In India, the car will join other AMG 43-badged cars such as GLE 43 Coupe, SLC 43 and C 43. Mercedes-Benz is all set to launch yet another car in India and expand its already diverse line-up with the GLC 43 AMG Coupe on July 21st, 2017. With the launch, Mercedes will also expand its AMG range in India. Unveiled at Paris Motor Show 2016, the GLC 43 Coupe is powered by the same 3.0-litre, twin-turbocharged petrol V6 as other 43-badged cars in the Mercedes-AMG lineup, producing 357hp at 5,500rpm.
Transmission duties are undertaken by a nine-speed automatic transmission that has been configured for a shorter shift time. The 3.0-litre V6 propels the GLC 43 Coupe from 0 to 100kph in 4.9s and onwards to an electronically limited top speed of 250km/h. On the outside, the GLC 43 Coupe features a diamond radiator grille with chrome pins, sporty air intakes, and a chrome front splitter. The tail-end features quad chrome-plated tailpipes and a sharp spoiler lip. The car is shod with 19-inch alloys, with 21-inchers available as an optional extra.
The GLC 43 AMG Coupe gets independent sports suspension with adjustable dampers as standard, as well as adjustable ride height.
Inside the cabin, the car gets black leather upholstery with red stitching and a multifunction sports steering wheel. Other equipment includes a 7.0-inch infotainment with Bluetooth and USB connectivity along with a race timer.
The new GLC 43 AMG comes with five drive modes – Eco, Comfort, Sport, Sport Plus and Individual, all of which tweak the engine, gearbox, speed-sensitive steering and suspension.
The GLC 43 Coupe is positioned between the GLC Coupe and the full-fat GLC 63 Coupe in Mercedes’ global line-up. In India, the car will join other AMG 43-badged cars such as GLE 43 Coupe, SLC 43 and C 43.