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Shanghai 2015: Mercedes-Benz to reveal Concept GLC Coupe

Shanghai 2015: Mercedes-Benz to reveal Concept GLC Coupe image

Text: Martin Aguilar / Photos: Mercedes-Benz | posted April 20, 2015 12:06

The Mercedes-Benz Concept GLC Coupe combines styling features of a coupe and an SUV

Mercedes-Benz will be revealing the Concept GLC Coupe at the 2015 Shanghai Motor Show which opens today, April 20.

Described as a “near production standard study,” the German automaker said that the vehicle combines the styling features of a coupe and an SUV. With this, it appears that Mercedes-Benz's Concept GLC Coupe is set to rival BMW's X4.

In terms of the design, the front end of the Concept GLC Coupe has a twin-blade radiator grill, LED headlights and a muscular bumper integrated with large air intakes. The side of the vehicle comes with sharp flowing lines, running boards as well as stylish exterior mirrors.

The Mercedes-Benz Concept GLC Coupe debuts in Auto Shanghai 2015

The rear of the Concept GLC Coupe is fitted with split LED taillights, a lip spoiler and a four-pipe exhaust system. The vehicle is finsihed off with 21-inch alloy wheels.

The Mercedes-Benz Concept GLC Coupe debuts in Auto Shanghai 2015

The Concept GLC Coupe is powered by a 3.0-liter twin-turbo V6 engine that delivers 372 PS at 5500 rpm and 520 Nm of torque between 1400 to 4000 rpm. The enigne is mated to a nine-speed automatic transmission that sends power to a 4MATIC all-wheel drive system.