New 2019 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 breaks cowl
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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