Mercedes-Benz revealed the new GLC Coupe and also made its public debut at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show. The GLC Coupe SUV gets design changes on the outside as well as on the inside. While it was showcased, the Coupe SUV also gets a new set of powertrain.
Talking about the exterior, the new GLC Coupe comes with many exterior tweaks that include mildly redesigned front as well the rear bumper, newly designed front grille, that apart, it also gets new LED headlamps and tail-lamps. Whereas the major changes are reserved for the interiors, the new GLC Coupe SUV will now sport Mercedes’ MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) infotainment system with a 12.3-inch instrument cluster and buyers can also choose from either a 7-inch or 10.3-inch infotainment display. There are many changes that the car gets on the inside like the round dial in the existing version has been replaced with a touchpad; for hands-free feature, the Coupe version gets gesture control and voice recognition along with a slew of other new features, when it comes to safety such as active brake assist, adaptive cruise control and with Mercedes-Benz has also added active distance keep along with active steer assist.
Currently, in India, Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe is available with AMG 43 tagging – GLC 43, which is powered by a 3.0-litre bi-turbo V6 petrol engine that makes 362 bhp of power and can do 0 to 100 kmph in just 4.9 seconds. While the one showcased at Geneva Motor Show gets new petrol and diesel engine paired with a Mercedes’ 48V mild-hybrid technology. The four-cylinder, 2.0-litre petrol engine in two states of power figures – developing 195 bhp in GLC200 4MATIC and 255 bhp in the GLC300 4MATIC and the 2.0-litre four-pot diesel engine will be offered in three states of tuning – 161 bhp in the GLC200d, 192 bhp of power from GLC220d and 241 bhp of top power from the GLC300d.
Though, there no words whether the GLC Coupe will make its way in India anytime soon, but we can expect the GLC facelift to launch in India later this year.