The Mercedes-Benz GL-Class, specifically the GL 350 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY 7G-Tronic 4MATIC 7 Places model, is an SUV five-door luxury vehicle that underwent a captivating redesign from the years of 2009 to 2012. Categorized as a crossover to flaunt its versatility, this innovative model carries a variety of seating configurations to cater to different needs: from the compact five-seater to the capacious seven-seater. The presence of a diesel engine under the hood, along with a Common Rail injection type further amplifies the powerful performance of the GL 350 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY.
Drilling down to the engine’s specifications, this model is powered by a V-type cylinder layout with a total of six cylinders. Each cylinder is equipped with four valves, and the engine receives a significant power boost from a turbo feature. The engine registers at a capacity of 0.105484338 ft3, and it can output up to 224 horsepower at 3800 RPM. Touted for its performance, this heavy-duty car can attain an impressive maximum speed of 131 MPH, going from 0-60 MPH in just 15 seconds.
On the technical side, the vehicle operates on an All Wheel Drive (AWD) system that is ideal for navigating different terrains. Being equipped with an automatic transmission, it comprises seven gears which assist in providing smooth transitions during the drives. Ensuring a prolonged run, it comes installed with a massive fuel tank that can store up to 26 gallons of diesel. Lastly, the Mercedes-Benz GL-Class model has adopted a back suspension system containing independent, pneumatic, multi-wishbone dampers that help provide an supremely comfortable ride, proving that this vehicle is as equally concerned with luxury, comfort, and technological advancements as it is with power and performance rules.