Mercedes-Benz Offers GLC Coupe

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4 Sep 2015
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Mercedes-Benz GLC


A new rival to BMW X4 has been spotted, it’s none other than the Mercedes GLC Coupe.

At the Shanghai motor show earlier this year, Mercedes unveiled a concept version of the GLC Coupe, it was beautiful and it seems like the bold design of that concept stuck Mercedes in such a way that the company finally took it to the production. The concept is not powered by a diesel engine, rather it is having a twin-turbocharged petrol engine.

What are the specification of this engine?

A twin-turbocharged 3.0-litre V6 petrol engine, that’s what is powering this concept car and it is not only engine which will be offered by the Mercedes. The company sources say that there will be a number of units that will power the GLC and GLC Couple.

You will be surprised to know that this twin-turbo V6 Mercedes-Benz engine is so mighty that even xDrive35i, the most powerful petrol engine in BMW X4 models, has fallen short by 60bhp and 88lb ft.

Mercedes’ new nine-speed 9G-Tronic automatic gearbox and 4Matic four-wheel drive system is responsible for channelizing all this massive power to all four wheels.

What will be its application?

According to Mercedes, this particular engine is all set to power a GLC450 Coupe AMG along with the larger GLE450 Coupe Sport. The disguised GLC Coupe which was spotted earlier was having the same swooping roof design as the concept was having at the show. The front is also similar to other GLC’s but it has a different grille and smaller wheels.

What platform is it riding?

For this sporting SUV, Mercedes has modified its modular high-strength steel MRA platform which can be found beneath the latest C-Class. It’s joined to aluminium-intensive suspension that uses multi-links at the rear and a combination of double wishbones up front.

Company officials have revealed that the SUV line-up would extend to seven models including the GLA, GLC, GLC Coupe, GLE, GLE Coupe, GLS and the G-Class.



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