Mercedes-Benz India has today launched the all new Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupe in India, priced at INR 74.80 lakh (ex-showroom, India). The GLC 43 Coupe is being imported into the country via the CBU route and hence the steep pricing. The Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupe is based on the regular Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV and is the sportier and more aggressive version of the SUV that is tuned by the AMG division. The GLC 43 Coupe is Mercedes’ eighth new product and the third AMG model to be launched in India in 2017. The coupe design of the SUV along with the well designed rear section provides the car with a compact design. Related Story: Mercedes AMG GLC43 4-MATIC Coupe launching today in India; Launch Live Stream, expected price, features & specs
The Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 AMG Coupe is powered by an AMG tuned 3.0-litre V6 bi-turbo petrol engine that is capable of churning out 362 BHP of maximum power and 520 Nm of peak torque. This motor comes paired to a 9G-Tronic 9-speed automatic gearbox. The GLC 43 Coupe comes equipped with an all-wheel-drive system as standard. All that power and AMG treatment has resulted in a 0-100 kmph sprint, which is achieved in 4.8 seconds, while the GLC 43 Coupe gets an electronically restricted top speed of 250 kmph. Also Read: 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLA facelift launched; Price in India starts from INR 30.65 lakh
The Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupe also gets the ‘Mercedes Select’ driving modes that include Eco, Comfort, Sport, Sport Plus and Individual. This allows the driver to select various modes according to his preferences and driving conditions. Coming to the design of the car, the GLC 43 AMG Coupe sports a sloping coupe-like roofline and a new rear section. While rest of the design is similar to the regular GLC SUV, the design is highlighted by the AMG-style exteriors that includes the muscular front bumper with silver skid plates, diamond-pattern AMG grille, silver finished side skirts and the sporty rear bumper with the quad exhaust setup. Also Read: Mercedes Benz G63 AMG ‘Edition 463’ and GLS 63 AMG launched in India; Prices start at INR 1.58 Cr
In terms of features, the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupe comes equipped with 19-inch alloy, LED projector headlamps along with LED DRLs and wraparound LED taillights. The SUV gets all-black interiors with contrast red stitching, sporty red seat belts and a flat bottom steering wheel while there are carbon fibre inlays on the dashboard and around the centre console that provides a sporty yet premium feel to the cabin.The car gets an 8-inch infotainment system with touch panel control, Android Auto and Apple CarPlay support and a 13-speaker Burmester audio system paired to a 9-channel DSP amplifier.