As recent spy shots of the GL’s successor have confirmed, the GLS won’t be all that different from the car it replaces stylistically. In general, it will retain a similar boxy shape with a near vertical rear window and a high roof-line.
From the two leaked images, we can see that extensive modifications have come at the front end with it now including headlights similar to those from the new Mercedes-Benz GLC. Additionally, enlarged and more curvaceous air intakes are visible as is a different front grille. Meanwhile at the rear, the most obvious visual changes are the redesigned tallights, new bumper and tailpipes similar to those from other Mercedes-Benz models.
As for the variants which will be offered, it is suggested that the GLS350, GLS450, GLS550 and GLS63 AMG models will all be carried over to this facelifted model. A new model to join the range will be the GLS400 with it pinned to utilise a twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre six-cylinder engine delivering 333 hp and capable of sending the car to 100 km/h in 6.7 seconds and a 240 km/h top speed.