Customers in the UK can now place an order for the revamped Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 and its Coupe variant, with the first examples set to be delivered this autumn.
Prices for the 2020 GLC 63 start from £74,599 for the standard model and £85,855 for the more powerful 63S. The GLC 63 Coupe is priced from £77,089 and £88,345, for the “base” and S respectively.
Power comes from a handbuilt twin-turbo 4.0-liter V8 producing 469 HP (476 PS) and 479 lb-ft (650 Nm) of torque. The more powerful 63S models come with 503hp (510PS) and 516lb-ft (700Nm) of torque. Both of them are paired to a nine-speed automatic transmission and AMG’s Performance 4Matic+ all-wheel drive system.
The updated Mercedes-AMG GLC 63 S is capable of a 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 3.8 seconds and an electronically limited top speed of 174 mph (280 km/h).
Standard equipment in the GLC 63 includes air suspension, an electronic rear differential, 19-inch alloy wheels, Active Parking assist, the MBUX augmented navigation system, ambient interior lighting, AMG sports seats and more.
Go for the 63 S and, apart from the extra power, you’ll also get red brake calipers, AMG Performance seats, bodykit detailing in matt iridium silver, 20-inch alloy wheels and AMG’s multifunction steering wheel dressed in nappa leather.
AMG’s high-performance ceramic composite brakes come with bronze-colored six-piston calipers and are available only in the 63 S as a £4,285 option. For an extra £1,695, you can add the Driving Assistance Package Plus, which includes Active Distance Assist Distronic and Active Steering Assist; Active Braking Assist with cross traffic function; Evasive Steering Assist; Active Lane Keeping Assist; Active Blind Spot Assist; Active Speed Limit Assist; and Pre-Safe Plus.