2020 Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 Coupe Finally Sticks Its Head Out

With the all-new Mercedes GLE already out, it’s only a matter of time before we start seeing the 2020 GLE Coupe version drop its camouflage and greet our spy cameras, both inadvertently and intentionally.

This here, however, isn’t just any regular GLE Coupe. A close look at the rear end reveals a set of quad round exhaust tips, which in turn indicate that we’re dealing with an AMG-powered 53 model. Had this been a more powerful AMG version, it would have had quad squared exhausts.

Benz on a diet

Since we know there are those who find the current GLE Coupe a bit thick around the edges, it’s worth noting that this all-new model looks a look sleeker, despite the massive grille, AMG-specific front and rear spoilers and its sporty diffuser.

We’re also offered a decent look at the taillights graphics, which sort of resemble those of the all-new GLE, although we wouldn’t bet on the overall shape of the taillights being the same.

As for its interior, we expect to see the same design as with the regular GLE, meaning a dual-screen setup, four air vents, grab handles for the center console and basically Mercedes‘ latest switchgear, materials and software.

Since this is the AMG 53 version, it should be powered by a twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter six-cylinder petrol unit, producing 435 PS (429 HP) and 520 Nm (383 lb-ft) of torque.

Once it’s launched, which we assume will happen sometime next year, it will have to face speedy versions of the next BMW X6 (also coming next year) as well as the Audi Q8.

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  • TheAmerican

    And it still looks like it wants to be a lifted sedan. Why did the designers think this would be cool?

  • Elmediterraneo

    AMG GLE 53 : Inline 6 3.0 liter Turbo 457 PS (with 22hp electric boost)
    AMG GLE 63 : V8 4.0 liter Biturbo 585 PS
    AMG GLE 63 S : V8 4.0 liter Biturbo 640 PS

    • Matteo Tommasi

      612, not 640

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