08 June 2011

2012 Mercedes M-Class revealed

Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the new M-Class SUV at Stuttgart yesterday. The new car is the third generation of the SUV. The model will debut at Frankfurt Motorshow later in the year.

More prominent front grill with greater detailing than outgoing model

Wrap around rear combi, similar C-pillar styling cue to previous model


At launch, the SUV will be available with 3 engines; ML250 Bluetech with 2.1 litre 4-cylinder diesel. This powertrain produced 204 PS and 500 Nm of power and torque respectively.

Second variant is ML350 Bluetech, equipped with 3.0 V6 diesel and produced 258 PS and a whopping 619 Nm of power and torque respectively.

Third variant is for petrol lover,  ML350 Blueefficiency. It is powered by 3.5 V6 that produced 306 PS and 370 Nm of power and torque.

All powertrain option are paired with 7G-Tronic plus transmission with all-wheel-drive.

It is the interior that differentiate this generation of M-Class from its predecessor. Whereas the previous two generations were utilitarian in nature, the new generation is pure luxury. With inspiration from S-Class and new E-Class, the new cabin architecture offer more accent, bigger piece of wood and more luxury-looking leather and switch gear.

More information on performance and pricing will be made available nearer to official debut.

New E-Class style architecture make an appearance here

More luxurious than its utilitarion predecessor

More wood and chrome accent than outgoing M-Class

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