The New Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Has Arrived


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MULGRAVE, AUSTRALIA – May 7, 2013: Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific has announced pricing for the new GL-Class, the S-Class of SUV vehicles. In addition to the well established GL 350 BlueTEC and GL 500 BlueEFFICIENCY variants, Mercedes-AMG introduces a new AMG model for the Australian market, the GL 63 AMG.

“The GL-Class represents luxury SUV motoring, combining cutting-edge technology and driver assistance systems with uncompromised comfort” said Mr Horst Von Sanden, Managing Director Mercedes-Benz Cars Australia/Pacific. “The new GL-Class is comprehensively equipped with safety and convenience features that provides exceptional value to customers in this segment”

Harnessing a new engine line-up, the second generation GL-Class offers both significant reductions in fuel consumption and improved performance. The GL 350 BlueTEC is equipped with a turbocharged V6 diesel BlueTEC engine and ensures smooth ride comfort while consuming just 7.7l/100km (combined).

The imposing road presence of the GL 63 AMG is fused with the 5.5 litre AMG Bi-turbo engine, which delivers a maximum output of 410kW and up to 760 Nm of Torque, affirming the GL 63 AMG as one of the most rapid seven seat vehicles (0 – 100km/h in 4.9 seconds) on the market.

Combining a lavish, spacious interior with dynamic on/off road capabilities, the new GL-Class offers a comfortable drive and considerable ease of operation. A host of exceptional features are standard on the new GL-Class including: 4MATIC All-wheel drive, EASY-PACK tail gate, EASY-ENTRY 3rd row access, AIRMATIC package – with air suspension and Adaptive Damping System, COMAND Online, THERMOTRONIC, Front & Rear, automatic climate control, Intelligent Light System, glass electric sunroof with slide/tilt function and an electric parking brake.

The new GL-Class also incorporates a host of standard safety equipment such as ATTENTION ASSIST, PRE-SAFE, 360 camera, DISTRONIC PLUS, Brake Assist BAS PLUS, Active Blind Spot Assist and Active Lane Keeping Assist.

The new GL-Class is now on sale to customers in Australia. The manufacturer’s recommended list prices are as follows:

  • GL 350 BlueTEC - $129,900 (MRLP)
  • GL 500 BlueEFFICIENCY - $154,900 (MRLP)
  • GL 63 AMG - $214,900 (MRLP)

    Important note to editors - The price detailed in this document is the current Manufacturer’s Recommended List Price (MRLP) for the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class.

    As you may be aware, the MRLP includes GST and any LCT applicable to the base / standard specification model but EXCLUDES DEALER DELIVERY AND ALL ON ROAD COSTS such as, for example, registration fees, stamp duty, CTP and the like.

    Accordingly, please ensure that when you publish the details contained in this document, your publication makes it clear to its readers that:

  • The attached pricing is an MRLP
  • That the MRLP excludes on-road costs and dealer delivery, and
  • For drive away price information, consumers should contact dealers

    Whilst we are unable to provide you with drive away pricing due to the wide variation in on-road costs between states and territories, and the different ranges of dealer delivery imposed by dealers, we encourage you to contact one of our authorised Mercedes-Benz passenger car dealers in order to obtain relevant and accurate drive away information for your specific audience.

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