2012 Mercedes M-Class details and photos

Here are some new photos and details of the third generation Mercedes M-Class SUV, a model which shows an evolved design and comes with a variety of engines able to cover all the needs of the customers. The new M-Class is scheduled to debut at the 64th edition of the Frankfurt Auto Show this month, together with other brand-new model such as the B-Class or C63 AMG Black Series.

2012 Mercedes M-Class

2012 Mercedes M-Class

Under the bonnet, the new Mercedes M-Class will be offered with a new 2.1-liter turbodiesel unit able to develop 204 horsepower and 500 Nm of torque. The fuel efficiency of this model is quite impressive, the massive SUV returning a consumption of only 6,0 liters/100 km. This engine along the other available in the range is fitted with a seven-speed automatic gearbox.

2012 Mercedes M-Class

2012 Mercedes M-Class

If you want more power, there is a new 3.5-liter petrol unit which replaces the ML 350 version. The V6 unit in question develops extra 34 horsepower over the engine it replaces, namely 302 ponies.

2012 Mercedes M-Class

2012 Mercedes M-Class

If you still care of the fuel economy, you can opt for the more powerful 3.0-liter V6 which delivers 240 horsepower and 616 Nm of torque while the highway fuel consumption of this engine is 9,4 liters/100 km.

2012 Mercedes M-Class

2012 Mercedes M-Class

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