December 7, 2022


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2022 Mercedes-Benz GLC300e Coupé teased ahead of Malaysian debut; plug-in hybrid to arrive in CKD form?

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Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has after again teased the X253-era GLC300e on social media, which was teased very last week with cryptic textual content accompanying a shadowy graphic of a car.

The “Take Charge” tagline implies that that the GLC will be an electrified variant, and the newest script that claims it is “plugging in soon” notes that its local market debut is on the horizon, even if the enterprise has not unveiled a established date just nonetheless.

Right here, the accompanying image reveals that it will be the GLC300e Coupé that will arrive to Malaysia. Arriving in Thailand a lot less than a yr right after its world debut, the GLC300e went on sale in the kingdom priced from 3.79 million baht (RM504k), up to 4.09 million baht (RM544k) for the GLC300e Coupé.

Mercedes-Benz GLC300e 4matic

Beneath the bonnet of the GLC300e is a 2. litre turbocharged inline-4 cylinder petrol engine rated at 211 PS at 5,500 rpm and 350 Nm of torque from 1,200 rpm to 4,000 rpm. Located amongst the engine and the nine-velocity automated gearbox is an electric powered motor rated to make 122 PS and 400 Nm, yielding a total process output of 320 PS and 700 Nm of torque.

All four wheels are driven on the GLC300e thanks to its normal 4Matic driveline, and the electrified SUV will do the -100 km/h acceleration benchmark in 5.7 seconds, onwards to a top rated speed of 230 km/h, or 130 km/h when running in electric powered manner.

Electrical push is equipped from a 13.5 kWh lithium-ion battery providing up to 43 km of EV array on the WLTP test cycle, contributing to a blended gasoline usage of 2.25 to 2.5 litres per 100 km.

Other variations of the GLC in Malaysia this kind of as the Mercedes-AMG GLC43 will come in regionally-assembled (CKD) kind, which signifies that this GLC300e Coupé could well be a CKD product much too. That way, the GLC300e Coupé will be suitable for tax reductions by getting a regionally-assembled hybrid car or truck.

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