In Stuttgart, the presentation of the newest crossover Mercedes-Benz GLC, replaced the crossover Mercedes-Benz GLK
The crossover is built on a modular platform MRA, the same that underlies the sedan Mercedes-Benz C-class from which it inherits most components and assemblies. Widespread use of high-strength steels and aluminum allowed losing 80 kg of excess weight (1735 kg), while increasing the size. The length of the car put 120 mm (4656 mm) in width – 50 mm (1890 mm), while the wheelbase has grown at once by 118 mm (2873 mm).
The increase in size has meant that now, unlike its predecessor, the crossover was quite normal boot, which has grown by 110 liters (580 liters) or 1600 liters with the rear seats folded, against 1550 L for Mercedes-Benz GLK. 57 mm increased leg space in the rear passenger area. In addition, Mercedes-Benz GLC got a previously unavailable option is the air suspension. You can use it to increase the ground clearance from 181 to 227 mm, and reduce it to 161 mm when driving at high speeds or when loading items into the trunk. Alternative air suspension – three kinds of springs, which is equipped with a basic modification. Buyer can order standard springs, sports and extended by 20 mm “off-road”.
Under the hood it was prescribed only two-liter petrol turbo power of 211 hp, plus will be available two diesel versions with turbo power 170 and 204 hp With all engine is mounted nine-step automatic transmission 9G-Tronic. Also, now customers will be offered a hybrid modification of Mercedes-Benz GLC 350 e is equipped with a gasoline turbo engine capacity of 211 hp and 116-horsepower electric motor. One only electric car can travel 34 kilometers, fuel consumption is promised at 2.6 liters per hundred runs, with up to 100 km / h the car accelerates in 5.9 seconds.
As is known, Mercedes-Benz GLK had modified AMG, but it will be a new crossover. Mercedes-Benz GLC 450 AMG will receive a three-liter bi-turbo “six” power of 367 hp, but the sale of “charged” version will be available until next year. As for the various security systems and electronic “assistants”, most of them migrated to the crossover with sedan Mercedes-Benz C-Class. The car has received Adaptive Cruise Control with Stop & Go, all-sky cameras, automatic braking system for recognition of obstacles, as well as Dynamic Select system with five chassis settings. The optional “off-road” package Off-Road Engineering will increase to ten the number of settings, and it is a record in the class of compact premium crossover.
In addition, you can also note the projection readings on the windshield, nine airbags in cars in a rich and complete entertainment system with 8.4-inch display. It is understood that, compared with the precursor Mercedes-Benz GLC become more.