2023 Mercedes-Benz GLC previewed in video

Mercedes-Benz has given us an progress appear on the 2023 GLC by utilizing a supporter of the producer on YouTube.

It’s set to be uncovered afterwards this calendar yr.

MercBenzKing was specified early accessibility to a GLC300d prototype, considerably as he was with the redesigned C-Class, and took it driving on the ice in Arjeplog, Sweden.

Within the video, he notes the GLC is 60mm for an extended interval on a 15mm longer wheelbase, with a lot of the extra size on the rear. That might set it at 4729mm prolonged on a 2888mm wheelbase.

There’s reportedly an additional 50L of boot place, bringing the decide to 600L.

There may be rear-axle steering out there – an incredible deal like the brand new C-Course, till chip shortages intervened – nevertheless it’s reportedly obtainable completely with the elective Airmatic rear suspension.

The outside was camouflaged however we will make out the cleaner flanks of the GLC, which have already been spied undisguised, as very effectively as diverse-on the lookout headlights and slimmer tail lights.

A number of the dashboard was hid, even so the GLC is predicted to on the time once more hew rigorously to the C-Class.

The C-Class’ inside is very influenced by the S-Course and provides a selection of 10.25-inch and 12.3-inch digital instrument clusters and 9.5-inch and 11.9-inch touchscreens for the infotainment process, which runs on probably the most present version of MBUX.

The Australian-sector C-Course is barely obtainable with the extra substantial of individuals screens.

We are able to additionally see a flat-bottomed AMG Line steering wheel, a digital instrument cluster, and a panoramic sunroof which appears to be a bit a lot bigger than that of the outgoing design.

Lower than the bonnet, we expect to see primarily the very same vary of turbocharged, electrified 4-cylinder engines because the C-Course.

The brand new C200 makes use of a 1.5-litre turbocharged four-cylinder with a 48V moderate-hybrid method, with full course of outputs of 150kW {of electrical} energy and 300Nm of torque.

The C300 choices a extra substantial 2.-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine that generates 190kW and 400Nm.

The C350e, out there in different marketplaces, takes benefit of a detuned 2.-litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine, an electrical motor, and a 25.4kWh battery pack. It has a total methodology output of 230kW and 550Nm.

There may be additionally a 48V mild-hybrid 2.-litre turbo-diesel four-cylinder in various states of tune, marketed beneath the C200d, C220d and C300d badges.

All engines component a 9-velocity automated transmission.

GLC43 and GLC63 AMG designs are anticipated to adjust to, with the latter adopting a turbocharged plug-in hybrid four-cylinder powertrain.

The A45 AMG‘s M139 motor – re-engineered for longitudinal functions – could be blended with an electrical powered motor producing as much as 150kW/320Nm, though combined power and torque figures have nevertheless to be unveiled.

In 2021, Mercedes-Benz marketed 3435 GLC wagon and 771 GLC coupe kinds in Australia, for a stuffed with 4206 gross sales.

That set it a little bit bit on the rear of the BMW X3 (4242 income). Throw within the 981 X4 revenue and this widens the rift regarding BMW and Mercedes-Benz’s mid-sizing SUV line-ups. Nonetheless, the GLC did outsell the Volvo XC60 (3688 revenue), Audi Q5 (3604 income), and Lexus NX (3091 gross sales).

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