Mercedes-Benz today launched the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe in India. This is the eighth launch by the company this year and India's tenth AMG model.
The GLC 43 4MATIC gets its sporty character from the AMG body styling, AMG Diamond radiator grille, silver chrome finished front splitter in the AMG front apron, black ORVM housing, contoured power domes on the bonnet and silver-painted brake callipers with black "AMG" branding on the front ones.
On the inside, the Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe features flat-bottomed AMG sports steering wheel in black nappa leather, brushed stainless steel sports pedals with rubber studs, AMG floor mats with "AMG" lettering and much more. The AMG instrument cluster has speedometer and rev counter dials in a chequered-flag look. The speedometer in it has a 280 km/h top speed reading.
The variant also gets AMG Line seat upholstery layout with upholstery in ARTICO leather/DINAMICA microfibre, as well as ARTICO leather used in the upper section of the dashboard. Other equipment highlights are the COMAND Online infotainment system with an 8.4-inch display, ambient lighting, THERMATIC automatic climate control and 360-degree camera.
The Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe is powered by an AMG-tuned 3.0-litre twin-turbo V6 petrol engine that produces 367 hp and 520 Nm of torque. Power is sent to the wheels via the 9G-TRONIC 9-speed automatic transmission. As the model name reads, the 4MATIC permanent all-wheel drive system is present in the SUV. A 0-100 km/h sprint takes just 4.9 seconds. Using AMG DYNAMIC SELECT, the driver can choose from Individual, Comfort, Slippery, Sport and Sport+ drive modes. One more feature worth noting is the AIR BODY CONTROL based AMG sports suspension. The AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe features a three-chamber air suspension system with a sporty spring/damper set-up and adaptive damping adjustment.
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The Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupe is priced at INR 74.80 lakh (ex-showroom India). Extended warranty under the Advance Assurance program for the SUV starts at INR 1,51,800. There's also the Star Ease (Compact Plus) package priced at INR 2,45,000 (before taxes) for three years/60,000 km. The same package is priced at INR 3,70,000 (before taxes) for 4 years/80,000 km.