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2015-2016 Mercedes-Benz GL, GLE, GLS recalled for steering fix - UPDATE

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall 3333 vehicles across its 2015 and 2015 GL, GLE and GLS SUVs over concerns the power steering system could fail. The German manufacturer reports that moisture may penetrate the electric power steering control unit, interfering with signal transmission...

2015-16 Mercedes-Benz GLE, GLS recalled for airbag fix: 2600 vehicles affected

Mercedes-Benz has issued a recall notice for 2645 of its 2015 and 2016 GLE and GLS SUVs over concerns the front passenger airbag may fail to deploy as a result of faulty software. According to the German marque, affected vehicles may have incorrect software coding within the seat occupancy control unit, which could result in the airbag system not recognising a passenger in the front seat...

Mercedes-Maybach to add large SUV to its ranks, E-Class version ruled out

It appears an even-money bet that the ultra-luxury brand Mercedes-Maybach will add an SUV to its ranks in the future, but there won't be an E-Class Maybach variant despite persistent rumours. The only Mercedes-Maybach models currently on sale are the Mercedes-Maybach S600 and the even lengthier Pullman version, but with SUVs proving lucrative, the range is almost certain to expand to include a high-riding, long-wheelbase, ultra-luxury vehicle of that type...

Large SUVs coming in 2016

Mainstream large SUVs Land Rover Discovery Sport Dynamic – May Jeep Grand Cherokee 75th Anniversary – Q2 Jeep Wrangler 75th Anniversary – Q2 Mazda CX-9 – mid 2016 Luxury large SUVs Range Rover SVAutobiography – March Volvo XC90 R-Design – Q1 Mercedes-Benz GLS – April BMW X5 xDrive40e – May Mercedes-Benz GLE Plug-in – Q2 Volvo XC90 T8 – Q2/Q3 Jaguar F-Pace – August Lexus RX200t F Sport – second half Audi Q7 e-tron – late 2016 Bentley Bentayga – late 2016 Maserati Levante – late 2016...

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLS pricing and specifications

The Mercedes-Benz GLS will bring new levels of style and luxury to the German car maker’s flagship SUV range when the revamped (and rebadged) model arrives in Australian showrooms in April. The GLS takes the place of the outgoing GL, with the new naming structure more directly aligning the full-size SUV with the S-Class limousine, following the lead of the GLA/A-Class, GLC/C-Class and GLE/E-Class...

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLS revealed: Big GL gets new name, new look

The refreshed seven-seat 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLS has been revealed today, ahead of an Australian debut set for early next year. As expected, today’s unveiling sees the big and familiar GL follow in the footsteps of its smaller stablemates, taking on a new name that better reflects its position in the carmaker’s SUV line-up...

2016 Mercedes-Benz GLS revealed in leaked images

Images of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLS have been leaked online a few weeks ahead of the luxury flagship SUV’s unveiling at the Los Angeles auto show. The images - scanned from an official Mercedes-Benz brochure and uploaded to French forum World Scoop - reveal the exterior styling of the GLS, the renamed and heavily revised successor to the hulking GL...

Mercedes-Benz GLS could include long-wheelbase, Coupe variants

The new-generation Mercedes-Benz GLS – the car that replaces the current Mercedes-Benz GL – will be revealed later this year, and the brand is looking at derivatives that could help it fill ultra-niche and ultra-luxury segments. The company has just launched its new GLE and GLE Coupe models in Europe, and there’s a GLC and GLC Coupe pairing also on its way...

Mercedes-Benz GLS SUV spy photos

The Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class is being readied for a reveal later this year, and our photographers have caught it out and about during testing. As part of the brand's new, more logical naming structure, the Mercedes-Benz GL will be rebadged as the GLS when this facelift debuts towards the end of the year...

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLS spied

The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class SUV will soon become the Mercedes-Benz GLS, and CarAdvice's spies have caught the new-look model undergoing testing ahead of its debut in the new year. The new name is supposed to reflect the car's positioning among its sedan siblings - where the flagship model in the three-box line-up is the S-Class, so the range-topping SUV will be known as the GLS...