When Mercedes-Benz unveils the new Class 2019 next month at the Detroit Auto Show, the exterior probably will not deviate too much from the off-road square specimen it has been for almost 40 years. Instead, drastic changes will be found within a completely remodeled interior.
To begin with, the occupants will enjoy more space. The front seats gain 1.5 inches of legroom and shoulder space, while the elbow room increases by 2.7 inches. Second-row passengers will enter through the larger door openings and enjoy an additional 5.9 inches of leg room, 1.1 inches of shoulder room and 2.2 inches of elbow room. In addition, the increased rear comfort are backrests that recline in nine different positions and a third climate control zone.
The redesigned instrument panel retains the familiar features of G-Class, such as the passenger grip, three central 4×4 cabinet switches and a set of standard analog gauges. Optional dual 12.3-inch screens already available in E and S classes that offer three screen styles are available.
Front heated, cooled and massage leather seats are available, in addition to the active air reinforcements that are adjusted according to driving conditions. The standard open pore wood molding provides a contrast to the pleasant leathers that line the cabin, with metal and carbon fiber available as options. For the first time inMercedes will also offer a sliding roof.
Designers also focused on improving storage space by moving the shift lever of the transmission from the center console to the steering column and implementing an electric parking brake to open up valuable real estate property for a large central storage compartment. storage of armrests and cup holders. In addition, there is a more spacious glove box and the bottle holders have been integrated into the rear door panels.
On the information and entertainment front, a seven-speaker audio system is standard. A Burmester surround system with 16 speakers and a 590-watt amplifier is available. The audio and navigation functions can be controlled with the central control dial or with the touch sensitive buttons of the steering wheel with sliding movements. For people who prefer to deliver infotainment controls to their smartphones, Comand is able to runand .
Benz has no further details at this time In addition to saying that the 2019will arrive at dealerships by the end of 2018. For now, we will have to wait patiently until the new go to market automatic exhibition stage at to get the most out of history.