2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Class Review
The new Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class will not be released until 2016. However, there have been so many rumors about the coming cars. Mercedes Benz has not been releasing the price or release date. However, there are many predictions as well as estimations on both the price and release date. It looks like this car is going to get so much attention when it is revealed as it already has its own share of interest even before it is launched.
The M class is not new. In fact, the M class has been around for almost two decades and has been slowly evolving its new sleek but bold new look. It was first introduced in 1997. The first M class car was a mid size luxury SUV. It has somewhat boxy shaped look from the back, but in the front it is much more sporty looking.You can clearly see quality engineering and well built vehicle from exterior and inside.
2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class
|VEHICLE LAYOUT||Front-engine, AWD, 5-pass, 4-door SUV|
|POWERTRAIN TYPE (PHEV)||twin-turbocharged and intercooled DOHC 24-valve 3.0-liter V-6, 329 hp, 354 lb-ft; permanent magnet synchronous AC electric motor, 114 hp, 251 lb-ft; combined power rating, 436 hp, 479 lb-ft; 8.7-kWh lithium-ion battery pack|
|TRANSMISSION||7-speed/9-speed automatic with manual shifting mode|
|CURB WEIGHT||4,600-5,200 lb (mfr)|
|LENGTH x WIDTH x HEIGHT||189.1-191.0 x 76.1 x 69.3-70.7 in|
|0 – 60 MPH||5.2-8.3 sec|
|0 – 100 mph||12.1-26.8 sec|
|0 – 130 mph||27.9 sec|
|Standing ¼-mile||13.7-16.3 sec|
|Top speed||130-155 mph|
|*not counting battery-charging electricity|