The New Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 2017 Coupe review: Best 362bhp SUV

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The New Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 2017 Coupe review: Best 362bhp SUV

The New Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 2017 Coupe review: Best 362bhp SUV - To be sure we do. The Mercedes GLC Coupe is, to all goals and purposes, a somewhat less commonsense adaptation of the standard GLC SUV. Like the BMW X6 is to the BMW X5. The New Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 2017 Coupe review: Best 362bhp SUV.

It gets a slanting, roadster like roofline that encroaches on boot space, raise headroom and back perceivability for the sake of 'style'. Or, then again a deficiency in that department, contingent upon your perspective. 
The New Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 2017 Coupe review: Best 362bhp SUV

The New Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 2017 Coupe review: Best 362bhp SUV

We've driven the GLC Coupe before – yet with the well known, 2.1-liter four-chamber diesel. This present one's the AMG 43, which means it has a(rather exquisite) 3.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V6 petrol with 362bhp, 383lb ft and four-wheel drive that is one-sided towards the back hub. Which is the thing that you need. 

Numbers? 0-62mph comes up in 4.9secs and the top speed is 155mph. Consider it a section level AMG, one-rung underneath the unavoidable, so far unannounced GLC 63 AMG Coupe. The New Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 2017 Coupe review: Best 362bhp SUV.
The New Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 2017 Coupe review: Best 362bhp SUV

They do a "typical" GLC 43 as well, isn't that right? 

Yes. We've driven that as well, and we very preferred it. Sufficiently quick (no slower than the Coupe, actually), and the air suspension gave "the appropriate measure of support and control without presenting any brutality", as per Ollie Marriage at the time. The same can't be said of the Coupe. 

The New Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 2017 Coupe review: Best 362bhp SUV

Truly? Why not? Much as we regard Mercedes for having a sludge about with the Coupe's standard air suspension – so this isn't only a less reasonable, more costly adaptation of the normal GLC, yet something with, in their eyes, an unmistakable element advantage – we don't believe it's worked. 

In any of its three suspension modes – solace, game and game in addition to – the GLC Coupe pounds over potholes and extension joints. In solace it skims a lot over huge peaks and plunges, and it never truly appears to settle on the motorway. Not awkward, but rather odd. The New Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 2017 Coupe review: Best 362bhp SUV.
The New Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 2017 Coupe review: Best 362bhp SUV

In the event that the GLC Coupe were to offer a greatly improved drive than the typical GLC 43 we may have the capacity to pardon it, however it doesn't. Yes, it's very lithe, however the directing isn't anything exceptional and the frame, while able, doesn't include you like a Porsche Macan's would. 

To put it plainly, the Coupe is not a hugely more dynamic suggestion than the SUV, and we figure that is somewhat of a missed open door. 

So I ought to simply purchase the SUV? 
The New Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 2017 Coupe review: Best 362bhp SUV

Yes, please. The Coupe is not without legitimacy – it's quick, genuinely light-footed and there's little roll. You can make progress truly rapidly, movement law allowing, actually. The inside is comparable to any C-Class-based Mercedes, and the motor is a solid, vibrant entertainer. We like it a great deal. The New Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 2017 Coupe review: Best 362bhp SUV.

The gearbox even reacts pretty reliably to a flicked paddle. Be that as it may, in case you're somebody who needs an execution SUV, and are pondering whether the Coupe's assumed included dynamism exceeds the inalienable bargains you get in a SUV like this, don't. The consistent GLC 43 is a shockingly good thing, and deserving of your thought. Purchase the Coupe just if the looks are justified regardless of the additional £2,890 to you.

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