The commercial release of the new GLC Coupé gets under way with three variants. Customers initially have a choice between two diesel engines and a petrol model. A further five models, including a plug-in hybrid and a powerful, top-of-the-range model from Mercedes‑AMG, are set to follow this year. The new Coupé is available starting from 49,444.50 euros (GLC 250 4MATIC Coupé).

The GLC Coupé offers a range of outputs from 100 kW (136 hp) to 270 kW (367 hp). The scope of standard equipment includes light-alloy wheels measuring 45.7 centimetres (18 inches) in diameter, the Chrome package with visible exhaust tailpipe trim elements, the EASY‑PACK tailgate, Audio 20 CD multimedia system, reversing camera, KEYLESS‑GO starting function and upholstery in ARTICO man-made leather. Also included as part of the standard equipment are assistance systems such as COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST PLUS, Crosswind Assist, Headlamp Assist, ATTENTION ASSIST or ESP® with Dynamic Cornering Assist. A standard-fit sports suspension as well as more direct sports steering, the DYNAMIC SELECT transmission modes and the 4MATIC permanent all-wheel-drive powertrain with 9G‑TRONIC nine-speed automatic transmission (plug-in hybrid model GLC 350 e 4MATIC Coupé: 7G‑TRONIC PLUS) combine superior ride comfort with distinctly sporty agility.

Mercedes-Benz also offers a wide selection of optional packages for its new SUV Coupé. Customers can choose between the AMG Line for the interior and exterior, the Night package, EXCLUSIVE interior and also the designo interior in a single or two-tone finish. A visual as well as dynamic highlight comes in the guise of the AMG light-alloy wheels measuring 48.3 centimetres (19 inches) or 50.8 centimetres (20 inches) in diameter fitted with mixed-size tyres. Two suspension variants with continuously adjustable damping are optionally available: the new DYNAMIC BODY CONTROL with steel springs or the AIR BODY CONTROL multi-chamber air suspension.

The sales release for the premiere models is on 20 June 2016; the market launch begins in the autumn of 2016. Overview of prices:

GLC 220 d 4MATIC Coupé 49,980 euros
GLC 250 d 4MATIC Coupé 51,289 euros
GLC 250 4MATIC Coupé 49,444.50 euros
Prices for Germany incl. 19% VAT

Pricing for the model variants GLC 200 d Coupé, GLC 350 d 4MATIC Coupé, GLC 300 4MATIC Coupé, GLC 350 e 4MATIC Coupé and Mercedes‑AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé will be announced at the end of 2016.

For the models GLC 220 d 4MATIC, GLC 250 d 4MATIC and GLC 250 4MATIC, the Coupé will also be available from market launch as the EDITION 1. The special model further refines the SUV Coupé with a host of exclusive appointments such as the AMG Line exterior, the Night package, 50.8 centimetre (20‑inch) AMG light-alloy wheels fitted with mixed-size tyres and also leather upholstery in a bichromatic look. The price for the EDITION 1 upgrade starts at 8270.50 euros (incl. 19% VAT).

Source: Daimler AG