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GLC-Class Coupe is Mercedes-Benz's answer to BMW's X4 (pictures)

If you want a compact SUV with swoopy-coupe styling, Mercedes has something that might pique your interest.

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Is the standard GLC-Class a bit too "normal" for you? The GLC-Class Coupe fixes that with a far sportier look.

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The rear end's aggressive roofline mimics the style of the GLE-Class Coupe, and its overall look can be traced back to the S-Class Coupe.

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While the two cars do look very similar, the GLC Coupe is actually longer and lower than the standard GLC.

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Otherwise, though, the GLC and GLC Coupe are nearly the same vehicle.

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The GLC-Class Coupe comes in two distinct trims, the GLC300 and the Mercedes-AMG GLC43.

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The GLC300 wields a 241-horsepower, turbocharged four-cylinder engine mated to a nine-speed transmission and standard all-wheel drive (RWD is available on the non-coupe GLC300).

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The GLC43 turns up the performance wick with a 362-horsepower, twin-turbocharged V6, also mated to a nine-speed automatic and all-wheel drive.

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In advance of the federal mandate, the GLC-Class Coupe comes standard with a backup camera.

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Both GLC Coupe trims come standard with Mercedes' Collision Prevention Assist Plus to help cut down on the number of accidents.

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Buyers can opt to equip their GLC Coupes with the brand's full suite of active and passive safety systems, including full-speed adaptive cruise control.

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It's a handsome crossover, no two bones about it.

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The interior borrows its design language from the C-Class.

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AMG models, naturally, receive several specific updated pieces to reflect the car's sportier inclinations.

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Both variants will arrive in dealerships in early 2017, and pricing is not yet finalized.

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