Mercedes-AMG is starting the sales release for the GLE 53 4MATIC + model with delay – we do not expect the order books for the "small" AMG model with R6 engine to be opened until the third quarter of 2019. At the same time, the GLE 580 4MATIC could already be here Model with EQ boost – as in the GLS 580 4MATIC – can be ordered.
GLE 53 4MATIC + model
Actually, we had already expected the GLE 53 4MATIC + to start order approval on May 6, 2019, but this date has now been set in the third quarter of 2019. The largest engine for the V167 series will be delivered (as year of change 19/1) from September 2019 at the earliest. The largest engine is then the GLE 63 4MATIC + or GLE 63 S 4MATIC +, which will then provide over 600 hp – and probably additional EQ Boost.
R6 turbo engine with 435 hp + 22 hp EQ boost
The new AMG GLE 53 4MATIC + Variant of GLE with 3 liter R6 turbo engine (320 kW / 435 hp plus 16 kW / 22 hp EQ Boost) and AMG Performance 4MATIC + with fully variable torque distribution is equipped with AMG SPEEDSHIFT TCT 9G circuit as well AMG ACTIVE RIDE CONTROL delivered as standard equipment based on the AMG RIDE CONTROL +.
Source: Daimler AG