Recently, some foreign media exposed a set of spy photos of the latest road test of the Mercedes-Benz GLB-class production version of the camouflaged car. GLB is a new compact SUV launched by Mercedes-Benz, positioned between the GLA and GLC. The new car may be officially unveiled at the Frankfurt Motor Show, which opens in September 2019, and is expected to be domestically produced by the end of this year.
The overall appearance of the GLB production version is very similar to the CONCEPT GLB concept car released at the Shanghai Auto Show in April this year. The square box shape reminds people of the old Mercedes-Benz GLK model. In terms of personalized appearance, the GLB production version is likely to have an off-road version or off-road kits for optional installation, such as raised suspension, body appearance kits, etc. In addition to the 5-seater model, the GLB production version will also provide a 7-seater model. In addition, Mercedes-Benz will launch the AMG GLB 35 and AMG GLB 45 models together.
Previously, a group of spy photos of the interior of the GLB low-end models have been exposed on the Internet. Its style is quite similar to that of the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class. The center console has a penetrating dual-screen design, and the steering wheel is equipped with shift paddles.
In terms of power, the Mercedes-Benz GLB may be equipped with 1.3T and 2.0T engines; the AMG version will continue to use the power system of the AMG A35, that is, a 2.0T turbocharged engine and a 48V light hybrid system with a maximum power of 225kW and a peak torque of 300N m. Equipped with 4MATIC four-wheel drive system.