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Here Comes the New Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC

Mercedes-AMG unleashes its newest creation. Recently, the performance brand of Daimler released photos and information about the all-new Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC. According to the Global Media Site of Daimler, it is the first mid-size SUV produced by the Affalterbach-based factory. The Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4MATIC houses a handcrafted 3.0-liter biturbo V6 engine. The engine, also found in the Mercedes-AMG C 43 Coupe and its Cabriolet version, certainly makes up for the power deficiency present in the standard GLC’s 2.1-liter diesel engine. The power unit of the auto enables it to produce up to 367 hp and 520 Nm of torque. All that is distributed in the front and rear axles at a respective ratio of… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz GLC Gets Five-Star Rating From Euro NCAP

In terms of safety, the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC scored the top rating in the latest evaluation of the European New Car Assessment Programme or Euro NCAP. The new SUV, which is a revamped version of the Mercedes-Benz GLK, received five stars from the rating system of the organization. Based on the explanation of Euro NCAP on its scoring, a five-star safety means the vehicle has an overall good performance in crash protection. In addition, it is an indication that it is fitted with robust crash avoidance technology. As seen in the photo above, the Mercedes GLC got a rating of 95 percent in adult safety. Then. it received 89 percent for… Continue Reading »


The Mercedes-Benz GLC Hits Dealerships in China

The Mercedes-Benz GLC is now available in China. According to the CarNewsChina website, the price range of the SUV is at 396,000 and 579,000 yuan or $62,000 to $90,580. This GLC is locally-made by Beijing-Benz, a joint venture between Beijing Automotive Group and Daimler AG, wherein the companies own 50% each in its shares. It should be noted that the company used to make the GLK, the GLC’s predecessor, as well as the GLA. It also produces the China-exclusive long-wheelbase versions of the C-Class and the E-Class. Basically, it carries all the important components of the GLC found elsewhere. The interior comes with the same high-class leather. The one in the pictures has… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz GLC Production Ramped Up

In a new press release of Mercedes-Benz, the company revealed that it will be expanding its production facilities for the GLC. Currently, the SUV is produced in Bremen, Germany. Its production in the plant began in July this year. But starting 2017, the three-pointed star brand will also roll out the vehicle from Uusikaupunki, Finland. For the expansion, Mercedes contracted Valmet Automotive for the job. According to Autoblog, the possible reason for the utilization of the plant in Uusikaupunki is to ramp up the production of the Mercedes-Benz GLC in order for it to have a sufficient supply as its maker is targeting the right-hand drive markets of UK, Australia… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV Production Starts In China

As part of the partnership of Mercedes-Benz with the BAIC Group, production of the Mercedes-Benz GLC SUV has started, as shown on a report from Production of the GLC SUV at the assembly plant of the joint venture in Beijing comes six months after local production of the GLA-Class began. The enhanced facility of the Beijing Benz Automotive Co. has a floor space of over 250,000 square meters and was equipped with a new paint shop, body shop and assembly line before the GLA was launched. Hubertus Troska, Board of Management member of Daimler AG for activities in China, said since China is considered a primary market for both… Continue Reading »


GLC Given to Winners of the Mercedes-Benz Detour 2015

A 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC was recently given away as a grand prize at an event in Dubai. The event was called the Mercedes-Benz Detour 2015. It was held on October 30, and was joined by Mercedes enthusiasts in the United Arab Emirates who were at least 21 years old. Based on the tweet of Gargash Enterprises, an authorized distributor of Mercedes-Benz in Dubai, Sharjah & Northern Emirates, the guys belonging to Team #33 of the event were able to bag the coveted GLC. According to, the Mercedes-Benz Detour 2015 is an exhilarating motor sports treasure quest hunt in Dubai. It involves both physical and mental activities to test the skills of the participants…. Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz launches new SUV marketing campaign powered by celebrities

While compact cars are the primary driving force behind the banner year of German car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz, the company has high hopes for its growing SUV line. With that, the company is launching a new marketing campaign for its SUVs. It’s all about showing you that the Mercedes SUV range is “At home in every terrain”—that’s the overarching catchphrase for the SUVs. According to Dr Jens Thiemer, the aim is to present the full SUV family instead of showcasing individual models. The campaign is designed to inform people about the distinct characteristics of Mercedes SUVs: “effortless superiority, confidence and poise.” For the campaign, Mercedes enlisted five celebrity ambassadors: the company’s Formula 1 champion… Continue Reading »


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