Sizzling on the heels of the facelifted Mercedes-Benz GLB being spied testing for the very first time, the flagship GLB 35 variant has been noticed by our spy photographers.
The very first thing that will strike you about this Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 prototype is simply how little camouflage it has. In truth, the one camo that’s seen is plastered throughout the entrance fascia and a bit stripe throughout the tailgate and across the taillights. This implies that the German automaker has made progress with the event of the model and that it gained’t look all that completely different from the outgoing GLB 35.
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Whereas the camouflage does an excellent job at hiding a number of the alterations made to the entrance fascia, we are able to see that the brand new GLB 35 will sport a particular new grille with a revised mesh design. The automaker’s designers have additionally crafted a brand new entrance bumper for the sporty SUV and similar to lesser variants of the facelifted model, revised headlights will even catch the attention.
Only a few modifications shall be made to the rear of the GLB 35 except for tweaked LED taillights with new graphics.
Slotted beneath the pores and skin of the up to date model would be the identical 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder because the outgoing model. This engine is at the moment rated at 302 hp between 5,800 and 6,100 rpm whereas additionally delivering 295 lb-ft (400 Nm) between 3,000 and 4,000 rpm. These figures are equivalent to the A35 AMG and can probably go unchanged.
Quite a few inside adjustments are anticipated in not solely the GLB 35 but additionally lesser GLB fashions. These will embrace an up to date middle console with out the present model’s touchpad, a brand new steering wheel, and up to date infotainment and connectivity options.
The facelifted 2023 Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 ought to be unveiled early subsequent yr.
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