The Mercedes-Benz GLS
The new Mercedes-Benz GLS is available to order, with prices starting from £73,995 OTR for the GLS 400 d AMG Line Premium.
The GLS 400 d features a 3.0-litre six-cylinder diesel engine, which produces 330 hp and 700 Nm of torque. It can travel from 0 to 62 mph in 6.3 seconds and has a top speed of 148 mph.
GLS AMG Line Premium models come as standard with MBUX Interior Assistant; AIRMATIC Air Suspension with Active Damping; heated front and rear seats; Driving Assistance package; Burmester surround sound system; 22-inch multi-spoke AMG light-alloy wheels; Parking package with 360o camera; head-up display; ENERGIZING package; Magic Vision Control; Keyless-Go Comfort package; Aluminium-look running boards; and automatic sliding panoramic roof.
AMG Line Premium Plus trim adds MBUX augmented reality for navigation; Driving Assistance Plus package; ENERGIZING Package Plus; climatised, multi-contour front seats with massage functions; MBUX Rear Seat Entertainment System; temperature-controlled cup holder in the front; and heated front and rear armrests.
AMG Line Premium Plus Executive models feature all of the above equipment and add heated Nappa leather multifunction steering wheel; climatised, multi-contour rear seats with massage functions; electric sunblinds in rear doors; 23-inch five-twin-spoke AMG light-alloy wheels; MBUX rear tablet; and heated seats for the third row.
The Off Road package can be added for £1,495 and includes fully-variable all-wheel drive and low-range transmission; torque-on-demand (double speed) for traction and dynamic control; inter-axle locking via a torque-on-demand clutch; low-range off-road gearing; Downhill Speed Regulation; off-road ABS with specific optimisation for rough surfaces; and DYNAMIC SELECT driving modes including Offroad, Offroad+, Comfort and Sport.
The new GLS is Mercedes-Benz’s largest and most luxurious SUV and, above all, offers more: more space, more comfort, more luxury.
Hayley has been an automotive writer for six years, and is the editor of a popular UK motoring blog. She specialises in Mercedes-Benz and dreams of one day owning a Mercedes AMG A45.