Mercedes set to unveil ultra-luxurious ₦66.7m Maybach GLS SUV in 2019


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Mercedes is planning to introduce its latest ultra-luxury model this year to outrun the likes of Bentley Bentayga and Rolls-Royce Cullinan. See more details below!

The German automaker, Mercedes, is planning on unveiling its ultra-luxury GLS, Maybach-branded model, before 2019 runs out, with the intention of taking Rolls-Royce Cullinan and Bentley Bentayga’s customers.

The new Mercedes-Maybach GLS is expected to be valued at $184,000 (₦66.7m), with similar luxury experience to the Maybach S-Class.


Mercedes is set to snatch other top luxury brands' customers with this ultra-luxury Maybach

Major markets for this upcoming Maybach GLS will include North America, Russia and China, featuring special detail of styling compared to GLS (standard), comprising new headlight, different grille, taillight signatures and lots of chrome.


Mercedes is targeting massive auto markets in China, North America and Russia with this upcoming ultra-luxury model

The automaker is yet to reveal further details about the upcoming luxury model, but there is a report that it will come fitted with an extended wheelbase when compared to GLS and multiple of layouts for interior design to meet the needs of its buyers.

>>> The Maybach GLS has two main rivals. See how they square off against each other: Bentley Bentayga vs Rolls-Royce Cullinan: when the Top meets the No.1


The ultra-luxury Maybach GLS SUV offers an exquisite and spacious interior design for absolute comfort

For the interior design, the company offers costly materials better than those found in conventional Mercedes models, comprising more exclusive leather hide selection and trim options specifically for Maybach.

2019 Mercedes-Maybach luxury SUV based on new GLS

The luxury model is expected to be equipped with V8 turbo-turbo 4.0-liter and a 9-speed automatic transmission with Air Body Control air suspension. There is also a top-range expectation with this upcoming model, with a V12 6.0-liter twin-turbo engine. For the production version, it will still offer its conventional SUV silhouette.

>>> While you may consider the interior of the GLS a big deal, take a peek at this guy! Let's enjoy the futuristic lush interior of Mercedes-Benz EQ Concept [Photos]

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