The Mercedes family of luxury vehicles is about to get a new entry with the Mercedes GLC 2016. From what we could see from the leaked photographs, this car looks like gorgeous in whichever way you look at it. Its exterior had gone through significant refreshments than before and came on line to compete with Audi Q5. Its interior will also go through some modifications to allow for better comfort while the engine will likely remain same, with added plug-in options. Expect some serious buzz when this car finally hits the market.
Mercedes GLC 2016 Exterior and Interior
The exterior visual of Mercedes GLC 2016 will see a radical departure from its previous model. It has been revamped by making use of impressive quality materials, sleek and modernized design to reflect current market demands. It is clear that this model has been inspired from C class and features a sporty grille, aggressively shaped air intakes with satin highlights. Its looks are further enhanced by use of LED headlights for both its front and rear ends. The car will also get a reshaped aerodynamic shape that would aid in better handling on roads. This 5-door model will rival against BMW X4 in terms of looks and overall quality of design.
Mercedes has never been known to compromise on quality of comfort when it comes to the interiors of their vehicles. This time around, the luxury and comfort quotient to receive a bump and come with premium seat and gear instruments along with additional technological enhancements. It will have a new dashboard covered with comfort touch materials while leather is expected to be used for upholstering the seats. In addition, there are also talks of featuring heat controllable front seats along with added space for head and legs. Seats have also gone through a major redesign in architecture and are now more comfortable.
Following the ongoing trend, the Mercedes GLC 2016 is expected to host some of the most coveted technological features of the modern era. There will be a majorly improvised infotainment system complete with a rehashed centre screen, audio system with surround sound and satellite navigation.
Mercedes GLC 2016 Engine Specs
The base model of Mercedes GLC 2016 will likely be inspired by C-Class and come powered by a 2.0 litre 4-cylinder petrol engine capable of producing a horsepower of up to 241 HP and 266 lbs.-ft. of torque. Another variant will be a 2.0 litre 4-cylinder diesel unit and an additional turbocharged 3.0 litre V6 engine. The turbo-diesel and petrol engine would be used with 7-speed or 9-speed auto transmission system. There will be an additional option to go for rear-wheel and four-wheel drive systems.
There is no information available yet regarding its fuel economy rates, but we can expect some figures to pop up in the upcoming months.
Mercedes GLC 2016 Release Date and Price
This car is expected to see the light of the day around middle of 2016.and be priced somewhere around the ranges of Mercedes C-Class. While most details of Mercedes GLC 2016 are up for speculation, we expect new information to become available as we get nearer to its release date.