Mercedes Benz India GL Class production begins at Chakan plant
Today, Mercedes Benz India sees the first GL Class SUV roll off the production lines from its plant in Chakan, near Pune. Local production of GL Class contributes to a more affordable price tag.
The GL SUV will sport a 2987cc V6 diesel engine offering 258 bhp power at 3,600 rpm and 63.2 kgm torque at 1,600 rpm. The engine is mated to a 7 speed automatic transmission and will be able to accelerate from 0 to 100 kmph in 7.9 seconds.