2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63 4Matic+ Review: Big Performance, Big Comfort
Auto123 reviews the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLS 63.
The Mercedes-Benz GLS is a luxury three-row SUV, but there’s a lot more to it than that, and a lot of it has to do with that “S” in the model name.
The “S” denotes this particular SUV as the “S-Class of SUVs”, to quote a term used by Mercedes themselves at an event I attended that introduced the GLS’ GL predecessor. That’s high praise because if you know one thing about luxury cars, you’ll know this: the Mercedes S-Class remains one of the industry standards – and a favourite of hip-hop celebrities - when it comes to the big sedan game, and the current version is a technological marvel, as is the technologically advanced EQS EV.
So, then, the GLS has some pretty big shoes to fill.
Well, in the case of my ultra hi-po AMG GLS 63 tester, it starts with some absolutely MASSIVE ‘shoes’ of its own, to use one of hip-hop’s chosen terms for a car’s wheels. How big? Well, for starters, they measure a colossal 23 inches (I’m fairly certain these are the biggest wheels I’ve ever seen on a test vehicle I’ve driven) but that’s not all of it. The size is one thing, but perhaps even more notable is their style.Read more