Ahead of the SUV’s June 1 unveiling, Mercedes has released a single teaser image of its upcoming 2023 GLC.
As provided, the mysterious near-black image only shows the compact SUV’s slim radiant rear light clusters, although with photo editing software reveals the entire rear corner of the car with some distortions.
The illuminated image confirms that the rear lights are thinner than the current car, but not as thin as those shown in the darker version of the image, and what we see helps to fill in the remaining gaps by camouflage spy shots. The GLC prototype we’ve seen in recent months. The car in the picture has AMG-line trim, judged by the small roof spoiler, a hint of a diffuser visible below the figure and vents on the bottom bumper (probably fake) just behind the rear wheels.
The 2023 GLC rides on the same platform as the recently launched C-Class sedan, but should be more practical than the C-Class wagon. Mercedes says the new GLC will have a “variable space”, suggesting that it will have a sliding rear seat, a feature common to many SUVs and crossovers, but missing from the outgoing GLC’s equipment list.
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Mercedes further confirms that GLC will receive the latest version of the company’s MBUX infotainment system and a “fully digitized” cockpit, which means it will probably borrow from other cars with a 12.3-inch digital instrument cluster and 11.9-inch portrait touchscreen Benz. Stable
Although it did not disclose the technical details for the GLC, Mercedes says it will be standard with 4Matt all-wheel drive, indicating that each single engine in the lineup will have some sort of hybrid support. We can expect that the powertrains will closely reflect those available in the C-Class, which means 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder motors with light-hybrid support, or Mercedes claims that the PHEV alternative will be better for the 62-mile (100 km). Electric range, for most cars.
Diesel options should be available for some markets, and will have several AMG offers, including a GLC 43, and a GLC 63 range, producing a light-hybrid turbocharged 2.0-liter engine 402 hp (408 PS) similar to the recently-released C43. Title. The 2023 GLC should be in showrooms before the end of 2022, but if you want to know more about it you can watch the June 1 live release, which Mercedes is presenting as a fictional look behind the scenes of a product launch with a confused film director and an F1 driver.
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