Words by Pamen Sidhu
We were lucky enough to test drive the Mercedes-Benz GLC200 on a recent road trip to Ipoh. Filled with video shooting equipment, three passengers and a 2-hour drive ahead of us, the Mercedes-Benz GLC200 was a smooth, comfortable, reliable and efficient ride.
The exclusive GLC 200 is the newest addition in Mercedes Benz wide SUV collection that fulfills the luxury lifestyle and needs of their customers. Besides its luxurious outer appearance, the GLC 200 is also complete with high-tech inner parts that ensure a safe and smooth driving experience.
“Being the no. 1 premium brand, we combine ultimate driving comfort, dynamic handling and great agility to provide our customers with their ultimate choice of vehicle for their unique and active lifestyle”.- Mark Raine, Vice President, Sales & Marketing Passenger Cars, Mercedes-Benz Malaysia.
Manufactured with the off- road exterior design, the GLC 200 is equipped with the 19-inch 5-spoke light-alloy wheels, the chrome-plated simulated underguard and the exhaust system with two visible, chrome-plated tailpipe trims and the anodized roof rails.
The LED High Performance headlamps are proven to be a crucial security features that provides light similar to daylight at night with the help from its broad light distribution system which is also proven to save energy consumption.
The 2.0 litre 4 in-line engine in the GLC 200 produces an output of 135 kW (184 hp) and 300 Nm of torque that provides a high shift speed and perfect transitions with a maximum speed of 210 km/h for an enjoyable drive.
The interior of the exclusively luxurious vehicle can be found in is black, espresso brown and silk beige, completed with high quality ARTICO man-made leather/fabric, ARTICO-covered dashboard with complementary topstitching in three different colours, seats featuring an exclusive upholstery layout, wood trim in high-gloss brown line structure lime and the 3-spoke multifunction steering wheel.
The Mercedes Benz GLC 200 retails at RM288,888 (OTR without Insurance).