Mercedes Benz accomplished a great feat and was able to combine off-roading and luxury features in an exclusive model – the GL-Klasse Grand Edition. This model, which boasts of luxury specification for off-road terrain, is fitted with a set of special light-alloy wheels in himalayas grey metallic finish (covered in 275/50 R 20 tires). It also comes with two-tone leather seats that have a new design and wood trim in black ash.
The GL Grand Edition features a radiator grille with black high-gloss louvres, dark-tinted headlamps, a newly designed front bumper with integrated LED lamps, several metallic paint finishes, heat-insulating and infrared-reflecting laminated glass and separated exhaust tailpipe trim.
This luxury off-roader has a bespoke atmosphere and has been fitted with two-tone leather seats (black/porcelain or black/maroon) that feature door panels, special piping and contrasting stitching, armrests and dashboard with double lapped felling, black designo fabric for the roof liner, a wood and leather steering wheel, velour floor mats and brushed stainless steel and stainless steel door sills.
PARKTRONIC is featured in all special edition models. The GL 350 BlueTEC 4MATIC also uses SCR exhaust gas technology that enables the car to develop 211 hp, while offering an average of 9.0-liters of diesel per 100 km.
The engine lineup includes the 265 hp V6 diesel unit in the GL 350 CDI 4MATIC, the 340 hp 4.6-liter V8 petrol in the GL 450 4MATIC and the 388 hp 5.5-liter V8 petrol on the top-of-the-line GL 500 4MATIC. The GL 350 CDI 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY is priced from €80,206 while the GL 500 4MATIC can go as high as €99,127.
The Mercedes-Benz GL Class Grand Edition has a design on par with that of the S-Class. Seating up to seven passengers, this Grand Edition offers spaciousness and comfort. It comes with features such as special light alloy wheels, two tone leather seats (black and porcelain or black and maroon). Nappa leather is offered as an option. It also comes with distinctive piping design and contrasting stitching. Its steering wheel is available with wood and leather in black ash.
To ensure comfort, the GL Class Grand Edition has outstanding features like a redesigned front bumper, dark tinted head lamps and a radiator grille with black high gloss louvers. What makes the Grand Edition significant are its features that offer the best in terms of comfort and luxury along with modern technology and design.
The velour floor mats have been lettered “Grand Edition“ and it has comfortable headrests designed for both the driver and the front passenger. Stainless steel sports pedals with rubber studs ensure a great experience in the heart of luxury. Door sill panels which are made with stainless steel also add to the luxurious factor.
The GL Class Grand Edition is fitted with AIRMATIC Air Suspension, Adaptive Damping System, 4MATIC all-wheel drive and a Direct Steer system. The upgraded AIRMATIC air suspension allows ground clearance of up to 307 millimetres. Whether on the road or off it, this vehicle is agile and delivers superior power and maximum smoothness for the passengers. The Grand Edition is equipped with PARKTRONIC and is equipped with powerful economical engines.
The new Mercedes-Benz GL-Class “Grand Edition” exudes more luxury and comfort from both its exterior and interior.
This unique edition of the SUV offers spaciousness and comfort equivalent to a flagship saloon. The “Grand Edition” has special highlights such as the custom light-alloy wheels fitted with 275/50 R 20 tyres, the redesigned premium two-tone leather seats and the black ash wood trim. All of the GL-Class engines are available on the “Grand Edition”, and it also includes a range of innovative top-of-the-line equipment.
From the front, the “Grand Edition” looks elegantly distinctive, with tinted headlights, an engine grille with polished black slats and a new front fender featuring daytime running LED lamps. The wheels are made of light alloy and coloured Himalayas grey metallic, which is also available in a more emphatically elegant lustrous finish. All windows are heat-insulating and infrared-reflecting laminated glass. Other styling details include metallic finishes, aluminium-finish running boards with rubber studs and split exhaust pipe trim.
The GL-Class’ generously roomy cabin comfortably seats seven people in a classy ambience befitting a Mercedes-Benz vehicle, and is in fact similar to the S-Class. The "Grand Edition" has an even more elegant interior with a lot of premium materials. Special details include the two-tone leather (or nappa leather) seats in either black/porcelain or black/maroon, with a distinctive stitching and piping pattern.
Additional exclusive design details on the GL-Class "Grand Edition" include the door centre panels, armrests and dashboard instrument panel with two-layer folded hide and trim, and a wood and leather steering wheel coloured black ash.
The rest of the premium embellishments include the driver and front passenger comfort headrests, ambient lighting, black designo fabric roof liner, velour floor mats with prominent stitching and "Grand Edition" inscription, "Grand Edition" centre console badge, brushed stainless steel sports pedals with rubber studs and stainless steel door sill panels.