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CarsNew Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant

04:40  28 august  2019
04:40  28 august  2019 Source:   autocar.co.uk

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Mercedes - AMG has unveiled the new GLE 53 Coupé as a performance-oriented reworking of the new GLE Coupé , also revealed today. A prelude to the full-blown GLE 63 that’s expected next year, the GLE 53 features a 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged inline six petrol engine with 429bhp and 384lb ft of torque.

Mercedes -Benz unveiled its new GLE -Class Coupe crossover for the 2021 model year, though only the AMG GLE 53 will be sold in America for now. The GLE 53 Coupe ’s wheelbase is two inches shorter compared to the SUV variant , and 15.75-inch brake rotors with dual-piston calipers in the

New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant © Autocar New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant

Mercedes-AMG has unveiled the new GLE 53 Coupé as a performance-oriented reworking of the new GLE Coupé, also revealed today. A prelude to the full-blown GLE 63 that’s expected next year, the GLE 53 features a 3.0-litre twin-turbocharged inline six petrol engine with 429bhp and 384lb ft of torque.

It also has a 48V mild-hybrid system, making use of the firm’s EQ Boost starter/ alternator that delivers an additional 22bhp and 184lb ft for short periods and improves on-paper efficiency. One of the turbos is of the conventional exhaust gas-driven variety, with another made up of an electric compressor driven by the 48v system.

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The new Mercedes - AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé (combined fuel consumption: 9.3 l/100 km; combined CO2 emissions: 212 g/km)[3] uniquely combines sporty elegance

The 2021 Mercedes -Benz GLE Coupe is upon us, and we get to see it in AMG 53 form first. To begin, this GLE Coupe is based off the new 2020 GLE — # Mercedes cuts the wheelbase down by However, this GLE , being an AMG variant , also brings added performance. Under the hood is a

New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant © Autocar New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant The unit makes the SUV capable of 0-62mph in 5.3sec (the same as the regular GLE53) and a governed 155mph, yet also a claimed 30mpg combined. The latter is an NEDC correlated figure rather than the more realistic WLTP figure, however.

New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant © Autocar New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant As with other Mercedes-AMG models, there are revisions to the chassis, including retuned active ride control and air suspension, a more direct variable-ratio steering set-up and a high-performance braking system with 400mm-diameter front discs.

New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant © Provided by Haymarket Media Group The car sits 15mm lower to the ground than standard in Sport and Sport+modes, and lowers to the same point above 75mph in Comfort. The firm also claims the 60mm shorter wheelbase than the standard GLE further boosts agility.

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2021 Mercedes - AMG GLE “ Coupe ” Is Portly but Powerful Initially coming to the U.S. in 429-hp GLE 53 form, this new crossover has styling disappointingly

This is our in-depth review of the all- new Mercedes GLE Coupé 53 AMG . We're taking a look at Exterior, Interior and the driving experience.

New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant © Autocar New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant AMG-specific styling modifications inside and out also feature, such as specific bumpers with larger air intakes and chrome louvres, a silver chrome front splitter and flared wheelarches. Quad tailpipe trims for the AMG exhaust system also mark it out.

New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant © Autocar New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant Furthermore, an optional AMG Night package with black exterior trim detailing and tinted windows is available. Six wheel designs can be ordered, all from 20-22in in size.

Gallery: 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Coupe photos (Autoblog)

New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant
Typical AMG trim elements feature inside, with stainless steel pedals, aluminium shift paddles, carbon fibre detailing and standard AMG sports seats with red topstitching. A range of different upholstery and trim elements are available to order optionally.
New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant
New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant
New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant
New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant
New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant
New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant
New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant
New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant
New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant
New Mercedes GLE Coupé receives hot AMG '53' variant

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