An Overview of 4 of the Latest Models Offered By Mercedes-Benz
At Mercedes-Benz, innovation has always been key to the company’s continued success in the luxury automotive industry, and the engineering and development teams are always working to bring the latest advances in performance and technology to the extensive line of Mercedes-Benz products. With the introduction of the latest 2017 models, many new features have been added to existing product lines, and some models have been redesigned from the ground-up, with new body styles, engine choices and interiors.
Here is an overview of some of the latest models offered by Mercedes-Benz, including powertrain, exterior and interior features.
1) 2017 C 300 Coupe
With a fuel-efficient 2.0-liter inline four-cylinder engine, the 2017 C 300 coupe offers impressive fuel economy, with over 23 MPG in the city and 30 MPG on the highway. It does not sacrifice performance for economy, however, offering 241 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque for fast acceleration and easy passing on the highway. The performance of the engine is backed by a 7-Speed automatic transmission, a four-wheel independent sport-tuned suspension, front and rear anti-roll bars, electronic stability control and traction control.
The exterior features alloy wheels, four-wheel disc brakes, automatic head lamps, rear fog lights, speed-sensitive steering and a tire-pressure monitoring system. The interior features heated front bucket seats with powered adjustments and memory, multiple air bags, an auto-tilt telescoping steering wheel, a power moon-roof, auto-dimming mirrors, remote keyless entry and automatic climate control. The entertainment system features a premium Burmester 13-speaker sound system with a 7-inch LCD display, COMAND® radio data system, Bluetooth® wireless connectivity, XM satellite radio, weather band radio, MP3 decoder and emergency communications.
The C 300 is a great entry-level coupe for nearly any budget, and is available in both rear-wheel drive and all-wheel drive configurations.
2) 2017 GLE 350 SUV
With a great set of features and plenty of space for both people and cargo, the 2017 GLE 350 SUV is a great value. It features a 3.5-Liter V-6 engine with 302 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque, offering plenty of power for all driving conditions, while still coming in at a thrifty 18 MPG fuel economy rating for the city and 24 MPG on the highway. The 7-speed automatic transmission and four-wheel independent suspension make it easy to drive an comfortable, while four-wheel ABS-equipped disc brakes provide plenty of stopping power.
The exterior of the GLE 350 features allow wheels, speed-sensitive rain-sensing wipers, automatic headlights, rear fog lights, auto-dimming mirrors, a powered liftgate and rear defroster and wipers. The interior features premium seating for five people, adjustable heated front bucket seats, multiple air bags, font and rear reading lights, split rear folding seat, telescoping tilt steering wheel, automatic climate control, rear beverage holders and a powered moon roof.
An entertainment system with eight speakers, an 8-inch LCD, Bluetooth® wireless connectivity, DVD audio, AM/FM radio, weatherband radio, MP3 playback and steering-wheel mounted controls is standard on the GLE 350.
For greater performance, consider upgrading to the GLE 63 AMG® S, which includes a 5.5-liter V-8 engine producing 577 horsepower and 561 pound-feet of torque. The GLE 63 AMG® includes many other premium features, such as a 14-speaker sound system, Nappa leather upholstery, genuine wood accents, heated and ventilated front seats and a full navigation system.
3) 2017 E 400 Cabriolet
A sporty and fun convertible, the E 400 Cabriolet offers the perfect balance between power and efficiency, with a twin-turbo 3.0-liter V-6 that produces 329 horsepower and 354 pound feet of torque, while still earning a fuel economy rating of 20 MPG in the city and 29 MPG on the highway. With performance tires, a 7-speed automatic transmission that includes several driving modes and a four-wheel independent suspension, it is nimble and responsive in all driving conditions. Four-wheel ABS-equipped disc brakes, electronic stability control and traction control improve safety in all weather conditions, and multiple airbags protect the occupants in case of accidents.
The exterior features 18-inch alloy wheels, a powered convertible roof, glass rear window, automatic headlights, rain-sensing wipers, speed-sensitive steering and auto-dimming powered and heated side mirrors with turn indicators. The interior features premium leather upholstery, wood accents, heated adjustable front seats, front and rear armrests, front and rear beverage holders, dual-zone AC and a telescoping tilt steering wheel. The entertainment system features an 8-speaker sound system with a 7-inch LCD display, CD and DVD-audio playback, AM/FM and weatherband radio, MP3 decoder, Bluetooth® wireless connectivity, steering wheel-mounted controls and emergency communications.
4) 2017 AMG® GT S Coupe
When performance is a priority, the 2017 Mercedes-Benz AMG® GT S Coupe delivers. It features a 4.0-liter twin-turbocharged V-8 engine coupled to an AMG® SPEEDSHIFT® 7-speed automatic transmission that transfers power to the wheels through a limited-slip differential and a sport-tuned four-wheel independent suspension. With features like variable valve timing, sequential multi-point fuel injection and a variable intake manifold, the AMG® GT S Coupe produces up to 456 horsepower and 443 pound-feet of torque.
Its exterior features 19-inch performance alloy wheels and Z-rated tires, speed-sensing steering, automatic trunk latch, front and rear parking sensors, rear parking camera, rear window defroster, tire pressure monitoring system and four-wheel disc brakes. The interior features multiple air bags, power-adjustable heated front bucket seats, premium upholstery, leather-wrapped steering wheel, power windows and atelescoping tilt steering wheel.
The AMG® GT S Coupe also offers plenty of communication and entertainment options, with a premium COMAND® audio system featuring turn-by-turn navigation, 6 GB of storage, a 7-inch LCD display, CD and DVD audio playback, SiriusXM radio, weatherband radio, MP3 decoder and steering-wheel mounted controls.
These are just a few of the latest models in the 2017 Mercedes-Benz lineup, and there are still more to come, including the 2017 Mercedes-AMG® G43 and the all new C-Class Cabriolet. Mercedes-Benz is also hard at work developing its 2018 models, such as the high-performance 2018 AMG® GT R Coupe, featuring over 577 horsepower and 516 foot-pounds of torque, continuing the company’s legacy of quality, performance and innovation.