• Coupe version of refreshed GLC revealed
  • Upgraded 2.0-liter turbo 4-cylinder engine
  • Set to go on sale late this year
  • Current GLC Coupe priced from $47,300

 

Following the introduction of the facelifted, 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300, the German automaker has taken the wraps off the fastback coupe variant of its compact luxury SUV. This new Mercedes-Benz is set for a debut at the New York Auto Show and will go on sale by the end of the year.

Like its more formal-roofline sibling, the new GLC Coupe sports a revised diamond-block grille, slim LED head- and rear taillamp designs, interior upgrades including the new Mercedes-Benz User eXperience (MBUX) interface and an upgraded 4-cylinder engine.

Sleek styling

The fastback roof is the principal distinguishing feature between the GLC and GLC Coupe. The fastback shape gives the vehicle a sportier appearance, aided by the distinctive grille (available in silver or black when the Night Package is specified) and lower intakes, chrome strip on the high beltline and 19-inch wheels.

The contemporary makeover carries over into the cabin, where the 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe has a new available 12.3-inch digital instrument panel ahead of the driver and a high definition 10.25-inch center touchscreen, which is also controlled by a new console-mounted touchpad. The revamped interior features new materials and accents, including upholstery choices of either MB-Tex or leather.

The 2020 GLC Coupe also features MBUX which is the latest in intelligent voice control that uses natural language and responds to the verbal cue “Hey, Mercedes.”

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Upgraded engine

The GLC 300 Coupe is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder engine rated at 255 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque. The engine changes resulted in a 14-horsepower gain in output. Offered in rear- and all-wheel drive 4Matic, the GLC Coupe uses a 9-speed automatic transmission. Like the standard model, it has Dynamic Select drive modes and recalibrated 3-stage stability control that provides a marked distinction between Sport and Sport+ modes.

The GLC Coupe also benefits from new as well as revised driver aids and safety systems. New to the vehicle is an exit-warning function which joins adaptive cruise control with navigation-based speed adaptation, active steering assist, automatic emergency braking, active speed limit, lane keeping and active blind spot assists.

The updated 2020 Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 Coupe will go on sale late this year with pricing announced closer to its appearance in showrooms. The current 2019 GLC Coupe is priced from $47,300.

Can't wait for the new version? Consider getting a 2019 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe while supplies last.

You could also save thousands by shopping for a certified pre-owned Mercedes GLC.

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