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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...

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 Coupe spied
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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
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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...


2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE review
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE review

The Mercedes-Benz GLE has come of age in its all-new fourth generation. It’s brimming with tech and grows into a seven-seater, but is it a finer large luxury SUV?


Mercedes-Benz GLE300d on sale in the UK
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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
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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...


2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE: Third row to cater for 1.8m adults
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE: Third row to cater for 1.8m adults

With the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLE making its public debut at the Paris motor show, the German marque was keen to show off the new SUV's increased storage capacity and third row. Speaking with media, Mercedes-Benz vice president of compact cars and SUVs, Wolf-Dieter Kurz confirmed that the third row will be big enough to seat an adult that measures in at 1...


Mercedes-Benz GLE PHEV due within the next year
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Mercedes-Benz GLE PHEV due within the next year

Mercedes-Benz used the 2018 Paris motor show to take the debut its all-new GLE, also confirming that a plug-in hybrid  version is less than a year away. Speaking with media at the Paris motor show, Mercedes-Benz vice president of compact cars and SUVs, Wolf-Dieter Kurz confirmed that a PHEV is in the works...


Mercedes-Benz Australia's sales dip linked to consumer confidence
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Mercedes-Benz Australia's sales dip linked to consumer confidence

Mercedes-Benz Australia’s CEO, Horst von Sanden, says he’s not particularly concerned about dipping luxury car sales this year, though he admits consumer and business confidence is “not great”. Sales of the company’s passenger cars and SUV models are down 7.5 per cent this year, contrasting against six consecutive years of solid - often double digit - growth...


2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class confirmed for Paris
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2019 Mercedes-Benz B-Class confirmed for Paris

Mercedes-Benz has announced three new models will make their public debut at the Paris motor show next month – the recently-revealed AMG A35 and GLE, along with the all-new B-Class. It's the first time the marque has officially confirmed the latter's reveal, with the new model claimed to put "the emphasis on the sports part of Sports Tourer"...


CarAdvice podcast 120: How did the i30 N get its exhaust note?
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CarAdvice podcast 120: How did the i30 N get its exhaust note?

Mike Costello and Kez Casey join Mandy Turner this week. In car news, the 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE has been revealed, 2019 HSV Camaro pricing and specs have been announced, and the Bugatti W16 engine will 'the last of its kind'. Also, cars with alpha Takata airbag inflators in South Australia won't be registrable from November 1...


2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE revealed
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE revealed

The tease is over. Finally. Mercedes-Benz has officially revealed its new GLE, ahead of an in-person debut at the Paris motor show. Given the protracted tease, not to mention the abundance of spy photos we saw of the GLE, there aren't too many surprises when it comes to the exterior design...


2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE teased
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE teased

Mercedes-Benz has turned attention to its next big SUV unveiling just a few days after the EQC reveal, teasing the new GLE. Numerous leaks and sets of spy pictures mean we already have a pretty good idea of how the GLE will look when it arrives. As revealed by the teaser, we know the car will have a prominent AMG-style grille with a single bar, and debut a new lighting signature for the brand's SUVs...


Mercedes-Benz GL, GLE, GLS, ML recalled
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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...


2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE spied almost camouflage-free
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE spied almost camouflage-free

The next-generation Mercedes-Benz GLE has been spied again, and what little disguise has been fitted leaves very little to the imagination. Up front the company has put some camouflage on the headlights, as well as false panels masking the sides of the grille. The section below the headlights is carefully concealed, suggesting we'll get a new lighting signature compared to the current range of Mercedes-Benz SUVs...


2018 Mercedes-Benz GLE, GLS recalled
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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"...


2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE review: Prototype ride-along
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE review: Prototype ride-along

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE’s suspension is super crazy insane: it can enable three-wheel motion, hop the GLE out of ruts, and lean into corners.


2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE spied in China
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE spied in China

The 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE has been spied wearing fairly minimal disguise in China, revealing the car's new light signature and a few exterior details. The pictures, published by CarNewsChina.com, show the next-generation SUV wearing a cover over the bumper and nose, along with black cladding over the rear three-quarter panels and three-quarter window...


2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE interior leaked
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2019 Mercedes-Benz GLE interior leaked

Thanks to ever more revealing prototypes, we have a pretty good idea what the next-generation Mercedes-Benz GLE will look like from the outside. And now, with these undisguised photos of the crossover's interior, we've got a good idea about its cabin too. These authentic-looking images were posted online by Mercedes-Fans, although it's not clear how the German website managed to get hold of them...


2019 Mercedes-AMG GLE53 spied
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2019 Mercedes-AMG GLE53 spied

Photographers have spotted the upcoming Mercedes-AMG GLE53 this week during development testing, giving us a closer look at the mid-tier performance version of the next-gen SUV. It appears the new GLE prototypes are dropping camouflage, with the black-and-white wrap now limited to the front and rear treatments, showing off more of the new model's sheetmetal...