Jaco Van Der Merwe
Head of Motoring
3 minute read
28 Jan 2021
8:13 am

Your kids will never be late for school again in Merc’s GLS 580

Jaco Van Der Merwe

One classy large SUV with heaps of oomph under the bonnet.

Mercedes-Benz GLS 580

When it comes to SUVs, the larger offerings often take a back seat to the booming trend towards compact and more affordable options in equal amounts of sales and popularity. But just because they sell more of the smaller versions doesn’t mean carmakers have neglected their bigger models. In fact, motorists blessed enough to afford one of the big daddies are more spoilt for choice than they have ever been. One of these is the Mercedes-Benz GLS, a car the manufacturer refers to as “the S-Class of SUVs” for obvious reasons. It slots in above the GLE and is a...