AUTO NEWS – New 2019 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 breaks cowl


New 2019 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 breaks cowl

That is the up to date Mercedes-AMG GLC 63, the world’s quickest SUV across the Nurburgring. The Porsche Macan rival encompasses a 4.0-litre V8 engine and a tweaked exterior, with costs ranging from round £80,000 when it reaches the UK market in summer time this yr.

The brand new AMG GLC 63 receives a considerable redesign over the usual mannequin with 20-inch alloy wheels, new LED headlights, extra aggressive entrance and rear bumpers, deeper facet skirts, a large rear diffuser and trapezoidal exhaust suggestions. Consumers also can go for bigger 21-inch alloys.

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It’s powered by a 4.0-litre V8 biturbo engine, obtainable in two states of tune. The entry-level mannequin produces 469bhp and 650Nm of torque, whereas the extra highly effective S model pushes out 503bhp and 700Nm of torque.

Each engines feed their energy by way of a nine-speed automated transmission to all 4 wheels, with probably the most potent mannequin providing a 0–62mph dash of three.eight seconds and a prime velocity of 174mph.

To deal with the additional grunt, Mercedes-AMG has revised the GLC’s platform with adaptive dampers, uprated air suspension, six-piston brakes and an electronically-controlled locking differential. The GLC’s four-wheel-drive system has additionally been reworked with a brand new torque-splitting management unit, permitting the SUV to transition mechanically between rear-wheel-drive and all-wheel-drive, relying on street circumstances.

Inside, the GLC will get the same old crop of AMG upgrades, with a pair of heavily-bolstered sports activities seats, an AMG multifunction steering wheel and a re-trimmed dashboard. The agency’s dual-screen MBUX infotainment system additionally receives an replace with a spread of AMG-specific menus, displaying data corresponding to engine information, lap occasions and G-force.

As an non-compulsory further, patrons can spec Mercedes’s ‘Energising’ package deal. The system networks a spread of various inside features, corresponding to lighting, local weather management and music, which Mercedes claims will enhance the motive force’s well-being on long-distance journeys.

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AUTO NEWS – New 2019 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 breaks cowl


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