The facelifted Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe now looks better than before


Shortly after the release of the facelifted Mercedes-Benz GLC, the updates have also found its way to its sleeker coupe twin. The refreshed Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe now adorns tweaked exterior styling, upgraded tech and EQ Boost mild hybrid system for the powertrain.

Like the regular GLC, the GLC Coupe spots new headlamps, restyled bumpers and new taillamp graphics. Chrome bits that are found along the lower lip, side steps and rear diffuser emphasises the car’s off-road capabilities.

The cabin is now fitted with the 12.3-inch LCD instrument cluster and 10.25-inch (7-inch on lower variants) touchscreen infotainment central display with MBUX Mercedes-Benz User Experience Voice Command feature. The infotainment system also supports Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity.

Other new items include multifunctional steering wheel with Touch Controls, touch pad controller for the infotainment, 64-colour ambient lighting, interior assistant and ENERGIZING comfort control.

At launch, the GLC Coupe is available in the 200 and 300 guises, both powered by the new M264 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder petrol engine with EQ Boost 48V Integrated Starter Generator (ISG). The GLC 200 packs 197 hp/280 Nm while the GLC 300 commands 258 hp/370 Nm.

The EQ Boost mild-hybrid system dispatches 13.6 hp and 150 Nm during initial set off and during the turbochargers are building boost for maximum efficiency. A 9-speed 9G-Tronic automatic transmission and sports suspension with adaptive damping is fitted as standard across the range.

Like the standard GLC, the GLC Coupe can be had with the optional Driving Assistance Package that bundles Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC, Active Steer Assist, Active Speed Limit Assist, Evasive Steering Assist, Active Lane Keeping Assist, Active Blind Spot Assist and Active Brake Assist.


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Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe Facelift


Adrian Chia

Adrian Chia

He believes that the perfect remedy to Monday blues is a mixture of 4 wheels, clear roads and a pinch of twisty tarmac. A hot hatch is the icing on the cake.
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