Mercedes Benz India has launched the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupe at a sticker price of Rs. 74.80 Lakhs (Ex. Showroom, India) in the country. It is the 10th AMG product in the performance car portfolio of the German luxury automaker in the Indian market, while the launch event also commemorates 50 years of AMG brand globally. The AMG GLC 43 Coupe is the second performance SUV coupe in the compnay's arsenal after the AMG GLE 43 coupe. The performance coupe is the 8th product launched in 2017 by Mercedes Benz in India.
Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes Benz India said, "AMg, three letter that define, exemplify and evoke the racing DNA midsyt ardent driving performance afficionados around the world. Mercedes-Benz is celebrating 50 years of AMG globally, and AMG has sprinted from 0-50 years in a gasp of breath! In the course of this half century, Mercedes AMG has further consolidated its position as an extremely successful sports car brand with its genes on a race track. Personally, I feel one of Mercedes-AMG's key contributions to the world of performance motoring has been the incessant transfer of technology from race-track to series production cars, resulting in developing some of the most emotionally appealing and performance oriented vehicles. With the launch of the Mercees-AMG GLC 43 coupe, we further cement our strong AMG portfolio in the performance segment."
Speaking of the exterior styling, the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupe gets black exterior mirror housing, LED headlamps with 'eyebrow' styled daytime running lights, AMG body styling, front splitter in silver chrome and AMG diamond radiator grille etc. to name a few. The performance coupe also boasts of an electric sunroof with PRE-SAFE closing function and obstruction sensor. The interior cabin is finished in ARTICO man-made leather upholstery with AMG line seat upholstery layout. As for features, there is a 3-spoke multi-function flat-bottomed sports steerig wheel in black nappa leather, 21.3-cm AMG instrument cluster with multifunction display, electrically adjustable front seats, 4-way lumbar support for driver and front passenger, COMAND online system, Ambient lighting and THERMATIC automatic climate control in the GLC 43 Coupe.
The company has incorporated a plethora of safety features in the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupe in form of ATTENTION ASSIST, Tyre pressure monitoring system, Adaptive braking, Hill-start Assist, AMG Sports Braking System and 7-airbags as standard. Under the hood, the GLC 43 Coupe has a 3.0L V6 biturbo engine which belts out top power of 367bhp and peak torque of 520Nm. The engine is linked to a 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission which propels it sprint to 100kmph mark from standstill in mere 4.9 seconds. The performance coupe also gets AMG sports suspension based on AIR BODY CONTROL. In addition, the AMG DYNAMIC SELECT feature is also available as standard with five transmission modes: Individual, Comfort, Slippery, Sport and Sport+.