M ercedes-Benz spread all images and information new GLC. This is an SUV to hit the market as [1.99901 million] substitute GLK and is based on the modular platform of Mercedes, which it shares with the C-Class, which allowed him [1.99901 million] lose weight 80 kg respect its predecessor.
Replaces GLK is based on the platform of Class C and is offered only with automatic transmission and all-wheel drive.
Aesthetically, the new Mercedes-Benz GLC is presented with a short front overhang and a front of aggressive look , with I press groups are LED headlights High Performance and a grill that combines a honeycomb mesh with two thick chrome trim type.
A side presented its simple lines and smooth, while its posterior aspect is muscular and curvaceous, highlighting its well slanted headlamps and dual exhaust outlet on either side of the bumper.
In the cabin there are many similarities with the C-Class, combined with certain elements of GLE. The screen system is infotainment floating type , similar to that present in other Mercedes products. Since the brand stand that features the most space in the rear seats in its class.
The rear seats have a 40/20/40 split type and can increase their capacity to fold the seatbacks, expanding its ability to reach [1.99901 million] 1600 liters .
Their equipment is very comprehensive and includes Multiple airbags among which are the lateral thorax / pelvis for driver and front passenger window airbag new development that extends over the two rows of seats . It also has almost all driver assistance systems present in the rest of the Mercedes range.
Another new features is its system of Head-Up Display showing important information projected onto the windshield, directly in front of the field of vision. It also has suspended Air Body Control five different driving programs allowing dynamic change Eco, Comfort, Sport, Sport + and Individual
For off-road driving, has a program that raises the suspensions 50 mm and modifies the traction control setting for that circumstance.
The offer includes a mechanical 2.0-liter 211 horsepower , with a consumption of 6.6 liters per 100 kilometers. There will be a 2.1-liter diesel with 170 hp and a variant of the same engine, bi-turbo with an output of 204 horsepower.
For the moment, no manual transmission is offered as the only option available will be a [1.99901 million] new automatic transmission developed by ZF. This is a box [1.99901 million] 9G-Tronic nine-speed double clutch torque converter and optionally with gearbox. Mercedes promises fast gearshifts and high efficiency. Nor will wheel drive versions, since only be available [1.99901 million] AWD 4MATIC .