Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupé sports car under the mid size SUV

Sports car under the mid size SUV

The Mercedes-Benz GLC 4Matic Coupé wants to connect with the more dynamic world of the Coupe the character of a multifunctional SUV. At the outside length 4,73 m, a height of 1.60 metres is the Coupé well seven centimetres longer and about four centimeters lower than the GLC, with which it shares the basic architecture. The Coupé receives its unique character through the diamond Grill typical at Mercedes-Benz Coupe, the flatter the A-pillar, the lower silhouette and the roofline descending to sort of Coupe. Since the 20th of June, you can order the GLC Coupé starting at 49 444,50 euro.

The short Front overhang, the chrome-plated skid, the spotlight concept (on request in full LED technology) with the light signature characteristic of Mercedes-Benz and the large side air intakes provide the desired touch sportiness. Dynamic proportions result from the interaction from the Crouching greenhouse with the high edge of the Board and the broad shoulders. Wide, flush with the outer wheels up to a size of 20 inches and the great ground clearance support the ambitions of the GLC Coupés of off road. The Coupé tail with pronounced shoulders, the powerful design of the bumper with the integrated Abgasendrohrblenden and trained as a diffuser Underride Protection emphasize the athletic look.

The Interior follows the design philosophy of the c-class sedan. Defining style elements in the GLC Coupé are the instrument panel and the fluent designed center console: A large, single-piece Cathedral plate below the partially integrated media display ranges from the Central nozzle up to the armrest. This clear design creates a feeling of open space.

The sport suspension with dynamic select belongs to the standard equipment (five driving modes: comfort, sport, eco, sport + and individual). There is also the sporty embossed chassis dynamic body control with steel springs and adjustable damping to the election. As a unique feature in this market segment, the chassis can be upgraded optional with a full supporting multiple Chamber air suspension and electronically controlled, continuous variable damping. The air body control suspension allows lowering the suspension by 15 millimeters.

The advantages of the system include the diminished when cornering, the automatic sensing of the loading and lowering the loading edge by four centimeters. Targeting of the GLC sportier Coupe over the SUV GLC provides also the newly tuned direct steering with a more direct translation and a sharper curve of the servo support in sport and sport +-mode.

With a drag coefficient of 0.31, and a resistance area of 2.53 square meters, the hatchback model with 0.79 sets a clear record for the air resistance in its segment. Despite its dimensions and its complete equipment is the weight of the vehicle with 1710 kg (GLC 250 4MATC Coupé) at the top of the market segment. The newly developed body with a smart mix of materials made of aluminium and high to very high strength steels has the biggest share of it.

Eight drive options are available: four diesel engines, three petrol engines and a plug-in hybrid. That makes the initial 200 d from the end of 2016 available model GLC Coupé with 100 kW ´ / 136 HP. Today, the range includes the four-cylinder GLC 220 d 4Matic Coupé and GLC 250 d 4Matic Coupé with capacities from 125 kW / 170 HP or 150 kW / 204 HP. In the 190 kW / 258 HP of strong GLC 350 d 4Matic Coupé is a V6 diesel engine.

The petrol models GLC promise pronounced Dynamics 250 4Matic Coupé with 155 kW / 211 HP and GLC 300 4Matic Coupé with 180 kW / 245 HP. Even more performance provides the Coupé Mercedes AMG GLC 43 4Matic: the top model is characterized by a unique design and an attractive facilities. The V6 bi-turbo engine makes 270 kW / 367 HP and accelerates in 4.9 seconds to 100 Coupé.

Mercedes-Benz Coupé offers with the GLC also a plug-in hybrid 350 e 4Matic. Only 59 to 64 grams per kilometre of carbon dioxide emitted the 235 km / h fast SUV with a system capacity of 235 kW / 320 HP and is thus a further class best fit. Up to 34 km pure electric and thus emission-free may Teilzeitstromer drive and accelerate in 5.9 seconds to 100 km/h.

All models fulfil the Eu6 exhaust regulations, most have the four-wheel-drive 4Matic and the nine-speed 9G-Tronic automatic transmission. In the GLC 350 e 4Matic Coupé is the 7 g-tronic plus used.

Standard equipment includes 18-inch alloy wheels, chrome package with visible tailpipes, the easy-Pack tailgate, the multimedia system audio 20 CD, reversing camera, the keyless go-start function, the padding in man-made leather Artico, as well as the assistance of collision prevention-assist plus, the side wind Wizard, the driving light Assistant, the attention assist and ESP with curves Dynamics Wizard. In addition are the comfort and security systems from the c-class to the election.

The cargo area offers a volume of 491 litres can be extended to 1400 litres and is at the top of the market segment. The space in the front and fund rank similar level as in the GLC. Entrance height, shoulder room, elbow and leg room are identical.

Also the GLC Coupé is available as "Edition 1". The special model combines 20-inch AMG light-alloy wheels with mixed tyres and leather upholstered in bi-colour look exclusive facilities such as the AMG line exterior, the night package, and makes the SUV Coupé a very special car with a high degree of attention.

Technical data Mercedes-Benz GLC 250 4Matic Coupé

Length x width x height (in m): 4.73 x 1.89 x 1.60 wheelbase (m): 2.87 motor: R4 petrol engine, 1991 CC, Turbo, direct injection power: 155 kW / 211 HP at 5500 RPM Max torque: 350 nm from 1200 – 4000 rpm speed: 222 km/h acceleration 0 to 100 km/h: 7.3 sec ECE average consumption: 6.9-7.3 liter CO2 emissions: 159-170 g / km (Euro 6) weight empty / load : min. 1785 kg / max 645 kg luggage capacity: 491 l, expandable to a maximum of 1400 litres tropic: 11.8 m tires: 235/60 R 18 drag coefficient: 0.31 price: 49 444,50Euro