In the new Shanghai International Auto Show seven-seater in the compact Crossover Mercedes-Benz GLB is making its debut. While this machine has the Status of the concept, but after a few months of it to go with minimal changes in the serial production. The model complements the existing product line of Mercedes-Benz, it stands to полступени GLA higher.
Length, width, height, GLB is 4634, 1890, and 1900 mm. The wheelbase measured 2829 mm. the car is compact, but in fact, it is comparable in size to the Mercedes-Benz ML-Class first Generation (W163) sample in 1997.
Rugged, outdoor-GLB refers to the classic G-class. To recognize the spirit Гелендвагена possible, in particular, in the direct angle of the grille, the small area of the headlamps and the rear horizontal lights. Masculinity exterior design to complement “open” 17-inch tires and a massive roof rack, but these are the attributes Demo sample.
GLB is built on the platform of MFA2, which is also used for A-, GLA – and CLA-class.
Salon GLB has трехрядную Layout places scheme 2+3+2. It is claimed that the third row is comfortable not only for children but also for adults of average size and build, the seat is easy to fold and form a flat space for Luggage.
The second row is adjustable in the longitudinal direction is 50 mm front and 90 mm in total range — 140 mm.
Front of the cabin, the of the ingredients as standardised models, the GLA and A-class, the main feature of the family of compact “Мерсов” instrument cluster and Display System in a long horizontal Block.
Prototype is the GLB with a 2.0-Liter turbo engine M260 an output of 221 HP and a torque of 350 Nm. He агрегатирован with 7-speed automated manual gearbox with dual-clutch transmission and 4Matic all-wheel drive. The torque between the axes is distributed in a 50/50 ratio.
In the series-incarnation of Gamma GLB consists of a variety of modifications, including front-wheel drive. Start of production of the GLB is for the summer of this year.