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Mercedes-Maybach GLS firming for late-2019 launch - report

There's been rumours of a flagship Maybach variant of the new Mercedes-Benz GLS for some time, and it appears the three-pointed star could reveal it before the end of the year – according to a report out of the UK. Autocar claims "sources at the Frankfurt motor show" have confirmed the Maybach GLS will be launched later in 2019 and be priced from around £150,000 ($269,280)...

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS unveiled: Australian launch due this year

Mercedes has unveiled its most luxurious SUV yet.  The new generation Mercedes GLS is larger in every dimension than its predecessor (length +77 mm, width +22 mm, wheelbase +60mm) to create a more spacious cabin – and crammed it with technology. All three rows of seats have electric adjustment and there are two giant 11...

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS leaked

The new-generation Mercedes-Benz GLS has leaked online in a series of images, ahead of its full reveal in New York later this week. Like the BMW 1 Series earlier today, it seems someone just can't wait to show off the new SUV to the public, with the images originally published by the Middle East's Almuraba, and reposted by Carscoops...

2020 Mercedes-Benz GLS spied

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz GLS has been spied again, but this latest prototype has lost a lot of camouflage compared to its predecessors. There's still a substantial amount of disguise at both ends, but we can now clearly see the shape of the headlights, grille and front fascia. At rear, the GLS looks set to feature a thin strip of tail-lights stretching into the tailgate...

Mercedes-Maybach GLS to be built in Alabama

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed the upcoming Maybach version of the new-generation GLS SUV will be built at its Alabama facility in the US. Speaking with industry journal Automotive News, Mercedes-Benz USA CEO, Dietmar Exler, confirmed the news, describing the upcoming SUV flagship as a "halo car"...

2020 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 spied

Last spied around this time last year, the next-generation Mercedes-AMG GLS63 is now wearing fewer false body panels, but is still heavily disguised. Although the prototype is clad from head to toe in camouflage, we can see the new GLS will have a unique set of body panels compared to the closely related GLE...

New York motor show: Acura, Genesis, Mercedes, Porsche reveals confirmed

The New York motor show isn't until March next year, but debuts and reveals have been confirmed by at least eight manufacturers ahead of the event...

Mercedes-Benz GL, GLE, GLS, ML recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled its ML, GL, GLE and GLS model lines over concerns certain vehicles could spring oil leaks. The manufacturer reports that oil foam may develop "under dynamic operating conditions" in the oil reservoir of affected vehicles, if the oil level drops too low. If the condition occurs, it may cause oil to escape via the ventilation boxes in the cap of the reservoir...

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE, GLS recalled

Mercedes-Benz Australia has issued a recall for certain GLE and GLS SUVs sold during 2018 over concerns the rear axle's brakes could be compromised. The company reports hydrogen may become embedded in the material of the pistons "of a certain batch of brake calipers", which could then enter the hydraulic components of the rear axle and "cause compressibility there"...

Mercedes-Benz expands Takata recall

Mercedes-Benz Australia has expanded its Takata airbag recall campaign, which affects the 2006-12 model-year GL, ML and SLK model lines. The German marque says the number of units affected by the campaign has grown to 8817 vehicles – up from the 2850 previously reported...

Mercedes-Benz GLS to offer next-gen suspension technology

The upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLS will offer a more advanced take on the brand's current Magic Body Control, according to reports from Europe. According to an interview with chief Maybach engineer, Jurgen Weissinger, in Autocar, the range-topping seven-seater will rely on a new camera system for "better information from rough roads, so that drivers can slide over the road...