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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 »


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 Coupe Confirmed for Next Year

  After successfully unveiling the Mercedes-Benz GLC, the three-pointed star marque confirmed that the range will also get a Coupe version according to Automotive News. The Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe will be getting hybrid and performance variants too. With the standard GLC scheduled to go on sale in mid-November this year, its coupe version is planned to be rolled out in dealerships by next year. No exact date was revealed for its sale though. Among the special GLC Coupe models specifically mentioned by Daimler CEO Dr. Dieter Zetsche in his statement were the GLC 350e and the GLC 450 AMG Sport. The GLC 350e will be the plug-in hybrid variant of the… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz GLC Will Be Unveiled on June 17

We are just a few days away from the official unveiling of the 2016 Mercedes-Benz GLC. According to a report from Digital Trends, the new SUV will be introduced on June 17. But the premiere won’t be happening in any auto shows. Instead, it will be shown online. The design of the new GLC may no longer come as a surprise to everyone because spy photos and videos of the SUV have been circulating online already. The latest spy shot of the auto, which can be seen above, shows pretty much everything that we can expect from it. All except the lighting system and bumpers, which are still wrapped in… Continue Reading »


More Spy Shots of the Mercedes-Benz GLC Show Up

More spy photos of the Mercedes-Benz GLC continue to show up as the upcoming SUV nears its world premiere. These photos show a camouflaged version of the vehicle as it is being tested in a closed driving facility. The spy shots show a partially camouflaged Mercedes-Benz GLC with the black wrap covering its exterior side panels, headlights, taillights and bumpers. The covered portions indicate that we should expect major updates in those areas. Check out more spy photos of the Mercedes-Benz GLC below, which were provided by AutoBlog: As seen in the images above, the GLC has departed from the more boxy styling of its predecessor, the Mercedes-Benz GLK, by incorporating the… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz GLC Will Debut in June This Year

Seeing the Mercedes-Benz GLC almost bare in a spy photo with only a little camo hanging on its lights and bumpers is an indication that its official launch is coming up. Earlier, we thought it would come out sometime in the fourth quarter, but a new announcement by the automaker says it might be sooner than that period. According to Mercedes-Benz Passion, the world premiere of the Mercedes-Benz GLC will be on June 17 this year. Then, the SUV will hit dealerships on September 12, 2015. The Mercedes-Benz GLC is the direct successor of the GLK. The model name change was due to the new nomenclature system implemented by its automaker, which… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz GLC Captured on Cam with Only a Little Camo

It has only been less than a month since Mercedes-Benz revealed its GLC Coupe Concept through a sketch, official photos, and a live model at the Shanghai Motor Show. Just a few days ago, IndianAutosBlog featured spy photos of the prototype standard SUV of the same range with only a little camouflage. According to the source, the Mercedes-Benz GLC spy shots came from one of its readers. It also mentioned that the pictures were taken along the Stuttgart headquarters of Mercedes. As seen in the photos above, only the headlights, taillights and bumpers of the Mercedes-Benz GLC were hidden from view, thanks to the camo wrap. However, the rest were visible to the eyes…. Continue Reading »


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