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The new Mercedes-Benz GLC: SUV and Coupé

Mer­cedes-Benz GLC is proud to announce its new SUV and Coupé mod­el, includ­ing that the design stands for moder­ni­ty, ener­gy and ver­sa­til­i­ty.

GLC has been in the mar­ket for four years, and has proved to the brand’s most pop­u­lar SUV mod­el while the Coupé marks itself out with its dynam­ic and ele­gant appear­ance lines.

Mer­cedes-Benz GLC Coupé (C253), AMG Line, 2019, desig­no hyazinthrot metal­lic, Pol­ster Led­er desig­no plat­in­weiß pearl / schwarz
Mer­cedes-Benz GLC Coupé (C253), AMG Line, 2019, desig­no hyacinth red metal­lic, desig­no leather plat­inum white pearl / black

SUV boast the top notch dri­ving char­ac­ter­is­tics each on and off the road includ­ing with spa­cious­ness, prac­ti­cal­i­ty and lux­u­ry.

The upgrades also ben­e­fit the GLC Coupé, which com­bines the sporti­ness of a coupé with the prac­ti­cal­i­ty of an SUV.

Mus­cu­lar floor con­tours and strik­ing details inclu­sive of the chrome trim that now main­tains from the front end to the rear as wide­spread high­light off-road appear­ance func­tion, redesigned head­lamps and the con­toured radi­a­tor grille.

This mod­el shows how coupé fea­tures rec­on­cile with those of an SUV.

The design fea­tures a descend­ing roofline, a green­house that blends into the sil­hou­ette, the line with the dis­tinc­tive chrome strip on the high belt­line, and the mus­cu­lar shoul­ders.

Both mod­els have stan­dard LED High Per­for­mance head­lamps.

The design­er changed the con­tours. They’re now small­er and flat­ter.

This makes the torch-like out­line of the day­time dri­ving lights even more promi­nent, and the typ­i­cal Mer­cedes-Benz light sig­na­ture.

Even more rec­og­niz­able Multi­beam LED head­lamps are avail­able as option­al equip­ment.

The mod­els have stan­dard All-LED rear lights.

In the inte­ri­or, a high qual­i­ty fin­ish and high-grade mate­ri­als such as open-pored wood with user-friend­ly con­trols.

As stan­dard, both ver­sions of the GLC fea­ture the mod­ern, learn-capa­ble info­tain­ment — MBUX.

Its strengths include intu­itive con­trol using a vari­ety of inputs such as touch con­trol, ges­ture con­trol and voice con­trol.

“Hey Mer­cedes” as stan­dard. The MBUX real­i­ty for nav­i­ga­tion adds use­ful nav­i­ga­tion infor­ma­tion to a video image of the sur­round­ings.

GLC has con­sid­er­able exten­sion of dri­ving assis­tance.

Active Dis­tance Assist Dis­tron­ic and Active Steer Assist offer even more com­fort­able sup­port to help the dri­ver keep a safe dis­tance and steer.

The new GLC mod­els auto­mat­i­cal­ly adjust the speed ahead of bends or junc­tions.

It forms an emer­gency cor­ri­dor and chang­ing lanes with the help of Active Steer Assist.

The dri­ver can turn-off Active Brake Assist by brak­ing to reduce the risk of poten­tial col­li­sion if the dri­ver does not see oncom­ing traf­fic.

Trail­er Maneu­ver­ing Assist is new, pro­vid­ing assis­tance when maneu­ver­ing in reverse.

Steel Dynam­ic Body Con­trol sus­pen­sion with adjustable damp­ing is avail­able as an alter­na­tive to the stan­dard Agili­ty Con­trol sus­pen­sion.

Each wheel con­trols the damp­ing, depend­ing on the dri­ving, speed and the con­di­tion of the road sur­face.

The dri­ver can choose dif­fer­ent sus­pen­sion char­ac­ter­is­tics using the Dynam­ic Select switch in the two setups “Sport” and “Sport “the damp­ing is more  taut, while max­i­miz­ing rid­ing in com­fort Mode and Eco for eco­nom­i­cal dri­ving.

The dri­ving modes change the engine, trans­mis­sion and steer­ing char­ac­ter­is­tics.

The dri­ver can choose the Air Body Con­trol air sus­pen­sion for even more com­fort and vari­abil­i­ty.

The stan­dard Dynam­ic Select makes it pos­si­ble to low­er or raise the vehi­cle lev­el by 15 mm.

The new range of engines: pow­er­ful effi­cien­cy

The GLC comes to the start­ing line with com­plete­ly new engines.

GLC and GLC Coupé are pow­ered by the new gen­er­a­tion of four-cylin­der petrol and diesel engines.

In the GLC 300 4MATIC the four-cylin­der M 264 replaces the pre­vi­ous M 274 engine while the four-cylin­der OM 654 diesel engine replaces the pre­ced­ing OM 651.

The design of four-cylin­der OM 654 diesel engine is to reduce con­sump­tion and emis­sions and to low­er oper­at­ing costs and engine per­for­mance improve­ment.

The direct arrange­ment of the most impor­tant exhaust after treat­ment com­po­nents in the engine help to reduce emis­sions as effi­cient­ly as pos­si­ble,

Part­ly by virtue of addi­tion­al selec­tive cat­alyt­ic reduc­tion (SCR) con­vert­er with an ammo­nia slip cat­a­lyst (ASC) in the exhaust tract, and even in demand­ing dri­ving sit­u­a­tions, this engine already meets the Euro 6d stan­dard (RDE/Real Dri­ving Emis­sions Stage 2).

Major pil­lar in the SUV suc­cess sto­ry

The GLC pre­miered in 2015, empha­siz­ing its posi­tion­ing as an SUV in the C Class mod­el fam­i­ly.

The GLC Coupé was launched in 2016.

The mid-size SUVs have sold 1.5 mil­lion to date glob­al­ly.

At present Mer­cedes-Benz is suc­cess­ful­ly boast sev­en mod­els in the SUV seg­ment (GLA, GLC, GLC Coupé, GLE, GLE Coupé, GLS and G‑Class.

It will intro­duce GLB in 2020.

The SUVs are a major struc­tur­al pil­lar in the Mer­cedes-Benz prod­uct port­fo­lio and great­ly con­tribute to the growth of Mer­cedes-Benz.

The new range of engines: pow­er­ful effi­cien­cy

The GLC comes to the start­ing line with com­plete­ly new engines.

The fol­low­ing mod­els are avail­able at mar­ket launch with oth­er engine vari­ants to fol­low:

The GLC line-up at a glance:

 

  GLC 300

4MATIC

GLC 220 d

4MATIC

GLC 300 d

4MATIC

Cylinders/arrangement 4/in-line/1991cc 4/in-line/1950cc 4/in-line/1950cc
Out­put (kW)
Com­bus­tion engine
190 143 180
Peak torque
Com­bus­tion engine (Nm)
370 400 500
Trans­mis­sion Auto­mat­ic Auto­mat­ic Auto­mat­ic
Fuel con­sump­tion, com­bined (l/100 km)[1] 7.4–7.1 5.5–5.2 5.9–5.7
CO2 emis­sions, com­bined (g/km)[1] 169–161 145–137 153–151
Accel­er­a­tion 0–1ookm/h(s) 6.2 7.9 6.5
Top speed (km/h) 240 215 231
Start­ing Retail Price R842 800 R786 100 R825 100

2 The fig­ures shown were obtained in accor­dance with the pre­scribed mea­sur­ing process. They are “NEDC CO2 val­ues” pur­suant to Art. 2 No. 1 of Imple­ment­ing Reg­u­la­tion (EU) 2017/1153. The fuel con­sump­tion fig­ures have been cal­cu­lat­ed on the basis of these val­ues. Elec­tri­cal con­sump­tion has been deter­mined on the basis of Direc­tive 692/2008/EC.

The GLC Coupe line-up at a glance:

  GLC 300 Coupe

4MATIC

GLC 220 d Coupe

4MATIC

GLC 300 d Coupe

4MATIC

Cylinders/arrangement 4/in-line/1991cc 4/in-line/1950cc 4/in-line/1950cc
Out­put (kW)
Com­bus­tion engine
190 143 180
Peak torque
Com­bus­tion engine (Nm)
370 400 500
Trans­mis­sion Auto­mat­ic Auto­mat­ic Auto­mat­ic
Fuel con­sump­tion, com­bined (l/100 km)[1] 7.4–7.1 5.5–5.2 5.9–5.7
CO2 emis­sions, com­bined (g/km)[1] 170–161 145–137 152–159
Accel­er­a­tion 0–1ookm/h(s) 6.2 7.9 6.5
Top speed (km/h) 240 215 231
Start­ing Retail Price R985 300 R929 600 R964 200

2 The fig­ures shown were obtained in accor­dance with the pre­scribed mea­sur­ing process. They are “NEDC CO2 val­ues” pur­suant to Art. 2 No. 1 of Imple­ment­ing Reg­u­la­tion (EU) 2017/1153. The fuel con­sump­tion fig­ures have been cal­cu­lat­ed on the basis of these val­ues. Elec­tri­cal con­sump­tion has been deter­mined on the basis of Direc­tive 692/2008/EC.

 

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