Wednesday, 7 September 2016

Mercedes-Benz GLS 400 4MATIC petrol in India with a price tag of Rs. 82.90 lakhs

  • The GLS 400 4MATIC is the 8th car to be launched this year by Mercedes-Benz India and is offered as a CBU | Local production to commence by end of the year
  • Mercedes-Benz further strengthens the SUV portfolio with the launch of GLS 400 4MATIC | The choice widens for customers as they can now choose between petrol and a diesel variant for the new GLS
  • Exceptional Performance: The GLS 400 4MATIC features a V6 petrol engine that delivers 245 kW (333 hp) and 480 Nm of torque available at as low as 1600 rpm
  • The 9-G TRONIC 9-Speed automatic transmission, ensures seamless delivery of power, enhances performance and enables higher fuel efficiency
  • The GLS 400 4MATIC will be available in two colours: Polar White and Obsidian Black
  • The GLS 400 4MATIC is equipped with the Harman Kardon® Logic 7® surround sound system, COMAND Online and Apple CarPlay™ as standard
  • The Mercedes-Benz GLS 400 4MATIC is priced at Rs. 82.90 lakhs (Ex-showroom, Delhi) 

Pune: The country’s largest luxury car maker Mercedes-Benz completed its petrol
portfolio with the launch of the ‘S-Class of the SUVs’, the GLS 400 4MATIC.
Powered by a V6 petrol engine, customers will now have the choice to choose
between the diesel and petrol versions of the GLS. This 7 seater full-size luxury SUV
is the favorite among the customers and is renowned for its spaciousness, ride
comfort, agile dynamics and best-in-class safety features. The GLS 400 4MATIC
makes it way to the Indian shores in just three months of the introduction of the
diesel variant, underlining Mercedes-Benz India’s strategy of introducing the best
products from the global portfolio in the shortest possible time. The GLS 400
4MATIC was launched by Roland Folger, Managing Director and CEO,
Mercedes-Benz India and will be available for sale across all Mercedes-Benz

Roland Folger, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India commented,
“With the launch of the GLS 400 4MATIC, we have now completed our petrol
portfolio for the Indian market. The introduction of the GLS 400 4MATIC is a strategic
move as it gives the customers the flexibility to choose between the petrol and the
diesel variants of their popular SUV. The GLS offers its occupants class leading
luxury experience that no other full-size luxury SUV can match in this segment. This
is also the fifth SUV variant we introduced this year, further bolstering our SUV
portfolio which remains the most comprehensive in the luxury car segment. Our SUV
segment has seen the maximum growth for the past two years and we are confident
that this trend will continue.”

“It remains our endeavour to continuously drive value by adding new products and
adding new variants to retain customer interest in the brand. We have four more
products to be introduced in the coming months, including ones without any
predecessor. With the upcoming festive season and a resurgence of customer
sentiment, we have a positive outlook for the remainder of the year.” Mr. Folger

Technical specifications of the GLS 400 4MATIC

Technical Specifications - GLS 400 4MATIC
Arrangement / No. of Cylinders: V6
Total displacement (cc): 2996
Rated output (kW [hp] @ rpm): 245 [333] / 5250-6000
Rated torque (Nm @ rpm): 480 / 1600 - 4000
Top speed approx. (km/h): 240
Transmission: 9G-TRONIC
Fuel: Petrol

Feature highlights of the Mercedes-Benz GLS 400 4MATIC:

Harman Kardon® Logic 7® surround sound system

Carefully matched technical components and Logic 7® technology from Harman
Kardon guarantee unmistakably authentic surround sound. Passengers in all seats
enjoy an enthralling 360-degree sound experience for both stereo and also 5.1 multichannel
recordings. The sound system with its 14 high-performance loudspeakers is
specially matched to the particular acoustic conditions in the vehicle. The powerful
high-performance DSP amplifier is equipped with a digital signal processor (DSP)
which uses its high computing power to control the frequency response and to
guarantee a harmonious acoustic sound. In addition, speed-sensitive volume control
helps to ensure a uniform audio experience by continuously matching the volume to
the vehicle's speed.


The innovative DYNAMIC SELECT dynamic handling control system of the GLS
offers up to five driving modes for an unparalleled driving experience. The DYNAMIC
SELECT changes parameters such as the characteristics of engine, transmission,
steering and suspension. The five different driving modes are ‘Comfort’, ‘Sport’,
‘Slippery’, ‘Individual’ and ‘Off-road’.

Supreme safety for all seven occupants

A host of active and passive safety features relieve the burden on the driver and
protect the occupants of the GLS. As standard on the GLS are the PRE-SAFE®
system, BAS Brake Assist, the electronic all-wheel drive traction system 4ETS,
ESP® with Curve Dynamic Assist and cruise control. Optimal protection potential is
provided by the passive occupant protection systems together with the "electronic
crumple zones" of the assistance systems and the intelligent body design. Adaptive,
two-stage airbags for driver and front passenger, side bags for driver, front
passenger and the middle row seats (combined thorax/pelvis bags) and window
bags across all three seat rows are also part of the standard specification. In
addition, the GLS is fitted with three-point safety belts on all seven seats.

Other key features of the GLS 400 4MATIC
 9-G TRONIC: 9-Speed automatic transmission
 DYNAMIC SELECT with 5 modes: Comfort, Sport, Slippery, Individual and

 Panoramic sunroof
 Full LED headlamps with Intelligent Light System
 Adaptive Highbeam Assist Plus
 4MATIC permanent all-wheel-drive system
 AIRMATIC suspension with Adaptive Dampening System (ADS) Plus
 New generation telematics (NTG 5*1)
 COMAND Online with 20.3 cm (8-inches) high resolution media display and

 Smartphone integration with Apple CarPlayTM
 Mirror package with brand logo projection
 Memory package for driver and front passenger