2019 Mercedes GLE
The all-new Mercedes GLE has been spotted testing in a camouflage wrap. The spy shots show an upgraded exterior, while the engines and interior are expected to be thoroughly revised when it goes on sale either late in 2018 or early in 2019.
2019 Mercedes GLE Styling
The new 2019 Mercedes GLE will look significantly different to the current car, which has actually just been slightly restyled given that the old ML-Class models. It’ll utilize an entire new platform so will be longer and more useful than the outbound car.
The front end has new, sharper-looking headlights and an imposing grille. While they’re covered in plastic mouldings in the pictures, it’s clear that the bumpers have actually been upgraded and the wheel arches will be squarer. The quick AMG GLE 63 version will look a lot more aggressive– keep reading for the latest details. At the rear, the brakelights look slimmer to highlight the car’s size, and it’ll feature brand-new exhaust finishers.
2019 Mercedes GLE Interior
The 2019 Mercedes GLE dashboard will utilize the enormous dual-screen setup initially used in the E-Class saloon. One reveals all the instruments and driving details rather of conventional dials, while the other takes care of infotainment and navigation. It’ll get physical dials for the climate control, which are easier to utilize while driving than prodding on the touchscreen.
The interior will feel a lot more modern-day than the present car, which is starting to reveal its age with a really button-heavy centre console. The majority of the style and parts are anticipated to be lifted from the elegant E-Class and freshly revealed CLS. There’ll be a raft of security technology including lane keep help, vehicle emergency situation braking and radar-guided cruise control, while restricted self-driving capabilities will also feature.
2019 Mercedes GLE Engines and Driving
A new 2.0-litre diesel will be offered– it’ll be less grumbly than the old 2.1-litre unit and will offer much better performance and economy than the 204hp and 47.9 mpg that the present engine handles. Across the variety, the heartland engines– a more powerful six-cylinder diesel and two gases– will likewise be improved.
Bookending the range will be 2 quick AMG models and a plug-in hybrid version. A mid-strength GLE 43 model will surprise a few individuals away from traffic lights and the GLE 63 offers unhinged, incredible efficiency from such a huge SUV. The latter will utilize the 4.0-litre V8 from the AMG E63, and it’s anticipated to produce 563hp in the ‘basic’ AMG model and 603hp in the GLE 63 S. Meanwhile, the plug-in hybrid model need to have the ability to drive for 31 miles on electric-only power. Entry-level models will be offered with rear-wheel-drive for the first time to save cost and enhance fuel economy, however all-wheel-drive will still be utilized on the majority of the range.
2019 Mercedes GLE Price and Release Date
You’ll have to wait until the end of 2018 at the earliest before you’ll be able to purchase the brand-new 2019 Mercedes GLE, however rates shouldn’t increase excessive. Expect an entry-level car to cost from simply over ₤ 50,000, double that price if you want a bonkers AMG GLE 63 S and somewhere in between the two extremes for a plug-in hybrid.