Los Angeles LIVE – Mercedes-Benz Cars at the last motor show of the year

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The final motor show of the year unfolds in Los Angeles, with Mercedes-Benz Cars showcasing the AMG GT R PRO, the updated Mercedes-AMG GT model series, the GLE SUV, the A-Class Sedan and the Sprinter van.

The high-performance Mercedes-AMG GT R PRO makes its public debut in L.A., California. The car gets a new suspension, extra downforce, lightweight bucket seats and lightweight design wheels, all set to enhance the driving behavior and grant it with faster lap times.

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The head of AMG, Tobias Moers, says that there is no other production model of the company as close to motor racing as the new AMG GT R PRO, as the car gets the racing DNA of the GT3 and GT4 racing cars.

The updated Mercedes-AMG GT series is also shown in public for the first time. The two-door Coupes and Roadsters get the AMG DYNAMICS control system that makes them more agile. They also receive the all-new AMG Performance steering wheel, a center console with a new and innovative display concept and a fully digital instrument display with AMG combined “Supersport” display.

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First time on American soil, the new Mercedes-Benz GLE shows off its active suspension system, the E-ACTIVE BODY CONTROL, an industry-first, based on a 48-Volt system.

The SUV boasts a more spacious and comfortable interior and, for the first time, a 7-seat layout, available on request.

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Larger screens with better resolution are fitted to provide the relevant information. Mercedes brings the MBUX system onboard, for a well-connected experience.

“The GLE is larger and more athletic than ever before. Inside, the GLE is more spacious, quieter and more luxurious – and now offers an optional third row with seating for seven,” said Dietmar Exler, President & CEO of Mercedes-Benz USA.

Also for the first time in the United States, the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class Sedan. The model features a wheelbase of 2.729 millimeters. Short overhangs keep its compact character.

“The A-Class Sedan is the highly anticipated new gateway to the Mercedes-Benz brand,” Dietmar Exler explains.

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And last, but not least, the Mercedes-Benz Sprinter marks its debut in America. The third generation of the van embodies the development of the business unit from purely a vehicle manufacturer to a provider of end-to-end transport and mobility solutions. 1,700 unique configurations are available for the van with a variety of different body styles.

The German premium car maker’s stand in Los Angeles, also hosts the Mercedes-AMG G 63 and two other AMG models: the E 53 4MATIC+ Coupé and Cabriolet and the CLS 53 4MATIC+.