The all-new Mercedes GLE has been spotted screening in a camouflage wrap. The spy shots reveal a redesigned exterior, while the engines and interior are anticipated to be thoroughly modified 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 various to the present car, which has actually only been a little restyled since the old ML-Class models. It’ll use an entire new platform so will be longer and more useful than the outgoing car.
The front end has brand-new, sharper-looking headlights and an imposing grille. While they’re covered in plastic mouldings in the images, it’s clear that the bumpers have actually been revamped and the wheel arches will be squarer. The fast AMG GLE 63 version will look much more aggressive– continue reading for the most recent 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 use the huge dual-screen setup initially used in the E-Class saloon. One shows all the instruments and driving details instead of standard dials, while the other looks after infotainment and navigation. It’ll get physical dials for the climate control, which are much easier to use while driving than prodding on the touchscreen.
The interior will feel a lot more modern than the current car, which is beginning to show its age with a really button-heavy centre console. Most of the design and parts are expected to be raised from the glamorous E-Class and recently exposed CLS. There’ll be a raft of safety 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 system and will provide 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 two petrols– will also be enhanced.
Bookending the variety will be two fast AMG models and a plug-in hybrid version. A mid-strength GLE 43 model will shock a couple of people far from traffic lights and the GLE 63 offers unhinged, amazing efficiency from such a big SUV. The latter will use 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 should have the ability to drive for 31 miles on electric-only power. Entry-level models will be offered with rear-wheel-drive for the very first time to save expense and enhance fuel economy, however all-wheel-drive will still be used on most of the range.
2019 Mercedes GLE Price and Release Date
You’ll have to wait until completion of 2018 at the earliest before you’ll be able to purchase the new 2019 Mercedes GLE, but costs should not increase too much. Expect an entry-level car to cost from simply over ₤ 50,000, double that rate if you desire a bonkers AMG GLE 63 S and someplace in between the 2 extremes for a plug-in hybrid.