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Posted:24 May 2017 | Category: General

Celebrating 20 Years of the Luxury SUV

As competitor brands join the on-going SUV battle, we’re celebrating twenty years of the luxury SUV dating back to the Mercedes-Benz M-Class which originally premiered in Tuscaloosa in Alabama. The M-Class was a pioneer, drawing inspiration from the rugged, capable and dependable G-Class and combining these features with comfort and sport to create an off-roader worthy of a new segment. The M-Class boasted all-wheel drive and a high ground clearance ensuring the SUV was fully capable for off-road pursuits. The off-road capability was perfectly complimented with the addition of generous interior space, and a heavy focus on excellent ride comfort, even at high on-road speeds!


The Mercedes-Benz M-Class was one of the brand’s greatest success stories from the 1990s and went on to enjoy years of continuous development and sales success. The M-Class recently evolved into the Mercedes-Benz GLE, making its position as an E-Class SUV clear. We’re running through the key differences between the vehicles in the range of luxury SUV vehicles available at Sinclair Mercedes.

Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class

The Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class takes its inspiration from the hugely popular A-Class range. Taking the dynamic exterior styling to a new agile and athletic level, the GLA pleases in each and every way. Drivers and passengers will both find great comfort with the ARTICO leather upholstery which compliments the motorsport-style instrument cluster that features in the cabin.

Mercedes-Benz GLC-Class

The dynamic Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV boasts an enviable specification array, including the impressive Dynamic Select handling control system as standard. Take on any surface in any mode by choosing from Comfort mode for a relaxed ride, or Sport+ for a more athletic drive. The GLC-Class of course features the 4MATIC permanent all-wheel drive system, to ensure exceptional road handling across the full range of road types, including off-road!

Mercedes-Benz GLS-Class

The Mercedes GLS-Class provides drivers with new levels of comfort especially off-road. The high levels of off-road comfort is achieved with the integration of the sophisticated Adaptive Damping System Plus. Comfort is achieved by monitoring the suspension of each wheel independently. The GLS takes style and luxury to a higher level with the introduction of exclusive materials as featured in the design line. Each journey becomes something even more special with its hugely desirable interior design and construction.