The Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 and GLC 43 Coupe have been refreshed for 2019 with contemporary styling and extra energy. The up to date efficiency SUVs will attain the UK market later this 12 months, with costs anticipated to start out from round £50,000 for the usual mannequin and £55,000 for the Coupe.
Each variants are powered by a revised model of the twin-turbocharged Three.Zero-litre V6 petrol engine from the outgoing GLC 43. Torque stays the identical at 520Nm, with energy rising by 23bhp to 385bhp. As such, each the SUV and the Coupe have a Zero–62mph time of four.9 seconds and an electronically restricted high velocity of 155mph.
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The engine feeds its energy by way of a nine-speed computerized gearbox to a rear-biased four-wheel drive system. Just like the outdated Merdedes-AMG GLC 43, 69 per cent of the engine’s energy is distributed to the rear axle.
Elsewhere, the GLC 43 comes with self-adjusting air suspension, efficiency brakes and a double-declutching programme for the automated gearbox, which guarantees to ship sooner downshifts and higher acceleration. Mercedes’ ubiquitous AMG Dynamics drive mode selector can be fitted as normal.
Styling updates for the GLC vary embrace contemporary LED headlights, a brand new AMG-branded radiator grille and an up to date physique equipment. A set of light-weight 19-inch AMG alloy wheels are additionally included as normal, though patrons have their selection of an additional 5 wheel types, ranging in dimension from 19 to 21 inches.
Inside, patrons get an AMG-branded sports activities steering wheel, aluminium trim and a pair of sports activities seats obtainable in both black, purple or gray leather-based upholstery. Mercedes’ MBUX infotainment system additionally options, comprising a 12.Three-inch digital instrument cluster, 10.25-inch central touchscreen show and voice management.
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