A highly luxurious interior with an exclusive colour combination, a dashboard all in nappa leather and unique wood trim plus 50.8 cm (20-inch) 10-spoke light-alloy wheels are the hallmarks of the Grand Edition of the GLS immediately available for ordering (fuel consumption combined: 11.3–7.7 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions: 264-190 g/km). Customers have a choice of an Interior and an Exterior package, which also combine to perfection. The special models will reach the showrooms from March 2018.
The highlights in the interior include the fine colour combination porcelain/espresso brown, which is only available in this edition. The seats in designo nappa leather boast exclusive diamond quilting, seams in mid brown and special Budapest-design piping. The dashboard and upper section are in nappa leather. The open-pore trim Radiant lime with light stripes is an exclusive feature. The standard specification also includes an ambiance light and velour floor mats in espresso brown. The Interior package costs 5950 euros.
A strikingly sporty look on the exterior comes courtesy of 50.8 cm (20-inch) 10-spoke light-alloy wheels, painted black with a high-sheen finish. As standard the Grand Edition models boast appropriate badges on the sides of the wings. The price for the Exterior package is 2300 euros.
The Grand Edition models at a glance:
|GLS 350 d 4MATIC||GLS 400 4MATIC||GLS 500 4MATIC|
|Number of cylinders/arrangement||6/V||6/V||8/V|
|Rated output (kW/hp)||190/258||245/333||335/455|
|Rated torque (Nm)||620||480||700|
|Fuel consumption, combined (l/100 km)||8.0-7.7||9.4-8.9||11.3-10.9|
|CO2 emissions combined (g/km)||203-190||218-206||264-255|