A true off-roader with a wealth of innovations, the all new Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 AMG Line will soon be on the Malaysianroad, following its special preview at the Mercedes-Benz SUV media launch heldlast weekend.

The new generation luxury SUV

Theinnovation continues with the active suspension system E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROLand the Active Stop-and-Go Assist driving assistance systems. Combining with afully networked hydro pneumatic, the world first active suspension on a 48-voltbasis combined with newly develop air suspension, lending the GLE 450 AMG Linea greater performance on the road. Even more exclusive is can be individuallycontrolled at each wheel.

Pursuing the revolutionary journey into the digitalera of automobile, the GLE is also equipped with the MBUX – Mercedes-Benz User Experience, an improvement from the A-Class in which thisstate-of-the-art system debuts include two large 12.3-inch/31.2 cm screenswhich are arranged side-by-side for an impressive wide-screen look.

This revolutionary system include LINGUATRONIC thatobeys practically every word came out from the driver. Not only have that, MBUXmultimedia system recognises and understands almost every sentenceoccurring in the infotainment functions and vehicle operation.

Luxurious appeal meets bold highlights

Featuring anAMG Line exterior and Night Package, the GLE 450 AMG line levelled up itsexpressive and sporty character to the highest level, from the dynamic AMG bodystyling, diamond radiator grille with chrome pins through to the 22-inch AMG 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels, and mesmerizing MULTIBEAMLED graphics. Otherhighlight features include panaromic sliding sunroof and sensual interior suchas the brushed aluminium trim.

The newgeneration features improved comfort, reflecting it from the Acoustic ComfortPackage. It enables the GLE 450 AMG Line to reducedisruptive noise, even when driving at high speeds. It also offers thewindscreen and side windows with laminated safety glass with noise-damping film,additionally helping to improve the soundproofing.

Superior performance

Aturbocharged six-cylinder that generates a thunderous 367hp, the GLE 450 AMGLine is powered by 3.0 litre engine. The perfection continues with the extendedDYNAMIC SELECT transmission modes, the latest stage of development of the airsuspension system AIRMATIC with enhanced damping system ADS, the 9-speed9G-TRONIC automatic transmission, state-of-the-art assistance systems and thelatest telematics generation with internet access.

The Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 AMG Line at a glance:

Model GLE 450 AMG Line
Number of cyl./arrangement L6
Displacement (cc) 2,999 cc
Rated output (kW/hp at rpm) 270 [367]/ 5,500-6,100
Rated torque (Nm at rpm) 500/1,600 – 4,500
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (s) 5.7 s
Top speed (km/h) 250
(estimated) Price (OTR w/o Insurance) RM633,888 (5-seater)/RM638,888 (7 seater)