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Mercedes-Benz Launches First SUV Coupé with AMG E Performance Hybrid Technology

Mercedes –Benz has rolled out a new AMG GLC Coupe GLC Coupé with Stylish design that meets sporty driving dynamics.

This development followed the presentation of the new Mercedes-AMG GLC SUV in less that 2 weeks ago.

In a media statement posted on its global website, the luxury auto maker described the latest GLC Coupe as a compliment to the successful midsize series from its AMG and start of another highlight in its model portfolio with its combination of dynamic elegance and characteristic AMG features.

Striking proportions and exciting surfaces underline the car’s  unmistakable appearance, complemented by the high-quality interior.

There are two powerful model variants to choose from: The GLC 63 S E PERFORMANCE Coupé is the brand’s first performance hybrid SUV coupé (combined fuel consumption: 7.5 l/100 km, combined CO₂ emissions: 170 g/km, combined power consumption: 12.7 kWh /100 km)[1] with 500 kW (680 HP) system output at the start.

There is also the entry-level model, the GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé (combined fuel consumption: 10.2-9.8 l/100 km, combined CO₂ emissions: 232-223 g/km)1 with 310 kW (421 hp) power and a short-term boost of 10 kW (14 hp) via the belt-driven starter generator (RSG).

The extensive standard equipment with rear-axle steering, all-wheel drive, AMG SPEEDSHIFT MCT 9G transmission with wet starting clutch and AMG RIDE CONTROL suspension with adaptive damping supports the dynamic driving experience.

According to Michael Schiebe, CEO Mercedes-AMG GmbH and head of business units Mercedes-Benz G-Class & Mercedes-Maybach, with the new Mercedes-AMG GLC Coupé, the automaker is addressing customers who are looking for a sporty lifestyle and dynamic design coupled with impressive performance.

“The diverse and high-quality technical components,” he explained, “guarantee the highest level of driving dynamics and pleasure. With the top model GLC 63 S E PERFORMANCE Coupé, we now also offer our innovative hybrid drive in this segment, which guarantees an extensive range of driving experience.”

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