The new 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class is on the way, and we can expect many upgrades. As per the latest report, the forthcoming model will be refreshed, featuring a much more attractive design, spacious, luxurious cabin, and plenty of techs. Besides, you can count on a great ability to nullify rough terrain. Like the previous generation, the new one will also host three rows of seating and enough room for seven passengers.
Under the hood is potent machine, with four engine options. The base model GLS 450 is available with a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 + EQ Boost producing 362 horsepower. However, if you go for the most powerful AMG GLS 63, you’ll get a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V8 generating an amazing output of 603 horses.
2023 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class Redesign
The design of the new 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class is sportier than before, thanks to many modifications. In general, even the regular GLS 450/580 models are good looking. However, AMG GLS 63 has a few more touches that will separate it from the rest. This model has better aerodynamic additions and alloy wheel designs. On top of that, it features the bespoke AMG grille with vertical slats.
The manufacturer is also offering a Night package that adds black exterior elements, like alloy wheels. The Maybach GLS 600 is the pinnacle of the offer, and it comes with 2-tone exterior color schemes and massive 22-inch alloys. This version also has its own front-end treatment with chromed mesh-covered air inlets and a badge-free grille.
More Luxurious Cabin
Upon stepping in, you will first notice that the 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class looks more luxurious than ever. This SUV is wearing Espresso Brown/Black leather upholstery on upper trims, while the standard upholstery in the GLS 450/580 is simulated leather. In general, the GLS is on a par with the legendary S-Class flagship sedan. The cabin is similarly shiny, and the GLS features a dashboard with a twin-screen/one-unit arrangement.
As far as we know, both screens are measuring 12.3 inches on the diagonal. Other standard features are Heated/ventilated front seats, quad-zone automatic climate control, and an new alarm system with parking damage detection.
2023 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class Powertrain Options
Under the bonnet, the 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class will continue to be available with a choice of the same four engines. The standard GLS 450 uses a 3.0-liter turbocharged inline-6 + EQ Boost producing 362 horsepower. However, more powerful is engine under the hood of the GLS 580 model.
This unit consists of a twin-turbocharged 4.0-liter V8 that develops 483 horsepower and 516 lb.-ft of torque. The next one Maybach GLS 600, also uses the same engine, but it produces 550 horses. Lastly, the most powerful is the AMG GLS 63 with a 4.0-liter twin-turbo V8 generating 603 horses.
When Can We Expect the new 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class?
The redesigned 2023 Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class will arrive next year, featuring many changes and upgrades. The new full-size SUV looks more attractive, and it blends luxury interior with more space, grace, and pace. It also features many technologies and materials from the company’s flagship sedan S-Class. The GLS 450 4Matic, starts at $77,200, while the GLS 580 4Matic is almost $100.5k.
However, the high-performance AMG GLS 63 is around $135k and the ultra-luxurious Maybach GLS 600 costs $165k. The Bentley Bentayga is in the same line starting at around $166k, while the Autobiography begins in the $211k region.