Shortly after Mercedes-Benz introduced the next-generation GLC, one of our readers saw the SUV as a performance-oriented AMG.
Mercedes-Benz has officially announced six versions of the new GLC, including three soft hybrids and three add-on hybrids. However, we know that the range will continue to grow and include a model with at least two AMG marks, consisting of GLC 43 and GLC 63.
CarScoops reader Velibor Jaciч met this prototype in the beautiful Italian city of Trieste. Although it is camouflaged, the four round tubes at the back point towards the GLC 43.
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Although the specifications of the GLC 43 remain closed, it may be equipped with a power unit such as the new 2023 Mercedes-AMG C 43 4Matic. Thus, it has a total of 402 hp in C 43. and a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder that combines a 48-volt soft-hybrid aid that produces 367 pounds. 500 Nm) torque.
This engine is mated to a all-wheel drive system and a nine-speed automatic transmission. Given that the C 43 sedan can reach a top speed of 62 mph (100 km / h) in 4.6 seconds, we think the GLC 43 could do the same.
Of course, consumers will be able to choose the new GLC 63 after more power. This model can have a power unit such as the 2023 C 63 E Performance, namely four cylinders with a 2.0-liter turbocharger with a 48-volt soft motor. 464 a.c. hybrid system. The Mercedes-AMG also has 198 hp on the rear axle. starts the electric motor, resulting in a total sports sedan of 661 hp. and 553 pound-feet (750 Nm) of torque.
Hat tip for Velibor Zhacic for photos!
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