Enter the interior of the Mercedes Benz GL500 and the class is breathtaking. The GL models from Mercedes-Benz are luxurious and spacious cross-country vehicles that have a great deal to offer whether you’re on your way to a board meeting or a campfire. It can comfortably seat up to seven in the process. It combines comfort, power and adventure for the family who love the best in outdoor activities. It looks fabulous at a business meeting as well.
To drive, the rumbling V8 under the big bonnet of the Mercedes Benz GL500 is music to the ears. At the ready, is 285 kW of raw power. The big Mercedes Benz GL500 can perform the 0 to 100 km/h sprint in just 6.5 seconds. And with torque delivery peaking at 530 Nm at just 2800 rpm, this engine is one of the most powerful. The engine is made of aluminium and forged steel, and makes it a lightweight powerhouse that boasts special shifting camshafts which optimise the gas cycles in the engine. What the driver can enjoy is superior smoothness and quietness, along with higher torque, particularly in the mid engine speed range. And with two close-coupled catalytic converters, the GL 500 fulfils current EU exhaust emission regulations. The Mercedes Benz GL500 is very happy trundling along at slow speeds without feeling like its being constrained in any way. And then when you do want to add a little extra velocity, the throttle progression is smooth and precise. Tuned for optimum performance, the suspension and brakes are ready for the task. The SUV pulls up in short stopping distances and always feels balanced and agile.
Even the most humble of GLs is a pretty conspicuous way to travel, but with 20-inch 5-spoke light-alloy wheels, three point star badges, wheel arch extensions and a chrome plated grille, this particular GL model is looking pretty hot. The striking, and very prominent, 3 louvre radiator grille with a large central Mercedes-Benz star unashamedly reveals that this is, in know uncertain terms, a lavish Merc.
Hop inside, and experience some awesome high-end features. COMAND APS is a multifaceted computer system that controls many of the GL500’s interior features. One of the things this system controls is the reversing Camera. The GPS satellite navigation and integrated Harman/Kardon LOGIC7 surround sound system can also be accessed via the head unit. Multi-contour backrests for driver and front passenger as well as head rests for all occupants are standard. The seats are made of Nappa leather, and the upper dashboard is Nappa leather covered as well. MP3, WMA and AAC file compatibility, bluetooth Hands Free communications – and the list of gadgets in the Mercedes Benz GL-500 goes on.
For the very best in SUV entertainment, it doesn’t get much better than in the very impressive and stylish Mercedes Benz GL500.
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