Mercedes-Benz Malaysia has expanded its lineup with the introduction of two remarkable coupes: the Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé and the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC Coupé. These new additions promise to deliver exceptional performance and style to automotive enthusiasts in Malaysia. Let’s take a closer look at what these dynamic coupes have to offer.
Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé
Priced at RM 873,888, the Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé is an updated version of the GLE series, boasting significant enhancements in its interior, exterior, and powertrain. Under the hood, the GLE 53’s powertrain has received a software update and a larger turbocharger, resulting in a remarkable power output of 435 hp and a peak torque of 560 Nm, an increase of 40 Nm compared to the pre-facelift model. These enhancements have slashed the 0-100 km/h sprint time to just 5.0 seconds from the previous 5.3 seconds. The addition of a 48V mild hybrid technology also contributes to improved efficiency.
The exterior of the GLE 53 is a visual delight, with redesigned headlights featuring a new daytime running light design and Multibeam LED headlamps for exceptional visibility in low-light conditions. The front of the vehicle has been updated with a more expressive front apron, jet-wing design side air intakes, an AMG design front grille, and an AMG emblem. At the rear, you’ll find revised LED taillights, four AMG exhaust tips, and an AMG spoiler lip. To complete its sporty appearance, the GLE 53 is equipped with 22-inch AMG cross-spoke forged wheels, aluminum-look illuminated running boards with rubber studs, and a panoramic sunroof.
The GLE 53’s interior is equally impressive, featuring new angular air vents with chrome louvres, ARTICO man-made leather, AMG carbon fiber trim, multicontour front seats with AMG nappa leather black upholstery, and an AMG Performance steering wheel in nappa leather. The centerpiece of the cabin is the two 12.3-inch digital displays running the latest MBUX system, offering MBUX Augmented Reality Navigation and MBUX Interior Assistant. Additionally, the GLE 53 boasts a Burmester® 3D surround sound system, THERMOTRONIC automatic climate control with four climate zones, and temperature-controlled cup holders.
In terms of safety, the GLE 53 comes equipped with the Driving Assistance Package Plus, which includes features like Active Distance Assist DISTRONIC, Extended Automatic Re-start in traffic jams, Exit warning function, Active Steering Assist, and PRE-SAFE® Impulse Side. It also offers Sidebags in the rear, a Parking Package with a 360-degree camera, and GUARD 360° Vehicle protection, ensuring a safe and secure driving experience.
Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC Coupé: A Sporty Sibling with Impressive Performance
Priced at RM 469,888, the Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC Coupé is the sportier counterpart to the GLC SUV, sharing the same 2.0L turbocharged engine with 48V mild hybrid technology. This powertrain delivers a robust 258 hp and 400 Nm of torque, enabling the GLC Coupe to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in just 6.3 seconds and reach a top speed of 246 km/h.
The exterior of the GLC Coupe boasts an AMG Line with Chrome package, 20-inch AMG multi-spoke light-alloy wheels, and vehicle-colored wheel arch liners. It also features aluminum-look running boards with rubber studs and headlights equipped with DIGITAL LIGHT, offering precise glare reduction for oncoming vehicles and Adaptive Highbeam Assist Plus.
Inside the GLC Coupe, you’ll find a multifunction sports steering wheel in nappa leather, ARTICO man-made leather for the instrument panel, a wing-like profile with new vent outlets on the upper section of the dashboard, a 12.3-inch high-resolution instrument cluster, and an 11.9-inch infotainment system that appears to float on the center console. The dashboard features metal trim and finishing, while the seats are adorned with ARTICO man-made leather. The GLC Coupe also includes the KEYLESS-GO Comfort Package, Boot Comfort Package, THERMATIC automatic climate control, and an EASY-PACK tailgate.
The GLC Coupe’s infotainment system is powered by the latest generation MBUX, offering features like MBUX Augmented Reality for navigation, which utilizes a camera to enhance the in-car navigation experience. For a premium audio experience, the vehicle is equipped with the Burmester premium sound system.
In terms of safety, the GLC Coupe offers the PRE-SAFE® system, Blind Spot Assist, Active Lane Keeping Assist, Active Brake Assist, a Parking Package with a 360° camera, and Active Parking Assist with PARKTRONIC, providing comprehensive safety features for peace of mind while parking.
For more information on the new Mercedes-AMG GLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé and the all-new Mercedes-Benz GLC 300 4MATIC Coupé, visit our retail outlets or browse through our online showroom at Mercedes-Benz Store today.