It is giving more focus on producing more and newer compact luxury vehicles, of late, the 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLB SUV may soon become a reality as is evident from the new developments. The test prototypes of the GLB SUV have been spotted at some places. This indicates at a launch in 2018 or next year. It is going to combat the BMW X1 and upcoming Ford Bronco upon release.
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLB – Exterior and Interior Design
The Mercedes-Benz GLB 2018 luxury SUV will be positioned between the GLA and GLC-class. However, the design is not likely to be those popular models. It will be styled like the Ener-G Force SUV concept showcased a few years back. The upright and boxy design will make it a stunner on wheels, as experts assume. It will be based on the company’s much touted Modular Front-wheel-drive or MFA 2 architecture. In fact, a lot of new and upcoming vehicles from Mercedes Benz stable will be built on the same platform.
Not much is known about the cabin of the upcoming Mercedes-Benz GLB SUV but you can expect it to be laden with amenities.
Mercedes Benz will equip the upcoming GLB SUV will a plethora of safety tech and amenities beyond any doubt. So, you can expect safety technologies like a set of airbags, TPMS, traction control, lane keep assist and blind spot monitor. It is prudent to expect the company packing in advanced collision avoidance tech in the SUV. Amenities like multi-zone climate control and ambient lighting may be available with customization choices galore.
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLB – Engine Specs
The new architecture on which the upcoming GLB SUV is based on will give the company options to offer numerous powertrain types. An engine from Renault Nissan Alliance may be used. Industry sources say a range of petrol and diesel engines will be on offer. An AMG GLB 45 range topping trim may also be on offer with the 2.0-liter turbocharged powertrain. It will also get 4WD and 7-speed automatic transmission gearbox.
2018 Mercedes-Benz GLB – Price and Release Date
Not much is known about either pricing or availability of the upcoming 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLB SUV.
The upcoming Mercedes Benz GLB SUV looks like an enticing proposition for target buyers. However, the pricing and release date remains to be clarified. It has the ingredients to take on the category rivals head on.