Photos of the upcoming three-row SUV from Mercedes have spilled onto the ‘net ahead of its scheduled debut at the 2015 LA Auto Show.
More or less a refresh with a new name, the Mercedes GLS-Class is the new version of last years GL-Class. It’s the brand’s range-topping SUV, and sports a slightly new design at the front and rear of the vehicle. The leaked photos don’t show any updates to the interior as of yet.
Expect the same power trains to carry over to the GLS-Class, meaning a a turbocharged V6 diesel will likely be the base model, sporting 240 horsepower and 455 pound-feet of torque. A turbo V6 will also likely be available, with 362 hp and 369 lb-ft, while a turbo V8 with put out 429 hp and 516 lb-ft. Mercedes has also hinted that a top of the range Mercedes-AMG model will be available with a turbo V-8 making about 550 hp and 560 lb-ft. All models will come with 4Matic all-wheel drive.
There have been rumors of a Maybach version of the GLS-Class coming to the range, we’ll have to wait until the car’s official debut in LA to learn more.
[Source: World Scoop]