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Mercedes-Benz G-Class, GLE get 5-star ANCAP ratings

ANCAP has awarded the new-generation Mercedes-Benz G-Class and GLE five-star safety ratings in the latest round of scoring, based on tests conducted by sister firm Euro NCAP. While both recorded adult occupant protection scores of at least 90 per cent (90 per cent G-Class, 91 per cent GLE) the GLE managed the highest child occupant protection score recorded to date, with 92 per cent...

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE pricing and specs

Mercedes-Benz Australia has announced pricing and specifications for the all-new 2019 GLE range, which is on sale now. Starting at $99,900 plus on-roads for the entry-level GLE300d, the new-generation SUV will launch with three engine variants sporting a range of new equipment and technology compared to the outgoing model, along with a starting price that undercuts rivals like the BMW X5...

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe spied with less camouflage

The second-generation Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe has been photographed again, with the latest prototype wearing less camouflage than earlier vehicles. These photos give us our first clear look at the GLE Coupe's front doors and lower air intake area. From what we can see, the front fascia is virtually identical to the more practical GLE...

2018 Mercedes-Benz E-Class & GLC recalled - UPDATE

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall notice for the 2018 E-Class and GLC, over concerns the power steering could fail. UPDATE, 28/5/19: The original version of this article stated the GLE was recalled, this isn't the case. It's in fact the GLC that is affected by this recall...

Mercedes-Benz GLE580 joins US line-up

Mercedes-Benz USA has added a new range-topping variant to the new GLE range, in the form of the GLE580 with EQ Boost technology. It's the first time we've seen the new-generation GLE with a V8 engine – though the new AMG 63 version will get one too – and this one is shared with the larger GLS580. Under the bonnet is a twin-turbo 4...

Mercedes-Benz unveils the future of safety: ESF 2019

Safety isn't really a sexy thing. But it's something we take for granted, despite the fact safety features have led to a progressive reduction in road fatalities over previous decades (although, some think it has more to do with speed cameras). The engineers at Mercedes-Benz have a huge part to play in the innovation and invention of safety technology...

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE53 revealed

Mercedes-AMG has taken the wraps off its new GLE53 4Matic+, which will serve as the GLE's flagship variant until the full-fat AMG 63 version arrives. As with most AMG models, the new 53 is all about what lies under the bonnet. In this case it's a turbocharged 3.0-litre straight six augmented by 48V mild-hybrid technology, which Mercedes calls 'EQ Boost'...

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 Coupe spied

The next-generation Mercedes-AMG GLE63 Coupe has been snapped for the first time in snowy Europe, ahead of an anticipated reveal sometime later this year. Despite the heavy black-and-white camouflage, we can see the GLE Coupe will look very much like its wagon-bodied sibling, with an updated take on Benz's coupe design language at the rear...

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE: Full line-up detailed for Europe

Mercedes-Benz has given the full rundown of its 2019 GLE range for the European market, touting the fact the new-gen SUV is the first vehicle in its class to comply with the new Euro 6d emissions standard. In its home market, the new GLE will be offered in four flavours – 300d, 350d, 400d, and 450...

Mercedes-Benz GLE300d on sale in the UK

The all-new 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE is now available to order in the UK, and there are new details of a four-cylinder base model named the GLE300d. Replacing the outgoing 250d, the 300d 4Matic draws power from a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo-diesel making 245hp (182kW) and 500Nm. Mercedes-Benz claims a 7.2-second sprint from 0-100, and a top speed of 140mph (225km/h)...

2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE: Off-road a key focus for new SUV

Mercedes-Benz is placing a lot of emphasis on its new GLE SUV, with a renewed focus on off-road ability – even creating a 'jumping' function to help owners stuck in sand. Speaking with media at the Paris motor show, Mercedes-Benz's vice president of compact cars and SUVs, Wolf-Dieter Kurz, explained that off-road driving may not be every customer's caper, but the car still needs to hold its own off the beaten track...