Relatively recently in the automotive world appeared segment of the so-called all-terrain coupe.
They combine increased throughput, rapid design and good dynamic performance.
These models include the Acura the ZDX , the BMW the X4 and the X6 , the Infiniti QX70.
Now they were joined by the new 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe.
The crossover GLE Coupe uses the 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz M-Class platform (which, incidentally, renamed GLE).
The two models of the same wheelbase – 2915 mm.
This newcomer is longer (4900 mm) and wider (2003 mm) and a little lower – 1731 mm.
He draws the silhouette of the roof and arched high window line.
The wide radiator grille embellished by a large three-beam star center, and in a rather big noticeable bumper air intake.
Large lights decorated curved running lights.
Optics of the new 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe – full LED.
The wheel arches widened and the sidewalls are profiled.
Narrow lights connected to a thin chrome strip.
Standard equipment includes 20-inch alloy wheels, and in the version GLE450 AMG 21-inch wheels.
Also variant of AMG can be distinguished on an aerodynamic body kit and rear spoiler.
Inside, the German news – the familiar M-Class style.
The decoration combines synthetic leather and wood.
Three-spoke steering wheel trimmed with perforated leather in the grip area of arms.
The dials of the instrument are placed in separate wells and split-screen on-board computer.
Inside the speedometer – fuel gauge pointer is in the tank and in the rev counter is the coolant temperature sensor.
To the vertical of the center panel is attached 8-inch multimedia system of last generation Comand, and the menu navigation is done using the touch panel.
In GLE450 AMG sport seats and steering wheel with a flat bottom rim, and for a fee you can order a carbon fiber inserts.
List of 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe Crossover options include all-sky cameras, parking autopilot monitors for rear passengers, a powerful sound system Bang & Olufsen.
You can also choose adaptive cruise control, automatic emergency braking, lane compliance, monitoring the “blind” zones and night vision.
The new crossover 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz company has prepared two gasoline twin-turbo “six” and one turbodiesel V6.
The last version is available for GLE 350 d.
The return of the unit is 258 horsepower and 620 Newton meters of maximum torque available at 1600 rpm.
Petrol motors are installed on the modification GLE 400 and GLE 450 AMG.
In the first case, the return biturbo V6 engine makes 333 horsepower and 480 Newton-meters, while the second – 367 horsepower and 520 Newton-meters.
The dynamic characteristics of any of the options 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz company has not provided.
Regardless of the engine, the new crossover GLE Coupe will complement nine-automatic transmission 9G-Tronic, and the permanent all-wheel drive.
Jobs last differs depending on the version: in options GLE 400 and GLE 350 d between axes traction is distributed in equal proportions, and at GLE 450 AMG is transmitted to the rear wheels 60 percent of the time.
Front and rear brakes have a new German car disc with a ventilation function.
The standard equipment of the new crossover from 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz in the versions of GLE 350 GLE 400 d, and will receive the usual spring suspension.
The surcharge Germans offer air suspension with ADS Plus Airmatic system.
Last on the basis of the vehicle speed, steering angle and mode of operation of the control electronics is able to independently change the stiffness of the suspension at each wheel.
Modification GLE 450 AMG also received Dynamic Select system, which includes five modes of control electronics work: Individual, Comfort, Slippery, Sport and Sport +.
The first allows you to customize the operation of the power plant, steering and suspension at the discretion of the driver, Slippery mode adjusts the electronics for driving on slippery surfaces, and Sport + adjusts the system for active driving.
In particular, the transmission shifts down peregazovkoy.
In addition, depending on the mode change operation algorithm LED headlamps and exhaust sound.
“Charged» AMG-version of the new model will appear later.
It is expected to get a 5.5-liter twin-turbo V8 engine with power from 557 to 577-mi-mi horsepower.
The official premiere of 2018-2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe new crossover will be held at the Detroit Motor Show in January, and its sales will start in the summer of 2015 year.
The cost of the initial version will make about 72 thousand euro.