If you want to compete with someone then at least copy it. This is done by Mercedes with GLE series. These design lines following those of the BMW X6 competition. Sports oriented model that Mercedes introduced in its class M or ML segment on year change in the name of GLE. Along with the name change and he will look, and precisely the new 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE reveals what we can expect. Let’s take a look exterior and interior.
2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE – Exterior and Interior Design
The new model 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE will be equipped with a large wheel arches that emphasize readiness to any terrain. The black diff-user is inserted in rear bumper with a black stripe in the form of a wing. The new 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE is pushes the coupe tradition of the Mercedes-Benz to new heights, with sensual lines, stretched greenhouse, and front grille combined with SUV characteristics such as muscular shapes, and a high belt line. The new model will come with five doors, dual control system, high end sound system, and with a standard 7 inch display that can be upgraded to an 8 inch system. There will be a significant update in styling, with a sleeker sportier appearance, larger air intakes below bumper, and a more sharply hood. There are also a safety equipment for all versions includes crosswind assist, collision prevention assist, Cross-traffic alert, blind-spot detection, and lane-keeping assist, 360-degree view camera and LED lights. Let’s take a look of new power and engine for this model.
2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE – Powertrain
For the first time, the new 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE will be offered five different engines, and one will be with a plug-in hybrid drive train. For the rumor the first engine will have title GLE300d, with 2.1liter four cylinder diesels, and will make 201horse power and 369 lb-ft of torque. The second one will be title GLE350 and will be powered a 3.5liter V6 engine and making 302 horse power and 273 lb-ft. The third one will be title GLE400 and will turn a twin-turbo 3.0liter V6 with 329 horse power and 354 lb-ft. And the fourth one will be GLE550 with sporty 329 horsepower and 114 horsepower coming from electric drive system with 479 lb-ft. And for people that wont serious performance there will be offer for AMG package. The Mercedes AMG GLE63 with 550 horse power, twin turbo 5.5liter V8 engine. Let’s take a look of release date and price.
2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE – Release Date and Price
There is no official word about price and release date, but for rumor the new model will arrive in a middle of 2016. Its price will be starts around $65.000 with standard equipment.