India Exclusive – 2019 Mercedes Benz GLC Spotted first time in India

Mercedes Benz had showcased the 2019 GLC at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show and it is headed our way soon. Our sharp shooter Arya Borhade has sent us some India Exclusive spy pics of the 2019 Mercedes Benz GLC that is currently being hard tested before its India launch that may be scheduled soon.

The exterior styling on the 2019 Mercedes Benz GLC gets a lot of neat tweaks that include all new styled front and rear bumpers, all new design grille, totally revised LED headlights and tail lights, new design alloys, rectangular chrome exhaust pipes, chrome plated skid plates in the front and rear to name a few.

On the inside the 2019 Mercedes Benz GLC cabin gets a similar layout but comes with loads of fine updates which include a 7.0 inch touchscreen infotainment system while there also would be an optional 10.25 inch unit on the option list powered by latest gen MBUX operating system, all new 12.3 inch full digital instrument cluster, new upholstery etc.

Powering the 2019 Mercedes GLC could be a new 4-cylinder 2.0-litre, turbo-petrol unit coupled with a 48V mild-hybrid tech and a 4-cylinder 2.0-litre diesel engine. The petrol engine is tuned with 197hp of power and 430Nm of torque in the GLC 200 4Matic and also gets tuned with 258hp and 520Nm of torque powering the GLC 300 4Matic. The diesel engines make 163hp and 360Nm on the GLC 200d 4Matic while on the GLC220d 4Matic the power output is of 194hp and 400Nm. There also would be the GLC 300d 4Matic with 245hp and 500Nm on the top of the line. All these engines comes mated to the 9-speed automatic transmissions with 4 wheel drive bring standard across the lineup. Also included on the feature list is the latest Mercedes Dynamic Select system that comes with preset drive modes like Eco, Comfort, Sport, Sport+ and Individual. These engine options are available on the 2019 Mercedes Benz GLC that is currently on sale outside India.

The Mercedes Benz GLC is the biggest seller currently in its segment where it competes with the likes of the BMW X3 l, Audi Q5, Volvo XC60 in its Premium SUV segment.

Pic Credit – Arya Borhade

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