Mercedes-benz puts a price on luxury
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