Mercedes unveiled the new GL-Class, a model which increased in dimensions comparing to the model it replaces being described as the S-Class of the SUV range.
With 5,1 meters in length and 2,1 meters in width, the new GL-Class is offered with three different engines starting with a 3.0-liter turbo diesel with 240 horsepower.
The unit in question fits the GL350 BlueTEC and is able to sprints from 0 to 100 km/h in 8,3 seconds.
Next up is the Mercedes GL450 which gains a 4.6-liter V8 producing 362 horsepower and 406 lb-ft of torque for a 0-100 km/h acceleration in 6,2 seconds.
The range-topping GL550 gets a 429-horsepower 4.6-liter V8 which cuts down the 0-100 km/h figure to 5,5 seconds. According to the company, all the engines are available exclusively with a seven-speed automatic transmission.
In terms of technology, the German model gains a series of safety systems such as the Active Parking Assist, Surround View Camera, Active Blind Spot Assist and Active Lane Keeping Assist.
For now, there are no pricing details but we do know that the new GL-Class enters the market this fall.