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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe review, specification, price

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In Detroit began international auto show 2015. Recently the exhibition format has changed significantly: here less and less pickups and muscle cars, and their place is occupied by crossovers and compact cars. This year the trend continues: in USA debuted a few models that are ready to become best sellers in their segments. This, for example, the new generation Audi Q7 and the first BMW X6 direct competitor Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe.

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe

The auto show in Detroit – the first public demonstration of the new Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe crossover. New made in the same body form-factor as BMW X6. This one will be the main competitor to new crossover on the market.

The off-road GLE coupe basis is borrowed from the M-class, which seriously updated to become “just” GLE by analogy with E-class in the spring.

Engineers claim to have done a lot of work on chassis settings (and this explains the long journey of the new items to the market). In the end, all without exception GLE Coupe will be all-wheel drive, get 20’’ and above wheels and progressive independent suspension – spring or Airmatic adaptive air. To fight rolls called active stabilizers “Active Curve”, the accuracy of driving has appointed a shortened steering gear “Direct Steer”, and for the safety – full set of electronic assistants.

  • Competitors: BMW X6
  • The sales start: June 2015
  • Predecessor: no

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe engine and transmission

GLE Coupe options a wide range of engines, which includes diesel and petrol engines with a power from 258HP to 367HP. All models are equipped with a 9-band AT. Mercedes-Benz, as for passenger cars, proposals two sorts of suspension – springs or pneumatic.

Initially 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe will deal only six-cylinder engines paired with the new nine-band automatic 9G-Tronic transmission. This are

  • GLE 350d with a 3.0L turbo diesel engine of 258HP and 620Nm,
  • GLE 400 petrol 3.0L Biturbo V6 returns 333HP and 480Nm,
  • GLE 450 AMG.

And about last version should say more. Before us is not fully loaded AMG version, and intermediate sports modification, analog Audi S models and BMW M Performance. For this car Mercedes-Benz has prepared deforced to 367HP and 520Nm petrol “six” plus special transmission. If common GLE Coupe torque is equally distributed to the axes, GLE 450 AMG ratio is 40:60 in favor of the rear axle.

Dimensions of Mercedes off-road coupe are virtually an exact replica of the BMW X6 – length 4900 mm and wheelbase 2915 mm


2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe release date

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe  Charged version

Not far off arrival to the showrooms of real beast Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 Coupe with a 5.5L Twinturbo V8 engine and sports 7-speed automatic transmission. It also shown in Detroit, and declared just 2 options – the normal 557HP and powered to 585HP S model. It’s acceleration to 60 mph takes 4.2 sec – 0.2 sec relaxed than the BMW X6 M.

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe  interior

GLE Coupe will delight passengers with comfortable back seat. It can house up to three people. Depending on configuration available separate climate control, media monitors, and quite a lot of room for the knees and over the head. There is a caveat in the use of the trunk (up to 1650L). To reach it from the outside, it is required to find the button in the license plate alcove on the bumper. It is clear that fingers will get dirty right away. The good news GLE Coupe allows you to raise the backdoor distantly.

The driver will not have to brawl with the numerous car settings. For the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe available Dynamic Select interface, which allows by rotation of the puck on the central console select one of the preset driving types: Comfort, Sport, Sport+, Individual and Slippery for slippery surfaces. In other words, the Mercedes-Benz get some arithmetic mean between their own system interfaces, Audi drive select and Land Rover Terrain Response switch.

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe Release date

A model will be produced in the U.S. plant in Alabama, side by side with the M-class/GLE platform, and the sales start is planned to the summer of 2015.

Release date: summer 2016



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