620Nm and 3.5 tonne on the hook. It is sweet music for trailertrækkende contractors and the only thing you need to hear about the Mercedes-Benz GLE to know that you have to deal with a highly capable arbejdsbil for those who need to move around on excavators in the daily.
add to this a set of yellow number plates, to increase the SUV's practical properties even more. But you are going to pay for it. 540.000 dollars should you get rid of the biting Mercedes-Benz with V6 diesel engine and 258 hp – exclusive of vat, of course.
On the white sheets, we need a piece of the million, before the Mercedes dealer rows of keys across the counter.
in turn, you already have access to the car monsterstore torque at 1600 rpm, and with a factory fitted towbar press just a button that causes the hook to pivot out and snap into place.
you have To use the load area often, you will notice that there is talk about a big SUV – we measured læssehøjden to 740 mm. However, here are 2000 litres of load area to do well with, plus aflægningsplads under varerumsgulvet. the
Next year comes a new edition of the GLE to Denmark. Photo: PR
Lots of luxury
Within, you meet a luxurious cabin. Here are the electric leather seats with memory, leather steering wheel and aluminium-inspired dashboard and dørsider.
the Car is, however, not so fine that it is not made to be used. Testbilen have running boards in aluminum, which protects the dørsiderne at check - in and disembarkation, and in the cabin are in addition to the lockable glovebox is also a midterboks, where you will find the two USB connectors.
the GLE-series is equipped with a automatic transmission with nine steps, called the '9G-Tronic', which changes incredibly comfortable with absolutely smooth transitions. At the same time, the car is really fast despite its size when the 100 km/h in 7.1 seconds. Estimated abandoning the factory to 225 km/h.
'4Matic'-firhjulstrækket at the same time ensuring a more stable driving experience on the road and a good performance in the terrain. Testbilens Pirelli tyres suitable, however, most to the road, but if you come in a mess, it's nice that the suspension can højdeindstilles, and that car has the down hill assist.
Like most Mercedes models with the automatic transmission is shifting gears via a stalk on the steering column. It requires getting used to, for example, to tilt the stem twice, before reverse is activated.
Testbilen is in addition equipped with skifteplader behind the steering wheel, which makes it possible to use the manual gearshift.
the Cabin is luxurious without being impractical, and the seats support well on long trips. Photo: PR
New GLE on its way
the Car is a true flowing on the road, as you can easily run hundreds of miles in without getting tired in the back. Here it means much that the seats support well.
It is also nice to be able to set the suspension between 'Eco', 'Comfort' and 'Sport'. This is done by means of caster wheels in the center console, which is also used for other settings.
Testbilen have enhancement as the panoramic glass roof, parkeringsassistent, parking sensors and 2-zone klimaassistent. Outside, the car is also provided with delicious AMG alloy wheels in 20 inch. The whole car can be ordered with the AMG styling.
Even for the next year launches the Mercedes-Benz a brand new GLE-model at home. The car was first showcased at the motor show in Paris in October and offers besides a new design on the copious amounts of new technology.
It will still be possible to select the heated diesel, although the factory has announced that brintteknologien will fill much of the brand's future modelsammensætning.
the 350d V6 4Matic
Diesel, 258 hp, 620 Nm
Approximately 2000 litres
15,6 km/l (NEDC)