MERCEDES-BENZ RELEASED THE 3 GLE COUPE VARIANTS

 


 

Latest car news, Mercedes-Benz have released pricing and specifications for the new Mercedes GLE Coupé range and if you’re looking for the practicality and space of the Mercedes GLE SUV combined with a sleeker car body type then the all new Mercedes GLE Coupe is worth taking a gander at as it might be one of the best SUVs in AustraliaThe new Mercedes GLE Coupe is available in three variants which are more attractive and fuel efficient than the previous model. The wheelbase is considerably shorter than the Mercedes GLE SUV model giving the driver a sport SUV vibe.

 

 

Recently it’s been seen that new car buyers are not as confused as to what car body type they want because SUV sales are spiking. Car manufacturers have created sub car body types to accommodate the different tastes of various customers who will buy brand new cars. We see that there are Compact SUVs and the Coupe SUV which is a fairly new concept made to combine the all-terrain and sportiness of a car in one package.

It is hard to think about what to look for when buying a car, but the Mercedes GLE Coupé blends the imposing power of an off road SUV with the appealing sportiness and sophistication of a coupé car.

 

 

Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 4MATIC Coupé

 

The Mercedes GLE 450 has a 3.0-litre six-cylinder turbocharged engine which produces 270 kW. It is also accompanied with a 48V EQ Boost which can add an extra 16 kW of power and 250Nm torque coupled with 9G-TRONIC auto transmission with 4MATIC AWD grip. This Coupe SUV can reach 0-100km in 5.7 seconds with an average consumption of 9.2 L/100 km which is the most economical SUV between the Mercedes GLE Coupe variants and is the cheaper option priced at $137,000 plus on-road cost.

 

 

The interior ticks all the boxes! It boasts a plush and roomy cabin along with a huge entertainment screen merged into one massive display. The MBUX widescreen digital interface features a side-by-side 12.3-inch high resolution screen with customisable displays. The rest of the dashboard of this Coupe SUV is covered with trim pieces and even the bottoms of the window and other controllers are made of metal. The standard models come with fake leather; however you can pay more for real leather. The following car features are also available:

 

-  Parking Package including a 360° camera

-  Burmester surround sound system

-  Nappa leather upholstery

-  Heated front seats with memory settings

-  Panoramic sliding glass sunroof

-  Ambient lighting with 64 colours

-  Smart phone integration with wireless charging for compatible devices.

-  KEYLESS-GO package

-  Powered tailgate

 

Additional Car Safety Features:

-  Nine airbags

-  Active Steering Assist

-  DISTRONIC cruise control

-  Active Brake Assist

-  Cross-traffic warning

-  Active Lane Change Assist

-  Active Blind Spot Assist

-  Traffic Sign Assist

 

 

Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé

The Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 is an enhanced Coupe SUV from the 450 model with some AMG improvements and additional equipment inspired by the almighty AMG. The Mercedes AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupe has the 48V EQ Boost with the 3.0-lite six-cylinder turbocharged engine producing 320 kW of power and 520 Nm torque combined with an AMG SPEEDSHIFT TCT 9G auto and the advanced AMG Performance 4MATIC+ variable AWD system. From 0-100 km this powerful SUV takes 5.3 seconds with an average fuel consumption of 9.3 L/100 km. This variant of the Coupe SUV is expected to be priced in Australia at $171,800 plus on-road cost.

 

 

On top of the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 4MATIC Coupé, the AMG 53 has the following enhancements:

 

-  AIRMATIC air suspension

-  Adaptive damping system

-  Two-pipe selectable AMG Performance exhaust system

-  AMG spoiler lip

-  AMG Night Package including heat-insulating dark-tinted glass

-  AMG Performance steering wheel in Nappa leather

-  AMG door sill panels with illuminated AMG lettering

-  Climatised front seats

-  AMG-specific radiator trim featuring 15 vertical fins

-  21-inch AMG 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels.

This new suspension technology and other AMG enhancements give this Coupe SUV dynamics and comfort, both on and off-road.

 

 

Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC+ Coupé

This beast Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC+ Coupé is incredibly a powerful SUV with a 4.0-litre V8 twin-turbo engine producing 450 kW of power and 850 Nm torque in addition to the 48V EQ Boost technology. It’s coupled with the AMG SPEEDSHIFT 9G auto and AMG Performance 4MATIC+. This Luxury SUV sprints from 0-100 km in just 3.8 seconds; this is in a supercar field. The usual story applies here; extra power means less fuel efficient with an average of 12.6L/100 km and is priced at $222,700 plus on-road costs.

 

 

This model is not only the most powerful but it includes extra features that differentiate it from its lower class. On top of the Mercedes GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé it includes:

 

-  AMG electronic rear-axle limited-slip differential

-  AMG high-performance composite braking system

-  AMG Track Pace app 

-  Driving Assistance Package Plus

 

This variant of the Mercedes Coupe SUV will have interior enhancements too:

 

-  Seats trimmed in AMG Exclusive Nappa leather

-  Multi-contour front seats

-  Seat-Heating Plus

-  Warmth Comfort Package including armrest heating

-  Active Traffic Assist

-  Power-closing doors

-  Heated windscreen washer system

-  22-inch AMG cross-spoke light-alloy wheels.

The latest car news, the new Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé and GLE 450 4MATIC Coupé are in the Australian showrooms from September 2020, whilst the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S 4MATIC+ Coupé is expected to arrive at the end of this year. What To Ride team are looking forward to seeing these guys in the flesh!