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Mercedes Benz GL Class

Mercedes Benz launched the new GL class in India recently, it is one of the finest and massive looking SUV’s that you will find on the Indian roads today. Previously Mercedes Benz India also brought the R class in India but now Indian buyers only has options of two proper SUV’s the powerful GL class and the M class. Now many of you might be thinking that Mercedes Benz SUV’s are more of a fancy vehicles rather than hardcore offroading ones but that is not the case with the new GL Class. This SUV provides not only a luxurious interiors but also is a tough off roader and lastly it also has got a good looking exterior.

The new GL class is powered by a 2987cc engine which generates about 258 hp of maximum power at 3600 rpm which is more powerful than its predecessor and 619 Nm of maximum torque at 1600-2400 rpm. The engine has been mated with a 7G-TRONIC Plus transmission, to give you an idea of exactly how much powerful this new GL class is, here is a figure the new GL class it reaches 0-100km in just 7.9 seconds which is unbelievable for a 2 tone SUV and has a top speed of about 220 km/hr. There are many new features which also has been added in its interiors to make it a proper luxurious SUV lets find out all the details of this amazing machine.

The new GL class was recently launched in India with many new upgrades. The exterior of the GL now looks more composed and strong. The front of the SUV gets a chunky new headlamps with the LED integrated lamps in it. The front facial also looks muscular with the twin slat grille occupying the front of the SUV, the front grille also holds the 3 pointed shiny Mercedes Mercedes logo in the middle. The new GL class also gets the sporty AMG front and rear slats which also looks stylish and changes the overall look of the front. The side profile of the SUV has a perfect stance that is needed for a massive SUV. It has a huge wheelbase which means that there is enough space for 7 people inside, the GL class has 3 row seating inside. Come to the rear of the SUV and you will find the gorgeous looking Mercedes Benz tail lamps and the large rear windscreen.

The new GL class has a impressive ground clearance and gets 21 inch shiny alloy wheels as a standard equipment(for the first 100 GL only) which has special calipers which looks macho. Mercedes GL is a massive SUV but Mercedes Benz has used light weight materials to keep the overall weight down, this SUV also has good aerodynamics and has less drag efficient than the existing model. Mercedes has also used lots of chrome on the new GL which makes it more good looking. Still the new GL looks bulky and heavy but on the positive side it is almost 50 mm longer and weighs 50 kg lesser than its predecessor.

 

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