Mercedes-Benz plans to change the name system of its models

November 7, 2014 at 21:31

Mercedes-Benz always takes a special care of their customers no matter what category – VIP segment or budget segment. And now the company Mercedes-Benz intends to restructure the system of nomination of its models, according to the press service of the manufacturer. It is believed that the new names that are scheduled for crossovers and SUVs should facilitate understanding of the status of the machine and its place in the lineup for buyers.

Mercedes Benz Concept Coupe SUV images

Mercedes Benz Concept Coupe SUV picture

The company does not plan cardinal changes, the system of nomination will be based on the principle that was applied on the compact crossover GLA. Thus, each model will received a three-letter code, which will begin with the abbreviation GL, and the last letter will indicate the family which the SUV belongs to. The crossover Mercedes-Benz GLK will be named after renaming GLC, where the last letter will be demonstrating its relationship with the family of the C-Class. After the same pattern will be renamed Mercedes-Benz ML in the GLE and Mercedes-Benz GL in GLS.

2016 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG Coupe picture

2016 Mercedes-Benz ML63 AMG Coupe image

According to preliminary information, the following new line of off-road, which is created as a rival sports crossover BMW X6, will be sold on the market under the name GLE Coupe. In the future a new coding system for off-road can also spread and on sports car.

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