Road Test 2014 MercedesBenz GL 63 AMG

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Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

Road Test: 2014 GL 63 AMG

Big, bigger, biggest! what comes to mind you first see the Mercedes-Benz GL 63 AMG. car is insanity on wheels, made for the and big cities of the US of A. But we get to test it on tiny and the famous autobahn in Germany and on a off-road track near the in Tuscaloosa.

The Mercedes-Benz GL is the flagship of the SUV line. With three of seats you can take up to 7 people. The GL was launched in 2006 at the Detroit Show and the second generation in 2012. Although the second is even bigger, weight is by 100 kg compared to the first generation. The GL and GL 63 AMG are exclusively at the US plant in Tuscaloosa,

Helping to make the Mercedes-Benz GL 63 AMG as as it is, is its potent engine. It features a 5.5-liter V8 engine producing a of 557 hp between 5,250 rpm and 5,750 rpm and torque is rated at 760 Nm between and 5,000 rpm. This tips the scales at 204 kg with a 98 mm and 90.5 mm stroke.

Some other key aspects of powertrain include spray-guided injection, piezo injectors, an crankcase, four valves per complete with variable adjustment. While you may think of 5.5-liter bi-turbo V8 as a petrol behemoth, it does actually a start-stop system and consumes 12.3 litres per 100 km.

Despite its the Mercedes-Benz GL 63 AMG is a truly potent SUV in a line. When you pin the throttle, the GL 63 AMG you head into the headrests and the performance times back up feelings. It can sprint to 100 km/h in 4.9 seconds and a top speed of 250 km/h.

Gearbox #038; Drivetrain

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

The is the mated to an AMG Speedshift Plus transmission. This smooth gearbox features a host of driving models. One of those is Controlled Efficiency which the start-stop system activated also featuring a gentle response with early changes to maximise efficiency.

the Sport and Manual modes see the ECO function turned off with the and transmission both becoming agile. More specifically, times are reduced while the system opens up and provides a burble under full

For a car as heavy and as expensive as this, you hope for a beautiful and supple and that is exactly what the GL 63 AMG provides. Unsurprisingly, it features permanent 4MATIC all-wheel system with 40 per cent of the being fed to the front wheels the remaining power is sent the rear wheels.

Coming on the Mercedes-Benz GL 63 AMG is the AMG Ride Control suspension complete with the package. This setup air suspension, special damper automatic level control and the Damping System. Additionally, for roll stabilisation, the GL 63 AMG also standard with the automaker’s Curve System. This is specific to AMG and employs active bars both at the front and at the to reduce body role cornering.

To suit all driving situations, the of the GL 63 AMG features three different These are Comfort, Sport and Plus. Whichever suspension is is chosen, the GL 63 AMG automatically lowers as you up speed to minimise drag also increasing stability at speeds.

Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
Mercedes-Benz GL-Class
Mercedes-Benz GL-Class

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