Mercedes-Benz has announced that the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe is now available to order in Europe, with a starting price of € 89.250 (about $97,000). The coupe version of the popular GLC SUV combines a sporty design, a powerful engine, and a high level of comfort and technology.
What makes the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe special?
The Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe is a unique model in the Mercedes-Benz lineup, as it offers the best of both worlds: the spaciousness and versatility of an SUV and the sleekness and agility of a coupe. The vehicle has a distinctive exterior design, with a sloping roofline, a diamond radiator grille, and a muscular rear end. The coupe also features AMG-specific elements, such as:
- A new front apron with a splitter and vertical fins
- A rear apron with a diffuser and round twin tailpipes
- A spoiler lip on the roof edge
- 19-inch AMG light-alloy wheels in a 5-twin-spoke design
- AMG badges on the front wings and the rear
The interior of the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe is equally impressive, as it combines luxury and sportiness. The cabin is equipped with:
- AMG sports seats in black ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber with red contrasting topstitching
- A multifunction sports steering wheel in nappa leather with a flattened bottom section and paddle shifters
- A digital instrument cluster with a 12.3-inch display and AMG-specific graphics
- A multimedia system with a 10.25-inch touchscreen and the latest MBUX (Mercedes-Benz User Experience) technology
- A Burmester surround sound system with 13 speakers and a 590-watt amplifier
- A panoramic sliding sunroof
- A 40:20:40 split-folding rear seatback
- A 500-liter (17.7 cubic feet) trunk capacity, expandable to 1,400 liters (49.4 cubic feet) with the rear seats folded
What powers the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe?
The Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe is powered by a 3.0-liter V6 biturbo engine that delivers 390 horsepower and 520 Nm (384 lb-ft) of torque. The engine is paired with an AMG SPEEDSHIFT TCT 9-speed automatic transmission and an AMG Performance 4MATIC all-wheel drive system. The coupe can accelerate from 0 to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.9 seconds and reach a top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph), electronically limited.
The Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe also benefits from an AMG DYNAMIC SELECT system that allows the driver to choose from five driving modes: Slippery, Comfort, Sport, Sport+, and Individual. Each mode adjusts the parameters of the engine, transmission, suspension, steering, and exhaust sound. The coupe also features an AMG RIDE CONTROL+ air suspension with adaptive damping, an AMG speed-sensitive steering, and an AMG high-performance braking system.