Mercedes-Benz is planning to restructure the system of symbols of its models from non-road line. It is believed that the new names that are going to give crossovers and SUVs, will facilitate the understanding of the customers of their status and place in the lineup.
By and large, in the Mercedes-Benz plans to extend the scheme of model designation, debuted on the compact crossover GLA, all the other crossovers. Thus, each of the models will get a three-letter code, which will begin with the abbreviation GL, and the last letter will be the symbol of the family, which belongs to one or the other SUV.
For example, crossover Mercedes-Benz GLK will be named after you rename the GLC, where the last letter will be showcasing its relationship with the family of the C-Class. The same scheme will be renamed Mercedes-Benz ML – in the GLE and the Mercedes-Benz GL – in the GLS. It turns out that, for example, off-road flagship brand will be in their name hint at the Mercedes-Benz S-Class, claiming thereby own of status.
By the way, the future new from Mercedes-Benz in this genre, sporty crossover rival BMW X6, obviously, will be released to the market under the name of GLE Coupe.
According to the publication Auto Express , try the new coding system for their off-road, the Germans also spread it on the line of sports cars.