2018 Mercedes GLS

Thursday, November 17th 2016. | Mercedes-Benz

Sometime ago, Mercedes provided Maybach for the market but they discontinued it. At that time, what we believe was nothing more about this car. It will be the end, forever. But, they tell us something from the launch of Mercedes S600 Maybach as the successor for their original S600. With the release of this model, it is possible if they will also plan the coming of 2018 Mercedes GLS which will be called 2018 Mercedes Maybach GLS to compete in full-size SUV segment.

2018 Mercedes GLS Front Angle

Exterior

With a longer wheelbase, the new 2018 GLS is provided in regular length. It means that the rear door is larger than the regular version and many of us expect that its exterior cues will be borrowed from the standard GLS model. In addition, buyers can go with double M emblems, chrome window sills, 21-inch of alloy wheels, grille with 3 chrome double air intakes for the front and the redesigned exhaust pipes as well as more chrome finish for its rear bumper.

Interior

2018 Mercedes GLS is believed to come with four seats and the regular will be seven seats. This car is the ideal option if you want high luxury and comfort. It is only designed for high class people with the most amenities added in the rear seats. The rear passengers will sit with enough leg and head room. The seats are designed with two individual first class designs. Besides, most entertainment gadgets and features are provided for back passengers so they have special access such as messaging options, dual-zone climate control, infotainment system and cup holders control. About the optional features, there will be Magic 5Y sunroof that is changeable to opaque in a push of a button. It has finest leather and wood trim. The standard feature is electronically operated Airmatic suspension to give you comfortable ride.

Engine

Under the bonnet, it is mentioned by some unofficial websites that this new SUV will be the rival for Bentley Bentayga, which means that there will be two engines to offer. First, it can be V12 twin-turbo engine and 6.0 liter from S600 to produce 650 hp and 750 lb-ft of torque power. The second is believed to be V8 twin-turbocharged engine from GL550 with 4.7 liter to produce 429 hp and 516 lb-ft of torque. The acceleration can be done in just 5 seconds from 0 to 60 mph and the top speed is 155 mph and still limited. It will be supported with 4MATIC all-wheel drive as standard with the use of nine-speed auto transmission for 2018 Mercedes GLS.

Release Date and Price

We cannot tell you yet about the official price and release date because it is too early. Its rival is the most expensive SUV and its price is predicted to be more than $150,000 for the base of 2018 Mercedes GLS. It is important to come in the first half of 2017.