New Mercedes M-Class Facelift (detailed description + AMG tuning)

14 03 2008

The current second generation of the Mercedes-Benz M-Class was on the streets in 2005 in relation to the search for new Mercedes SUV, the car easily. Until now, the 2 Generation M-Class has its way into almost 300000 customers in the world, was it one of the most successful cars in the ever-growing SUV market.
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The class was lifting M with a new housing (bumper redrawn, and designed a new projectors grille), rear fascia (the new bumper with reflector strips, rear lights redrawn with smoked glass look), the new two colors, and four new leather interior leather steering wheel spoke.

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There are no changes to the machine, nor the energy range between 140 to 285 kW (190 hp to 388 hp), but the economy has slightly improved fuel consumption of 0.4 litres per 100 km. Options are LED rear lights in chrome rectangular, and there is a choice between 17, 18, 19 and 20-inch alloy rims.

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The ML 63 AMG 4MATIC rest of the trail Joachim forester with 375 kW / 510 hp and receives its share of updates. The ML 63 AMG with new front and rear bumper underguard chromed with a larger grille AMG in a glossy black with chrome detail, the new tubages side rear-view mirrors, roof rails in aluminium look and new 20-inch – 5-spoke rims (295 / 40R20). New tail lamps with LED go hand in hand with the optional bi-xenon headlights, and for those who are the 21-inch wheels are also available.

The new-generation M-Class: More dynamic, more powerful and with even more style

Mercedes-Benz has meticulously transformed the successful M-Class. The new generation of dynamic, stylish SUV now has more draw, and also sporting and powerful. The front end of this off-roader is now defined by a redesigned bumpers, headlights and recontoured a larger, more dominant radiator. The rear view also sports a new-look bumper with integrated reflector strips, with the width of the vehicle, and tails lights with a smoked-glass look. Stylistic fine tuning and the new high-quality materials that are pleasing to the eye and touch combine with a new two-tone color scheme to fresh highlights of the interior. Moreover, the eye is immediately on the new four-spoke multi-function steering wheel. The M-class standard specification has also been significantly upgraded. It now includes the unique anticipatory occupant protection system PRE-SAFE ® and NECK-PRO head restraints, as well as an entirely new high-performance telematic system developed by Mercedes-Benz, which is much easier to use thanks to a variety of new features. The Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG is even more distinctive and striking, courtesy of new front and rear apron with a chrome underguard, and greater AMG grille.

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The Mercedes-Benz M-Class is the trendsetter among today’s SUVs. His status is unique to its characteristic dynamic, stylish design, a combination of a convincing performance both on – and off-road, the ride comfort and user-friendliness of a limousine, along with a high perceived value. The M-Class also comes with a number of security features that are unmatched in the SUV segment. Buyers also have to appreciate these outstanding qualities. Since the second-generation M-Class was introduced in April 2005, some 300,000 units to customers around the world. As such, the state-of-the-art offroaders remains one of the most successful vehicles in this fast-growing market segment.

Mercedes-Benz now has significantly expanded the new generation of M-Class with fresh styling touches, even higher quality and improved equipment extensive and dates. The premium SUV looks now even more powerful and sportier, which is a brave statement in terms of character and presence.

Added character and style for the outdoors

The insured appearance of the M-Class is now characterized by its dynamic flow, but sharp lines and a clear, forceful language of form. Thanks to the new-look front-end as well as the modified rear, the new generation of M-Class looks more muscular still brings a sense of aesthetic elegance to bear – in short, it has more style.

The front end is dominated by a new-look, robust bumper and headlights with a significant step in the lower rim. This step continues seamlessly and around the radiator with its distinctive contours. The larger, lower radiator kit is another element of character. Three large, black grid with large, rectangular air and shiny chrome-edge type structure in the radiator, the new generation of M-Class appear even more dominant. Fog lamps set well with the outside world and a new-look simulated underguard make offroaders appear wider and more dynamic.

The rear apron with integrated reflectors have also been restored so that the M-Class appear briefly and assured for all following behind. The optional stainless steel underguard hides the exhaust system, with its twin tailpipes and the car is a greater position on the road. The reversal of Lights also darkened lenses indicator repeaters in a smoked-glass look. Roof rails are now also available as part of the standard-fit styling and practical features, together with the new performance levels with their larger surface for better visibility.

Interiors with high quality appointments

The interior of the new generation, state-of-the-art offroaders was stylishly modernized with high-quality materials. The door panel center is now trimmed in ARTICO man from leather. Two-tone leather appointments are also available as an option for a hand-made impression. In the enlarged interior of the eye is also on the new, four-spoke multifunction leather steering wheel with its chrome trim, improved ease of use and standard-fit shift paddle. The seats have a more attractive, sportier design and can be equipped with four-way lumbar support as an option.

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The new generation of the M-Class has a brand-generation telematics developed by Mercedes-Benz offers a new dimension in the user-friendly, high performance, and a variety of useful new features. Integrated features include a hands-free system based on the Bluetooth technology and an aux-in connector for portable audio devices such as an iPod. Upon request, there is also a new media interface, which can connect an external device with the music offroaders onboard electronics and control system that enables music tracks are stored in the instrument cluster, and the colour display in the center console and convenient accessible using the buttons on the multifunction steering wheel. At the same time, the audio device is the battery charged.

There is a choice of three units, all of them with a color display, and improved Twin-tuner for radio reception, speed-sensitive volume control, a keyboard for entering phone numbers and radio frequencies and a Bluetooth interface allows a Wireless mobile phone in conjunction with the hands-free system. Together with the new generation of telematics-Mercedes-Benz is also now offers enhanced LINGUATRONIC voice-operated control system as special equipment in the M-Class for the first time.

The inmates are also in a position to a surround-sound experience of a concert-hall quality with the latest generation of the optional Harman Kardon Logic7 ® ® sound system that delivers exceptionally clear listening pleasure thanks to its capacity of 610 watts, and digital signal processor (DSP).

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Rear-seat passengers also have the option of a new entertainment system with two large 8-inch screen, a centrally integrated DVD player, two wireless headphones for greater freedom of movement, and two remotes.
Unparalleled security is the standard

The Mercedes-Benz M-Class has always been the benchmark in terms of safety in the SUV segment. In the future, it will also come standard with the anticipatory occupant protection system PRE-SAFE ® and NECK-PRO head restraints.
Fuel consumption by up to 0.4 litres per 100 kilometres

The M-Class is powered by powerful yet economical V6 and V8 petrol or diesel engines, which is now even more efficient in fuel consumption. The permanent 4MATIC all-wheel drive offers outstanding performance both on – and off-road. And the Standard-fit 7G-TRONIC automatic transmission with optimized properties translated shift of power from the engines in the refined dynamics.

Five units are in the new generation of M-Class from 140 to 285 kW (190 to 388 hp). The engineers’ meticulous attention to detail has reduced fuel consumption by up to 0.4 litres per 100 kilometres, compared with the outgoing models. Addition, the development of the strongest 375 kW/510 hp engine is in the shape of the ML 63 AMG 4MATIC.

ML 63 AMG with still looks attractive

* New front and rear aprons with chromed underguard
* Larger AMG grille in glossy black with chrome highlights
* AMG ergonomic sports steering wheel and the new 20-inch AMG light alloy wheels

The Mercedes-Benz ML 63 AMG is now even more extraordinary pressure from his status as the performance SUV with the largest displacement and maximum performance. The new AMG front apron is an eye-catcher with its high-gloss, chrome underguard. The lower ventilation appears even bigger, thanks to the central black grille. New-look headlights flank of the equally new AMG-specific radiator grille: painted in glossy black, the three grids function radiator chrome highlights. Round fog lamps set to the outside world with chrome surrounds and the wheel erupt in the body color make the flagship of the M-Class appear even broader and muscular.

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Even more distinctive, more efficient: This philosophy is still on the back side. The high-gloss, chrome underguard is the undisputed highlight on the equally new AMG rear apron with integrated reflectors. Further visual highlights are the two chrome-plated twin tailpipes on the AMG sports exhaust system. The dark-tinted rear lamps replaced with LED tail lamps with clear glass look if the optional bi-xenon headlamps. New-look exterior mirrors, and the standard-fit aluminum-look roof rails add the finishing touches to the styling changes.

Viewed from the side, the new 20-inch 5-spoke AMG light-alloy wheels, a bold statement. Painted titanium grey with a high-gloss finish, the 10-inch tires are shod with 295/40 R 20 tyres front and rear. An even more impressive wheel / tire combination is available as an option: titanium-grey-painted, high-gloss 21-inch AMG light alloy wheels with the new double-spoke design are shod with 295/35 R 21 tyres.

The new ergonomic AMG steering wheel is in the practical and high-quality interior of the ML 63 AMG: perforated leather adorns the specially shaped handle, while the bottom two spokes are finished with a silver paste. New AMG aluminum layer can paddle the driver to shift gear manually. A Leather-trimmed dashboard is also available as an option.

The new generation of telematics functions also in the M-Class. The audio standard in the 20 ML 63 AMG combines ease of use and logical menu structure with perfect entertainment. A hands-free system with Bluetooth technology as a standard and a new media interface in the glove compartment is available as an option, which enables mobile audio devices like the iPod to integrate and then through the audio system of the user interface. Mercedes-Benz also offers an optional extended LINGUATRONIC voice-control system operated with his trademark outstanding functionality in conjunction with the new generation of telematics.

AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine and the permanent asymmetric wheel drive

With a maximum output of 375 kW/510 hp at 6800 rpm with the ML 63 AMG, the most powerful off-roader on the market and two years after its launch. The AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine develops maximum torque of 630 Nm at 5200 rpm from a displacement of 6208 cc. In essence, this class provides superior engine performance. The ML 63 AMG accelerates from 0-100 km / h in 5.0 seconds, top speed is 250 km / h (electronically limited). Power transfer is via the AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7G-TRONIC automatic transmission with three modes drive.

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The permanent four-wheel drive is very sporty: the power is asymmetrically split 40:60 between the front and rear wheels for optimum manoeuvrability. The AMG sports suspension based on AIRMATIC ensures dynamic performance, in conjunction with the trademark Mercedes-distance comfort. The air suspension features AMG-specific damper struts and the specially configured adaptive damping system ADS-round, including automatic level control. Both the shock absorbers and springs immediately react, as the current situation is driving change, but their attitudes can also manually in three stages at the push of a button. The generously dimensioned AMG high-performance braking system, which features internally ventilated and perforated brake discs all-round guarantees the shortest possible stopping distance and optimal resistance to fading.
AMG sport seats with nappa leather and Alcantara upholstery inserts

The standard specification of the C 63 AMG includes electrically adjustable AMG sport seats with nappa leather, Alcantara inserts in the shoulder area, multicontour function and heating. The AMG instrument cluster comes with a specially developed AMG main menu with gear indicator, upshifts recommended, as well as engine oil temperature and voltage battery indicator. The integrated RACETIMER allows the rider to lap times on a racetrack.

Source: Daimler AG

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4 responses

25 12 2008
Tuning en Styling

I’m no favorite of the Mercedes M-Class, but an AMG version is always a must have.

25 05 2009
RISHAB KUMAR

I am very big fan of mercedese M Class because it has every thingh which is required for a compact SUV.This is the reason why i am trying to get it soon

25 05 2009
RISHAB KUMAR

I am big fan of Mercedese M Class because it has every thing which is required for a compact SUV.This is the reason why i am trying to get it soon?

1 09 2009
anuj

isse achi toh meri maruti hai.

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