See what the new Mercedes-Benz GLS off-road crossover is capable of

See what the new Mercedes-Benz GLS off-road crossover is capable of

June 12, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

The updated crossover Mercedes-Benz GLS is not only one of the most technologically advanced cars on the market – it can show decent results on the roads. Sales of new items are scheduled for the end of this year.

It’s probably safe to say that the updated full-size Mercedes-Benz GLS is one of the most technologically advanced crossovers on the market at the moment. It has an updated engine lineup, eye-catching looks and intelligent off-road technologies, such as the optional E-Active Body Control system, which is used in conjunction with the new GLE.

The essence of the latter is that the crossover uses a 48-volt battery-operated hydropneumatic suspension, which allows it to scan the roads and determine the level of damping beforehand.

  Even more impressively, this system allows the massive 7-seater crossover to “jump out” from difficult off-road situations, such as sand, mud and rocks.

Yes, Mercedes-Benz GLS can not be called something completely new in the industry, but its capabilities are really impressive, especially when you see how such a heavy and big car flies out of the sand without any problems. The video at the top of this article demonstrates several GLS cars that perform various types of off-road exercises. If you rewind to the 3:00 mark, you will see one of them stuck in the sand. After a few seconds, the driver activates the E-Active Body Control mode, and the car starts to raise and lower the suspension level several times. Finally, it is selected from sandy captivity. What can I say, it looks spectacular.

  The new GLS will go on sale in the United States by the end of 2019 with prices starting at $ 75,200. For this money, the proposed version of the GLS 450 entry-level, which this year will join the GLS 580 with V8.