Mercedes-Benz has lastly pulled the wraps off the 2020 GLC SUV, forward of its official debut on the Geneva Motor Present, subsequent month. The brand new 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV now extra fashionable, smarter, better-equipped, and comes with the corporate’s next-generation petrol and diesel engines. Moreover, the brand new GLC additionally will get the corporate’s AI-based the most recent technology of the MBUX (Mercedes-Benz Consumer Expertise) infotainment system. This, after all, is along with the a number of drive help programs that the 2020 mannequin has to supply.
Visually, the brand new Mercedes-Benz GLC does not look all that totally different from the older mannequin. Nevertheless, the SUV does include some new exterior traits like the brand new grille that now comes with fluted inserts for the dual slats together with a black floor for the three-pointed star emblem on the centre. The headlamps are new and now include LED items as customary with new LED daytime working lamps, together with a brand new entrance bumper, housing a brand new chrome ingredient, and new angular air intakes.
The 2020 GLC now is available in new physique color referred to as graphite gray, with 4 totally different wheel choices with diameters starting from 17 to 19 inches and tyres with optimised rolling resistance being one other new addition. The rear part, then again, will get a revised set of LED taillamps with rectangular parts and the built-in exhausts have sharp-edged trapezoidal define, as an alternative of the prevailing extra curvaceous look.
The cabin too has acquired its fair proportion of updates, and the corporate is now providing new inside trim choices. The inside of the Base Line is completed in black and the centre console trim will get the choice of both piano lacquer end or the 2 new wooden floor finishes – open-pore ash wooden and walnut. The multi-functional steering wheel and the multi-function touchpad for the centre console are additionally supplied. Nevertheless, the most important spotlight, after all, is the addition of the MBUX system that features a digital instrument cluster and infotainment display screen in a large bezel.
There are a number of choices to entry the system – the touchscreen show, contact management buttons on the steering wheel, voice management, gesture management, or the touchpad on the centre console. One other spotlight along side MBUX is the Augmented Video elective further, which enhances the navigation in a helpful manner. A digital camera in entrance of the rear-view mirror captures the environment and mechanically reveals info on the multimedia show that enhances the video picture.
The 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC comes with the brand new vary of four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines – GLC 300 4MATIC, GLC 220d 4MATIC, GLC 300d 4MATIC. The 300 4MATIC will get a 2.Zero-litre turbocharged petrol engine that makes about 255 bhp and 370 Nm of peak torque. In Europe this one additionally comes with an electrical motor that gives an extra 10 kW of energy and 150 Nm torque. The two.Zero-litre diesel engine powering the 220d mannequin makes 192 bhp and 400 Nm torque, whereas the 300d mannequin makes 241 bhp and 500 Nm of peak torque. All fashions come mated to the 9G-TRONIC automated gearbox.
The brand new GLC additionally comes with advance options like – Dynamic Physique Management suspension with infinitely adjustable dampers for the entrance and rear axle, which adjusts the damping as per the driving state of affairs. It additionally will get the Off-Highway Engineering Package deal which provides Off-Highway and Off-Highway+ driving modes. The Driving Help Package deal provides adaptive cruise management able to braking to a cease, energetic steering help, lane change help, and route-based pace adaptation. Globally the SUV is slated to go on sale in Europe in direction of mid-2019, whereas India is more likely to get it in direction of the tip of this yr or early 2020.