The all-new Mercedes GLE has been spotted screening in a camouflage wrap. The spy shots show a revamped 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 noticeably various to the current car, which has only been somewhat restyled given that the old ML-Class models. It’ll utilize an entire brand-new platform so will be longer and more useful than the outbound car.
The front end has brand-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 revamped and the wheel arches will be squarer. The fast AMG GLE 63 version will look even more aggressive– read on for the most recent info. At the back, 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 control panel will use the enormous dual-screen setup originally utilized in the E-Class saloon. One reveals all the instruments and driving info rather of standard dials, while the other looks after infotainment and navigation. It’ll get physical dials for the climate control, which are simpler to use while driving than prodding on the touchscreen.
The interior will feel a lot more modern than the present car, which is beginning to reveal its age with an extremely button-heavy centre console. Most of the design and parts are anticipated to be raised from the luxurious E-Class and newly exposed CLS. There’ll be a raft of safety technology consisting of lane keep assist, auto emergency situation braking and radar-guided cruise control, while minimal self-driving capabilities will likewise feature.
2019 Mercedes GLE Engines and Driving
A brand-new 2.0-litre diesel will be available– it’ll be less grumbly than the old 2.1-litre system and will offer much better efficiency and economy than the 204hp and 47.9 mpg that the current engine manages. Across the range, the heartland engines– a more effective six-cylinder diesel and 2 gases– will also be improved.
Bookending the range will be two quick AMG models and a plug-in hybrid version. A mid-strength GLE 43 model will surprise a couple of people away from traffic signal and the GLE 63 uses unhinged, extraordinary performance 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 provided with rear-wheel-drive for the very first time to save expense 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 need to wait up until the end of 2018 at the earliest before you’ll have the ability to purchase the brand-new 2019 Mercedes GLE, but prices should not increase too much. Expect an entry-level car to cost from just over ₤ 50,000, double that price if you want a bonkers AMG GLE 63 S and someplace between the 2 extremes for a plug-in hybrid.