Cars in India | Autoportal.com

Mercedes GLS to get Autonomous Technology from S-Class

Mercedes GLS to get Autonomous Technology from S-Class

Snapshot: Mercedes GLS to share design with the new GLE and powertrain with S-Class.

- Comments    |    Write Comment

Mercedes-Benz is working on the new GLS, its S-Class based luxury SUV. The car will come not only offering the supreme quality luxury, but a wide range of technology and features. One of them will be the autonomous driving technology borrowed from the new S-Class. This technology will certainly make the driving experience even more pleasurable and safer as well.

The new Mercedes GLS will come sporting a design that will be similar to the GLE and the powertrain will be shared with the German luxury brand’s flagship SUV. The range topping upcoming SUV will come with significant design changes. It would look more muscular and appealing, while the brand would implement its new aerodynamically efficient design language in the car.

Read more news here.

Just like the present GLS, the new model too will share several components with the S-Class luxury sedan. Inside the cabin, the new SUV would offer more space to the occupants ensuring even better comfort. The most attractive fact of the new SUV is going to be the German car manufacturer’s latest Distronic Active Proximity Control and Active Steer Assist systems. This system will automatically accelerate and apply brake, keeping the SUV in speed limit. The autonomous steering function will be limited for a 30 second period.

On the powertrain front, the new GLS will get the eight-cylinder turbocharged petrol engines and six-cylinder turbo-diesel engine. Also, there will be a petrol-electric plug-in hybrid model. The top-end variant will be the AMG badged 4.0-litre V8 powered model that would capable of churning out around 620 bhp of peak power.

Related car news

  • Volkswagen Tiguan Allspace SUV launched at INR 33.12 lakh 09-03-2020 Ashish P Abraham Volkswagen India launches the 2020 Tiguan Allspace SUV at IN...
  • Maruti Suzuki launches powerful and stylish Vitara Brezza 24-02-2020 Ashish P Abraham Maruti Suzuki launches the all-new powerful and stylish Vita...
  • Tata Nexon EV catapults experiential marketing to next level 20-02-2020 Ashish P Abraham Tata Nexon EV catapults experiential marketing to next level
  • The top 10 fuel economy cars in the Indian automotive market 18-02-2020 Ashish P Abraham The top 10 fuel economy cars available in the Indian automot...
  • Tata Motors and Tata Elxsi collab for vehicle connectivity 18-02-2020 Ashish P Abraham Tata Motors and Tata Elxsi collaboration for connected vehic...
  • Eco-friendly Ralco bike tyre launched at Auto Expo 2020 17-02-2020 Ashish P Abraham Ralson India launches innovative and eco-friendly bike tyre...