New All-Wheel Drive Systems in the Conventional and Electrified SUV Drivetrain of Mercedes-Benz
Mercedes-Benz established the premium SUV segment with the launch of the M-Class in 1997. Since 2015, the model family has been called GLE to underline its position as the luxury SUV of the model family belonging to the E-Class.
For the first time, vehicles with four- and six-cylinder engines are available with fully variable all-wheel drive (Torque-on-Demand) that regulates the torque distribution between the front and rear axles according to the selected drive program.
The optional Off-Road package offers the world’s first fully variable all-wheel drive with high and low range modes, turning the GLE into an all-terrain vehicle as never before.
KeywordsDrive-Systems Drivetrain SUV
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