Assessment Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe – a competitor of BMW X6

The launch of the BMW X6 in 2007 has created a new wave in the car market worldwide. This is the first model of Sport Activity Coupe segment (SAC), the multi-purpose hybrid SUV and sports coupe. Since then, this model of continuous development, improvement and assert its position in the eyes of consumers. If anyone ever test drive a BMW X6 will feel extremely excited. This model provides a dynamic driving experience and agile than the Porsche Cayenne facelift thanks to low center of gravity design, made of lightweight materials, spacious interior and good driving position.

BMW X6 car model pioneered and holds a leading position in the segment for over 8 years. But now, when cars are turning this second generation, the rival “horn pierced” has appeared, it was Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe. This car is based on the standard GLE-Class, a legacy of the ML-Class. Similarly X6, GLE Coupe is not merely a vehicle multipurpose sports coupe design but also demonstrate the elegance and impressive dynamics. Let’s look at this car review below.
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Exterior style GLE Coupe S-Class Coupe, but with a high chassis and larger sizes. Full-LED headlamps combine with soft vertical grille and stylish strip daytime running lights have a unique ability to change color. Initially, this stretch of blue lights, then automatically turn white when the user unlocks the car. Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe with sporty design with claw-shaped hood Coupe, strong wing and 21-inch wheels. At the same time, the back of the car shows the elegance and class with the same design S-Class Coupe.

Exterior style sporting S-Class Coupe

Unlike the exterior, the interior of the vehicle unlike any S-Class and C-Class that was developed based on the ML-Class SUV previous generation. This may make many people disappointed. But in return, GLE Coupe cabin space has extremely spacious and comfortable. A 1.8 m high people can still sit comfortably in the back seat with the distance from the knee to the back of the front seat about an iron hand. This gap similar sized SUV Volvo XC90.
follows quite wide seats

In addition, the cabin space is also substantially larger than rival countryman.

BMW X6 2008 570L volume and rising standards 1.450L when folding the rear seats.
BMW X6 2015 580L volume and rising standards 1.525L when folding the rear seats.
2015 Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe has increased the volume of 650L and 1.720L when folding the rear seats.
Car interiors are made from superior materials, brings a touch of luxury, refined ML-Class. But in terms of sportiness, GLE Coupe BMW X6 or not as good as Porsche Cayenne higher due to the driver’s seat. At the same time, the rear seats vision is limited by design claw-shaped hood Coupe. BMW X6 This weakness also encountered but this is not a big problem.
Spacious interiors and luxurious
Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe sold in Europe at prices ranging from 70,000 euros ($ 78,687). Significantly higher than the standard GLE-Class. But in return, the car is equipped with modern technology such as sports steering wheel multi-function, automatic transmission 9G-Tronic 9 grant, climate control system Thermatic, 4-way lumbar, headlights full- LED, light and rain sensor, automatic trunk lid, Agility control dynamic control and the advanced safety standards. In addition, support systems and entertainment from Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe is also extremely impressive. Integrated car stereo Harman Kardon speakers Logic 7 peak, steering system Distronic Plus intelligent, parking aid package integrates 360 ° panoramic observation Panoramic View, Panoramic sunroof and Airmatic air suspension system extremely quiet. Despite major minus point is not integrated function key boot technology Keyless Go, but the top is enough to assert the vehicle and it proved worthy of the price above $ 78,000.
Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe brings interesting driving experience. When you rotate the drive mode selector knob, all steering systems, suspension, engine and gearbox will automatically adjust accordingly. The car can glide on the road a “peace” in the driver Comfort mode but may become extremely dynamic and agile in Sport mode. The big difference between Comfort and Sport modes make you feel like you are driving two different cars.
In the Sport driving mode, the car offers good driving feel. Drive system works pretty sharp, responsive suspension system, whereby the vehicle maintain balance and stability when cornering at high speeds. Is a completely new car, GLE Coupe also bring different experience than any Mercedes-Benz line before.
It’s a mistake not to mention automatic transmission 9G-Tronic 9 grant that Mercedes-Benz fitted as standard on this model. This gearbox is capable of quick response and smooth transition. At the same time, the adjustment of the system drive mode selector quite reasonable, helping you do not need to worry about adjusting the level.
The 350D GLE Coupe that we test drive is equipped with turbocharged V6 diesel engine with a capacity of 3.0-liter 254 horsepower and maximum torque of 620Nm. Technically, this version BMW X6 xDrive30d corresponds but the car has many more torque. Therefore, the car is 2.2 tons can accelerate 0-100km / h in less than 7 seconds. You will feel the full agility of the car for about 30km / h to 80km / h. This makes sense even sports steering while moving in urban roads.
3.0L V6 Diesel
Mercedes-Benz engineers have helped GLE Coupe has the perfect balance between fuel-saving capabilities and operational efficiency. This difference is evident when compared to the same size cars. Mercedes-Benz GLE Coupe 350D has the average fuel consumption of 6.9L / 100km and increased to 9L / 100km in urban roads. At the same time, this model can 93L fuel tank, equivalent to the Cadillac Escalade full-size SUVs and larger than the BMW X6.

Assessment Mercedes-Benz C-Class 2016

General introduction
Delicate, elegant and sports are quite suitable adjectives can be used to describe the luxury cars from Germany distant, Mercedes-Benz C-Class in 2016, or more specifically, the C300 AMG. The new generation of the C-Class was introduced for the first time in the Vietnam market in 2015 with a soft design, elegant and luxurious than that of the previous generation W204 coding.

Special thanks to the elegant design, the C-Class occupies much love from customers than rivals such as the Audi A4 , BMW 3-Series. In particular, the C300 AMG version is designed to refine the sporty nature, the equipment comes with this version also contribute to the car look powerful and more prominent. The selling price of the C300 AMG version of Mercedes-Benz Vietnam was announced that 1,849 million (including VAT and excise tax).

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Overview appearance

Designed with the same set of DNA with the man he hit S-Class, AMG C300 brings more refined lines, combined with the outstanding characteristics of shape, fit sporty as its name suggests. This style is quite suitable for the young entrepreneur’s favorite looks elegant Mercedes-Benz brand, as well as fans of the peak performance AMG version.

C300 AMG has overall dimensions Length x Width x Height 4,686 x 2,020 x brief time 1442 (mm), wheelbase reached 2.840 (mm). Compared with the BMW 3-Series, C-Class has a larger wheelbase 30 (mm). This figure compared with the Audi A4 is 32 (mm).


C300 AMG has specially designed and very easy to identify when standing next to the other versions thanks to the top features bold design and powerful. At the center of the front end is highlighted with 3 star wing logo large size, attached to 2 nag elegant decoration. Below, two air inlets are formed impressive, distinct from the lower version. To create focal points, the lowest share was splints add 1 stick shiny chrome horizontal run, embrace the front end.
Lighting systems on the C300 AMG is equipped with German carmaker Intelligent Light LED technology, with lighting function when changing direction turn, automatically adjusts brightness fog lamps, … In addition, Intelligent Light LED technology also high brightness, close to daylight and throughout the life of the age of the car without having to be replaced. System luminaires are designed with two independent regions, separated by winding strip lights skillful positioning. The system pits small LED lights above are made stylized turn. LED luminaire consists of 2 main functions cluster beam, projector fog lamps are close and intelligent design, unique style.

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Contrary to design and tune momentum undulations of the front, while striking body is embossed veins 2 daring, running along the end of the vehicle body. Chief among these is the continuation of the street lights near the end of the back door, creating chic elegance.
Horizontal, 5-spoke wheels feature of the AMG version has lured, do stand out style on the C300 AMG Sport.
Another feature other exciting, it’s on the door handle C300 AMG is equipped with a fingerprint sensor location, instead of buttons, such as the lower version.


Compliance with the curving lines of soft and sharp front end, the rear end is formed neat, detailed ratio between the adjusted quite reasonable. Most prominent in this area is probably the stylized double exhaust. Overall, the tail looks pretty neat, strong and equally luxurious.


Fill the interior space of a black C300 AMG luxury and noble. Premium leather material appearing almost at every other position in the cabin. The only well-colored lines are processed a very thorough way.

Table taplo are accenting with detailed metal surface in a special way, creating a moderate roughness, causing no reflection light is too harsh. Leather and wood-based materials C300 AMG seems to be a perfect formula for creating high-end luxury and overwhelmed.

With the support control front seats with power of up to 14 instructions, the C300 AMG driver’s seat provides maximum comfort for the user. Leather material is handled quite well, creating high flexibility along with padding pretty mellow.

C300 AMG’s backseat is not a point of emphasis and important areas such as on the more upscale sedan, so this section is designed only to generate sufficient levels of comfort, space for the legs quite open Wildlife roof with balance. In addition, the wind door armrest integrated in the front seats also feature as a mandatory feature on luxury cars like the AMG C300.

The most prominent feature in the C300 AMG interior is none other than the center panel. The area is German carmaker exquisite decorative large areas of rough timbers and important personalities morning. This wood-paneled layers bring ridge characteristics that users can feel the roughness is different on every touch.

High on the center console, round 3 of the wind attracted by silver gaze roughness characteristics of aluminum alloy after the implementation process anodized. Combined with that is the central display size 21,33cm enough.

On luxury cars, perhaps the emergence of a traditional analog clock as a benchmark, and C300 AMG is not outside this list. With a simple design, watches with a diameter of about 5cm and Vieng glossy section exudes a special elegance.

Replace traditional gear lever, Mercedes-Benz drivers cluster layout with touch-sensitive smart and controls the operating mode of the machine carrying capacity of 2 liters below the hood. The control actions on clusters quite easily, the newly designed buttons manually.
The highlight interact directly with the driver is 3-spoke steering wheel is wrapped premium leather and horizontal shoulder at the bottom as the true sports car. Again, the metal tiles dim array is used to help calculate embellished on the C300 AMG Sport.
The two sides, buttons are clearly arranged on the left side is used to control the central screen, while on the right are buttons related to handsfree functionality and volume of the audio system Burmester .
Also, hidden behind the steering wheel 2 Sports Catamaran transfer size neat and again, to be completed with high-grade aluminum metal.
In addition, the shift lever controls the Cruise Control function is also arranged behind the wheel. There is a pretty uncomfortable when you first use it is the position of the control bar Cruise Control. The position of this bar out of sight, and within easy reach of joystick position light system, making operations frequently confused.
Equipment comfort
Luxury and elegance in the interior details, probably the branded audio with 13 speakers Burmester amplifier with DSP 9 independent channels. Combined with the large central screen, infotainment system Businessman on C300 AMG brings an impressive experience and class.
Burmester speakers bring high-end appearance, surface high-grade aluminum is used to make a variety of shaped sound hole. Featured in the center is its unique character, while other names are trademarks Burmester sophisticated sunk at the bottom. How it sounds from Germany finishing surface part of the speaker, which details a light overhead always enchanting, always fascinated gaze of the user.
Overall, Mercedes-Benz C300 AMG is truly a very suitable vehicle for the successful middle-aged businessman and personality, a “fan” of the three-pointed star brand and style favorite sports, copper while still in need of high-convenience in a luxurious car.

General assessment of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class in 2016

Overview of the 2016 Mercedes S-Class
At the Vietnam market Mercedes S-Class has affirmed its success before two fellow BMW 7-Series and the Audi A8 or Japanese rival Lexus LS . Large luxury cars from the three-pointed star brand has always been one of the top choice to show the level of the rich through elegant design with superb facilities equipped.
Compared with rivals, Mercedes Vietnam brings a powerful product portfolio than, including S 400L and 500L locally assembled S is priced to compete with the two versions of the coupe is imported CBU orders groin. Specifically “squad” current S-Class as follows:

• Mercedes S 400L: 3.939 billion
• 6.539 billion 500L Mercedes S
Mercedes S 500 4MATIC Coupe • ‘: 10.479 billion
• Mercedes S 500 Cabriolet: 10.799 billion
In addition, enthusiasts who are looking for speed or much further away from the Mercedes wholesaler still willing to meet with the trio “in crisis” following:
• S 63 AMG Mercedes: 12.989 billion
• S 65 AMG Mercedes: 18.179 billion
• Mercedes-Maybach S 600: 14.169 billion
After three years of theft Trem, generation S-Class has proved Friday elegant style, luxurious design lines in each. What makes identifying characteristics for F German sedan than the brother E and C-Class is the intelligent lighting system Full-LED and LED tail lights all four floors subtle shaping . Sharp lines but not least flexible of S 400L and 500L S encapsulates the overall size Length x Width x Height 5,246 x 1,899 x 1,496 (mm) and wheelbase reached 3165 (mm). 5453 x 1899 Meanwhile x 1498 (mm) and 3365 (mm) is the corresponding parameters of the “big brother” Maybach S600, delivers the interior space is extremely spacious, comfortable and worthy boss.
Mercedes brings comforts surely there is no need to complain, the cabin filled with premium leather material interspersed array of expensive wood paneled, the list of equipment as well as “the teeth” to serve the best for the passengers. Perfect amenities may be mentioned as the sitting position can adjust seat position memory and power; center console includes two 12.3-inch screen; infotainment system COMAND Online with 6-disc DVD player; radio tuner; SD card reader; storage memory 10 GB Compatible music formats MP3 / WMA / AAC), Bluetooth connectivity multimedia communications beneath the center armrest front and rear seats; Burmester® surround sound system; system automatic climate control THERMOTRONIC multi-zone with shops are located throughout the cabin air; AIR-BALANCE system with high-grade air filters, ionizes oxygen function & Intelligent fragrances …

If the “youngest” S 400L equipped with 3.0L V6 for 333 hp power and 480 Nm, the S 500 4MATIC Coupe S 500L and even stronger, under the hood is a block “muscle” V8 4663 cc delivers 449 horsepower and 700 Nm of pulling power. Meanwhile, the Maybach S 600 demonstrates a separate class with 6.0L V12 engine, the performance parameter reaches 530 hp and 830 Nm. Combined with the engine options will be the automatic transmission 7G-Tronic Plus 7-speed, rear-or two-bridge drive system 4MATIC reputation, AIRMATIC air suspension systems, electric power steering Direct-Steer Run-flat tires. All brings performance and impressive flexibility for the S-Class is longer than 5 meters and a total weight as well as more than 2 tons.
List of supported features and safety of the S-Class is sure to secure any who behold, always ready to accompany and protect the whole family on all roads. Opening the 06 airbags, camera 360 degrees around the car; Night View Assist Plus system helps the driver to identify objects in the night; automatic protection system PRE-PRE-, marks, marks & combine maximum safety features in case of emergency; PRE-system, marks the rear seat with the seat belt latch glow; the PRE-belt tensioners, marks & Emergency seatbelt airbag inside the rear seat 2; ESP ® Curve Dynamic Assist system helps avoid understeer when cornering at high speeds; Crosswind Assist system supports the driver control the car easily & safely when strong winds blow across its bodywork; Electric parking brake control Brake release function smart …
Mercedes-Benz S-Class in 2018
Version of the S-Class Facelift 6th generation expected to be unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show exhibition in 2017, details the more notable both as external multibeam headlights create new ED also been upgraded to 84 LED bulbs. Besides exterior also features a change in heats LED rear alloy wheels and new design.
If the exterior indicates only a slight upgrade, the interior cavity to be supplemented with advanced technology leading German carmakers, including a new-style steering wheel, a larger display. Information system with touchpad controller is upgraded to the most advanced version of the car is equipped with driver assistance technologies semiautomatic Drive-modern new Pilot.

The new S-Class Facelift samples will also be adding OM 656 diesel engine 6 cylinder, with a capacity of 340 kW and torque of 700 Nm torsion-. The remaining engine options can be modified to improve fuel consumption and exhaust emissions less than. Compared with rival 750d xDrive, BMW coming from the engine is equipped with a turbocharged 3.0-liter four producing 395 hp and torque of 760 Nm-twisted reached.

Assessment A45 AMG Mercedes-operation

Before Mercedes-Benz A-Class launched in 2016 lines with significant upgrades, the high-performance AMG division has introduced the sporty version A45 apply these improvements. The problem that the A-Class is set facing suspension quite stiff, not comfortable, at the same time, space and trunk backseat quite small and could not serve well the needs of the family. However, this is not a matter of Mercedes-AMG A45. This car fanatics towards sports enthusiasts with exceptional operational performance of AMG.

Mercedes-Benz says the cars will share engine technology and drive system with the A-Class in 2016 as GLA-Class and CLA-Class also apply similar upgrades. Even the high-performance version of the Mercedes-AMG CLA45 and GLA45 also apply similar upgrade A45. Vehicles equipped with dual turbocharged 2.0L I4 with a capacity of 375 hp at 6,000 rev / min and maximum torque of 475Nm between 2725-5000 rev / min, an increase of 20 hp and 24nm. The engine is compatible with 7-speed automatic transmission and four-wheel drive system full-time AWD.
2.0L I4 engine capacity of 375 hp

With technical superiority of AMG, A45 hatchback has become “hot” in the world, more powerful than a direct competitor Audi RS3 to 14 horsepower. Vehicle acceleration 0-100km / h in 4.2 seconds, faster than the predecessor 0.4 seconds, and 0.1 seconds faster than the Audi RS3. Mercedes-AMG A45 speed electronically limited 250km / h and increased to 272 km / h with the technology package Driver Package.

AMG bodykit brand helps A45 “makeover” with athletic physique, powerful and more superficial. The outstanding furnished and feature large AMG spoiler as black highlights, the 19-inch alloy wheels, high-performance exhaust sound generated sporty exhaust, luxury seat sports and exclusive exterior paint colors rights. With full option on Mercedes-AMG A45 is priced higher than the C63 AMG standard.
Exterior powerful and sporty cars
This hot hatchback is equipped with 235/35 R19 high-performance tires help improve traction. In addition, thanks to four-wheel drive system and full-time AWD control technology torque, Mercedes-AMG A45 demonstrates confidence and maintain dynamic balance. However, with great power, Mercedes-AMG A45 requires the driver to have certain skills. The steering wheel is very difficult to control amateur car when cornering leads to loss of traction. Therefore, in all corners, the driver should try to incorporate brake, throttle and the appropriate level. To achieve high-speed, AMG has reduced the transmission ratio of 7-speed gearbox, so the driver must actively use the trigger switch when needed. On rough roads, 19-inch wheels and cause system hangs discomfort than the standard version.

Details upgraded AMG sports
In addition to these important improvements, this model is also equipped with integrated Dynamic Plus package, including control features Ride Control suspension with two modes and damping adjustable steering wheel power steering in addition to differential lock motor in the front axle. Steering system adds Race mode is capable of limited operations system ESP electronic stabilization, transition and quicker throttle response.

Assessment Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class 2016

Preliminary assessment

GLA-Class Mercedes-Benz is a pioneer model in the Mercedes rejuvenating trend. This car was built as a high roaring version of Form A-Class SUV, along with the CLA-Class sedan.
Entering 2016, this model is almost no changes, remains the equipment and operating features, only the change in prices, particularly price has increased from 60-180 million, Tool as follows:
Mercedes-Benz GLA 200: 1519 million
250 4Matic Mercedes-Benz GLA: 1,749 million
Mercedes-AMG 4Matic GLA 45: 2,279 million
We can say this model is put a lot of expectations, since the launch in foreign markets and are expecting a lot of updates would be genuine Mercedes distributor in Vietnam. However the relatively high prices that many people have decided to withdraw and wait to buy larger cars GLC-Class debut.

This car has been feeling people brush design is quite nice, much more masculine version of the A-Class platform, tall chassis convenient multi-terrain travel. Design manufacturers also vary between 3 version, which is compatible shaped object, such as versions designed GLA 200 loan which, in line with female customers, while the second version of GLA and GLA of 45 250 4Matic has a youthful design, dynamic customer oriented sporty Popular
The interior of the three versions being evaluated crowded and cramped, especially for the second row passengers. However version GLA and GLA of 45 250 4Matic equipped with a panoramic sunroof panorama assist passengers more open space.
The two front seats of all three versions are leather, sports-style design hugs the back, electric 8 way and 3-position memory, heated seats with more features for both front seats.

Entertainment systems of the two versions GLA GLA 200 and 250 is the first CD with 5.8 inch TFT screen, broadcast receiver, Bluetooth connectivity.
On 45 4Matic version of GLA, with higher selling prices whereby entertainment system is somewhat superior caste system Harman Kardon Surround Sound Logic 7 12 speakers, 450 watts of power. Going along with this system is the communication control system COMAND Online multimedia with DVD player, 7-inch TFT screen, broadcast receiver, SD card reader, memory 10 GB music storage, Bluetooth connectivity , the Internet, and can control the LINGUATRONIC voice.
Climate control system on the kind of application area GLA 200. While two more advanced versions are multi-zone air conditioning system THERMOTRONIC.
Other amenities feature for all three versions, including: Package fitted luggage compartment convenience, functionality opens the door after the EASY-PACK electric, speed control function Cruise Control with SPEEDTRONIC allows adjustment the maximum speed of the speed limit area

The motive of all three versions differ greatly in terms of specifications lead to performance for all three versions are different:

– Version GLA 200 is supplied 1.6L I4 turbocharged engine, the maximum power of 156 hp at 5,300 rev / min and maximum torque of 250 nm from 1250-4000 rev / min, front-drive.
– 250 4 Matic GLA version equipped with 2.0L I4 turbocharged engine, producing 211 hp power at 5500 rev / min and maximum torque of 350Nm from 1200-4000 revolutions / minute, full 4WD time 4Matic
– GLA 45 4Matic version equipped with 2.0L I4 turbocharged engine, producing 360 hp power at 6000 rev / min and maximum torque of 450Nm from 2250-5000 rev / min, driven 4 4Matic full-time cake
Two low-end version is equipped with a 7-speed automatic transmission 7G-DCT dual clutch, high-performance version of Own GLA 45 4Matic-equipped 7-speed automatic gearbox AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT sports, this model can help acceleration 0-100 km / h in 4.8 seconds, maximum speed electronically limited 250 km / h, the two remaining versions and 210 respectively 230 km /h

Safety systems fitted to all three versions are the same as:

– Anti-lock Braking System ABS
– System Emergency Brake Assist BAS
– Anti-slip ASR acceleration
– Electronic Stability ESP bodywork
– ESP Curve Dynamic Assist System helps avoid understeer when cornering at high speeds, support precise cornering and safer
– Adaptive Brake System with support functions and support to stop HOLD departure Hill-Start Assist slope horizontal
– Electronic parking brake with brake release function smart
– System tire pressure warning
– Front airbags, front side airbags, window airbags
– Version 45 4Matic GLA is equipped with AMG high-performance brakes
Overall, this is a very suitable model for dynamic young people, there are certain success in life, like to express themselves, or young families are also in line with GLA-Class in the purchase a multipurpose vehicle still meets the expressed needs and personality.