The new ‘Made in India’ Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe was launched in two variants: the 300d 4MATIC diesel and GLC 300 4MATIC petrol.
- Last Updated: March 4, 2020, 11:22 AM IST
- Edited by: Chhavianshika Singh
Mercedes-Benz launched the ‘Made in India’ GLC Coupé in two variants, the 300d 4MATIC diesel and GLC 300 4MATIC petrol. With the roll-out of the GLC Coupe, Mercedes-Benz India has now added the 10th international product in its native manufacturing portfolio in India. The GLC Coupe combines on and off-road driving traits with spaciousness, practicality, modern applied sciences and clever driving help programs. The inside of the GLC derives its fascination from the distinction between the luxurious and chic design and the digital high-tech of the MBUX system.
Martin Schwenk, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India and Piyush Arora, Executive Director, Operations, Mercedes-Benz India rolled-out the GLC Coupe from the meeting line in Chakan, Pune. The SUV Coupé had its market launch at Sundaram Motors, Mercedes-Benz’s state-of-art dealership in Bangalore. The GLC Coupé will probably be obtainable throughout all Mercedes-Benz dealerships in India.
Speaking concerning the launch, Martin Schwenk, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India commented: “With the GLC Coupe, we are excited to add yet another stylish lifestyle and dynamic SUV in our portfolio and continue the unmatched product offering in the luxury SUV segment. The GLC Coupe now locally produced in its series version will further enhance the popularity of the SUV Coupe. The GLC Coupe is distinguished by its technological prowess thanks to the most intuitive and engaging MBUX which is capable of ‘Over the Air’ updates via Mercedes Me connect services. The SUV features the intelligent virtual in-car assistant popularly known as ‘Hey Mercedes’ and comes with an NTG 6.0 with class-leading 24X7 connected features and services from Mercedes Me Connect.”
Commenting on the rollout of the GLC Coupe in India, Piyush Arora, Executive Director, Operations, Mercedes-Benz India commented: “Mercedes-Benz India’s manufacturing facility has remained the backbone of our growth story in India and we are extremely satisfied with our localization strategy, which is pivotal to our long-term success in this dynamic market. The adding of the 10th product reiterates the highest level of refinement and implementation of advanced technology and flexible processes that ensure our production quality conforms to the most stringent global standards, and we create a novel benchmark in manufacturing for the luxury car industry in India. Going forward we will strive to introduce more locally value-added vehicles depending on future market dynamics and growth.”
Local Production of the GLC 4MATIC Coupe: The GLC manufacturing includes the usage of newest expertise in Mercedes-Benz India’s world-class manufacturing facility. In phrases of technical processes, Mercedes-Benz makes use of superior bodybuilding strategies for becoming a member of and welding a number of body weight decreasing alloys. The excessive degree of refinement and implementation of superior expertise and versatile processes ensures our manufacturing high quality conforms to essentially the most stringent international requirements and creates a brand new benchmark in manufacturing for the luxurious automotive business in India. This manufacturing facility can be distinctive by way of its excessive flexibility because it manufactures Sedans and SUVs all beneath one facility.
With the arrival of recent applied sciences and digitization within the car business in India, Mercedes-Benz has already been pioneering digitization in automobile manufacturing and is properly poised to turn into future-ready by quickly adapting such future tendencies. Industry 4.Zero parts play an essential position within the making of high-tech automobiles just like the GLC Coupe. Our plant is provided with Virtual Reality expertise and different state-of-the-art digital manufacturing applied sciences with most flexibility, cutting-edge digital expertise and passionate individuals.
With regards to Industry 4.0, digitalization on the store ground permits Mercedes-Benz to have end-to-end visibility of manufacturing processes and monitoring of data at real-time. All these processes and programs put collectively together with the correct implementation of lean ideas, helps us to strike the precise steadiness between effectivity, high quality and adaptability all of which centres round buyer focus and satisfaction.
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MBUX – Innovative telematics: The mixture of the touchscreen shows, navigation with augmented actuality, clever voice management through the speak button or the “Hey Mercedes” immediate, connectivity and the person interface makes the GLC Coupé cutting-edge.
In addition to this, the newest technology of the MBUX Mercedes-Benz User Experience infotainment system boasts intuitive logic and a variety of management choices. There are 5 other ways to work together with the GLC’s infotainment system:
• By contact management on the central show
• Using the Touch Control buttons on the multifunction steering wheel
• With the multifunction touchpad on the centre console
• By voice management, utilizing the “Hey Mercedes” immediate
Drive system: The GLC Coupé comes with a alternative of environment friendly four-cylinder petrol and diesel engines from the newest technology. The diesel engines already meet the necessities of the BSVI normal. The new-generation GLC Coupé is a mix of outstanding and complicated options, additional underlining its main place with this mixture of fashion and skill. At current, Mercedes-Benz has a profitable presence within the SUV phase with eight fashions (GLA, GLC, GLC Coupé, GLE, GLE Coupé, GLS, G-Class).