The new high-performance SUV 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 is coming this year. This luxurious model is powered by a fire-breathing twin-turbo V-8 powertrain that can produce 603-hp.
Besides its potent engine, the new Mercedes-AMG GLS63 also features a very luxurious and spacious cabin. Unlike many rivals in the same segment, new GLS63 offers commodious accommodations for a large family.
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 Is Longer and Wider
The latest 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 is the real contender in its class and ultimate status symbol car from Mercedes-Benz. This model is wearing a new design language never seen on any GLS63 models.
Generally, the AMG model is longer and wider than its predecessor, and the overall design is much better. AMG-specific design is unique and we like the new vertical-slat grille, massive air intakes and 21-inch wheels. Moreover, if wheels are too small for you, the manufacturer also has in the offer much bigger 23-inch wheels. At the back, the look is completed with a big diffuser and quad tailpipes.
Cabin Provides Maximum Comfort
Stepping into the new 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS63, you’ll first realize that this SUV is not looking at all like a regular one. The manufacturer added plenty of upscale materials and made the cabin of GLS63 more luxurious. Unlike competitors like BMW X5 M or Audi RS Q8, this model hosting three rows of seats. Thanks to this layout, the new GLS63 has enough room for every passenger.
Seats provide real comfort thanks to soft leather that also covers nearly every square inch of the cabin. However, the third row of seats is tight for adults but is perfectly suitable for kids or small people. Cargo space remains the same as on standard GLS-class. Interestingly, the upcoming GLS63 offers plenty of standard techs inside. The manufacturer, this time used dual-screen infotainment, two 12.3-inch screens, and Mercedes-Benz’s new MBUX interface. Like on the regular model, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto integration are standard, as a 4G LTE Wi-Fi hotspot.
Mercedes new AMG model offers several driver-assistance features as standard. This model includes advanced like semi-autonomous driving mode, standard automated emergency braking with pedestrian detection, lane-departure warning with lane-keeping assist, and adaptive cruise control with semi-autonomous driving mode.
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 Under the Hood
The new 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 is the SUV that uses a powerful hybrid system. Generally, this model comes with one of the potent engines on the market. It uses a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V-8 engine that makes a whopping 603 horsepower. Alongside this engine, Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 also uses a 48-volt hybrid system, air suspension, and is paired to a nine-speed automatic transmission. The latest tests on the track reveal that this SUV can accelerate accelerated from 0 to 60 in just 3.6-second.
As you might know, the previous GLS63 that comes with the same engine and it produces 577 horsepower, is managed to run in the 4.3-second. As for the EPA, it hasn’t released yet. However, the current model with the same engine delivers a decent 22 mpg.
Release Date and Cost
From what we heard, the new 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS63 should be available for purchase in the first quarter of the next year. The upcoming model, at first glance, looks luxury and aggressive. Besides that, the interior styling is slightly sportier than the regular Benz-branded GLS-class.
According to Mercedes, the new GLS63 4Matic will starts at $133,095. However, depending on the equipment chosen, this model can easily touch the $150,000 mark. In the same segment are models like BMW X7 M50i and the Range Rover SV Autobiography. Interestingly, both ones cost less than the new 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS63.