Bollywood folks and their obsession with huge bulky luxury SUVs is unparalleled and one of the most recent actresses to get herself an all-new Mercedes Benz top-of-the-line SUV the GLS 400 is Huma Qureshi. The actress upgraded her old Mercedes Benz GLE SUV with its elder sibling recently and the pictures of her taking the delivery were shared on Instagram via the German automotive marques dealership.
Mercedes-Benz Auto Hangar India Pvt Ltd in the caption stated, “Starting off the Women’s Day week on a high note, we are delighted to have delivered the keys of the brand new Mercedes-Benz GLS 400 D to the talented @iamhumaq. We are thrilled to have been a part of this exciting journey with her. At Auto Hangar, we are committed to providing our customers with the highest level of service and the finest selection of luxury vehicles. Huma Qureshi’s choice of the GLS 400 D is a testament to her discerning taste and appreciation of quality and excellence.”
The post further added, “We would like to thank Huma Qureshi for choosing Auto Hangar as her preferred Mercedes-Benz franchise partner, and for entrusting us with such an important purchase. It was a pleasure working with her and we wish her many happy and safe miles in her new GLS.”
The actress chose the elegant colour of Obsidian Black for her new GLS SUV since it is one of the most popular in thecountry. The Mercedes Benz GLS 400d is a massive SUV that commands great attention on the road. The SUV is powered by an equally massive diesel engine. The mill is a 3.0 litre in-line six-cylinder turbocharged engine with 326 Bhp and 700 Nm of peak torque. The engine is mated to an automatic transmission called the 9G-Tronic. The engine’s power is distributed to all four wheels. The GLS 400d is a huge SUV, yet it is not sluggish. It can go from 0 to 100 km/h in 6.3 seconds and has an electronically limited peak speed of 238 kmph which is plenty for Indian roads.
In terms of features, the Mercedes-Benz GLS 400d SUV includes a large fully digital instrument cluster and a 12.3-inch touchscreen infotainment system, 13-speaker audio system, MBUX, tablet for rear seat passengers to control various settings, five-zone climate control.
The behemoth SUV also comes with electrically adjustable front seats with memory function, electrically reclinable rear seat, ventilated seats, adaptive cruise control, 360-degree camera, blind spot assist, soft closing doors, active brake assist, and active brake assist Air suspension, a panoramic sunroof, a leather-wrapped console and door pads, ambient lighting, and luxury leather seat coverings are all included. Currently the GLS 400 4Matic starts at Rs 1.37 crore in India.
Mercedes Benz India also sells the even more luxurious iteration of the SUV called the Maybach GLS600 in the country as well. It is the first Maybach SUV to be formally introduced in India and the most costly SUV made by Mercedes. Celebrities also frequently choose the GLS600, just like they do with the standard GLS. Arjun Kapoor, Deepika Padukone, Kriti Sanon, Ayushmann Khuranna, Ram Charan, and Ranveer Singh, a Bollywood actor, all own Maybach GLS600s. Most recently Ranbir Kapoor’s mom Neetu Kapoor also bought herself an all-new Maybach GLS600.