Auto Shows 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class gets a little more luxurious

20:00  09 january  2018
20:00  09 january  2018 Source:   Autoblog

2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS Getting an Inline Six

  2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS Getting an Inline Six The 2019 CLS450 will offer 367-hp and AMG is working on its own version too, the CLS53.First, we'll get the 2019 CLS450, which offers 367 horsepower and 369 lb-ft of torque from its 3.0-liter six, and later, there'll be a more powerful AMG model, the CLS53. Car and Driver doesn't have specs on the CLS53, but we've heard that it should make around 430 hp.

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Mercedes-Benz has announced that its biggest SUV, the GLS-Class, will be getting an extra fancy trim level, the Grand Edition. The new trim adds a variety of bits and baubles to make your GLS just a little more plush than the others you see at the country club. It will also be available both on the GLS 450 with its twin-turbocharged V6, or the GLS 550 with its twin-turbocharged V8.

On the outside, there aren't many changes. The obligatory "Grand Edition" badges will be strewn about, and 450 and 550 versions each have LED headlights. Each version also gets fancy wheels, but the GLS 450 just has 20-inch wheels, while the GLS 550 has 21-inch examples.

Six-Cylinder Mercedes-AMG CLS53 Coming in Lieu of CLS63

  Six-Cylinder Mercedes-AMG CLS53 Coming in Lieu of CLS63 CLS63 discontinued to make room for AMG GT4Speaking to Mercedes-AMG head honcho Tobia Moers, Automotive News learned that the Mercedes-AMG CLS53 will launch in the U.S. by the end of 2018. The model will be powered by a more potent version of the new turbocharged 3.0-liter inline-six, and will also get Mercedes' fancy 48-volt electrical system and EQ Boost electric motor. Exact power output was not disclosed, but Moers said horsepower will "for sure be in the 400s." AN predicts around 430 hp, which is more than the current twin-turbo V-6-powered AMG 43 models put out.

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It's inside where the Grand Edition really shines. Nappa leather covers both the seats and the dashboard, with the seats getting a diamond-stitched design. It features a light beige and brown color scheme with striped, open-pore wood trim, and standard ambient lighting.

This new GLS-Class trim will make its official debut at the Detroit Auto Show. It will also become available toward the middle of 2018. Mercedes didn't reveal how much the trim level costs.

Mercedes-Benz to drop V6 engines in favor of new inline-sixes .
Look for an I6 in the Mercedes-AMG CLS53 and E53.The M256 inline-six was announced in fall of 2016, but we're only just seeing the engine put into production. It will first make its debut in Europe under the hood of the new CLS450. In that application, the engine will make 362 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. In the Mercedes-AMG CLS53 and E53, the new 3.0-liter will make 429 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque.

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