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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350
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A brand new look for the 2020 GLE350
Different yet familiar.

When tech matters more than engine size.

The 2020 GLE is about to hit the US showrooms in late spring 2019, and let me tell to all SUV buyers out there, wait for it! This new generation is absolutely ground breaking when it comes to technology. No wonder Mercedes-Benz skipped the 2019 year model and jump straight into 2020. The new infotainment system called MBUX is stunning to look at and I wondered how I lived before without the self driving capabilities offered in these kind of vehicles. Follow me on a photo reportage of the GLE features.

 

Latest Mercedes GLE-Class news and reviews:

Mercedes wants This New AMG GLE to be a Future Classic

Mercedes wants This New AMG GLE to be a Future Classic

It is available for all AMG versions of the Coupe and SUV versions

Everyone loves an anniversary - they are a special time to remember where you came from. Car manufacturers especially love anniversaries because it gives them a chance to tell potential customers how long they’ve been on the block. 2022 happens to be the 55th anniversary of AMG, so Mercedes decided we needed another version of the GLE. SUVs and specifically crossovers have been a booming market for years now and every manufacturer is cashing in. The latest example of this from Mercedes AMG is the limited "Edition 55" version of the AMG GLE 53 and GLE 63 S Coupe.

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Spy Shots: An Early Look at the 2023 Mercedes GLE Coupe

Spy Shots: An Early Look at the 2023 Mercedes GLE Coupe

Changes will be minimal, which is the same case for the rest of the GLE lineup

Updated: The GLE Coupe has been caught testing on the track, and this could be the last time we see it before it is officially revealed. As expected, the changes to the exterior design are still minimal, but they are enough to make it look fresh without making the current model look too old. The biggest highlights include an updated front and rear fascia, a new grille design, updated headlights, and a new matrix for the taillights. Changes inside will be minimal, but an updated infotainment system is expected as is an updated steering wheel.

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This Drag Race Spectacle Is Special Because It's Not Everyday You Get To See A Brabus Build Hit The Drag Strip

This Drag Race Spectacle Is Special Because It’s Not Everyday You Get To See A Brabus Build Hit The Drag Strip

The Brabus 850, based on the AMG GLE 63, took on the Lamborghini Urus and the Tesla Model X

Brabus is known for its mighty powerful builds. They are unlike any other aftermarket companies and tuners, and are one of the most expensive ones out there. So, when the good folks at ‘Carwow’ brought a Brabus creation to the race strip for some fun, it piqued our interest. Called the Brabus 850, it was a jacked-up Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 with oodles of performance upgrades. It went up against a Lamborghini Urus and a Tesla Model X Performance. On paper, it is the most powerful of the lot. But, was it the same in the real world as well?

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The Mercedes-AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Has Been Put On Steroids By Brabus And It Now Makes 900 Horsepower!

The Mercedes-AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+ Has Been Put On Steroids By Brabus And It Now Makes 900 Horsepower!

Brabus made sure that the car even looks the part by giving the sedan a lot of aggressive aesthetic upgrades

When you hear "Brabus 900" you automatically think of a modified Mercedes-Benz car with 900 horsepower under the hood. That was the case with the recently launched 2022 Brabus 900 Rocket Edition or the Mercedes-AMG G63 900 Rocket Edition - both cars announced back in 2021.

Now, the German tuner came with a new Brabus 900 program, this time based on the Mercedes-AMG E 63 S 4MATIC+. And, we have to admit, it made it better in absolutely every aspect.

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This Prototype Proves that AMG is Already Updating the GLE 53 Coupe

This Prototype Proves that AMG is Already Updating the GLE 53 Coupe

Changes however will be minimal!

It seems that Mercedes-Ben is being very busy lately. It all begun with the facelift GLE-Class being caught testing back in December 2021, and it continued in 2022 when the GLE Coupe and then the regular GLE 53 AMG and the AMG GLE 63 were caught out playing in the snow. Today it was the time for the facelift AMG GLE 53 Coupe to test its skills in the snow and our spy photographers were just at the right place to take a few shots.

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The 2023 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 Facelift Has Been Spied With Barely Any Changes

The 2023 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 Facelift Has Been Spied With Barely Any Changes

The 2023 GLE has been spotted testing in the snow without any major changes

The Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 is due for a refresh and we know for a fact that the automaker is working on it. Our spy photographers recently caught the GLE 63 in both, the SUV as well as the sporty coupe form. The models have been spotted with very less camouflage on them, suggesting very few changes to the 2023 model.

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The Mercedes AMG GLE 53 Is Also About To Receive An Update

The Mercedes AMG GLE 53 Is Also About To Receive An Update

Both front and rear look should be updated, but engine will remain unchanged

In the same time with the rest of the Mercedes-Benz GLE lineup, the GLE 53 AMG is also preparing for an update. If back in December the standard GLE was caught playing in the Scandinavian snow, now Mercedes took the GLE 53 AMG prototypes out for a testing session.

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The 710-HP Dodge Durango Is Walter White On Weekdays And Heisenberg On Weekends!

The 710-HP Dodge Durango Is Walter White On Weekdays And Heisenberg On Weekends!

The Durango Hellcat shows us that a three-row SUV can be a perfect family SUV and drag strip monster

Sam from ‘Sam CarLegion’ uploaded another drag race video on his YouTube channel, this time involving two stalwarts known for their punchy prowess. On one corner, we had the mighty Dodge Durango SRT Hellcat, and on the other, the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S. Both these vehicles are powerful and fast, so it makes for an unpredictable race. Who do you think will win?

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800,000 Mercedes Vehicles Are In Risk Of Catching Fire, But They Don't Have The Parts To Fix It

800,000 Mercedes Vehicles Are In Risk Of Catching Fire, But They Don’t Have The Parts To Fix It

Good luck to the owner of these vehicles, then

Normally, when an automaker announces a defect on one of its vehicles, it immediately comes with a corresponding recall in order to fix the issue. That is not the case with Mercedes-Benz’s recent announcement involving 800,000 vehicles.

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This Drag Race Between The Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S And The Maserati Levante GTS Has Left Us Befuddled!

This Drag Race Between The Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S And The Maserati Levante GTS Has Left Us Befuddled!

The AMG GLE 63 S and the Maserati Levante GTS are evenly matched on paper, but the races say otherwise

It’s a new day and time for another drag race. This time, it’s the Maserati Levante GTS taking on the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S and it’s come from ‘Sam CarLegion’. When you read the specs, both the SUVs are evenly matched. The German is more powerful, but it is also much heavier, thus nullifying the power advantage. However, once they hit the drag strip, it seemed like a lopsided race. Which SUV do you think won the races?

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The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE Spotted in a Scandinavian Winter Wonderland

The 2022 Mercedes-Benz GLE Spotted in a Scandinavian Winter Wonderland

The GLE’s camo will drop and the full reveal should happen very, very soon

The 2022 Mercedes GLE has been spotted a number of times in the past, and this time, we found it playing in the Scandinavian snow. Oddly enough, it was sporting more camo than before. Very little will change as part of this facelift, but the current model has only been on the market for a few years (since 2019, to be exact), so this is more about freshening up an already decent package.

What will change, however, are in the subtle areas of the GLE. Expect revised headlights and taillights, a new grille, and probably different mesh behind the corner vents. The decoy grille on this model represents what you’ll probably see on the higher trim levels, although, the production version will feature a considerable amount of chrome. The hood, body sheel, and rear hatch should remain largely the same.

The interior of the 2022 GLE will see an updated version of the MBUX infotainment system, a new steering wheel, and perhaps a slight change in trim design and offering. The powertrain will also remain largely untouched, but there could be some minor tweaks to increase either power, efficiency or – in a perfect world – both. This means a choice of the 2.0-liter inline-four in the GLE 350 or the 3.0-liter inline-six with EQ boost in the GLE 450. The former will deliver at least 255 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque while the latter comes with 362 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. 0-60 mph happens in between 5.5 and 7.0 seconds.

Expect the updated GLE to debut sometime in the first few months of 2022, with sales to commence right away as a 2022 model.

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2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S - Driven

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S - Driven

The Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S comes with a 600+ Horsepower V-8 engine, intimidating looks, and loads of features inside the cabin

Coupe versions of SUVs have been quite a hit in the U.S. in the recent years. Automakers are coming up with the sloping roofline versions of the mid-size and full-size SUVs and they are selling pretty well. Such is the demand that you can now have them even in the sportiest and the most luxurious avatar. The Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S is a strong example of the same. It comes with a V-8 mill that puts out over 600 horsepower, is luxurious on the inside, and is loaded to the gills in terms of features. It faces stiff competition from the likes of the BMW X6 M and the Porsche Cayenne Turbo – is it any better than its German counterparts?

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2022 Brabus 900 Rocket Edition

2022 Brabus 900 Rocket Edition

With a top speed of 205 mph, the Brabus 900 Rocket Edition becomes the fastest SUV in the world

Brabus’ previous Rocket 900 program was based on the Mercedes-AMG GT63 S. Now, the same treatment was applied to the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Coupe. And no, it is not because the SUV’s standard 603 horsepower are not enough, but because Brabus wants to continue its tradition of building the fastest cars in the world.

And now it’s time to meet the Brabus 900 Rocket Edition or, actually, the world’s fastest SUV!

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2021 Brabus 800 - The Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Receives The Brabus Treatment

2021 Brabus 800 - The Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S Receives The Brabus Treatment

800 horses, 23-inch wheels, and a sports exhaust system are just few of the Brabus 800 GLE 63’s accolades

Earlier this month, Brabus revealed its latest creation based on the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S coupé – the Brabus 800. The German tuner has given it a typical Brabus treatment. It comes with a black exterior, big wheels, oodles of carbon fiber elements and components, and of course, a power boost.

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Watch The Lamborghini Urus Take On The Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S And The BMW X6M Competition

Watch The Lamborghini Urus Take On The Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S And The BMW X6M Competition

The Italian holds the edge on paper, but can either of the Germans supersede it?

The Urus has been a game-changer for Lamborghini since its inception. The automaker’s first SUV is practical and comes with supercar-like performance. While it may compete against the SUV offerings from the uber-luxurious automakers, it faces stiff competition even from vehicles that cost half as much as the Urus.

The folks at Throttle House put the Urus against the BMW X6M Competition and the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63S. Will the Italian bull beat the Germans?

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Mercedes GLE Coupe

Mercedes GLE Coupe

An off-beat choice that comes with sweet engine options, spacious interior, and top-notch tech

The Mercedes GLE is everything you’d need in a vehicle. It looks handsome (if you’re into coupes, that is), feels premium on the inside, comes with tech features that will make nerds go weak in their knees, and powertrain options that will satisfy your adrenaline rush. On paper, every requirement is ticked well. But, it’s still not a complete package. The automaker left some rough edges that are glaringly evident, especially in the ride quality and ergonomics department. Will these prove to be deal-breakers, or can the overall package swerve your decision to choose it over the BMW X6 or the Audi SQ5? .

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Battle of Brutes: AMG GLE 63, Audi RS Q8, and BMW X5 M Competition

Battle of Brutes: AMG GLE 63, Audi RS Q8, and BMW X5 M Competition

The performance figures of all the three SUVs is eerily similar

Gone are the days when ‘performance’ was limited to the low-slung, two-door supercars from the likes of Ferrari, Lamborghini, and McLaren. Every segment today offers performance vehicles; be it hatches, pickup trucks, or SUVs. The folks at Throttle House decided to test out three of the best mid-size performance SUVs that you can buy today and here’s how they fare against each other.

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2020 Mercedes GLE Sports Line Coupe by Wald International

2020 Mercedes GLE Sports Line Coupe by Wald International

This is a subtle tuning kit from a tuner that’s known for some outlandish creations

The 2016-2019MY Mercedes GLE Coupe was a standout ride. Taking its roots from the GLE family that was born from the remnants of the departed ML-Class, the GLE Coupe looked the part of a proper coupe-SUV. Sadly, it didn’t perform like one, though that’s partly attributed to the presence of its AMG alter-egos: the GLE 63 Coupe and the GLE 63 S Coupe.

Still, the GLE Coupe remains a darling among Mercedes fans, crossover and SUV enthusiasts, and, in this case, aftermarket tuners. Ward International took a stab at creating an aftermarket package for the flashy Mercedes coupe-SUV, one that includes aesthetic improvements, performance upgrades, and, a flashy set of new wheels to boot. In other words, it’s a typical “Black Bison” project from the same tuner that gave birth to the name. The only caveat is that this isn’t a Black Bison kit; Wald instead calls it the Sports Line.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz Ultimate HGLE by HOFELE

2020 Mercedes-Benz Ultimate HGLE by HOFELE

If you’re looking for Maybach-level luxury in a GLE SUV, the Hofele HGLE is your best bet

HOFELE has been in the customization business for almost four decades now. Based out of Donzdorf, Germany, the aftermarket company specializes in Mercedes-Benz models and has been doing so for a very long time. Right from the C-Class Coupe to the G-Wagon, the company has worked on all of them. This time, it has laid its hands on the GLE SUV. This model will be a part of Hofele’s ‘Ultimate’ Range and comes with noticeable changes on the outside as well as inside.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe

Revised styling, new tech, and a sleeker profile

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe is a version of the fourth-generation GLE, introduced in 2019. The second generation of the coupe-style SUV, the 2020 GLE Coupe boasts a brand-new design, rides on a new platform, and features improved and new technology.

It’s also equipped with new engines that deliver better performance. Aimed initially at the BMW X6, the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe also competes against recently introduced nameplates like the Audi Q8 and the Porsche Cayenne Coupe. Let’s find out more about it and see how it compares to its rivals in the review below.

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2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 4MATIC+ Coupé

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 4MATIC+ Coupé

Mercedes-AMG has finally launched the GLE 63 S Coupe, the sleeker choice if you want high-riding performance without the boxy shape of the standard GLE. This is what you need to know about it.

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63

New looks, new tech, more power!

The 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 is the high-performance version of the latest-generation GLE SUV. Redesigned from the ground up, it features a new exterior design that’s a bit bland, but the modern interior with state-of-the-art technology makes up for that. The most important update lurks under the hood, where Mercedes-Benz replaced the old 5.5-liter V-8 with the modern 4.0-liter V-8. Available with either 563 or 603 horsepower, it almost as powerful as the competition. The 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 and the GLE 63 S will arrive in the United States by the end of 2020. Let’s find out more about this high-performance SUV in the review below.

Continue reading to learn more about the Mercedes-AMG GLE63.

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2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S picture gallery

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 S picture gallery

Here’s a good look at Mercedes fastest mid-size SUV

It was only a matter of time before Mercedes’ AMG division had its way with the Mercedes GLE SUV, and that day has come. Unveiled at the 2019 Los Angles Auto Show, the Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S comes complete with a Panamerican-style grille, massive corner intakes, and the typical AMG exhaust outlets and diffuser. The interior is as luxurious as it gets in this segment and comes complete with plenty of AMG-specific styling cues like the infotainment system graphics, interior badges, and race-inspired, flat-bottom steering wheel.

Under the hood lurks the same 4.0-liter, twin-turbo V-8 found in the larger Mercedes-AMG GLS 63, and it even delivers the same 602 horsepower and 627 pound-feet of torque. It also has that EQ Boost starter-generator that pumps out 21 extra horses and 184 extra pound-feet of torque. The 4Matic AWD system can distribute torque between the axles as needed, so much so that it can even send 100-percent of the engine’s power to the rear wheels.

The good news here, however, is that the GLE 63 is smaller, so it’s actually quicker in the 60-mph sprint than its bigger brother. While the GLS 63 S does the sprint in 4.1 seconds, the GLE 63 S will get you to 60 mph in just 3.7 seconds – supercar speeds not that long ago. We’ve added a beautiful picture gallery to our slider above and the page below, so go ahead and drool a bit as you scroll through our images. Who knows, maybe you’ll find yourself a new desktop wallpaper.

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The Mercedes GLE 350 DE Delivers Supercar-Levels of Torque in a Family-Friendly Package

The Mercedes GLE 350 DE Delivers Supercar-Levels of Torque in a Family-Friendly Package

The freshly-revealed GLE 350 de 4Matic brings the torque

Electric cars might be coming in hot to invade all the niches you can think of, but in areas with poor charging infrastructure or for people looking to leave the city more often, hybrids are an amazing proposition. Sure, the market isn’t short of these contraptions either, regardless of what segment you’re looking at. But, it’s not every day that you come up with a family car that packs hip-shattering levels of torque.

Enter the Mercedes-Benz GLE 350 de 4Matic, a GLE derivative that produces a whopping 700 Nm (516 pound-feet) of torque out of a diesel-electric powertrain. You know you want to find out more about it, so keep on reading.

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2020 Mercedes GLE Coupé Debuts with Two Diesel Versions, Hotter AMG Variant

2020 Mercedes GLE Coupé Debuts with Two Diesel Versions, Hotter AMG Variant

You’ll have to wait a bit to get a non-AMG petrol-powered GLE Coupé

Roughly one year after Stuttgart unveiled the 2020 GLE, it’s time for the sloping-roof, coupé-wannabe version of the SUV to officially show its face online as the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupé. It is also joined by its AMG-badged brother with a heftier affinity for performance, so let’s see what exactly are they bringing to the table.

Before we do that, however, it’s worth mentioning that the new GLE Coupé arrives at a time when the SUV-coupé niche is heading to a boiling point. BMW has just released the new-generation X6 and so did Porsche with the first-ever Cayenne Coupé; both or them are coming to join the likes of Audi Q8 and Ranger Rover Velar - with the mention that the classy Velar is by far the least hunchbacked of the bunch.

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Mercedes Just Broke Up the AMG GLE53 and GLE63 Twins In a Weird Way

Mercedes Just Broke Up the AMG GLE53 and GLE63 Twins In a Weird Way

Could this strategy backfire on Mercedes in some way?

Mercedes-Benz is not above everyone when it comes to throwing curveballs that no one sees coming. Well, it just landed a heater with the debut of the Mercedes-Benz GLE 580, the new king of the GLE lineup, unseating the Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 for the throne. The new GLE 580 is essentially a non-AMG crossover on steroids. It features Mercedes’ tried-and-tested 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 engine that’s further boosted by a 48-volt mild hybrid electrical system. It’s the same setup you see in the GLS 580, further expanding the reach of Merc’s new electrically boosted V-8 engine. More importantly, the GLE 580 elevates the ceiling of the GLE lineup. It now sits at the top of the lineup, at least until the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 arrives. The Mercedes-Benz GLE 580 will hit dealerships later this year and will carry a starting price of $76,800.

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Here's How Mercedes Will Bridge the Gap Between the Mercedes-AMG 53 and the GLE 63

Here’s How Mercedes Will Bridge the Gap Between the Mercedes-AMG 53 and the GLE 63

Is Merc about to announce a brand-new addition to the GLE lineup?

Mercedes’ SUV stable is about to get just a little bit more fleshed out, as rumor has it the German brand is working on a new addition to the GLE lineup that’s set to slot in between the GLE 53 and the immensely powerful, yet to be announced GLE 63. It might be called the GLE 580, and it could drop sometime very soon.

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE53

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE53

It doesn’t have a V-8, but it’s the most potent six-cylinder GLE that money can buy

Mercedes unveiled the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE53 at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show as the most potent six-cylinder GLE that you can buy. It has over 400 horsepower, a performance- and efficiency-enhancing mild hybrid system, and sporty AMG touches to go with the extra shot of electrified performance. As with all AMG 53-badged models, the GLE53 is powered by Mercedes’ new straight-six engine with two turbochargers. It’s essentially the same unit found in the AMG 43-branded models, the difference being the extra oomph provided by the mild hybrid. And, since it’s the fastest and most powerful model in the range that doesn’t have a V-8, it is very well equipped and features unique AMG design touches.

Mercedes has so far not announced or revealed an AMG 63 version of the all-new GLE, so until then; this GLE53 4Matic+ is the best performing model in the lineup. In fact, Mercedes hasn’t even mentioned a hot, twin-turbo, V8-powered GLE yet, so it might not even make one - Mercedes has also done this for the CLS, a car that can no longer be had with a V-8.

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The 453-Horsepower 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE53 is Proof You Don't Need a Sports Car to Have Fun

The 453-Horsepower 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE53 is Proof You Don’t Need a Sports Car to Have Fun

The 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Is A Technological Masterpiece That Isn’t As Unique As Expected

In a relentless pursuit of releasing as many performance SUVs as possible, AMG revealed an all-new brute called the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4Matic+. The mid-size performance SUV effectively replaces the 2019 Mercedes-AMG GLE 43 4Matic+, and it will be unveiled at the 2019 Geneva International Motor Show. The higher number in its name designates a more powerful engine, a super responsive electric auxiliary compressor, and an EQ Boost starter-alternator motor.

Tobias Moers, Mercedes-AMG CEO confirmed the AMG GLE 53 4Matic+ association with the performance with these words:

“As the inventors of the performance SUV, it is important to us to continue to be at the top with the new generation of the GLE when it comes to innovations, driving dynamics, individuality, and design.”

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350

When tech matters more than engine size.

The 2020 GLE is about to hit the US showrooms in late spring 2019, and let me tell to all SUV buyers out there, wait for it! This new generation is absolutely ground breaking when it comes to technology. No wonder Mercedes-Benz skipped the 2019 year model and jump straight into 2020. The new infotainment system called MBUX is stunning to look at and I wondered how I lived before without the self driving capabilities offered in these kind of vehicles. Follow me on a photo reportage of the GLE features.

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The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350's Infotainment System Has Countless Options and the Digital Instrument Cluster is Just as Good

The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350’s Infotainment System Has Countless Options and the Digital Instrument Cluster is Just as Good

Is this infotainment overkill?

We recently had a go with the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350, and suffice to say, the infotainment system is dense. There are menus upon menus to scroll through, with options offered for customization of just about every vehicle parameter imaginable - and a few we’d never dream of. Which begs the question - at what point is it all just too much?

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The First Video Reviews of the 2020 Mercedes GLE SUV Are In

The First Video Reviews of the 2020 Mercedes GLE SUV Are In

After they mostly just play around with the GLE’s bouncy suspension, though

Mercedes is a manufacturer that really seems to love its high-riding SUVs, so much so that it basically has one for every size class of vehicle it sells, from A-Class-sized to S-Class, and its second largest offering is the GLE. An all-new GLE was recently revealed, and journos have had a chance to try it out. While most seem to just spend a bit too much time playing with the bouncy, active suspension, the new GLE is a serious contender in its segment.

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Did We Nail This Rendering of the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63?

Did We Nail This Rendering of the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63?

Here’s what the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 will probably look like

Mercedes is already testing prototypes of next year’s all-new AMG GLE 63 high-performance SUV, but there’s no need to wait as we’ve taken the time to make a rendering of the beast based on the latest spy shots.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Throws a Party Ahead of Paris Debut

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Throws a Party Ahead of Paris Debut

Merc’s new luxury SUV has the makings of a segment challenger

Mercedes has a strong presence at the 2018 Paris Motor Show, and one of its main offerings is the GLE-Class SUV. The SUV’s unveiling took place at the Hotel Molitor as part of the German automaker’s “Meet Mercedes” event. More than 400 guests were on-hand to witness the GLE’s world première, becoming the first group of people to see Mercedes’ new luxury SUV in the flesh. As a new model, the GLE is bringing a lot to the SUV table, including a new operating concept, a new engine lineup, and a suite of innovative driver assistance systems. The SUV will hit dealerships in the U.S. and Europe sometime in early 2019. Pricing details will be revealed closer to its launch date.

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Exclusive: We Caught the 2019 Mercedes GLE in the Wild for the First Time Without Camo

Exclusive: We Caught the 2019 Mercedes GLE in the Wild for the First Time Without Camo

Do these pics prove the 2019 Mercedes GLE will be at the Paris Motor Show

We caught the new 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE for the first time ever without camo. It appeared at the streets of Paris, only hours before the start of the Paris Motor Show. Of course, we took some photos. I can tell you now that this is what Mercedes-Benz probably prepared for the unveiling at the Paris Motor Show that starts tomorrow.
Out photographer in Paris noticed that this very 2019 GLE is actually the GLE 400E. That’s new. Up until this point Mercedes-Benz granted us with the studio photos of the GLE 450 4MATIC with EQ Boost.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Vs. 2019 BMW X5

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Vs. 2019 BMW X5

Two of the most amazing modern SUVs together

Please welcome the heavyweight SUV showdown. This is the Mercedes-Benz GLE versus the BMW X5. No, you will not find out which one is better, nor will I suggest you get one over the other. You will, however, find out how two of the most astounding SUVs of today stack one against another. How do they differ? Do they bring anything new? How cool are they?

I am well aware that many hate SUVs because they find them too flamboyant and too aggressive for the world we live in, but the matter of the fact is that SUVs have become a staple of car design, leaders of technology development, and models that make a lot of money. Every SUV you buy fuels a bit of money into the development of the really cool stuff. So, as far as I’m concerned, you should buy them as much as possible.

With the recent introduction of the BMW X5 and Mercedes-Benz GLE, SUV fandom becomes even richer.

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Mercedes GLE vs Audi Q7

Mercedes GLE vs Audi Q7

We square off two hard-hitting contenders in a constantly evolving segment

Midsize SUVs and crossovers are hugely desirable these days, even more so if they wear a premium badge like Mercedes’ all-new GLE does. But being so desirable also means that all manufacturers want as big a slice of the market to themselves as possible, and these models have become increasingly talented in recent years, so it’s a hugely competitive segment.

The GLE is all-new for 2019, so the engineers and designers behind it have had time to study the previous model and models already on sale, learn from them, and try to improve. Once such very talented rival is the Audi Q7 which, in its current generation (introduced in 2016,) is arguably one of the best vehicles in its class, even if it’s by no means a flamboyant effort.

Despite being direct rivals, the two adopt very different styles both inside and out, offering visually different solutions to the problem of creating a modern midsize SUV.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

Staying ahead of the pack

Just a few years have passed since the GLE first hit the scene, but Merc isn’t waiting around to usher in a new generation for the 2019 model year. Bringing revamped, off-roader-inspired styling, a new interior design, a vast array of tech-heavy features, an updated engine line, and a new 48-volt mild hybrid system, the latest GLE is locked and loaded to take on the mid-size luxury SUV segment, with rivals like the BMW X5 and Audi Q7 set squarely in the brand’s crosshairs.

Continue reading to learn more about the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE.

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Love It or Leave It - The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

Love It or Leave It - The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

Good enough for the BMW X5?

Introduced in 2015, the GLE nameplate is only three years old as of 2018. However, the vehicle that received the badge is already seven years old in 2018, a major issue with a brand-new BMW X5 in showrooms. Fortunately, Mercedes-Benz acted fast, and a new-generation midsize SUV was launched for the 2020 model year. It’s the first brand-new crossover to sport the "GLE" badge, and it’s loaded with as much technology as its sedan counterpart, the E-Class. Here’s what we think about it.

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This Rendering of a 2020 Mercedes GLE Coupe Has Us Itching For The Real Thing

This Rendering of a 2020 Mercedes GLE Coupe Has Us Itching For The Real Thing

Most Intimidating SUC Isn’t That Intimidating Anymore

Coming from the rendering bakery of X-Tomi design, the latest 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe looks the business. If I didn’t know better, I would definitely think that this is the real deal - the new GLE Coupe. X-Tomi did a nice job, but it seems, not a comprehensive one. The photography of the new GLE Coupe he chose to retouch needed only a small portion of the rear end of the car transferred into the shape of a coupe. Ok, I say “only,” but I am sure, I would not be able to do it right in a month. So, kudos to X-Tomi. Yet, the GLE Coupe is a prospect in the near future of Mercedes-Benz. Personally, I hope it will not have that shouty nature of its predecessor.

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12 Things You Have To Know About The New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

12 Things You Have To Know About The New 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE

The Most Advanced SUV Of The Generation

Mercedes-Benz is going on an all-out SUV onslaught. Not only did it reveal the fascinating 2020 EQC electric SUV only a week ago, but now, the company is showing us the first photographs and revealing facts about the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE - a mid-sized luxury SUV that evolved all the way from 1997 when Mercedes-Benz started the trend with the ML. Honestly, I liked the ML name the most, and I’d prefer if that name remained the official designation for the car. Nevertheless, I made my peace with the GLE and now, I find the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE to be the best ML yet. As with every Mercedes-Benz, even before the company unveils the new car, we all have certain expectations. First, it has to be cutting edge in some sense. Secondly, it has to look appealing. Thirdly, it has to pack technology like no other similar car on earth.

This is a living hell for Mercedes-Benz engineers as the whole world has basically the same expectations. Yet, they deliver. Like every single time.

I compiled here a list of reasons that tell you why everyone should be amazed by the new 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE, a car so advanced that only five years ago we’d probably think it’s a piece of alien technology. Be it Borg, Worlon, or Mon Calamari.

Before Mercedes-Benz officially pulls the sheets off it at the 2018 Paris Motor Show, learn here about many extraordinary features of the 2020 Mercedes-Benz ML. Sorry, I meant the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE. An honest mistake.

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2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Unveiled

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Unveiled

Merc’s Q7 and X5 fighter gets a substantial update

Mercedes-Benz just spilled the beans on its brand-new 2020 GLE, revealing specs and pics of the luxury SUV’s latest and greatest bits and pieces. Let’s begin with the exterior, where we find the GLE is now even more SUV-like than before. Complementing the new look is a host of chrome embellishments, while intelligent LED lighting illuminates the way forward. The new looks is also functional, as the aero now slices through the atmosphere with a Cd of 0.29, a figure Merc claims as best-in-class. Under the flared arches, you’ll find wheel sizing ranging between 19 and 22 inches in diameter.

The latest GLE also adds 3 inches to the wheelbase, which helps substantially with regard to passenger room. New for 2020 is six-way electric adjustability for passengers in the second row, plus 12.3-inch infotainment screens as standard with crisp 720p resolution. What’s more, the onboard systems now support gesture control, and offer semi-autonomous features like Active Stop-and-Go Assist, Active Brake Assist, and Cross-Traffic Assist.

Under the hood, the base model GLE comes equipped with a 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder, which is turbocharged to produce upwards of 255 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. Next in line is a turbo 3.0-liter six-cylinder making 362 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque. If you want even more of the go stuff, Merc is also sure to release the high-powered 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 very shortly. A 4Matic AWD system makes the grip.

Finally, the GLE comes with new E-Active Body Control active suspension system with a mild-hybrid 48-volt power source to keep it all shiny side up.

Look for the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE to make its big public debut at the Paris Motor Show this coming October, with an on-sale date slated for sometime next year.

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Here's the 2019 Mercedes GLE Before You're Supposed to See It

Here’s the 2019 Mercedes GLE Before You’re Supposed to See It

Is this 2019 Mercedes GLE heading to the Paris Motor Show?

The Mercedes-Benz GLE debuts in less than a month at the Paris Motor Show, but you get to see it even sooner thanks to these leaked images courtesy of Russian outlet Autoreview.ru. This specific model looks like it’s on its way for transport, possibly to Paris in preparation for its world debut. It features very little camo or padding, with nothing more than white tape on the headlights and taillights and some tape covering the emblems. Mercedes can try to hide it, but we know what this thing really is. It does resemble that resent teaser image that was released, but it also looks a lot more like a facelift than a generational model if you actually look at it closely.

Be that as it may, Mercedes seems to have a lot planned for the 2019 GLE. The interior should get a fairly healthy update while all engine options should be offered with at least a hint of extra power. We expect to see a two-speed transfer case on all-wheel-drive models, but rear-wheel-drive models should also be available. Don’t hold out for a manual transmission, though, as word has it that the 2019 Mercedes GLE will only be offered with a nine-speed automatic. The new model should incorporate off-road suspension equipment, at least as an option, as Mercedes really has to keep up with Range Rover this time around. With that in mind, expect entry-level models to boast around 310 horsepower from a 3.5-liter V-6, while the range-topping AMG GLE63 will pump out incredible amounts of power from a hand-built, 4.0-liter, V-8.

Anyway, for now, go ahead and enjoy the few pictures we have in the gallery below. You never know when Mercedes will request the be removed so don’t waste any time and be sure to check out our speculative review on the 2019 Mercedes GLE and the 2019 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 to help scratch the itch while you wait for the Paris Motor Show to kick off.

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New Teaser Shows the 2019 Mercedes GLE with Some CLS DNA

New Teaser Shows the 2019 Mercedes GLE with Some CLS DNA

Headlights flashing ahead of a full debut

A full update for Mercedes-Benz’s mid-size luxury SUV is well on its way, and Merc is building hype with an extremely brief teaser vid that gives us a glimpse at the GLE’s new

CLS

inspired headlights.

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2017 Mercedes GLE Coupe CLR G800 By Lumma Design

2017 Mercedes GLE Coupe CLR G800 By Lumma Design

Mercedes tuner gives Merc’s coupe-SUV an attitude adjustment

Lumma Design has made quite a name for itself by developing aftermarket programs for premium SUVs in the market. Over the past few years, we’ve seen the German tuner work on models like the BMW X6 and X6 M, Range Rover Sport, and Jaguar F-Pace. It’s an impressive list that just got a little more impressive with the presentation of Lumma’s new tuning kit for the Mercedes GLE Coupe that features an extensive list of upgrades on the coupe SUV, including power enhancements that give the GLE Coupe – in this instance, the 450 AMG – an impressive output of 449 horsepower and 475 pound-feet of torque.

Some of you might think that the power gains aren’t all that impressive since the GLE family has AMG variants, including the AMG GLE 63. You’d be right in a sense, but it also doesn’t paint the full picture of the versatility of this particular model and how Mercedes was able to create a lineup of GLE Coupes that differentiate themselves effectively from one another.

The GLE 450 AMG Coupe for example slots in quite nicely as an entry level AMG model that’s best offered for customers who aren’t too keen on going the full performance route with the AMG GLE 63. In fact, Lumma’s CLR G800 program for the 450 AMG is able to bridge that power and performance gap between the two variants, ensuring that owners of the lower rung GLE Coupe can have their cake and eat them too. It may not get all the way there as the AMG GLE 63 Coupe still packs 557 horsepower, but at least it’s in the ballpark.

Add all the cosmetic and aerodynamic enhancements that are also included in the CLR G800 kit and you get a program that’s actually quite appealing for owners of the GLE 450 AMG Coupe.

Continue after the jump to read more about the Mercedes GLE 450 AMG Coupe CLR G800 by Lumma Design.

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2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE 43 By Brabus

2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE 43 By Brabus

German tuner gets to work on the baby AMG GLE

Raise your hand if you’re still not used to seeing the Mercedes GLE Coupe? I hate to admit it, but I count myself in this group and a big part of that was seeing the BMW X6 for so long and not having a rival coming from the Silver Arrows. But finally in 2015, seven years after the X6 was unveiled, Mercedes launched the GLE Coupe. Why the quick history lesson, you ask? Its because the GLE Coupe is one of the most relevant crossovers/SUVs in the premium crossover/SUV market today and it’s also become the apple of the aftermarket industry’s eye.

Take Brabus for example. The German tuner is famous for being one of the best Mercedes tuners in the game. It has a program for just about every Mercedes model in the market today, and not surprisingly, it’s already prepared two unique tuning kits for the GLE, one being the GLE 63S and the other being the GLE 850. So what does Brabus do now that it has these programs in the mix? It develops a third program, that’s what.

This new kit is specific to the AMG GLE 43 Coupe, the little brother to the AMG GLE 63. In keeping with the spirit of a Brabus-tuned Mercedes, the AMG GLE 43 Coupe gets a load of refinements covering a few surfaces of the coupe SUV. Yes, it even has interior upgrades. They’re not much, but they still count for something, right?

The real highlight though is Brabus’ 410 kit, which you can imagine gets really busy on the AMG GLE 43’s 3.0-liter biturbo V-6 engine, bringing out a total output of 404 horsepower and 420 pound-feet of torque. There’s more to the kit than what I’ve mentioned, which is why now’s the perfect time to take a look at all details.

Continue after the jump to read more about the Mercedes-AMG GLE 43 Coupe by Brabus

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2017 Mercedes-AMG GLE43

2017 Mercedes-AMG GLE43

Another alphabet soup crossover from Merc

Mercedes’ mid-size luxury SUV, the GLE-Class, started life in 1997 as the Mercedes-Benz M-Class. The five-door crossover received two generational updates since its initial debut, the first of which was issued in 2005. The third gen arrived in 2011, and four years later, Mercedes gave it a facelift, revealing the update in January at the North American International Auto Show. With the facelift came a name change, with the M-Class badge retired in favor of GLE-Class, per Mercedes’ revamped naming strategy. Now, for the 2017 model year, Mercedes is replacing the GLE400 and GLE450 AMG with the new AMG GLE43. Essentially the same five-passenger performance SUV as the outgoing GLE450 AMG, the AMG GLE43 is framed as a stylish, high-tech, relatively quick SUV, with a dollop of family-oriented practicality and autonomous safety features spread on top.

The AMG GLE43 joins its slightly slimmer sibling, the GLE43 coupe, in Mercedes’ ever-expanding AMG lineup. In case you were unaware, AMG is essentially Mercedes’ in-house tuning division, similar in purpose to BMW’s M division.

For 2017, AMG will be celebrating 50 years of making fast Mercedes vehicles even faster, with plans of offering no less than 34 different AMG-branded models for the new model year. Included in the list is a host or performance SUVs, including the GLE43 featured here.

Traditionally, AMG models are the bad boys of the Mercedes stable, offering barely contained race-inspired dynamics that make you question just how street legal they really are. However, these days, those three little letters are tossed around a little more generously, which begs the question – is this crossover worthy of an AMG badge?

Continue reading to learn more about the Mercedes-AMG GLE43.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350d By Chrometec

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE 350d By Chrometec

German tuner splashes some chrome and adds some power to the GLE

The Mercedes GLE Coupe may very well be the most appealing model Mercedes has in its lineup (at least in my eyes that is), but even that doesn’t exempt it from getting some aftermarket love. That’s precisely the case here as German tuner Chromatic, known for its tuning programs for Mercedes models, has presented its aftermarket take on the GLE Coupe 350d. The result, among other things, is an increased output of 300 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque.

In addition to the work Chrometec put into the GLE’s 3.0-liter V-6 diesel engine, the tuner is also offering plenty of chrome and carbon options for the SUV’s exterior. Customers can opt to have certain panels of the GLE finished in either chrome or carbon to add to the appeal of the vehicle. A new rear spoiler is also available, as is a set of wheels from wheel specialist Concave.

Taken piece by piece, Chrometec’s program isn’t going to excite anybody. But put them all together and the narrative turns to a unique kit for the GLE that certain owners can get behind.

Continue after the jump to read the full review.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe Inferno by TopCar

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe Inferno by TopCar

Russian tuner drops a comprehensive tuning kit for the GLE family

When BMW launched the X6 back in 2008, many thought that Mercedes-Benz would be quick to follow with a model of its own. Turns out, the three-pointed star was more than content to give the X6 an unimpeded run, thinking that it would run its course in due time. Well, for better or for worse, the X6 lives on. In fact, it has actually become one of BMW’s most important SUVs, something Mercedes finally admitted when it launched the GLE-Class in 2015, seven years after X6 broke cover.

As long overdue as the GLE’s arrival was, aftermarket companies evidently didn’t mind it one bit. In the short time that it’s been around, a handful of tuners have already built programs for different variants of the coupe-SUV. Wheelandmore has one. Mansory has one. Brabus has two. Even Topcar, the Russian tuner that’s made a business of tuning Porsches and naming their programs with weirdly affectionate names, is getting in on the fun.

Its kit, appropriately dubbed the Inferno, comes with all the bells and whistles of a comprehensive tuning program, including an aero kit, a spruced-up interior, and plenty of engine modification options that cover a significant population of the GLE family. Granted, it’s not the most powerful GLE program we’ve seen, nor is it the most audacious to look at. But it is complete, right down to the wheel options and the crocodile leather.

Those things count for something, especially when you’re dealing with a vehicle that still has that figurative "new car smell" label attached to it.

Continue after the jump to read the full review.

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2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 By Mansory

2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 By Mansory

German tuner rings up more power for Merc’s new coupe-SUV

The Mercedes-AMG GLE 63 has arguably had one of the most eventful few months of any model in the aftermarket business. In the span of four months, we’ve seen a handful of high-profile tuning firms release programs for the high-performance coupe-SUV. Brabus was the first to do it at the 2015 Dubai Motor Show. Wheelsandmore followed suit in December 2015 and then, at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show, we saw two more tuning firms present their own kits for the AMG GLE 63. One was Russian tuner TopCar. The other comes from its German counterpart, Mansory.

Yes, Mansory had a huge presence at Geneva and, while its most outlandish work was reserved for the 4XX Siracusa 488 GTB, this kit for the AMG GLE 63 is arguably the one that’s going to get the most mileage because of the popularity of the model it’s based on. The reality is that while we’ve been flooded with new kits for the AMG GLE 63, there still aren’t that many to choose from.

This particular kit isn’t as flamboyant as some of Mansory’s previous works, but it’s still bodacious enough to get the attention it deserves. The German tuner once again relied on its tried-and-true formula of providing upgrades to the vehicle’s exterior, interior, and engine, adding enough on each section to make it stand out compared to the standard AMG GLE 63, or any other tuning program that’s out on the market today.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe Inferno By TopCar

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe Inferno By TopCar

New aftermarket program will be revealed at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show

The 2016 Geneva Motor Show is just around the corner and many automakers and aftermarket companies are in the final preparations for their respective displays at the world’s biggest auto show. Russian tuner Topcar has already announced its attendance in Geneva and its plan to bring three models to the show. Two of these models, the Porsche 991 Turbo S Stinger GTR and Porsche Cayenne Vantage, are the latest iterations in a long line of programs bearing the Stinger and Vantage names. The other one, the Mercedes GLE Coupe Inferno, is new to the family and will make its official debut in Geneva.

Like most of its programs, TopCar enhanced the GLE Coupe with a systematic body kit comprised of close to 20 unique components. That’s old hat for a company known to build some pretty exotic kits in the past. But this one’s different, partly because it’s the first kit TopCar has built for the GLE Coupe. The company has made no such announcements on any performance upgrade, but if its history of programs are any indication, expect one to be installed into the GLE Coupe’s engine, likely the more powerful 3.0-liter V-6. I don’t foresee any surprises coming out of TopCar as far as the engine mods are concerned, at least not to the extent of what fellow Mercedes tuner Brabus did when it presented its own GLE program - the Brabus 850 - at the 2015 Geneva Motor Show.

In any event, we’re going to learn more about TopCar’s Inferno program when it hits the showcase floor at the 2016 Geneva Motor Show. In the meantime, check out what it did with all those aerodynamic upgrades.

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2015 Mercedes GLE 63 AMG by Wheelsandmore

2015 Mercedes GLE 63 AMG by Wheelsandmore

The Mercedes GLE-Class is a relative neophyte in the SUV game, having only made its debut at the 2015 New York Auto Show. The GLE-Class takes the reigns from the M-Class as Mercedes’ resident mid-size SUV, bringing with it a new name and a renewed commitment towards becoming the best in its segment. Only a few months after the GLE’s debut, Mercedes pulled the covers off of its high-performance variant, the GLE 63 AMG.

With the GLE 63 AMG already out in the wild, aftermarket tuners are lining up to get their hands on the macho coupe-SUV. That includes Wheelsandmore, which actually already has a kit lined up for the GLE 63 AMG. The kit doesn’t have a name, which is somewhat surprising, but fancy nicknames notwithstanding, Wheelsandmore has once again lived up to its billing as one of the most thought-out tuners in the business.

The kit for the GLE 63 AMG follows the traditional tuning blueprint of the German tuner. It doesn’t have any exterior and interior modifications, but it does have comprehensive engine and wheel upgrades that bring a whole new face to the mid-size SUV. If people have ever wondered what the GLE 63 AMG can become if it ripped off its shirt and revealed itself to be a monster, it would probably look a lot like what Wheelsandmore did to it. Yes, the German tuner has turned the GLE 63 AMG into something akin to the Incredible Hulk. It’s an angry green monster with a lot of rage within it.

Continue reading to learn more about the Mercedes GLE 63 AMG by Wheelsandmore.

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2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63S By Brabus

2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE 63S By Brabus

Brabus is taking center stage at the 2015 Dubai Motor Show with yet another tuning kit for one of Mercedes’ newest models. Coinciding with the unveiling of the Mercedes S63 AMG Rocket 900 Desert Gold Edition, the German tuner has now pulled the covers off of the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63S - 700.

The new tuning program is for the GLE 63, Merc’s first offering to a coupe-SUV segment currently populated by the likes of BMW X6 and the Porsche Cayenne. The GLE has yet to gain the following that it’s competitors have had in years, but Mercedes, and Brabus by extension, hope to change that with programs like this one.

On its face, the B63S - 700 checks all the required boxes of a comprehensive program. It has cosmetic upgrades, aerodynamic improvements, and engine enhancements. It even has a suspension update, which goes to show how detailed this kit really is.

In the midst of all the changes made to the GLE 63, I still get the feeling that Merc’s coupe SUV still has to earn its keep. This Brabus program certainly gives it a little bit of credibility. But, that currency will only remain valid for as long as the GLE 63 is relevant. It’s too early to say how popular it’s going to be, but right now, it still has a lot of miles to cover before it can catch up with its more established rivals.

Continue reading to learn more about the Mercedes-AMG GLE 63S By Brabus.

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2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 AMG 4MATIC

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 AMG 4MATIC

For anyone who might have been confused that Mercedes-Benz decided to build a GLE 450 AMG Coupe but skipped over the regular GLE, here is the answer to your question. The third in the line of 450-badged AMG products, the GLE 450 AMG offers an alternative to those who want an AMG-ified GLE, but aren’t sold on the beast that is the 63-badged version of the GLE. This makes a good deal of business sense, as there is a fairly massive gap in prices between even more well-appointed trims of the mainstream GLE version and the lower 63 AMG trim.

The new vehicle isn’t quite as extreme as its 63-badged brother, both in terms of horsepower and looks. But it does fill a hole in the lineup in that way that German automakers love to do. And since it is so closely related to the GLE 450 AMG Coupe, there is a lot less mystery about how it drives than there would be if it were an entirely new model. It’s not a sluggish car by any means, but it is less about speed than it is about having a more stylish vehicle than the standard GLE. Those who want speed have the GLE 63 AMG.

Continue reading to learn more about the Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 AMG 4MATIC.

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