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2016 Mercedes GLE Coupe priced from $66,025

$110,225 For GLE63 AMG

Mercedes-Benz finally announces pricing for the 2016 GLE-Class Coupe in the US. Plus, there are some tweaks to the G-Class.

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Mercedes has X6 in its crosshairs with the GLE Coupe

The luxury crossover coupe isn't always the most loved auto segment in terms of styling, but Mercedes-Benz clearly sees room there to grow. The company's new GLE Coupe shows a new take on the styling to challenge the established BMW X6. Whether buyers opt for the GLE450 or GLE63, they get a mountain of power from either a twin-turbo V6 or V8, respectively, with 4Matic all-wheel drive. They're both on display at the 2015 Detroit Auto Show.

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2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Coupe 4Matic brings big power to go with massive name

The 2016 Mercedes-AMG GLE63 S Coupe 4Matic might have a mile-long name, but this luxury crossover coupe has its crosshairs set on the BMW X6 M. With a 5.5-liter twin-turbocharged V8 making 577 horsepower and 561 pound-feet of torque, it bests the Bimmer in power. In addition, this is the first time AMG is using its A-wing front grille on a CUV.

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Mercedes GLE63 AMG Coupe teased

Even if you hate the Mercedes GLE-Class Coupe, a boost in power is never a bad thing. The company is now teasing the GLE63 AMG Coupe with some styling tweaks and extra ponies sure to be under the hood.

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Mercedes GLE Coupe spotted in almost undisguised AMG form

Say what you will regarding the form and function of the BMW X6, the bottom line is that BMW essentially pioneered a winning formula, sloping a roofline onto an existing model to make a new and highly lucrative) derivative. No wonder rival Mercedes-Benz is clamoring to follow suit with models like the one pictured here.