Mercedes-Benz GLS Grand Edition Launched In India At Rs 86.9 Lakh

| April 5 , 2018 , 11:03 IST

Mercedes-Benz India launched the all-new Grand Edition of its flagship SUV GLS in India with a price tag of Rs 86.9 lakh (ex-showroom) on Thursday. The SUV which is available in both the 350d and 400 guises features some special cosmetic additions and increased comfort. 

"The GLS popularly referred to as the 'S-Class of SUVs', boasts of unparalleled levels of luxury combined with impressive comfort, agile dynamics and also best-in-class safety. Put to everyday use or venturing off the beaten track, the GLS never disappoints and effortlessly meets all requirements. Indians have a penchant for SUVs and this has pushed India to emerge as the top 6 markets globally for the GLS, reiterating the vehicles unmatched popularity," said Roland Folger, managing director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India.

The Grand Edition SUV adds in new headlamps and tail lamps along with LED Intelligent Light System. It also gets a new set of 20-inch 10-spoke light alloy wheels, painted in black. The Grand Edition's exterior badges and chrome fins on the bonnet is another highlight of the model.

Powered by a 2,987 cc V6 diesel engine, the SUV is capable of churning out a power of 258 Bhp and 620 Nm of torque and a 2,996 cc V6 petrol engine with a power of 333 Bhp and 480 Nm of torque. Both the engines come mated to a 9G-Tronic transmission.

Inside the cabin, Mercedes-Benz GLS Grand Edition gets a typically well-made interior with a new 3-spoke multifunctional leather steering wheel, redesigned instrument panel with semi-integrated colour Media Display along with RSES (rear seat entertainment system). The 7-inch entertainment system comes with the Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity.

The new GLS SUV features electronic all-wheel-drive traction system 4ETS, ESP with Curve Dynamic Assist, Brake Assist and cruise control. Besides, the two-stage airbags for driver and front passenger.

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Mercedes-Benz GLS Grand Edition will come in six colour options - citrine brown metallic, diamond white bright, cavansite blue metallic, obsidian black metallic, iridium silver metallic and tenorite grey metallic.