The new GLS: the S-Class among SUVs is the first of four new Mercedes models to debut at the 2015 Los Angeles Auto Show that opened today. The GLS is one of two in the “Dream Cars” category (the other being the iconic SL Roadster).
The GLS is the only full-fledged seven-seater in the European premium SUV segment, boasting lots of space, luxury, comfort and the best-in-class safety.
The new generation GLS (successor to the GL) features better efficiency, more transmission modes, the latest in air suspension systems , the nine-speed 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission and various assistance systems.
The pinnacle of the GLS models is the new Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 4MATIC. With a peak output of 430 kW, revised AMG Speedshift Plus 7G-TRONIC transmission and model-specific suspension . Standard features include the AMG DYNAMIC SELECT transmission modes and the rear-biased AMG Performance all-wheel drive. The GLS 63 4MATIC also has an updated design featuring the AMG brand look.