Upcoming Mercedes models
We bring you a brief on the lineup of new and updated models from Stuttgart
Mercedes-Benz is constantly evolving by adding more and more new models to their lineup. This time we reveal a few of them. Let’s begin with a brand new model which comes in form of the AMG 4-door GT. The 4-door GT is based on the Mercedes-AMG GT Concept the company showcased at the last Geneva Show and is a four-door version of the AMG GT sports car. Unlike the current AMG GT lineup which is focused on petrol power only, the upcoming 4-door GT will be offered with a hybrid powertrain inspired by the Mercedes-AMG Formula One cars. Total system output, from the electric motor and the 4-litre twinturbo V8, will be 805 horsepower. AMG calls this EQ Power+ (also a name borrowed from the F1 car), a branding that will apply to all performance hybrids from the company going forward. With a 0-100kmph time of less than three seconds, a big luggage compartment and a comfortable interior, the 4-door GT will be a roomy saloon with performance rivaling today’s top supercars. It can be driven in an electriconly mode, or its electric motor can be used as a booster to make the GT even quicker. The battery is charged while the vehicle is driven, just like in Formula One, to ensure maximum performance is available at all times. Again like in F1, battery charging occurs during braking or from the combustion engine if charge drops too far.
The second car in this context is an SUV, the GLE to be precise. Sales start for the next generation Mercedes GLE next year – and our rendering shows that Mercedes is going full throttle to ready the model’s
UPCOMING 4-DOOR GT WILL
BE OFFERED WITH A HYBRID POWERTRAIN
INSPIRED BY THE MERCEDESAMG FORMULA