2016 Mercedes GLK Class

The 2016 Mercedes GLK is a remodeled version of crossover and
Luxury SUV, which makes use of the C-class’s architecture, but
its foundation is borrowed from Benz’s 2015 C. This GLK is
supposed to be one of the most significant models in Benz’s
lineup. The GLK keeps the focus of the current model—a
luxurious, capable contender on- and off-road.

Exterior

As for the external part of the redesigned Mercedes GLK,
there will be several upgrades with a wide range of variations
in the bodywork and platform.

The GLK shares its platform with the upcoming C-class, whereas
the bodywork has been upgraded in order to look unique in
comparison to its predecessor. The manufacturer is still toying
with the idea of introducing some little lines to make it look
less “boxy”, although it’s claimed that this version will be
bigger than the previous one. Near the rear part, expect a
sloped roof.

The latest GLK should be available in two trims.

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2016 Mercedes GLK Spy Photo

2016 Mercedes GLK Interior

Inside the 2016 Mercedes GLK there will be a middle stack for
regulating all abilities concerning the infotainment system and
modern user interface. The center console has been adjusted to
the driver, for much simpler and easier handle.

Aside from a brand-new touchscreen, there is also a control
knob. The driver is able to reveal contemporary synchronization
choices that should display all messages and alert.
Furthermore, this display might identify your hand gestures
with hand produced photographs by way of GPS system.

The air vents on dashboard have been remodeled to enhance the
air inflow.

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Engine specs and performance

Mercedes GLK 2016 is said to be powered by one of the two
turbocharged engines: 4-cylinder and 6-cylinder, which will
dive on either rear or all four wheels. The four-cylinder one
is a 2.0-liter similar to the one in the CLA250, but converted
for rear-drive. Another gasoline option is a 3.0-liter V6 twin
Turbo engine.

There are rumors saying that it will be powered by both diesel
and gasoline engines, like it used to be. In that case, the
diesel option will be a 2.1-liter turbocharged BlueTec system.

As for the transmission, there will certainly be a 7-speed
automatic, whereas the 9-speed automatic gearbox option is
still hanging in the air.

Mercedes Benz GLK render

Price and release date

The 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLK-class is expected be revealed in the
fall this year, at either New York or Shanghai auto show. Six
month following the debut, the vehicle should arrive to
dealerships. The pricing of course has not yet been announced,
but rumor has it that it will start somewhere at $40,000.

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Mercedes Benz GLK render