The premium German brands are experiencing an expansion of their ranges unprecedented. While some models seem to overlap each other, are others who come to lay the foundations of a new segment. So it was with the BMW X6, and so recurs with Mercedes Coupé GLE 2015 that the brand has just introduced.
It is now official the first direct rival to the BMW X6 , and Mercedes who, premiering new denomination, has been commissioned to give us a new aspect SUV coupé and sporty orientation. It does as a coupe version of the GLE, or current ML, so that luxury is another key piece in this puzzle that now has two parts.
His aesthetic was already somewhat known, is that its prototype form progressed quite faithful how would the body production. Lose some original features of living, but keeps the front that keeps the outlines of the current Mercedes design. The large grill with a single central bar will be one of its hallmarks.
Back lose the optical joined by an enlightened middle row, now providing two separate pilots reminiscent of the Mercedes S-Class Coupé. But most striking is the new fall from the ceiling, very soft and a steep rear window. We must add steps defined and large wheel with a tire that at least be 20 inches, reaching up to 22 inches in option .
Inside we find the same interior of the Mercedes ML, only the new Mercedes Coupé 2015 GLE get some design modifications and control situation. For example, screen multimedia system becomes a kind of tablet at the top slightly larger than the integrated display ML.
The difference will lie in the rear seats that although offers 5 seats, they should (yet to be confirmed) give less space to the heads of the occupants of the rear row. The tailgate of electric opening will give way to a trunk of up to 1,650 liters with the seats folded.
Since its launch, the 2015 Mercedes Coupé will GLE 3 Mechanical , a range that will be dilating to cover more powerful but also more affordable alternatives. There will be two petrol engines and diesel engine automatic composing the initial range, always associated with 9-speed change and the total traction 4Matic.
The GLE 350 d of 258 horses will access alternative diesel engine, while GLE 400 of 333 horses be the other “rational” alternative engine now gasoline. Above left with a performance based variant without reaching the AMG cigars, AMG 367 GLE 450 horses . They all come exceeding emissions regulations Euro6.
As a good high-end Mercedes also comes equipped with some of the latest innovations in comfort and safety. Among them, the system adaptive suspension Multimode driving comfort and dynamism, but also with details such as chambers of 360º or cross warning traffic. Nor need a LED lighting system.
The new Mercedes Coupé GLE public debut at next Detroit , opening the year. His arrival at the dealers will be phased over the next 2015, although its price, for now, is unknown.
Source – Mercedes
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