The brand new Mercedes GLE has actually been spotted testing in a camouflage wrap. The spy shots reveal an upgraded exterior, while the engines and interior are anticipated to be completely modified when it goes on sale either late in 2018 or early in 2019.
2019 Mercedes GLE Styling
The brand-new 2019 Mercedes GLE will look significantly various to the existing car, which has actually only been a little changed because the old ML-Class models. It’ll use a whole brand-new platform so will be longer and more useful than the outgoing 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 been redesigned and the wheel arches will be squarer. The fast AMG GLE 63 version will look a lot more aggressive– keep reading for the latest information. At the rear, the brakelights look slimmer to emphasize the car’s size, and it’ll feature brand-new exhaust finishers.
2019 Mercedes GLE Interior
The 2019 Mercedes GLE dashboard will utilize the massive dual-screen setup initially utilized in the E-Class saloon. One reveals all the instruments and driving info rather of standard dials, while the other takes care of infotainment and navigation. It’ll get physical dials for the environment control, which are easier to utilize while driving than prodding on the touchscreen.
The interior will feel a lot more modern-day than the current car, which is starting to show its age with an extremely button-heavy centre console. The majority of the design and parts are anticipated to be lifted from the glamorous E-Class and freshly revealed CLS. There’ll be a raft of safety technology consisting of lane keep help, automobile emergency situation braking and radar-guided cruise control, while limited self-driving abilities will also feature.
2019 Mercedes GLE Engines and Driving
A brand-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 current engine manages. Throughout the range, the heartland engines– a more powerful six-cylinder diesel and two fuels– will also be improved.
Bookending the range will be two quick AMG models and a plug-in hybrid variation. A mid-strength GLE 43 model will surprise a few people away from traffic control and the GLE 63 offers unhinged, unbelievable efficiency from such a huge SUV. The latter will use the 4.0-litre V8 from the AMG E63, and it’s expected to produce 563hp in the ‘standard’ 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 provided with rear-wheel-drive for the first time to conserve cost and improve fuel economy, however all-wheel-drive will still be used on the majority of the variety.
2019 Mercedes GLE Price and Release Date
You’ll have to wait up until the end of 2018 at the earliest prior to you’ll have the ability to buy the brand-new 2019 Mercedes GLE, but costs should not increase excessive. Anticipate an entry-level car to cost from just over ₤ 50,000, double that rate if you want a bonkers AMG GLE 63 S and somewhere between the 2 extremes for a plug-in hybrid.