Friday, December 20, 2019

Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC Coming Mid-Next Year

The Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC powered by an electrified variant of the V8 gasoline engine with a displacement of 3,982 cc, 48-volt on-board electrical system and integrated starter-alternator for hybrid functions such as EQ Boost or energy recovery. The engine, mated to a 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission, produces an output of 550 horsepower and 538 lb-ft of torque and an additional 184 lb-ft of torque and up to 21 horsepower output are available temporarily via EQ Boost. When the doors are opened, the vehicle is lowered slightly, and an illuminated running board made of anodized aluminum quickly and silently emerges on the respective side of the vehicle. The Mercedes- Maybach features the AIRMATIC air suspension with Adaptive Damping System Plus in addition to the E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL based on the 48 V on-board electrical system. The Mercedes-Maybach GLS 600 4MATIC will go on sale in the U.S. in the second half of 2020.