The new 2017 Mercedes GLC made its debut at the Shanghai Motor Show and amazed its future buyers. The new crossover will come to the market will several improvements and refined accents, in order to ensure a smooth ride for the passengers.
2017 Mercedes GLC – Among the Best:
Sleek, luxurious and striking, the new 2017 Mercedes GLC will feature a number smooth and dynamic character lines on its body. It will be built out of aluminum, in order to reduce its overall weight and improve its driving performance. The new 2017 Mercedes GLC will come to the automotive market with a redesigned chassis, which will further enhance its sporty and elegant appearance. It will also feature an improved grille and LED powered headlights. The air dam will be outlined with a chrome trim insert with black mesh in the background. In addition, the new car will be equipped with wider tracks, longer wheelbase, in order to look impressively better than its predecessor, the Mercedes GLK, which had a boxy appearance. On the back part of the vehicle, there will be an uplifted bumper and sleek tail lights. Additionally, the car will feature a number of smooth line curves and an arched roofline.
The cabin will be luxurious, spacious and elegant and will be able to accommodate up to 5 passengers. The entire inner surfaces will be covered with lavish materials. More specifically, the leather seats will be able to be adjusted, heated or ventilated. The cabin will also be equipped with a stylish and sleek dashboard. There will be a lot of space for the passengers, as well as a number of high-tech devices, that will be added to the instrument board and the center console. Moreover, the standard features of this luxury car will include a heated steering wheel, multi-colour internal lighting and an upgraded 7.0-inch infotainment touchscreen display. Some other interior amenities will be modern audio system and climate control. The company will improve the safety systems, that will be included in the new model. More specifically, the new 2017 Mercedes GLC will be equipped with strong brakes, cross traffic alert system, the collision preventing assistance system, as well as lane keeping assistance, air bags, safety belts, collision warning and automatic braking system among others.
2017 Mercedes GLC – Engine Offering:
The new 2017 Mercedes GLC will be powered by two engine options. The first one will be a 2.0-liter petrol engine, that will be able to develop an output of 241 hp and 273 lb-ft of torque. The second one will be a 3.0 liter, V6 engine, that will be able to generate 329 hp and 354 lb-ft of maximum torque. In addition, there will be also another engine option, which will be a 2.1 liter, that will be able to produce 168 hp. This SUV will achieve 22 mpg in the city and 28 mpg on highways.
2017 Mercedes GLC – Expected Launch and Price:
The new luxury SUV is going to be released in the market at the end of 2016 or at the latest the first months of 2017. Its starting price will be around $40,000.