as the GLE hybrid. which ought to be capable of CO2 emissions of less than 85g/km along with around 18 miles of pure-electric travel.

which generation of GLS will also be turned into an even more luxurious SUV, carrying the Maybach badge along with giving Mercedes a rival for the Bentley Bentayga, Rolls-Royce’s Cullinan along with ultra-luxurious Range Rovers coming from Jaguar Land Rover’s SVO division.

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