Today we say goodbye to such a long and successful career as has been the saga Mercedes ML. But we do welcoming his replacement, the new GLE 2015 Mercedes , which introduces a new generation designation, technology, equipment and mechanical.
is not a renewal from scratch then just take a look at your body to see that derives from the ancient ML , but modifications are as important as speaking of novelty, and not only in the aesthetic episode, because also introduces, inter alia, a new plug-in hybrid mechanical.
The 2015 Mercedes GLE blocks new brand design , more rounded and, in this case, more like his brother GLE Sports Coupé. The gains a powerful front grille while the headlights are rounded. Has the face of a current Mercedes and nods to the past with, for example, a hood with openings on the inside.
The back is the least changes gets naked eye, and is entirely based on the previous ML. The drivers save the shapes but change their appearance with lights available date . The rear bumper also gains power with a new part in black color, a protector and a dual exhaust outlet to be seen whether they are true or false, as in much of the range.
The interior is another big changes for the new Mercedes Coupé GLE 2015. Again based on the current design of the brand and installs a dashboard forms worked with a large central molding and a multimedia system with screen is not integrated 7-inch .
On the center console we find the control to the same new generation, a kind of joystick knob plus Touch control. You can also control from there the different systems off road as body height, the operation of all-wheel drive or gearbox.
The new GLE brings a good amount of security technologies and driving assistance. That is why from its catalog can discover systems like Active Curve System the Airmatic suspension or ESP system with stabilizer trailers. Among the most common systems appear as Collision Prevention Assist, Pre-safe braking emergency, chambers 360 ol detector lane departure.
But undoubtedly one of the greatest innovations of the new Mercedes GLE 2015 range is its mechanical section. It will total five alternatives among which a new plug-in hybrid for the first time in the range of large SUV from Mercedes.
The most powerful and cost shall be GLE 250d with four cylinders and power 204 horses . Your authorized consumption is estimated at 5.4 l / 100 km . Above will be the GLE 350d 4Matic , now with a block 6-cylinder power 258 horses . Homologous 6.4 l / 100 km.
The other options uses a gasoline engine, based on a GLE 400 4Matic V6 engine with twin-charger and power 333 horses with an average consumption of 8.8 l / 100 km. The top model will be a GLE 500 4Matic now with a supercharged V8 engine with an output of 435 hp with an average consumption of 11 l / 100 km.
But he played alongside the hybrid novelty of Mercedes. The GLE 500e 4Matic is the first plug-in hybrid this range SUV and go to a supercharged V6 engine with 333 horses (the GLE 400) which also houses an electric motor of 116 horses . With this in hand, gets a combined power 442 horses . It has 4 modes for electrical system and theoretical conditions can travel up to 30 km in electric mode up to 130 km / h. Homologa 3.3 l / 100 km .
Mercedes-AMG GLE 63
How could I miss one signed by AMG GLE new version? The Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 comes to prevail among sports SUV of its size. Comes with the same keys as always, differential and more raw style and a high performance engine and performance.
Outside trains sports bumper new 20-inch wheels, side skirts and a rear with a new diffuser and four tailpipes that define the history of AMG. Inside subtle details make the difference as a flyer or sports seats plus a host of places where the seal appears preparer.
The engine is the main attraction of GLE 63 AMG with a block bi turbo V8 developed under the hood 557 horses power. There is an S version with a power increase which reaches 585 horses . The 0-100 km / h in 4.3 seconds for the former and 4.2 seconds for the second both reaching 250 km / h speed or 280 km / h should have the AMG package Drivers Package.
The chassis has been tuned with new adaptive suspension stiffer settings but also with a more direct steering. Among the new features include a system 4Matic AWD retouched by AMG to give higher priority to the rear axle.
The new 2015 Mercedes GLE is a reality that comes with all the usual ingredients now improved. The AMG will also have to contend with the BMW X6 M or the Range Rover Sport SVR. It will be presented to the public in the coming days and Mercedes should publish their prices soon.
Source – Mercedes
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Article Mercedes GLE 2015 renovation with new name and plugin hybrid version was originally published in Current Motor.