Mercedes-Benz charged the BMW X6 competitor

February 10, 2015 at 17:23

Mercedes was preparing direct competitor of the crossover BMW X6 for a long time. The official debut of new car was at the motor show in Detroit in January 2015. It will be referred to as the crossover version coupe ML, which after restyling will be called GLE.
Overall dimensions crossover GLE Coupe are almost identical SUV BMW X6. Mercedes has a length of 4900 mm, 2003 – 1733 and a width – height (wheelbase – 2915 mm). Thus, the new 9 mm shorter, 14 mm wider and 29 mm higher than the Bavarian rival. The basic equipment in GLE Coupe has usual spring suspension, but is available at an extra charge air suspension Airmatic system with ADS Plus. By the way, there is only for BMW rear air suspension.

Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe pics

Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe image

Initially, customers will be offered in three versions SUV Diesel GLE 350d (258 hp) and two petrol – GLE 400 (333 horse powers) and 450 GLE AMG Sport (367 hp). In summer 2015 the lineup will replenish the charged version of the GLE 63 AMG with 525 hp engine on (700 Nm). In addition, a new crossover has mode Slippery surfaces.

Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe pics

Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe picture

Motor gamma BMW X6 is more diverse and includes just three diesels: Power 249, 313 and 381 hp, as well as gasoline modification X6 35i (306 hp) and 50i (450 hp). Dynamic characteristics GLE Coupe kept secret, so to compare it with the main competitor, we, alas, cannot yet. In the sale of novelty should appear in early summer 2015.

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