The Mercedes-Benz GLC is the most recent recipient of the standard remedy required for European automobiles to reach China – the lengthy wheelbase. The premium model’s midsize SUV providing has already been on sale on the planet’s largest auto market, however a brand new GLC L variant will enhance its attraction.
The Mercedes-Benz GLC L is identical SUV that we’re acquainted with, however with total size of four,765 mm, it’s 109 mm longer than the common GLC. Of that enhance, 100 mm has gone into the gap between the wheels – the wheelbase is now 2,973 mm versus the usual 2,873 mm. Clues could be discovered within the longer rear doorways.
Earlier this yr, Audi launched the LWB model of its Q5 in China. The Q5L added 88 mm to the unique second-gen SUV’s 2.82m wheelbase, which freed up an 110 mm of additional rear knee room. The Q5L is four.77m lengthy, the dimensions of the GLC L. Merc doesn’t elaborate on the added rear house, however it’s fairly vital judging from the pictures. We additionally spot self-importance mirrors between the entrance and rear sections of the glass roof.
Made by Daimler’s JV with BAIC, the GLC L will share the identical engine vary because the GLC. Three 2.zero litre turbocharged four-cylinder models push out 184 PS within the 200, 211 PS within the 250 and 245 PS within the prime GLC 300 L 4Matic. AWD is customary throughout the vary. The usual wheelbase GLC will proceed to be bought in China alongside the LWB, which is alleged to price RMB10,000 (RM5,997) extra spec for spec.
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