Mercedes Benz GLS to Launch in India on 18 May 2016

The S Class of SUV’s, Mercedes GLS is finally here for the Indian launch. The car is scheduled for 18th May 2016 and would replace the existing GL Class as the new nomenclature for Mercedes Benz now carries the definition of the car in it’s initials only.

GLA, GLC, GLE, GLS define the dependency of the SUV’s on A, C, E and S Class respectively. They share many components, mostly cosmetic when compared with each other. For example, GLA, CLA and A class use the same underpinnings while also look similar when checked from their headlights and taillights. The car is expected to carry the same diesel V6 motor but will be paired to the new 9-speed gearbox.

The additions to the car would be in the form of new LED headlights, revised front as well as rear bumper and free standing infotainment system. The car will compete against the newly launched 2016 Audi Q7.