Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV

Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV

Mercedes-Benz at the Beijing on 20 November, will present the Concept Coupe SUV, the prototype of the MLC, its own proposal in the category of the BMW X6.

Mercedes-Benz Concept Coupe SUV

The prototype we see in the photo adopts the new design language of the company, with a large grille, which features the company’s logo. The car features large wheels, a strongly sloping roofline and emerging door handles.

The coupe production version of the ML-Class will be built in the factory town of Tuscaloosa in Alabama, in which, Daimler has invested 2 billion dollars to upgrade. It will be the fifth model made ​​in U.S. factory, since it is already manufacturing ​​the ML-Class, GL-Class, R-Class, while the 2014 it will start manufacturing the new C-Class.

The range of engines avaiolable for the MLC will be a 3.0 liter V6 diesel engine producing 258 hp, a 3.5 liter V6 petrol engine producing 306 hp and a V8 4.6 liter engine producing 435 hp. Of course there will also be a hybrid version and the GLS 63 AMG which will be equipped with a twin-turbo V8 5.5 liter engine producing 525 hp with 700 Nm of torque.

Mercedes-Benz was ” forced ” to send such a model to production, since there is a great demand for such vehicles. It will quite profitable for the company, since they did not have to invest a lot of money for its development, given that it is a different version of the ML class.


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