Mercedes-Benz’s 2018 product offensive includes CLS Coupe, A-Class Sedan and GLC long-wheelbase

Article by Christian A., on September 19, 2017

What can we expect from Mercedes-Benz for this year and the next? It seems all matters have been laid out with luxury carmaker’s vehicle lineup for 2017 and 2018. As revealed by parent Daimler AG in its second-quarter interim report, a roadmap for the Mercedes’ product offensive includes interesting new vehicles up for release in 2018.

The road map included in Daimler’s second-quarter 2017 interim report details Mercedes’ product offensive starting 2017 through next year. Some of these products were already presented or are set to be introduced in the period January to September 2017 -- such the E-Class Coupe and the E-Class (March 2017), GLA facelift and AMG GT Roadster (April 2017), S-Class Facelift (July 2017) and the E-Class Cabriolet (September 2017). The remaining product to be introduced in the remaining months of 2017 is the Mercedes X-Class pickup truck, which is bound for release in November or December 2017, according to this product offensive roadmap.

Mercedes’ product offensive in 2018 will be headlined by the S-Class Coupe Facelift and the S-Class Cabriolet Facelift, both of which were recently unveiled at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. Bound to arrive in the first months of 2018, the S-Class Coupe facelift and the S-Class Cabriolet facelift features -- more or less -- the same tweaks made on the 2018 S-Class Saloon facelift that was introduced in July 2017. These include new steering wheels and new OLED rear lamps.

Up next will be the new CLS Coupe, which means that the next-gen model will be retaining its name. Since its introduction immediately follows the S-Class Coupe and Cabriolet, it means that its formal unveiling could happen soon, probably at the Los Angeles Auto Show in December.

Already previewed by the Concept A Sedan at the Auto Shanghai show in China earlier this year, the all-new A-Class Sedan – the very first for Mercedes – will be introduced. The new A-Class Sedan, reportedly, would be slotted between the CLA (above) and the C Class sedan (below). Roughly at the same time (before or after), Mercedes will introduce a new G-Class. As indicated in Daimler’s corporate presentation, the G-Class to be released in 2018 isn't a new generation model, but is rather a facelift. This is quite a disappointment for those who are hoping for a next-gen G-Class.

Another face-lifted model will follow the all-new A-Class Sedan and the G-Class facelift – the C-Class facelift. A new Sprinter van is bound to be introduced next.

Two models of the Mercedes-Benz GLC are set to be released to the market. First up is the production version of the GLC F-Cell that is being displayed at the 2017 Frankfurt Motor Show. Then, the GLC Fuel Cell will be followed by a long-wheelbase version of the GLC. At the same time, Mercedes will introduce the AMG four-door coupe. The product offensive for 2018 will be completed by the introduction of the long-wheelbase version of the A-Class.

Source: Daimler

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