New Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe Goes On Sale In UK From £40,580

Combining some of an SUVs practicality with the rakish roofline of a coupe, the newest addition to the Mercedes-Benz GLC range, the GLC Coupe, is now available for order in the United Kingdom.

At the time of launch, the model will be available with a choice of two engines, the 220d and 250d, powered by a 2.1-liter diesel engine that delivers 170 HP in the former and 204 HP in the ladder. Power is sent to the wheels in both cases through a standard 9G-Tronic automatic transmission.

Kicking off at £40,580 ($59,590), the cheapest model, dubbed Sport, is equipped with LED headlights, sports suspension, electrically operated tailgate, mirror package with electrically operated and auto dimming mirrors, Active Park Assist, Garmin Map Pilot navi, keyless start, rearview camera, heated front seats and Artico upholstery in either black or beige.

Building on top of the Sport’s 18-inch alloy wheels, diamond grille with black-painted pins and black ash wood interior trim, the AMG Line adds an AMG body kit, 19-inch wheels, diamond grille with chrome pins, flat-bottomed AMG sports steering wheel, Cranberry Red or Black Artico leather, brushed steel sports pedals and black roof lining, for an extra £1,495 ($2,195).

Checking the options list are two packages, Premium and Premium Plus, with the former adding ambient lighting, sliding glass sunroof, keyless-go package and memory package, for £1,495 ($2,195), while the latter costs £2,795 ($4,105) and comes with Burmester surround sound system and Comand Online infotainment.

Available features also include the Lane Tracking Package, for £595 ($875), with Blind Spot Assist and Lane Tracking Assist, along with the Driving Assistance Package, priced at £1,695 ($2,490), which includes Active Blind Spot Assist, Active Lane Keep Assist, Distronic Plus with Steering Assist, Pre-Safe Plus, BAS Plus with Crosswind Assist and Pre-Safe Break with Pedestrian Detection.

The AMG Line models can also be equipped with the Night Package, for a £495 ($725) premium, which adds 19-inch alloy wheels with a five-twin-spoke bicolor design, black side mirror casings and high-gloss front apron and rear diffuser.

Mercedes-Benz will start delivering the new GLC Coupe in the UK from September.

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