Facts & Figures: Mercedes-Benz GLC 300e Coupe PHEV launched in Malaysia – RM374,074



Although the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLC has just been unveiled globally, it’s not quite end-of-life for the current SUV just yet here on our shores, as Mercedes-Benz Malaysia is giving the model a last hurrah with the plug-in hybrid GLC 300e Coupe, starting at a price of RM374k, inclusive of the SST exemptions that are expiring by the end of the month.

EXTERIOR

The new Mercedes-Benz GLC 300e is only available in the coupe form, with most of its styling mirroring that of the existing GLC 300 Coupe 4Matic, both sharing the same AMG Line exterior package consisting of the sportier bumpers and an AMG diamond pin grille. The only way to tell the two apart, aside from the obvious badging, is the charging port on the rear bumper.

Exterior equipment for the new Mercedes-Benz GLC 300e Coupe include:

  • Adaptive Multibeam LED headlights
  • AMG Line body kit
  • AMG Night package
  • Diamond pin grille
  • 20-inch light-alloy five twin-spoke wheels

PERFORMANCE

The main differentiating factor here is the GLC 300e Coupe’s powertrain underneath the bonnet, which now receives electric assistance thanks to the additional electric motor sandwiched between the engine and gearbox.

  • Powertrain: M274 2.0-litre turbocharged inline-four, petrol; single electric motor
  • Transmission: Nine-speed 9G-Tronic automatic
  • Driveline: Front-engine, 4Matic all-wheel drive
  • Horsepower (engine): 211 hp @ 5,500 rpm
  • Torque (engine): 350 Nm @ 1,200 – 4,000 rpm
  • Horsepower (motor): 90 kW/122 hp
  • Torque (motor): 440 Nm
  • Total system output: 320 hp, 700 Nm
  • 0-100 km/h: 5.7 seconds
  • Top speed: 230 km/h, 140 km/h in EV mode
  • Battery: 13.5 kWh
  • EV range: 43 km (WLTP)
  • Charging: 7.4 kW on-board AC, 1.5 hours

INTERIOR

Just like the exterior, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300e Coupe’s cabin is also virtually unchanged from its petrol-only counterpart, with equipment highlights including:

  • 12.3-inch digital instrument display
  • 10.25-inch touchscreen infotainment display, MBUX OS with EQ-specific displays
  • AMG Line interior
  • Multifunction sports steering wheel in premium nappa leather
  • Leather upholstery
  • Four-zone climate control
  • Electric adjustable front seats with four-way lumbar support
  • Panoramic sunroof

SAFETY

The Mercedes-Benz GLC 300e Coupe will come equipped with Driving Assistance advanced driver assist package, which includes the following:

  • Autonomous emergency braking
  • Active lane keeping assist
  • Blind spot monitor
  • Parktronic active parking assist
  • Pre-safe pre-collision protection
  • 360-degree surround view monitor

PRICING

The new Mercedes-Benz GLC 300e Coupe is locally-assembled here in Malaysia, and is priced at RM374,074 on-the-road, without insurance, and inclusive of the SST exemption that is due to expire by the end of the month. After which, the SST-inclusive price goes up to RM398,888. Also included in the price is a 2+2 year unlimited-mileage warranty.


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