News and Events: The exclusive GLC 200 joins the premium SUV range by Mercedes-Benz.

The exclusive GLC 200 joins the premium SUV range by Mercedes-Benz.

The exclusive GLC 200 joins the premium SUV range by Mercedes-Benz.

Following the successful introduction of the premium SUV range last year, which includes the locally-assembled GLC 250 4MATIC, Mercedes-Benz proudly presents a further variant to underline its claim as the leader in the premium SUV segment in Malaysia and provide a wider variety for its customers to choose from.

The new Mercedes-Benz GLC 200 comes generously equipped with numerous high-end features including the 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission, an Off-road exterior package, 19-inch 5-spoke alloy wheels and LED High Performance headlamps. 

The interior has a luxurious appeal with a high value perception. The interior colours ranging from black, espresso brown to silk beige in combination with the exclusive brown open-pore ash wood trim and the ARTICO man-made leather dashboard underline the exclusive appearance of the premium SUV.

“The introduction of Mercedes-Benz’s premium SUV range has establish this segment to the luxury market. As the no. 1 premium brand, we combine ultimate driving comfort, dynamic handling and great agility, as our SUVs define new benchmarks, break conventions and provide our customers with their ultimate choice of vehicle for their unique and active lifestyle. As the locally-produced GLC a crowd favourite, we are excited to bring the GLC 200 as an additional choice for those who desire an exclusive SUV,” says Mark Raine, Vice President, Sales & Marketing Passenger Cars, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia.

The GLC 200 is equipped with the OFF-ROAD Exterior design which underscores the vehicle’s SUV characteristics with rugged design features in chrome. The radiator trim boasts an integral Mercedes star and two louvres in matt iridium silver with chrome inserts. Other select highlights include the 19-inch 5-spoke light-alloy wheels, the chrome-plated simulated underguard and the exhaust system with two visible, chrome-plated tailpipe trims and the anodized roof rails.

In addition to the striking look, the LED High Performance headlamps provide more safety at night thanks to a broad light distribution, a light colour similar to daylight and low energy consumption. The tail lights feature LED technology and create a visual highlight while improving visibility.

The GLC 200 is powered by a 2.0 litre 4 in-line engine, which produces an output of 135 kW (184 hp) and 300 Nm of torque.  The nine-stage 9G-TRONIC automatic transmission also comes as standard on the GLC 200. Depending on the mode selected for the DYNAMIC SELECT dynamic handling control, the automatic transmission with a torque converter boasts great agility and responsivenes. It offers an impressively high shift speed and perfect transitions for energetic sprinting as well as with gentle, barely perceptible gear changes for enjoyable cruising. 

Its interior features Exclusive line, including upholstery in ARTICO man-made leather/fabric, ARTICO-covered dashboard with contrasting topstitching in three colours, seats featuring an exclusive upholstery layout, wood trim in high-gloss brown line structure lime and the 3-spoke multifunction steering wheel.