2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS550 - review, changes, specs, video
German brand automaker officially presented new SUV - 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS550 on November 4, which will update be renamed from GL to GLS by the company. Adding the letter S will provide a rich list of options and great appearance along with sedan, representative of S-Class. World debut of 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS550 will be at the motor show in Los Angeles. Initially, just a few months ago, Mercedes Corporation introduced new indices for a number of their cars. So now the whole model range of SUV names begin with the characters "GL", which complements the letter of the corresponding class. For example, ML-Class facelift became GLE and GLC is a former GLK.
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS550 will be equipped with Dynamic Select System that provides an opportunity for the driver to choose the appropriate option for GLS SUV. Now, DSS received six modes: comfort, sport, individual, slippery, off-road and off road+.
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS550: Exterior
Well, the updated Mercedes-Benz GLS is a leader among all SUVs produced by the company and S-Class sedans. By the way, we can not exclude the possibility that more expensive and luxurious GLS version under the name of Maybach sub-brand will come to the market in the near future. With regard to updates in the exterior of 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS550, they are very few but important. The novelty will differ from its predecessor with painted radiator grille, where brand logo is located. In addition, designers included new head optics, restyled front and rear bumper, some forms of tail lights and a new set of steel wheels. The final point could be 2 new body colors.
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS550: Technical Specs
Regarding the power units, which will be equipped completely the same engines as the previous, although each of them adds 20-30 HP as engineers assert. Now gasoline V-shaped 6-cylinder base engine produces 362 HP and 500 Nm of torque. Diesel V6 power unit now produces 260 HP. In addition, if you take 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS550 with this technical specifications, then the old 7-speed automatic transmission is replaced by 9-speed. Regarding premium modification - Mercedes GLS 63 AMG, it is equipped with 7-speed automatic gearbox, whose horsepower is equal to 585-horses
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS550: Video