Published On Nov 20, 2018
The all-new Mercedes-Benz GLE is a rolling showcase of technology. This brand new GLE is sold as a GLE 350 featuring a new 2.0L turbo 4-cylinder with 255hp. The power goes through a 9-speed automatic transmission to all four wheels. the more powerful GLE 450 features a new turbocharged in-line 6-cylinder engine that puts out 362hp, more than the last version called GLE 400. The GLE is available for the first time with an optional 3rd row seat with seating for up to 7-passengers. The GLE is now sold with three different suspensions starting with the base springs and shocks, then the air suspension and the new air suspension with E-Active Body Control. This uses a 48V system to to raise the body or lower it for bumps or off-road use, In addition the E-Active system has the ability to lean into a corner, the way a motorcycle does when cornering. The interior is a showcase, thanks to the new MBUX system featuring two 12.3-inch screen in the dash. These are controlled with touch pads on the steering wheel, a centre track pad, by touching the screen, using voice commands and even gesture controls. The GLE is loaded with all kinds of tech that will be coming in the summer of 2019 as a 2020 model.
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