New Delhi: The country’s largest luxury car maker, Mercedes-Benz India continued its product offensive by launching the agile, dynamic and a product without any predecessor in India, the all new Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé. With this launch, Mercedes-Benz India also commemorated the global success of its performance brand–AMG, which completes 50 successful years in 2017. This awe-inspiring SUV Coupé embodies superlative driving performance, agility and stays true to the legacy of the three powerful letters- AMG. The latest winning product from Mercedes-Benz’s global product was launched by Mr. Roland Folger, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes Benz India and Mr. Michael Jopp, Vice-President, Sales & Marketing, Mercedes-Benz India, in New Delhi today.
Roland Folger, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes Benz India said, “AMG, three letters that define, exemplify and evoke the racing DNA midst ardent driving performance aficionados around the world. Mercedes-Benz is celebrating 50 years of AMG globally, and AMG has sprinted from 0–50 years in a gasp of breath! In the course of this half century, Mercedes-AMG has further consolidated its position as an extremely successful sports car brand with its genes on a race track. Personally, I feel one of Mercedes-AMG’s key contributions to the world of performance motoring has been the incessant transfer of technology from race-track to series production cars, resulting in developing some of the most emotionally appealing and performance oriented vehicles.
With the launch of the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupe, we further cement our strong AMG portfolio in the performance segment.”
Folger further added, “At Mercedes-Benz India, we strive to offer the best of our products from our diverse global portfolio, for our discerning customers. To commemorate the international success of Mercedes-AMG, we introduced the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé for India. This SUV Coupe is going to be a key addition to our 43 AMG line and will be instrumental in further popularizing the 43 AMG range to a new customer base. The GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé combines the emotional, timeless elegance of a coupé with the impressive dynamics of a sports car and the versatility of the Mercedes-Benz GLC. The bold but never brash design sets it apart from the masses. We are confident that this brand new product will be well received by our elite Indian customers.”
Short chronology of 50 glorious years of the iconic AMG brand:
Alluring Design Elements
Distinctive exterior design
LED Intelligent Light System
For the best possible visibility on country roads and motorways, when cornering and on bends, the LED Intelligent Light System automatically adapts to the lighting and driving conditions. All headlamp functions use LEDs for low energy consumption.
Sporty characteristics: The interior design
AMG Instrument cluster with multifunction display
Seating – Sports seats for driver and front passenger
Seats in ARTICO man-made leather / DINAMICA microfibre – black with designo red seat belts.
AMG DYNAMIC SELECT
The AMG DYNAMIC SELECT variable dynamic control system assigns fundamentally different characteristics to the five transmission modes of Individual, Comfort, Slippery, Sport And Sport+ which the driver is able to select using a rotary control on the center console. The system networks all the control systems, generating different driving experience parameters. The names speak for themselves: Sport and Sport+ turn the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4M Coupé into a sporty, dynamic vehicle with pronounced longitudinal and lateral dynamics.
AMG speed-sensitive sports steering 2-stage
Peppy Performance with an edge
The GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé features a powerful AMG-enhanced 3.0-liter V6 biturbo engine, churning out an output of 270 kW (367 hp) with 520 Nm of Torque. The SUV Coupé sprints from 0-100 km/hr in just 4.9 seconds! The NANOSLIDE® coating of the cylinder liners is also used in the Formula 1 engines of MERCEDES-AMG PETRONAS. Especially tough and, therefore, wear-resistant, this coating also reduces friction, thereby contributing to higher efficiency. The performance SUV Coupé exudes a sporty performance exhaust including backfire sound with a braking System with optimized brake cooling system. The dynamic SUV Coupé comprises the 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission that enables efficiency, comfort and dynamism of an entirely new dimension. Its high efficiency helps to reduce fuel consumption and enhances performance.
AMG sports suspension based on AIR BODY CONTROL
AMG Sports braking system
Safety, assistance systems and convenience features
The Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé is one of the safest vehicles in its segment. It comes with comprehensive safety equipment associated with all four phases of the integral safety concept from Mercedes-Benz, the components of which build on each other.
Cost of ownership
The comprehensive Star Ease (Compact Plus) package for the new AMG GLC 43 Coupe is as below:
3 year / 60000 kms – Rs. 245,000 + taxes
4 year / 80000 kms – Rs. 370,000 + taxes
Exended warranty under the Advance Assurance program for the AMG GLC 43 Coupe starts at Rs. 151,800.
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