Mercedes-AMG Introduces Hybrid Performance SUV

Mercedes-AMG is breaking ground with its latest unveiling – the GLC 63 S E PERFORMANCE SUV. Not only does it join the E PERFORMANCE hybrids lineup, but it’s also the first SUV to feature this advanced hybrid technology exclusive to Mercedes-AMG.

Why It Matters

This move by Mercedes-AMG highlights a growing trend in the auto industry, focusing on combining performance with hybrid technology. Michael Schiebe, Chairman of the Board of Management Mercedes-AMG GmbH, stresses the GLC SUV’s success with their customers, and this hybrid model aims to elevate their offering, balancing sporty dynamics with the latest technology.

Mercedes-AMG Introduces Hybrid Performance SUV

Key Points

  • AMG-specific Performance: The GLC 63 S E PERFORMANCE hybrid boasts of various drive modes, ranging from pure electric to highly dynamic.
  • Powerful Engine: This vehicle houses the world’s most powerful series-production four-cylinder – the M139l AMG 2.0-liter engine.
  • Exceptional Output: Combining the turbo engine with an Electric Drive Unit (EDU) results in a massive 671 hp system output and 752 lb-ft torque.
  • Formula 1 Inspired: The battery technology mirrors that used in Formula 1, emphasizing quick power output and direct cell cooling.
  • Driving Dynamics: Features like AMG RIDE CONTROL suspension, AMG Performance 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive, and AMG SPEEDSHIFT® MCT 9G transmission enhance the driving experience.
  • Efficiency: While delivering impressive performance, the design also focuses on reducing emissions and fuel consumption.

Bottom Line

Mercedes-AMG’s GLC 63 S E PERFORMANCE SUV sets the tone for the future of SUVs. Blending top-tier hybrid technology with unmatched performance, it’s not just a testament to the brand’s innovation but also indicates the direction in which the automobile industry might be heading.


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