The current GL SUV Mercedes-Benz brand will get a successor until 2018. At the same time, it will be a model of the new, third generation, and will carry a label 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS. The new generation of model under the codename X167, will go through a complete process of redesign. A complete redesign and significant changes will not affect the configuration of the vehicle. New GLS 2018 will be conceived as a seven-seater three-row SUV.
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS Changes
Upcoming, third-generation 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV model will have larger dimensions and larger wheelbase, compared to the current model. Some information indicates an increase in the wheelbase, to over three meters. This will significantly increase the comfort inside the cabin of the vehicle, as well as cargo space.
Redesign of vehicle will be covered the external appearance of the vehicle. In addition, the interior will be refreshed, with a large number of systems and the benefits of the new generation. 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS gets completely redesigned front fascia. Radiator grille and headlights will be restyled. New, changed design will include the appearance of the front bumper and masks. Also, the vehicle will be placed on the redesigned wheels, size 23 inches.
Before the third generation appears on the market, the company is preparing a facelift for 2016 GLS model, the current generation. In addition, customers are offered the 2016 Mercedes-Maybach GLS SUV. This luxury SUV has a large amount of equipment. No need to mention that the quality and production of equipment and vehicles at the top level.
2018 Mercedes GLS Specs
Engines from the current model will initiate and the third generation of the full-size SUV. However, the engine will be upgraded, in order to provide greater power output, or more horsepower. 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS will be more powerful than its predecessor and will be a beast. To drive the new model will be in charge eight cylinder engine with 462 horsepower instead of 432 horsepower. Something more powerful engine will be responsible to drive 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS AMG models. It is a 5.5-liter bi-turbo engine with impressive 585 horsepower. In addition to these engines, a new generation has to get the version with plug-in hybrid propulsion system. About the specification of such a model, there is still no official information and broader specifications.
A complete redesign, increase in size and improvement of power units will make it more powerful than its predecessor. Although the dimensions of vehicles increase, 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS will have reduced overall weight. With improved aerodynamics, weight reduction will affect a better fuel economy.