Mercedes-Benz Malaysia continues to expand its local footprint with the introduction of the new locally-assembled GLE 450 4MATIC AMG Line that captures the SUV’s timeless beauty with its aesthetic appeal and power.
Now available at RM 475,501.23, the locally-assembled GLE 450 4MATIC AMG Line comes in the form of a seven-seater, and is equipped with best-in-class features including the AIRMATIC suspension package, Burmester Surround Sound System and the new MBUX system with voice and touch-sensitive controls.
“We are proud to introduce the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 4MATIC AMG Line as a locally-assembled variant in Malaysia. It portrays the iconic design of the brand while remaining true to its character as a full-sized 7-seater SUV. From its luxurious appeal to best-in-class driver assists, the SUV is at the forefront of innovation. The interior derives its fascination from the contrast between its design and the superior technological features, such as the MBUX NTG 6 infotainment system, touch-screen media display and Burmester Surround Sound System”Michael Jopp, Vice President, Sales & Marketing, at Mercedes-Benz Malaysia
With a turbocharged six-cylinder engine generating 367hp, the GLE 450 4MATIC AMG Line is powered by a 3.0-litre engine with the extended DYNAMIC SELECT transmission modes. Also, the new SUV is built with the latest developments in the air suspension system AIRMATIC with enhanced damping system ADS, a 9G-TRONIC nine-speed automatic transmission, state-of-the-art driver assistance systems and the new MBUX.
Featuring an AMG Line exterior, the GLE 450 4MATIC AMG Line’s body styling features the iconic diamond radiator grille with chrome pins, sporty aprons all-round with large air inlets, MULTIBEAM LED headlamps and 21-inch AMG multi-spoke light-alloy wheels.
The full-sized luxury SUV features the AIRMATIC package, an adaptive damping system that meets modern air suspension resulting to an intelligent comfort suspension which is able to adjust automatically to the driving conditions, speed and load.
The interior provides a generous amount of space, free-standing elements and attention to detail. Fully digital instruments visually float on a linear-themed dash. Flowing door-to-door and into a console integrating prominent twin grab handles and anthracite open-pore oak wood trim elements.
The GLE features the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) NTG 6 with two 12.3 widescreen displays that includes a digital touch screen media display. Other class-leading highlights and innovation includes the Burmester Surround Sound System and the well-known favourites like the 64-colour ambient lighting. Third row seating raises the GLE to a seven-seater.
The GLE 450 4MATIC AMG Line is also equipped with best-in-class safety and driving assistance systems including Active Distance DISTRONIC, Blind Spot Assist, Active Lane Keeping Assist and a 360-degree camera for all-round visibility.
The New locally-assembled Mercedes-Benz GLE 450 4MATIC AMG Line Specs:
|Model||GLE 450 4MATIC AMG Line|
|Number of cyl./arrangement||L6|
|Displacement (cc)||2,999 cc|
|Rated output (kW/hp at rpm)||270 / 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|
Price (OTR w/o Insurance)
RM 475,501.23 (with sales tax exemption)RM 499,888.00 (with 10% sales tax)
Photo credits: Mercedes-Benz Malaysia