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Old 12-06-2011, 01:47 PM   #1
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2013 Spy Photos of the GL

NEXT-GENERATION MERCEDES-BENZ GL-CLASS SPIED ON THE STREETS WITH UPDATED LIGHTS AND NEW ENGINES

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Old 12-06-2011, 07:02 PM   #2
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Seems like there also hiding the exhaust tips on the GL too...
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Old 02-07-2012, 06:01 PM   #3
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few more new pics.

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Old 02-08-2012, 01:49 PM   #4
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SPY SHOTS: 2013 GL-Class and A-Class

Here are some even more pics... We threw in pics of the new A class as well.

http://mbworld.org/features/a-class/...nd_a-class.php

Also, If you're interested, ryanc43amg posted spy shots for the 2014 (!) C class here.
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Old 02-08-2012, 09:32 PM   #5
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Here are some even more pics... We threw in pics of the new A class as well.

http://mbworld.org/features/a-class/...nd_a-class.php

Also, If you're interested, ryanc43amg posted spy shots for the 2014 (!) C class here.
With all due respect to the author of the "link" write up, the GL has had the "characteristic MB vents" for as long as its been in existence. If anything, the cowl vents need to be updated so the plastic doesn't discolor and look like it's gray on a black GL. IMO at least.
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Old 02-08-2012, 09:44 PM   #6
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And......

After having rented Grand Cherokees and Durangos in CA(not sure how loaded new vehicles end up in National Car Rental San Fran), I have a feeling where this may be going. I hope the GL stays different enough. I really don't like the bulging rear side view of the Durango and hope this new platform doesn't dicatate too much of the body design.

We are very happy with our GL for its space and ability, but it's a Mercedes. Doesn't matter where the platform was developed and with whom, don't mess up the formula. The new ML seems to be well received but I personally think it's not my cup of tea. We'll see when the GL is presented officially, with fingers crossed; otherwise we'll have ours a while longer.
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Old 02-08-2012, 11:28 PM   #7
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I hope the V8TT 4.6 will make it into the upcoming generation GL550 in addition to the 5.5 V8TT for the GL63.

Monster full size SUVs smoking sports cars left and right especially with a tune. Can't wait!
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Old 02-09-2012, 09:48 AM   #8
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I wonder with the new 3.5L V6 and 4.6L V8TT if they'll still make the GL450. Hopefully they put a tuned down version of the V8 TT from the GL550 into the GL450 or something similar.
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Old 03-05-2012, 05:37 PM   #9
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Is that the 63 TT AMG? Front end looks very similar to the ML63 AMG TT. If so that's amazing! VERY aggressive large wide stance! I'd upgrade in a heartbeat if I could!
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Old 03-06-2012, 12:58 AM   #11
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Quick take on the new styling from a very biased new GL350 owner:

Love the sculpting on the side...
Very nice and more aggressive front dam intakes...
Love the roof tracks...
Potential to gain a panorama roof...

Don't care for the ML style hood... I love the old dual bump-a-lumpslike ala AMG style...
Not happy to loose the rear sunroof but looks like they may gain a panorama in one of the masked pics...
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