2013 Mercedes-Benz GL-Class Has Arrived

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 500

2013 Mercedes-Benz GL 500
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)
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.

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