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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4Matic vs 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63S 4Matic

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2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 4Matic vs 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 63S 4Matic https://youtu.be/lR6I7zAEmhM

We've seen the base GLC 300 and the top-spec, V8-powered GLC 63, and now we're finally seeing the middle of the GLC-Class lineup, the 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43. As with the other models, it gets a light refresh with updated styling, but it also gets some functional improvements.

The most noteworthy part of the mid-level performance GLC is that its twin-turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 makes more power. Mercedes added larger turbochargers and a new engine tune, allowing 23 more horsepower for a total of 385. Torque output is unchanged, though, at 384 pound-feet. The engine is still coupled to a nine-speed automatic and a rear-biased all-wheel-drive system. Mercedes claims that the GLC 43 in either conventional crossover or "coupe" form will hit 60 mph in 4.7 seconds. Top speed is limited to 130 mph with standard 20-inch wheels and tires or 155 mph with 21-inch wheels and summer tires.
You'll be able to recognize the new GLC 43 thanks to a new vertical bar grille shared with other AMG models. The grille itself has a wide bottom in keeping with the new design of the other GLC models. The front lip spoiler and rear diffuser areas are more pronounced than in the past, too. Inside there's a 12.3-inch instrument screen and a 10.25-inch infotainment display. They're controlled with the Mercedes-standard touch controls or via the MBUX voice control system.

The 2020 Mercedes-AMG GLC 43 goes on sale this fall. The starting price is $60,495, which is $2,500 more than the outgoing 2019 model.
2020 Mercedes-Benz AMG GLC 63 S Coupe. No, no. Just its decklid spoiler.

Refreshed this year, the compact crossover sport coupe sidles its way back into a niche within a niche within a niche, twin-turbo 4.0-liter V-8 and all.Here in the rolling hills outside Frankfurt, Germany, on sweeping stretches of the Autobahn where the ideal four-seater can stretch its legs into a 155-mph gallop, the GLC 63 S Coupe is at ease. At home in the States, where the 2020 GLC 63 S Coupe is often mired in traffic and twiddling its thumbs in valet lots, the high-po crossover feels pensive.
This year, the GLC 63 S is lightly updated with new headlights and taillights, improved infotainment, and even more performance controls. It’s largely the same 503-horsepower crossover coupe as before—brash and entertaining, if not mostly unnecessary at more than $85,000 to start.

The coupe’s best trick is speed and drama, which it rips off in entertaining and brappy 3.6-second intervals, from a standstill to 60 mph, over and over again.

The GLC 63 crossover with a more practical shape costs fully $11,000 less than the 63 S Coupe, nearly the price for a fully loaded Apple Mac Pro and comparatively just as boring.
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