Mercedes-Benz Launches GLS Grand Edition In India

It is available in two variants: GLS 350 d and GLS 400.

Mercedes-Benz has launched a special edition of the GLS SUV in India. Called the Grand Edition, it is available in two variants: GLS 350 d and GLS 400, both of which are priced at Rs 86.90 lakh (ex-showroom pan-India), Rs 4 lakh over the standard SUV. To make it stand out from other GLS SUVs, Mercedes has given the Grand Edition cosmetic and feature updates inside and out.


Outside, the GLS Grand Edition comes with black rings on the Intelligent LED headlights, 'Grand Edition’ exterior badges, chrome fins on the bonnet and black 20-inch, 10-spoke light alloy wheels.

Inside, the car gets RSES (Rear Seat Entertainment System) which includes two 7-inch high definition screens. Apart from that, all the standard affair like Nappa leather, an 8-inch screen with an optional air ionization system, Android Auto and Apple Carplay, and a panoramic sliding sunroof is still there.


Speaking on the occasion, Mr. Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said, “The GLS popularly referred to as the ‘S-Class of SUVs’, boasts of unparalleled levels of luxury combined with impressive comfort, agile dynamics and also best-in-class safety. Put to everyday use or venturing off the beaten track, the GLS never disappoints and effortlessly meets all requirements. Indians have a penchant for SUVs and this has pushed India to emerge as the Top 6 markets globally for the GLS, reiterating the vehicles unmatched popularity. We are extremely confident that the ‘GLS Grand Edition’ will continue to remain at the top of customer preference creating new benchmark.”

There are no changes under the hood. And the GLS 350 d continues to be powered by a 3-litre, V6 diesel engine producing 258 PS of power and 620Nm of peak torque. The GLS 400, on the other hand, continues to be powered by a 3.0-litre V6 petrol, which produces 333PS of power and 480Nm of torque. Both come mated to the 9G-TRONIC 9-Speed automatic transmission.


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