The Mercedes-Benz GL offroader has been in production in its current form since early 2012 and this facelifted variant will carry the car over until 2017 when the next-generation model is set to arrive. Alongside the name changes, the facelifted Mercedes-Benz GLS will feature some styling changes.’
Most prominently, the Mercedes-Benz CLS will feature new bumpers at the front and rear, an updated front grille has been fitted as have tweaked headlights and taillights which on this test mule, are largely hidden under camouflage.
When the Mercedes-Benz GLS launches, it is expected to be available in GLS350, GLS400, GLS550 and GLS63 AMG variants. Additionally, a Mercedes-Benz GLS400 will be available with a twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 engine delivering 333 hp and making for a 0-100 km/h sprint in just 6.7 seconds and a 240 km/h top speed.