Following the exposure of road test spy photos, overseas media also quickly drew an imaginary map of the new Mercedes-Benz GLB.As a mid-term facelift version, the new car has been improved in some details of the appearance, and the functional configuration is expected to be optimized and upgraded to enhance the competitiveness of the product.According to previously exposed information, the new Mercedes-Benz GLB is expected to be released in 2023.
Combined with the imaginary pictures and road test spy photos, the appearance adjustment of the new Mercedes-Benz GLB mainly focuses on the front and rear of the car, and the internal structure of the air intake grille is expected to add a three-pointed star.The emblem-style chrome element is embellished, and the brand logo in the middle is connected by a thick chrome strip. Compared with the current model, there is one less decorative strip, and the toughness is weakened.Not only that, the front surround of the new car will also be improved, and according to the information presented in the imaginary picture, it is expected that black decorative strips similar to blades will be added to the air guide grooves on the left and right sides.It is also worth noting that the structure of the interior of the vehicle headlights will also be adjusted.
In the previously exposed road test spy photos, the new Mercedes-Benz GLB did not camouflage the side of the body, so the design details were fully presented.It can be seen that the body surface of the new car has not changed significantly from the current model. The rather square body contour, coupled with muscular lines and wide wheel arches, create a tough effect.In addition, the side skirts and wheel eyebrows of the new car are still wrapped with black anti-scratch strips, which is also a common design element of SUV models.
At the rear of the car, the new Mercedes-Benz GLB has mainly upgraded the taillights, adding horizontally distributed LED light strips; while the rear surround of the vehicle uses a large area of black decorative panels andIt is wrapped by a chrome strip and adopts a layout of two exhausts on both sides.As for the body size, it is still unknown, but considering that the overall frame of the new Mercedes-Benz GLB has not undergone major changes, it is expected that the body data will not be much different from the current model. As a reference, the length of the current domestic Mercedes-Benz GLBThe width and height are 4638/1834/1700 (1692, 1687) mm respectively, and the wheelbase is 2829 mm.
In terms of interior, foreign media predict that the new Mercedes-Benz GLB will follow the dual-screen layout of the current model, and the functional configuration will be optimized and upgraded. This is also a mid-term facelift model.common practice.As for power, the current Mercedes-Benz GLB uses a power combination of 1.3T turbocharged engine + 7-speed wet dual-clutch gearbox and 2.0T turbocharged engine + 8-speed wet dual-clutch gearbox. It is expected that the new Mercedes-Benz GLB will not make changes., but the actual situation still needs to be subject to the official information.
Summary: The current-generation Mercedes-Benz GLB, which was launched in China as early as 2019, has been in the market for nearly three years.As a compact SUV, its domestic competitors are mainly BMW X1, Audi Q3 and other similar products from luxury brands.
Judging from the information currently available, the new Mercedes-Benz GLB is mainly adjusted and upgraded in terms of appearance and functional configuration compared with the current model, as for whether the interior and power will eventually be changed., everything has yet to be officially answered, and the author will continue to pay attention.