The Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 Facelift will receive an injection of power and new features

Those of the star do not waste time. At the same time as they work on the upgrades they designed for their most familiar compact SUV, those in the sports division are already working on the Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 Facelift. These spy photos show the news that this sports version will offer in 2023.

The product department specializing in the development of the Mercedes GLB blows as much smoke as the rest of the German brand’s models. If a few days ago we saw the first prototypes of the Mercedes GLB Facelift, it is now the turn of the sports version. The compact SUV specially designed for families, and large ones, who travel with a lot of luggage is facing a partial revival which will be seen in the middle of next year.

In these new spy photos, you can see the Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 Facelift 2023. The first of two high-performance options bearing the Mercedes-AMG seal. Tracked down in front of the front door of the Affalterbach headquarters, the prototype of this GLB features coarser camouflage in key areas under consideration, the front bumper completely covered, as will offer new designed lines and air intakesat the same time it will share the headlights with the normal, more rectangular and thinner versions.

2023 Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 Facelift spy photos
The 2023 Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 Facelift has already been driven out in testing

2023 Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 Facelift spy photos

On the right side, you can clearly see the new string of LEDs for daylight running along the top edge, as we have seen in the rest of the pacts being updated, a new trademark. The grille with the sporty Panamericana-style grille will also have a differentiated look, with smoother edges. At the opposite extreme, the AMG GLB 35 Facelift only features camouflage on the pilotsbarely changing the luminous graphics of the optical groups.

A very early prototype, since the lower part of the bumper, that occupied by the skirt, will also receive an aesthetic improvement. What won’t change excessively will be the interior, in which the most noticeable change will be the absence of the touch control of the transmission tunnel. Mercedes will offer improved equipment and an update of the “MBUX” platform, while AMG technicians will be in charge of refine the chassis settings combining the star’s signature comfort with sportiness which is characteristic of it.

Revised 2023 Mercedes-AMG GLB 35 Facelift set to get tech 48-volt MHEV on the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine which mounts, which means that the “EQ Boost” energy saving solution makes its debut in this thruster which will increase its performance. Its 306 hp will receive an additional injection to approach 350 hp, retaining the 8-speed DCT automatic gearbox and “4MATIC+” all-wheel drive. Mercedes will present this option at the same time as the conventional ones, so it is expected that its commercial debut is set for late spring 2023.

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