The current Mercedes GLS63 is getting ready for its mid-life refurbish that brings a new name and comfort to the upcoming rival. The GLS letter is changed in the name, as it was previously known as the GL, for the first time in no less than AMG resemblance. It is expected that the new luxury Mercedes SUV would experience some cosmetic change inside and out. Most of these changes will revolve around the front fascia of the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS63 AMG with novel headlights, grille assemblage, and bumper all anticipated offering it an aggressive look.
When coming to the back part of the vehicle, it comes equipped with a novel pair of taillights designed with the LED technology. However, the reason for the just the cosmetic change is that in spite of everything, the Mercedes-Benz GL already had a spectacular look, particularly in AMG group. The next gen GLS63 AMG will face a ferocious competition like the new Bentley Bentayga. The consequence is a heavily customized interior, having a huge step up in terms of fit and finish in addition to an all-fresh infotainment system lifted directly from the recently improved GLE smaller sibling, and incorporated with an eight-inch color monitor and a rotary controller.
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS63 AMG Changes
The GLS63 2017 comes with a fresh active exterior that clearly highlights its luxury character. By means of the facelift, the automaker has personalized the full-scale luxury sports utility vehicle to the design language of the existing Mercedes-Benz GL. On the exterior, Mercedes-Benz has focused on a refurbish of the front fascia, whereas the back fascia has been modernized by equipping it with a redesigned bumper and with a complete set of new taillights, designed with the LED technology.
The sporty exterior offers a brawny look and it includes excellent front and rear aprons, body colored painted side flaps, side running planks. As for the wheels, it is 21-inch AMG frivolous alloy wheels, enclosed by 295/40 sized Continental summer front and back tires. Even more, individualism is generated by means of the Night package that is offered in conjunction with equipment line.
Supplementary personalization options come courtesy of a range of metallic and normal paint finishes, as well as two extraordinary versions in Designo Diamond White and Designo Cardinal Red. On top of this, there is a comprehensive array of novel frivolous alloy wheels, having diverse designs. The new GLS-class comes with the curb weight of 5754 pounds (approx 2615 kg).
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS AMG Interior
The cabin of the new Mercedes-Benz GLS AMG 2017 is designed to reflect the peace and the modern ease to inspiring effect. The inside styling is emphasized by chrome details, like the side skirt trim, under-guard shoulder line trim strips, luggage compartment handle, and the roof rails. The cabin has 7-seats and the cargo capacity of 93.8 cubic feet.
Arresting highlights in the indoor include a fresh three-spoke Nappa leather-covered multifunction guiding wheel, freshly designed instrument board with color Media Display(eight-inch), tailored center console amid touchpad. The dimension of the new model GLS63 bears eyewitness to its full-scale format and outlines the finest probable basis for providing its seven inhabitants with a liberal quantity of space. Other indoor highlights consist of an air ionization arrangement for even enhanced indoor air quality.
As far as the equipment section, it will be equipped with the state-of-the-art connectivity and infotainment system are optionally provided by the most modern version of COMAND Online. An extensive pack of free Remote Online Services and Standard Services are also included as part of the clinch service. Standard Services consist of after-sales service, automatic emergency call and mishap revival and breakdown support. The distant Internet services that are offered as a standard high-tech feature with COMAND Online and helpful free of charge for the first five years. It allows access to information from anywhere at all times, as well as the status of mileage, tire pressures, doors and windows and other analytic information.
The equipment stage of the new Mercedes-Benz GLS AMG 2017 in the active safety area underscores the high standards of the vehicle when it comes to taking the tension off the driver. The SUV will have Standard driver support systems that include collision avoidance support plus, crosswind support and attention support. Other safety systems that come as standard with the new vehicle include Brake Assist system, PRE-SAFE® system, electronic all-wheel drive grip system 4ETS, cruise control and ESP.
In addition to ambient lighting and trim parts in black piano lacquer or an assortment of woods, five gorgeous inside color concepts. The interior colors are ginger beige or black, ginger beige or espresso brown, crystal gray or black and black, saddle brown or black are available totally in genuine leather, too.
2017 GLS63 AMG 0-60, Engine
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS63 AMG is expected to be powered by the same engine, which was used to power the Mercedes-Benz GLE. It is the 5.5 liters V8, twin-turbocharged engine. This power plant has the power of 550 horses and the uppermost torque of 516 lbs per foot. The engine is paired with a seven-speed automatic transmission system to propel power to all the four wheels. Better acceleration can also be achieved, it makes the new 2017 Mercedes GLS to archive speed from 0-60 mph in 4.5 seconds, with the maximum speed of 155 mph. As for the pulling, the maximum towing capacity is 7500 pounds (approx 3409 kg). Regarding mileage, it offers the mileage of 13 mpg when it is driven within the city and 17 mpg when it is driven on highways. The combined mileage offered by the vehicle is 14 mpg.
Base price and the date of release
The release date of 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS63 AMG is anticipated to be during the last part of the month of March 2016. It is likely that the base price of the new vehicle is estimated to be $125,000.
2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS AMG Photos