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2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe: Is it a real AMG?

Mercedes' GLC Coupé has been given a gentle going over by the team at AMG. Does it feel like a proper AMG? Or is it just a badge and some more go?

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Welcome to the 2018 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupé.

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It's not exactly pretty, is it? That roofline means you can't see too well out of the back at all.

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And the wide but short windshield doesn't help forward visibility either.

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You do get a turbocharged 3.0-liter V6 with 362 bhp though.

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0-62 mph takes 4.9 seconds, and it'll top out at 155 mph.

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In a straight line it's quite fun, but less so in the corners.

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Sport+ mode does up the fun quotient a little, but it's hardly a sports car.

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The interior is pretty enough, but the infotainment screen looks like a design afterthought.

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The engine sounds like a swarm of angry bees. Bees that crackle and pop if you overrun.

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It's down on space, looks and driving enjoyment. But it is quick and has an AMG badge on its bottom -- and that's enough for some.

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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Das neue Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 diamantblaumetallic / Ledernachbildung ARTICO/Mikrofaser DINAMICA schwarz GLC 43 Coupé: Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km The new Mercedes-AMG GLC43 4MATIC Coupe / Portimao 2016 brilliant blue metallic / ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfiber black GLC 43 Coupé: Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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