New Delhi: Mercedes-Benz has formally dispatched the petrol symbol of its leader SUV — called the GLS400 4MATIC — at Rs 82.90 lakh (ex-showroom New Delhi). Outstandingly, the SUV is the eighth item to be propelled by the German auto significant this year. A large portion of the dispatches have been petrol symbols of existing autos, including the as of late propelled GLE400. With the dispatch of the petrol-controlled GLS, Mercedes-Benz now offers the choice of a petrol motor over its scope of vehicles and SUVs.
The GLS400 is a CBU (totally fabricated unit) and will be collected locally before the year's over. It looks the same as its diesel partner and holds the strong styling and the humongous extents. Accessible in only two shades – Polar White and Obsidian Black – the GLS overflows class, fusing trademark Mercedes components, for example, LED headlamps and taillamps and the substantial twin-support grille. The insides stay unaltered as well and convey forward the same seven-seater format with a plenty of gadgetry to play around with.
Highlights incorporate cowhide upholstery for each of the three columns, electric seats with memory for the driver and in addition co-driver and an all encompassing sunroof. It additionally gets an extensive eight-inch screen for the infotainment framework that is matched with a 14-speaker Harman Kardon sound framework.
The greatest change, obviously, is the petrol engine. The 3.0-liter turbocharged V6 engine produces 333PS of force and 480Nm of torque. The motor is matched to Mercedes' new 9-speed programmed transmission and gives you a chance to pick distinctive drive modes by means of the 'Element Select' also. Driving modes incorporate 'Solace', 'Sport', 'Individual', "Elusive" and 'Rough terrain'. The 4MATIC all-wheel-drive and AIRMATIC air suspension tech are standard on the GLS400.
It is additionally among the most secure vehicles around, including eight airbags and three-point safety belts on all columns. Regularly touted as the 'S-Class Of SUVs', the GLS is an imperative item in Mercedes-Benz' India line-up. Truth be told, the German automaker additionally expressed that India has developed as one among the main ten markets for the SUV all around. Offering a petrol variation just reinforces the brand's portfolio in the nation, we think.