2018-2019 Mercedes GL second generation was officially unveiled to the public at the auto show in New York this year.
The first generation model appeared on the market in th year and 6 years enjoyed good demand not only in Europe and America, but also in our country.
Outside restyling 2018-2019 Mercedes GL stylistically echoes the appearance of M-class models, and they are built on a common platform.
The front part is decorated with almond-shaped crossover headlights, trapezoidal grille with two horizontal falshradiatora massive beams and no less massive company logo.
Here the emphasis is on sporting, easy and uncomplicated simplicity of lines.
If you look at the 2018-2019 Mercedes GL side, you can see the silhouette of the classic SUV – flat roof, long hood and the increased wheel arches.
From the front to the back of the arch in the center of the door stretched wide line vyshtampovki, adding the car speakers.
Also in the presence of massive steps that facilitate the landing at the crossover area and protect the thresholds.
Through the entire roof in the new 2018-2019 Mercedes GL drawn chrome roof rails and side mirror turn signal pleasing to the eye.
The rear part of the car can be compared to the stern of a luxury yacht.
Fine LED lights with fiber-optic technology, a large tailgate, which opens by electric, aerodynamic bumper with diffuser and slots psevdovozduhovodov of aluminum, which has a protective function.
The general impression is – 2018-2019 Mercedes GL second generation looks elegant and luxurious, as, indeed, it befits the status.
It is worth noting that the use of aluminum (bonnet, wings and some suspension components), thus reducing the weight of a crossover nearly quintal as compared to its predecessor.
Interior of the new 2018-2019 Mercedes GL welcomes the excellent interior.
The decoration used high quality materials, fitting parts, of course, raises no objections.
All controls are carefully checked, and space for seven people is enough.
The interior design uses leather Exclusive Nappa, classic leather, “breathable” Artico artificial leather, as well as the insertion of aluminum and wood.
On the center console there are climate control Thermotronic, color display and a set of buttons are responsible for different settings.
The front seats in the 2018-2019 Mercedes GL have memory settings, and an electric drive.
Seats second-line, using the Easy-Entry, can be moved, ensuring a comfortable fit to the very back row of seats.
The first and second rows of seats are equipped with heating.
Comfort and safety in the 2018-2019 Mercedes GL provide Stabilization Programme ESP, anti-lock ABS brakes, active safety system PRE-SAFE, traction control ASR, stabilization system with a sharp lateral gust Crosswind Stabilization, driver fatigue detection system Attention Assist, Adaptive Cruise Control Distronic Plus with PRE-SAFE system and BAS PLUS, which will stop in an emergency crossover.
The luggage compartment has a capacity of 680 liters – is a 7-seater version and the addition of two rear rows of the volume is 2300 liters.
For 2018-2019 Mercedes GL second generation offers 3 engine.
Diesel 3.5-liter V6 Blue Tec produces 240 horsepower.
Gasoline V8 4.5 liters and 5.5 have a capacity of 362 and 429 horsepower respectively.
For all motors provided one 7 -speed automatic transmission G-Tronic Plus.
For 2018-2019 Mercedes GL base model will include the Airmatic air suspension system and the On and Offroad, which allows you to adjust the ride height (max. 285 mm), and choose one of the six suspension tuning modes.
Price 2018-2019 Mercedes GL has not yet announced, but the European market the car will appear only in the first half of-th year.
Overall dimensions of the 2018-2019 Mercedes GL crossover.