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Starting January 2016, Mercedes Benz will rename some of its models, and will expand its base, family, sport and AMG lineups with new models. Today, Thursday, November 27th 2014, Mercedes announced the expansion, and revealed a picture showing two new models.


The models shown are the C450 AMG, and what appears to be, the GLE coupe. GLE you say, what is that? well it is the new M class, that is because of the new nomination system that will used. The GLE will be competing against its like SUV, its direct opponent will be the BMW X6. It will be having a 3.0L twin-turbocharged petrol V6 engine, that produces 329 bhp for the GLE 400 and  5.5-liter twin-turbocharged V8 producing over 570 horses for the GLE 63 variant. as far as the C450 is concerned, it will get a more powerful V6, twin-turbocharged, that will produce up to 370 horses.

Mercedes announced that the AMG line up will have developed engine, upgraded dynamics, newer chassis, maybe all-wheel-drive for the coming up models. They said also that they will try to fill the gap between classic and new AMG’s.

“The new Sport models represent a convincing proposition for our customers: genuine sports car technology becomes accessible, appealing to an even broader-ranging clientele worldwide,” “For all our dynamic growth, we remain true to our brand claim of “Driving Performance” says Tobias Moers, AMG CEO.