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Mercedes-Benz GL Class News

  • 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS leaked - Image via Worldscoop

    Mercedes-Benz’s full-size SUV, the GL-Class, is about to undergo a mid-cycle update. In the process, the vehicle will be rebadged a GLS in line with Mercedes’ new naming strategy. We’ve been spying prototypes for months, but now we have our first look at a completely undisguised version. Some brochure scans were recently posted to the online forum Worldscoop and show the GLS from the front and rear. Unfortunately, we still don’t know what updates are planned for the interior, though a redesigned dash, new trim materials and an updated infotainment system are all...

  • 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS (GL-Class facelift) spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2017 Mercedes-Benz GLS Spy Shots

    Mercedes-Benz is working on some subtle updates for its GL-Class, updates the German automaker confirmed will be introduced for the 2017 model year. The current GL was all-new for 2013, so the 2017 model year roughly coincides with the full-size SUV’s mid-cycle. Prototypes for the updated...

  • 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 spy shots - Image via Jonas Dillinger
    2017 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 Spy Shots

    Mercedes-Benz is working on a mid-cycle update for its GL-Class that will see the full-size luxury SUV rebranded a GLS in line with the automaker’s latest naming scheme. Like the GL, the new GLS will feature a high-performance variant developed by Mercedes-AMG, a prototype for which has been...

  • Dartz Prombron Black Shark
    More details on Dartz’s Prombron Black Shark

    Latvian firm Dartz has just revealed a new model for its Prombron brand, the Black Shark, which is based on the bones of the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class full-size SUV and is loaded with tech goodies. Like all Dartz vehicles, the Black Shark can be equipped with various levels of armor protection ranging...

  • Dartz Prombron Black Shark
    Dartz Prombron Black Shark, Mercedes GL-Based 1,500 HP Super SUV Revealed

    Latvia’s Dartz is back with an all-new model for its Prombron brand based on the bones of the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class full-size SUV. However, don’t call the new Dartz an SUV because the company says it’s much more than that. Called the Black Shark, it’s named after a Russian...

  • 2014 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class (GL63 AMG)
    Maybach Tag To Spread To Multiple Mercedes Models Including GL SUV: Report

    Daimler’s Maybach revival is not over yet, with the German automaker expected to start using the Maybach name on ultra-luxurious versions of high-end models from the Mercedes-Benz range. The first Mercedes to feature the Maybach tag is expected to be a stretched S-Class due at the end of this...

  • Aston Martin Lagonda Concept

    Though Mercedes-Benz’s parent company Daimler has no intention of taking over Aston Martin, it may still decide to offer the British brand access to some Mercedes platforms. These are rumored to include a modular sports car platform dubbed the MSA, and a new SUV platform derived from Mercedes’s MRA modular sedan platform and destined for the next-generation GL-Class. According to a new report from Bloomberg, Aston Martin and Daimler are currently negotiating the use of the SUV platform in a new Aston Martin model that is likely to be called a Lagonda. The information is said to...

  • 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class
    2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class Models Recalled For Faulty Seat Belt Bolts

    The big SUV is being recalled because of improperly torqued seat belt bolts.

  • The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG
    2013 Mercedes GL63 AMG Ensures Your Kids Won't Be Late To Soccer Practice: Video

    If you need to haul six other passengers at maximum velocity over both paved and dirt roads, regardless of weather, the Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG should be near the top of your shopping list for 2013 models. Blessed with AMG’s 5.5-liter twin-turbo V-8 (one of the best-sounding engines on the...

  • The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class helps the cops catch a bad guy
    2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class Chases Crook, Outruns Cargo Van

    The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class shows off its features while helping out the law.

  • 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG
    2013 Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG Preview

    Plans to add a new high-performance AMG variant to its GL Class lineup has been one of Mercedes-Benz’s worst kept secrets, with prototypes for the potent full-size luxury SUV spotted testing in public for over two years now. Today the covers have come off the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG...

  • 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class, 2012 New York Auto Show
    2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class Video Walkaround

    Revised three-row seating (in a 2-3-2 configuration), power seats, a BlueTEC diesel engine, and a potent GL550 model make the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class one of the most versatile and varied vehicles in Mercedes' lineup. Find out more about the new SUV in our video from its debut at the New York...

  • Is this the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class AMG? Maybe.

    The 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class was just released at the 2012 New York Auto Show, large and in charge and much better looking to our eye than the previous model. It almost makes three rows sexy. But these images, from Mercedes-Benz's future vehicles page, could show an even more interesting take on the GL. Except, on closer inspection, they don't. In fact, the same front end, right down to the big mesh grille, was shown on the official images released Wednesday--on a vehicle badged as a GL350 BlueTEC--as well as on the vehicles on the show floor. Mercedes lists 21-inch twin-five-spoke AMG...

  • 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class, 2012 New York Auto Show
    2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class Live Photos: 2012 New York Auto Show

    Larger, prettier, and even more luxurious inside, the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class aims to keep pushing the model's 25,000 yearly sales (as of 2011) to new heights. The GL350 BlueTEC 4Matic model will win over those with an eye for torque and fuel efficiency, using diesel to generate 455 pound-feet...

  • 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class
    2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class Preview: 2012 New York Auto Show

    Mercedes-Benz will launch an all-new 2013 GL Class SUV at this week's New York Auto Show.

  • 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class leaked images
    2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class Leaked: 2012 New York Auto Show

    The 2012 New York Auto Show is still a couple of days away, but the leaks are beginning to flow. Most recent is the 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class, revised and updated rather thoroughly with sleeker looks and expected updates to engines and features. Full information isn't yet in the wild, but we do...

  • 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class spy shots
    2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class Debuting At New York Auto Show

    Mercedes-Benz is showing its second generation GL Class crossover at next month's New York Auto Show.

  • 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class spy shots
    2013 Mercedes-Benz GL Class Spy Shots

    Size does matter. Sometimes, anyway. It definitely matters when you need to haul around six of your favorite people, and the Mercedes-Benz GL Class is one of the handful of ways to do it in luxury and style. That style is soon to get an update, as our spy photographers have snapped these images of...

  • 2013 Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG spy shots

    Following the launch of the new 2012 Mercedes-Benz M-Class SUV is a redesigned GL-Class due early next year, a high-performance AMG variant of which has been captured here in prototype form by one of our sleuth spy photographers. First seen as a test-mule in the U.S., these latest prototypes show the nearly complete form of the upcoming Mercedes-Benz GL63 AMG, this time captured near the Affalterbach tuner’s headquarters in Germany. Other signs that this is a high-performance AMG model are the sporty wheels, quad exhaust tips, and uprated brake rotors. Under the hood should sit...

  • 2007 Mercedes-Benz GL450
    Miley Cyrus Is Still Driving (Us Crazy)

    First, the good news. For starters, it appears from the link below that Miley Cyrus has learned to park in spots not reserved for the disabled. Score one for the ADA. Also: she's ditched her Toyota Prius for a 2010 Mercedes-Benz GL450. No, the 450 doesn't get the kind of fuel efficiency that the...

  • Ewan McGregor
    Ewan McGregor Goes Back To The Garden In A Vintage VW Bus

    Before people start firing off nasty emails and TPing our ligustrum (it's just a poor, defenseless shrub fer chrissakes), let's get one thing clear: we like Ewan McGregor. Seriously: Trainspotting? Brilliant. Velvet Goldmine? Defined a generation. The Phantom Menace? Well, we don't mention The...

  • Audi Q7 3.0L TDI
    Germans, luxury marques lead diesel's U.S. comeback

    It's easy to blame the economy or the consequent poor car market for the delay of diesels from Chrysler, Ford, General Motors, Honda, Nissan and Toyota, but that hasn't kept the Germans at BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz and Volkswagen from turning up the wick on oil-burners. In fact, it's quite the...

  • The Mercedes ML350 BlueTec replaces the current ML320 for 2010
    Diesel sales surge in U.S.

    It wasn't so long ago that the superior fuel efficiency of diesel-powered vehicles could be rationalized away due to the higher per-gallon price of the fuel compared to gasoline. Now, however, a dip in the price of diesel has pushed it below gas, and lit sales on fire in the process. The price...

  • 2010 Mercedes Benz GL-Class facelift
    New York Auto Show debut for Mercedes Benz GL-Class facelift

    Mercedes Benz has some big plans for this week’s New York Auto Show, with no less than three world debuts planned, as well as the as the U.S. debuts of the 2010 model year E-Class Sedan and Coupe, and an early look at the 2010 model year facelift for the S-Class. The three world debuts...

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