Mercedes-AMG GLE 43 Coupe imported into India for homologation

Posted on: Jun 8, 2016 - 1:22pm IST

Basically the Mercedes GLE 450 AMG Coupe following the latest naming nomenclature.

An import document from Zauba reveals that Mercedes India has imported the Mercedes-AMG GLE 43 Coupe for homologation purposes. It is basically the Mercedes GLE 450 AMG Sport Coupe that follows Merc’s latest naming nomenclature.

Mercedes GLE 450 AMG Coupe front quarter launched in India
The AMG GLE 43 Coupe is basically the Mercedes GLE 450 AMG Sport Coupe that follows Merc’s new naming nomenclature.

Launched at INR 86.4 Lakhs (ex-showroom Delhi) with the older ‘GLE 450 AMG Sport’ name, the AMG GLE 43 is powered by a 3.0-litre V6 twin turbo petrol engine that outputs 367 bhp and 520 Nm. Power is sent to all four wheels via a 9-speed 9G-TRONIC transmission and 4MATIC AWD. The GLE 43 is capable of sprinting from 0-100 km/h in 5.7 seconds.

The exterior comes equipped with Multibeam LED headlamps, LED taillamps, large air intakes diamond pattern grille with a single bold slat and 21 inch forged rims as part of the AMG body kit. The GLE Coupe is Merc’s first attempt at a crossover influenced by the styling of a coupe, rivaling the likes of the BMW X6 in the market.

Mercedes GLE 450 AMG Coupe rear three quarter launched in India
The GLE Coupe is Merc’s first attempt at a crossover that is influenced by the styling of a coupe.

Also Read: Mercedes GLC launched in India at INR 50.7 Lakhs

Inside, the GLE 43 is upholstered in premium leather available in dual tone colors, and features an 8.0 inch COMAND freestanding display, ambient lighting, and DYNAMIC SELECT that offers five transmission modes of INDIVIDUAL, COMFORT, SLIPPERY, SPORT and SPORT Plus. Safety features include Active Parking Assist, Adaptive Airbags, Attention Assist, and Adaptive High Beam.

Mercedes GLE Coupe – Image Gallery

[Source: Zauba]

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