The Mercedes GLK is one of the last representatives edged in Stuttgart - vehicle portfolio. Only he and the archaic G-Class hold the character position. Now we are almost ungetarnter GLK - successor is down before the lens and it shows that not only the name of the compact SUV will change in the future.
With the introduction of the new GLK model in 2015 by the gradual introduction of the new Mercedes - nomenclature of the GLC. From the M-Class is the future of GLE. The higher set A-Class has already internalized the new designation and is called philosophy known GLA.
Thus, the new Mercedes GLC can clearly place between GLA and GLE, the current GLK still has to win at exterior dimensions. The Erlkönig images show that the new compact SUV has increased significantly. Visually, the Mercedes GLC is rounded. Certain bonds of the C-Class Estate can not be overlooked when Erlkönig. Nevertheless, the design is not revolutionary, connoisseurs can discover some parallels to the GLK.
The design is so adapted to the Mercedes family, the base is already: it is, as in the predecessor, the platform of the current C-Class, in this case the series 205. This allows the installation of new assistance systems and drives. The petrol engine range will extend from the 1.6-liter Turbo with 156 hp to the three-liter V6 with 333 hp. The performance divergence of the diesel engine is expected to be 136 to 204 hp.
Completely new options offer two special drives the C-Class: The plug-in hybrid with diesel engine and 231 hp performance helps saving, for more fun could be a first time available AMG version with four-liter twin-turbo V8 and at least 476 hp to be. (ml)