Practicality, sports car performance and luxury style are now combined under one roof with the release of the new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe. The world premiere of the Mercedes-Benz model is technically scheduled for September 28, 2016, at the Paris Motor Show, but you can see it here first with Mercedes-Benz of Wilmington.
2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe Features
“The new GLC43 Coupe is characterized by a high level of agility and sporty driving dynamics. With its expressive design and high everyday practicality, the Coupe is able to appeal to new target audiences,” according to Tobias Moers, Chairman of the Board of Management of Mercedes-AMG GmbH.
For enhanced agility and performance, the 2017 GLC43 Coupe features an AMG-enhanced 3.0-liter V6 biturbo engine and the Mercedes-Benz-developed 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic transmission. The high-performance engine has a power output of 362 horsepower and 384 lb.-ft. Of torque with an increased boost pressure to 16 psi.
The new 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe offers an exhilarating experience with a 0 to 60 mph acceleration time of only 4.8 seconds and an electronically limited max speed of 130 miles per hour.
From the chrome-tipped diamond block radiator grille to the chrome-plated quad design tailpipes, the 2017 GLC43 Coupe is the epitome of sports car luxury. The instantly recognizable air intakes feature silver chrome fins and lead into the sleek coupe silhouette complemented by the high-gloss black-painted 20-inch AMG multi-spoke alloy wheels.
Sliding behind the wheel, there is an equal demonstration of luxurious style with the 2017 GLC43 Coupe’s black interior with red contrast stitching and flat-bottom sport steering wheel. The dash has been enhanced for improved driver ergonomics and a sporty look as well.
In addition to providing extreme sports car agility, the 2017 GLC43 Coupe has a practical side to it that makes it even more perfect. With this latest model release, Mercedes-Benz has combined sports-car performance with SUV versatility. The rear seats are designed with a 40/20/40 split fold capability to deliver extra cargo space.
Everyday convenience is also part of the 2017 GLC43 Coupe’s repertoire with an Audio 20 infotainment system, Bluetooth hands-free technology, audio streaming, USB ports and optional Garmin MAP PILOT.