The all-new Mercedes GLE has actually been spotted testing in a camouflage wrap. The spy shots reveal a revamped exterior, while the engines and interior are anticipated to be completely revised when it goes on sale either late in 2018 or early in 2019.
2019 Mercedes GLE Styling
The brand-new 2019 Mercedes GLE will look noticeably different to the existing car, which has just been somewhat restyled since the old ML-Class models. It’ll utilize a whole new platform so will be longer and more useful than the outbound car.
The front end has brand-new, sharper-looking headlights and an imposing grille. While they’re covered in plastic mouldings in the images, it’s clear that the bumpers have actually been revamped and the wheel arches will be squarer. The fast AMG GLE 63 version will look even more aggressive– read on for the most recent information. At the back, the brakelights look slimmer to accentuate the car’s size, and it’ll feature new exhaust finishers.
2019 Mercedes GLE Interior
The 2019 Mercedes GLE dashboard will employ the massive dual-screen setup initially used in the E-Class saloon. One shows all the instruments and driving info rather of traditional dials, while the other takes care of infotainment and navigation. It’ll get physical dials for the environment control, which are easier to utilize while driving than prodding on the touchscreen.
The interior will feel a lot more modern than the present car, which is beginning to reveal its age with a really button-heavy centre console. The majority of the design and parts are anticipated to be lifted from the glamorous E-Class and freshly exposed CLS. There’ll be a raft of safety technology including lane keep assist, automobile emergency situation braking and radar-guided cruise control, while limited self-driving abilities will likewise feature.
2019 Mercedes GLE Engines and Driving
A brand-new 2.0-litre diesel will be readily available– it’ll be less grumbly than the old 2.1-litre unit and will use better efficiency and economy than the 204hp and 47.9 mpg that the existing engine manages. Across the range, the heartland engines– a more powerful six-cylinder diesel and 2 gases– will likewise be improved.
Bookending the range will be 2 quick AMG models and a plug-in hybrid version. A mid-strength GLE 43 model will surprise a couple of people far from traffic signal and the GLE 63 provides unhinged, unbelievable performance from such a big SUV. The latter will use the 4.0-litre V8 from the AMG E63, and it’s expected to produce 563hp in the ‘standard’ AMG model and 603hp in the GLE 63 S. Meanwhile, the plug-in hybrid model must have the ability to drive for 31 miles on electric-only power. Entry-level models will be offered with rear-wheel-drive for the very first time to save cost and enhance fuel economy, however all-wheel-drive will still be used on the majority of the range.
2019 Mercedes GLE Price and Release Date
You’ll have to wait until the end of 2018 at the earliest before you’ll be able to purchase the new 2019 Mercedes GLE, however prices should not increase excessive. Expect an entry-level car to cost from simply over ₤ 50,000, double that cost if you desire a bonkers AMG GLE 63 S and someplace in between the 2 extremes for a plug-in hybrid.