Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe in India: 0-100 KMPH in 4.9 seconds, Rs. 74.80 lakh

Mercedes-Benz India has launched the fully-imported version of the Mercedes-Benz GLC 43 4Matic Coupe at a price of Rs. 74.80 lakh (ex-showroom, India).

The pumped-up version of the GLC – mark as the eighth launch by the company this year and India’s tenth AMG model. The Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 Coupe distinguishes itself from the regular GLC with a AMG performance bits like a diamond radiator grille featuring chrome-plated pins, a louvre in high-gloss black with inserts in high-gloss chrome and AMG lettering as well as an AMG front apron and splitter dressed in silver chrome. They ride on high-gloss black 21-inch AMG five-twin spoke light-alloy wheels (with a TireFit kit), and also gets roof rails that are finished in black.

The cabin of the GLC 43 Coupe get an AMG Line interior, with black Artico man-made leather/Dinamice microfibre upholstery, as well as ARTICO leather used in the upper section of the dashboard, sport seats completed with red stitching and red seat belts. There is carbon-fibre trim on the centre console, a flat-bottom, multi-function sports steering wheel, aluminium pedals, AMG instrument cluster, there’s the AMG boot logo in the infotainment display, front door sills with AMG logo and bespoke AMG-branded floor mats.

Powered by the same engine as seen on the C 43 sedan and coupe, SLC 43 and the E 43 that is a 3.0-litre, bi-turbo V6 petrol engine, that pumps-out 362 BHP @ 5,500-6,000 rpm and a peak torque of 520 Nm @ 2,000-4,200 rpm. Power is sent to the wheels via a nine-speed 9G-Tronic automatic transmission and the automaker’s 4Matic all-wheel drive system – the latter is a rear-biased system that splits torque 31:69 front-to-rear. The GLC 43 Coupe has a claimed 100 KMPH time of 4.9 sec and an electronically limited top speed of 250 KMPH. It also has an engine start/stop function.

The brakes have also been uprated, the GLC 43 Coupe featuring 360 mm cross-drilled discs and four-piston calipers at the front and 320 mm cross-drilled discs with single-piston calipers at the rear.

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