Mercedes’ greatest SUV will get even fancier
Regardless of getting a mid-cycle refresh for 2016, the Mercedes-Benz GLS has been round in its present kind since 2013. As we present in our newest SUV of the Yr competitors, the updates it obtained final yr, no quantity of enchancment can disguise the truth that it sits on a dated platform. However earlier than the next-generation GLS goes on sale, Mercedes has created a brand new, extra luxurious trim stage: the Grand Version.
Obtainable on each the GLS450 and GLS550, the Grand Version provides Designo-level Nappa leather-based seats in both Porcelain or Espresso Brown that embrace “unique diamond quilting and particular Budapest-design piping.” Nappa leather-based additionally covers the remainder of the sprint, with trim items now constructed from open-pore brown ash wooden. To make house owners really feel further fancy, ambient lighting is included as normal, as are Espresso Brown velour flooring mats.
On the skin, Grand Editions get LED lighting and particular badging. Choose the GLS450, and it’ll get 20-inch, 10-spoke wheels, whereas the GLS550’s wheels get bumped as much as 21 inches.
In the intervening time, pricing isn’t obtainable, however Mercedes says the primary Grand Editions will arrive on supplier heaps halfway by means of 2018. Earlier than they go on sale, search for the GLS Grand Version at this yr’s Detroit auto present later this month.