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Mercedes-Benz India on Wednesday launched the 2021 GLC SUV priced from ₹57.40 lakh up to ₹63.15 lakh (all prices, ex-showroom India). The car has been introduced with Mercedes Me Connect and some new features to boot. Brilliant Blue and High Tech Silver are two new colours that have made a debut with this launch.
The 2021 GLC is the latest car in Mercedes’ portfolio to be updated with its connected car tech The Mercedes-Benz S-Class also received the same earlier this month. Do note, this is not part of the 15 scheduled launches from Mercedes for 2021.\
There is an all-new digital instrument cluster with more details on offer. The car also gets a new remote engine start feature allowing the user to cool/heat the cabin remotely. To add to this, the new GLC’s Parking Package also includes a 360-degree camera for better visibility and safety.
A new feature, the Mercedes Me Connect (MMC) technology is an addition to the car, with voice recognition and Alexa Home, Google Home along with Parking location on the navigation system and smartphone app.
As for power, the car relies on a 2.0-litre turbo petrol that puts out 194 bhp of power and 320 Nm of peak torque. There is also a 2.0-litre diesel motor with 192 bhp and 400 Nm of peak torque. The transmission includes options of a 9G-Tronic automatic unit, with 4MATIC AWD.
For those unaware, the GLC has been a fairly popular product in the company’s Indian portfolio with over 8,400 units sold since its introduction in 2016. Except for some new features, things remain more or less the same for the SUV.
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