Mercedes-Benz GLC facelift revealed

Mercedes has simply revealed the refreshed GLC SUV earlier than its public debut on the 2019 Geneva motor present. The SUV has acquired minor modifications to its exterior, which incorporates some delicate design tweaks, together with reshaped entrance and rear bumpers, a brand new grille, revised LED headlamps and tail-lamps, in addition to a brand new vary of alloy wheels. It additionally receives an AMG Line trim that provides sportier bumpers, a special grille with diamond sample inserts, rectangular chrome exhaust pipes, and a alternative of 19-inch normal wheels or an non-compulsory 20-inch set.

The GLC has additionally acquired a brand new petrol engine with mild-hybrid know-how and a brand new diesel engine. The petrol unit is the M264 2.Zero-litre, four-cylinder unit that has a 48V mild-hybrid system. The engine will are available two states of tune –197hp and 430Nm of torque within the GLC 200 4Matic and 258hp and 520Nm of torque within the GLC 300 4Matic. The diesel engine on supply is Mercedes’ new OM654 2.Zero-litre, turbocharged four-cylinder unit, which produces 163hp and 360Nm within the GLC 200d 4Matic, 194hp and 400Nm within the GLC 220d 4Matic and 245hp and 500Nm within the GLC 300d 4Matic.

The engines are mated to a 9-speed torque converter computerized gearbox and a newly developed 4Matic four-wheel drive system. The GLC additionally will get a number of drive modes with the brand new Dynamic Choose system, which incorporates Eco, Consolation, Sport, Sport+ and Particular person modes. An non-compulsory Off-Street Engineering bundle additionally brings extra Off-road and Off-road+ drive modes.

On the within, the GLC retains its present dashboard structure, although now it’s fitted with a 7.Zero-inch or an non-compulsory 10.25-inch infotainment display screen with a touchscreen operate and the brand new MBUX system. The instrument cluster has additionally modified to a 12.Three-inch digital show. It additionally incorporates key-less entry and go in all fashions in addition to some new trim parts just like the central rotary dial, which has been modified to a bigger contact management pad. The mannequin automotive additionally will get voice and gesture controls as an possibility. The AMG Line provides sporty AMG seats together with different AMG design touches across the cabin.

Mercedes plans so as to add extra engine choices down the road together with a reworked model of the existing GLC 43’s turbocharged V6 petrol engine with an added 23hp; this takes the facility determine to 390hp, however it’s going to have the identical 520Nm of torque. Mercedes has not introduced when the GLC facelift will launch in India.

The model, which is celebrating its 25th anniversary in India, has not too long ago launched the V-class MPV in our market.

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