2011 Mercedes Benz Gl Class Grand Edition

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Grand Edition

Tied more visually expressive and with an fifty-fifty more graceful and well-off midland, Mercedes-Benz presents the new GL-Class “Thousand Variant”. This typical, new exceptional variant of the off-roader comes as measure with a stratum of capaciousness and solace that is on a par with a opulence taphouse. Features reserved alone for the “Thou Variation” naming admit limited light-alloy wheels with 275/50 R 20 tyres, high-quality, two-tone leather seating in a new figure, and romance trimness in melanize ash. The especial Chiliad Variant simulation likewise offers an raiment of high-quality extra equipment and is useable with all the engines in the GL-Class line-up.

2011 Mercedes Benz Gl Class Grand Edition

The single forepart of the “G Variant” is unmistakeable: dark-tinted headlamps, a grille with melanise, high-gloss louvres and a redesigned forepart bumper with unified LED day track lamps limit the particular example. Light-alloy wheels in himalayas grayness metal – with a high-sheen ending likewise usable as an selection – add farther exclusivity. Thither are early optic highlights too, such as metal rouge finishes, heat-insulating and infrared-reflecting laminated ice all beat, aluminium-look track boards with golosh studs, and disjointed expel tailpipe trimming.

The national of the GL-Class accommodates capable vii occupants in comforter with an surpassing layer of commodiousness, creating the epicurean ambience you would gestate from Mercedes-Benz – therein vitrine like to the S-Class. For the “Grand Edition”, Mercedes-Benz has refined the interior further, especially through the use of stylish materials. Exclusive appointments include two-tone seats (black/porcelain or black/maroon) in leather (or in nappa leather as an option) with a special piping design and contrasting stitching.

2011 Mercedes Benz Gl Class Grand Edition

2011 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Grand Edition

Likewise only available on the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class “Grand Edition” are door centre panels, armrests and dashboard instrument panel with double-lapped felling, as well as trim and a wood/leather steering wheel in black ash.

Other high-quality appointments: comfort headrests for the driver and front passenger, ambient lighting, roof liner in black designo fabric, velour floor mats with contrasting stitching and “Grand Edition” lettering, “Grand Edition” badge on the centre console, sports pedals in brushed stainless steel with rubber studs and door sill panels in stainless steel.

Powerful and economical engines

2011 Mercedes Benz Gl Class Grand Edition

The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class “Grand Edition” models are equipped with PARKTRONIC and any one of the available engines. The V6 diesel engine in the GL 350 BlueTEC 4MATIC utilises highly efficient SCR exhaust gas technology, outputs 155 kW (211 hp) and delivers its maximum torque of 540 Newton metres at 1600 rpm. On average this engine consumes 9.0 litres of diesel per 100 kilometres. In the GL 350 CDI 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY, the V6 engine outputs 195 kW (265 hp) and generates torque of 620 Newton metres. It consumes 8.9 litres per 100 kilometres.

Superior power delivery and maximum smoothness are the particular benefits of the two petrol V8 models. These models also comply with the EU5 emissions standard. The 5.5-litre V8 engine in the GL 500 outputs 285 kW (388 hp) and delivers 530 Newton metres of torque. At 6.5 seconds, its acceleration time from a standstill to 100 km/h is almost worthy of a sports car. On the GL450, the V8 petrol engine has a displacement of 4.6 litres, outputs 250 kW (340 hp) and generates maximum torque of 460 Newton metres. It takes 7.2 seconds to sprint from 0 to 100 km/h.

2011 Mercedes Benz Gl Class Grand Edition

Agile and safe both on-road and off-road

With innovative 4MATIC all-wheel drive, AIRMATIC air suspension as standard, the accurate Direct-Steer system and the Adaptive Damping System ADS, which also comes as standard, the commanding GL-Class offers impressive handling, guaranteeing excellent ride comfort coupled with outstanding active safety. While the GL cuts an imposing figure on the asphalt, it also has genuine off-road credentials. The modified AIRMATIC air suspension enables ground clearance of up to 307 millimetres. Thanks to its low-range ratio and limited-slip rear-axle and centre differentials, the standard Off-Road Pro technical package opens up considerably more possibilities on challenging terrain. Other electronic dynamic handling control systems such as Off-Road ABS, Downhill Speed Regulation (DSR) and Hill-Start Assist also make life easier for the GL-Class driver.

2011 Mercedes Benz Gl Class Grand Edition

Prices of Mercedes-Benz GL-Class “Grand Edition” special models incl. 19% VAT:

  • GL 350 CDI 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY – 80,206 euros
  • GL 350 BlueTEC 4MATIC – 81,396 euros
  • GL 450 4MATIC – 91,868 euros
  • GL 500 4MATIC – 99,127 euros
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