Mercedes-Benz will reveal its ultra-luxurious car i.e. Maybach GLS at the upcoming 2019 Auto Guangzhou motor show in China on November 21, 2019.
According to a report of Autocar India, the upcoming Maybach is based on the standard GLS and will share much of its exterior styling with its standard sibling. The cabin will also be heavily reworked to offer a more upmarket and luxurious feel.
On the designing front, the Maybach GLS is expected to get a new grille, unique headlight and tail-light graphics, as well as added chrome and individual wheel designs to give it a more regal appearance.
According to Mercedes, the upcoming SUV will offer state-of-the-art technology, exceptional comfort, and the Maybach design philosophy. The automaker further said that it will offer plenty of space for first-class front and rear compartments.
The new Maybach is likely to come with individual seating for four as standard, with a five-seat layout being available as an option. The SUV is further expected to sport unique graphics for the infotainment system and the digital instrumentation.
Under the hood, the Maybach GLS is likely to be powered by the future range-topping GLS model is Mercedes-Benz’s twin-turbocharged 4.0-litre V8 petrol engine. It will be mated to a standard 9-speed automatic gearbox, with both 4Matic four-wheel drive and Air Body Control air suspension due to be standard.
The Maybach GLS is expected to go on sale globally in the first half of 2020. However, for the Indian market, there is yet no confirmation if and when Mercedes will launch the Maybach GLS. After being launched in India, the Maybach GLS will rival the Bentley Bentayga and the Rolls-Royce Cullinan.