Mercedes-benz puts a price on lux­ury

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Mercedes-Benz Aus­tralia/Pa­cific has an­nounced pric­ing for the new GLClass, the S-Class of SUV ve­hi­cles. In ad­di­tion to the well-es­tab­lished GL 350 BlueTEC and GL 500 BlueEf­fi­ciency vari­ants, Mercedes-AMG has in­tro­duced a new AMG model for the Aus­tralian mar­ket, the GL 63 AMG.

The GL-Class rep­re­sents lux­ury SUV mo­tor­ing, com­bin­ing cut­ting-edge tech­nol­ogy and driver as­sis­tance sys­tems with un­com­pro­mised com­fort Mercedes-Benz Cars Aus­tralia/Pa­cific man­ag­ing di­rec­tor Horst Von San­den said.

‘‘The new GL-Class is com­pre­hen­sively equipped with safety and con­ve­nience fea­tures that pro­vides ex­cep­tional value to cus­tomers in this seg­ment.’’

Har­ness­ing a new engine line-up, the sec­ond gen­er­a­tion GL-Class of­fers both sig­nif­i­cant re­duc­tions in fuel con­sump­tion and im­proved per­for­mance. The GL 350 BlueTEC is equipped with a tur­bocharged V6 diesel BlueTEC engine and en­sures smooth ride com­fort while con­sum­ing just 7.7l/100 km (com­bined).

The im­pos­ing road pres­ence of the GL 63 AMG is fused with the 5.5 litre AMG Bi-turbo engine, which de­liv­ers a max­i­mum out­put of 410 kW and up to 760 Nm of Torque, af­firm­ing the GL 63 AMG as one of the most rapid seven seat ve­hi­cles (0 – 100 km/h in 4.9 sec­onds) on the mar­ket.

Com­bin­ing a lav­ish, spa­cious in­te­rior with dy­namic on/off road ca­pa­bil­i­ties, the new GL-Class of­fers a com­fort­able drive and con­sid­er­able ease of op­er­a­tion. A host of ex­cep­tional fea­tures are stan­dard on the new GL-Class in­clud­ing: 4Matic All-wheel drive, Easy-pack tail gate, Air­matic pack­age – with air sus­pen­sion and Adap­tive Damp­ing Sys­tem, Co­mand On­line, Ther­motronic, au­to­matic cli­mate con­trol, in­tel­li­gent light sys­tem, glass elec­tric sun­roof with slide/tilt func­tion and an elec­tric park­ing brake.

The new GL-Class also in­cor­po­rates a host of stan­dard safety equip­ment such as At­ten­tion as­sist, Pre-safe, 360° cam­era, Dis­tronic Plus, Brake As­sist Bas plus, Ac­tive Blind Spot As­sist and Ac­tive Lane Keep­ing As­sist.

The new GL-Class is now on sale to cus­tomers in Aus­tralia. The man­u­fac­turer’s rec­om­mended list prices are as fol­lows: GL 350 BlueTec $129 900; GL 500 BlueEf­fi­ciency $154 900; GL 63 AMG $214 900.

For a full run­down on the all new GL-Class call into Ken Muston Mercedes Benz, Be­nalla Road Shep­par­ton. Or give Si­mon or Ben a call on 5821 6688.

The GL-Class in­cludes sev­eral lux­u­ri­ous fea­tures which are now stan­dard in­clud­ing all-wheel drive, in­tel­li­gent light sys­tem and elctric sun­roof

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