New Mercedes-Benz GLC Spied in India; Bookings Open Unofficially!

The Mercedes-Benz GLC is expected to be priced at Rs. 75 lakh and unofficial bookings are opened at Rs. 50,000.

Mercedes-Benz was spotted testing the second generation of the GLC in India ahead of it’s July launch, and bookings have been opened for it unofficially at Rs. 50,000 with deliveries expected to begin from August.

New Mercedes-Benz GLC – What you need to know!

Mercedes-Benz has released the images of the next-gen GLC that is undergoing final stages of testing in India. One thing that is evident from these images is that the test mule images that has been released isn’t an AMG variant as it doesn’t have chrome star inserts or big alloy wheels. The test mule features an vertical slats in the grille and an 18-inch alloy wheels that means it could possibly be an entry-level variant.

Internationally, the GLC is available with two petrol and diesel engines with plug-in hybrids that gives maximum range of 120 km, and has 4MATIC four wheel drive as standard. As for the India, according to the sources, Mercedes will launch the GLC 200 with a 2.0-litre petrol engine and GLC 220d 2.0-litre diesel engine, and internationally, the petrol engine produces 201.20 bhp and 320 Nm of torque and the diesel engine produces 194.30 bhp and 440 Nm of torque, and both will be paired with a 48V integrated starter motor which is like mild-hybrid tech that gives you additional 22.68 bhp.

The second-generation GLC was globally unveiled in June last year, and the new GLC has a luxurious and tech-focused interior, new powertrains including new three plug-in hybrid drivetrains. The GLC from the inside, looks identical to the new C-Class as the GLC has also got two huge screens – 12.3-inch instrument cluster, and a 11.9-inch touchscreen infotainment system positioned vertically.

The current Mercedes-Benz GLC starts at Rs. 72 lakh (ex-showroom), and with refreshed looks and techy interiors, and the technology it has been loaded with, we expect the price to go up and start at Rs. 75 lakh (ex-showroom). The second-generation Mercedes-Benz GLC will launch in India sometime in late July 2023 with deliveries beginning in August. Once launched, it’ll rival the Audi Q5, Volvo XC60, BMW X3, Lexus, NX, and Land Rover Discover Sport.

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