Mercedes-Benz Unveils 2024 GLA, GLB w/AMG

New Fascias and Standard Gear for Two.

Mercedes-Benz disclosed the modernized 2024 GLA and GLB crossovers. Both were granted many of the same transformations, featuring modified front appearances along with new integrated LED lights. Mercedes substantially heighten the amount of customary paraphernalia on both vehicles too.

The two crossovers have been given trendy new grilles, together with a tougher front bumper full of visual underbody protection for the GLB. In addition, a striking Spectral Blue Metallic paint and brand-new wheels in sizes ranging from 18 to 20 inches may be seen on both models.

The GLA and GLB crossovers that will debut in 2024 have been encumbered with two 10.25-inch displays on the dashboard and they come standard. As well, both Apple CarPlay and Android Auto are accessible wirelessly and the Mercedes-Benz steers are lined with Nappa leather. Plus, those that select the AMG Line were given an additional option of a heated wheel for the first time in both iterations.

The latest models from Mercedes-Benz, the GLA220, GLB250, and GLB250 4Matic all feature the same turbocharged 2.0 liter four-cylinder engine that has been equipped with a brand new mild-hybrid system. This impressive configuration is capable of producing an output of 221 horsepower and 258 pound-feet of torque. Furthermore, the second-generation belt-driven starter-generator allows for a temporary boost of 13 hp in particular driving scenarios.

The design modifications to the AMG variants are evident with the new styling of their front facades. Moreover, they feature a captivating AMG grille badge on their hoods and have been equipped with fresh LED headlights as well as updated taillights. Inside, occupants will benefit from the slickest-style AMG Performance steering wheel offered and get to enjoy the brand’s most recent MBUX software.

The company’s turbocharged 2.0L four-cylinder powerplant produces the same 302hp and 295 lb-ft of torque as earlier years. The second-gen starter-generator provides a temporary 13hp infusion in the AMGs as well. Reportedly, it is expected that the AMG GLA35 will accelerate to 60mph in an estimated 5.1 seconds, while the AMG GLB35 is 0.3 seconds behind. Both are configured with the AMG 8-speed dual-clutch gearbox and 4Matic all-wheel drive.

The vastly-upgraded 2024 Mercedes-Benz GLA and GLB and their accompanying AMG derivatives are targeted to arrive at US dealers around this autumn. Although Mercedes-Benz hasn’t yet disclosed the pricing structure of the freshened cars, we anticipate learning extra info when we get closer to the launch date. The 2023 GLA and GLB have opening prices at $38,650 and $40,095 respectively (including the $1,150 freight fee).

Source: Mercedes-Benz

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