2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-CLass Coupe to Be Presented At 2015 NAIAS Auto Show

By | 12/29/2014

The 2015 Detroit Auto Show will certainly be a busy place for all the true car enthusiasts. It will also be the place where the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Coupe will have its debut. The new model will come with amazing features, which will cover all the aspects of a fantastic vehicle. The Mercedes models are always impressive, but we must admit that the GLE-Class Coupe is something special. In our minds it represents the best of the traits the German car manufacturer has to offer. The design is flawless, the level of comfort and luxury outstanding and the powertrain will amaze even the pickiest and most obnoxious buyer ever. Add to that the quality that comes with a Mercedes-Benz badge – and by this we don’t mean the quality you see in the A-, B- and C-Class, but the real thing, which comes with higher levels and naturally, more expensive models – and you got yourself an exceptional vehicle. The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Coupe will come in several different variants and the first units of some of them will be released by the summer 2015, while the more advanced ones will be available shortly after.

Available 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Coupe Models

Like we mentioned before, the new 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class will be available in several variants – the GLE350d 4Matic, GLE400 4Matic, GLE450 AMG 4Matic Couoe and the famous GLE63 AMG 4Matic.

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Coupe Front Fascia

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 AMG 4Matic

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Coupe Exterior Design

The new 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Coupe will come with stunning appearance. The SUV will feature a coupe-like roof line and rather elegant shape, but its character will be ready to tackle any off road terrain. D0n’t let its sophisticated style and elegant curves to fool you – this is not a toy for fearful kids. It is a purebred beast. The GLE-Class Coupe is nothing like any other Mercedes model; it is aggressive, bold and unique, but also smooth and fluent at the same time. We fear we are not competent enough to explain its beauty to you, but we will stress again that its appearance can only be fully understood when looking at it.

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Coupe Rear View

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 AMG 4Matic

Powertrain Options for New SUV

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Coupe will come in several different variants and therefore, it will offer different powertrain options. The GLE350d 4Matic will use a diesel engine with a power output of 258 horsepower and 457 lb-ft of torque. The GLE400 4Matic will deliver 333 horsepower and 354 lb-ft of torque, while the 2016 GLE450 AMG 4Matic will come with a powertrain that can produce 362 horsepower and 384 lb-ft of torque. As for the most powerful option, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE63 AMG 4Matic, its powertrain is still unknown, but it will certainly top the aforementioned models. Each of the GLE-Class Coupe models will feature a standard 4Matic all-wheel drive as well as a new nine-speed automatic 9Gtronic transmission.

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 AMG Interior

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 AMG 4Matic Interior

Differences between GLE-Class Coupe Models

The main difference between the regular models and the AMG models will be in its torque distribution. While the regular models will distribute torque equally between the axles, the AMG models will send 60 percent of the torque to the rear wheels. This will provide much more interesting drive as well as more excitement, while the entry model will have the requested behavior in order to remain powerful and reliable.

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Coupe SUV

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE450 AMG 4Matic

Debut & Release Date

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLE-Class Coupe will have its premiere at the 2015 NAIAS where GLE450 AMG 4Matic will be presented. This model and the GLE400 4MAtic will be released by the end of summer 2015, while other models, which are all mentioned above, will be available later during the year.

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