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Mercedes-AMG gives the GLC-Class Coupe the gift of power

The Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe brings some serious hustle to a segment that has a hard time being taken seriously, because a coupe-shaped crossover is an inherently silly thing.

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Coupe-shaped crossovers are silly, but even sillier is a performance-oriented coupe-shaped crossover, like this Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe.

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The GLC43 Coupe packs a 3.0-liter, twin-turbocharged V6.

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Its output is pegged at 362 horsepower and 384 pound-feet of torque, which is nothing to sneeze at.

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It'll reach 60 mph in 4.8 seconds and eventually slam into a surprisingly low, electronically limited top speed of 130 mph. Lame.

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All-wheel drive is standard, as is a nine-speed automatic transmission.

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The GLC43 Coupe sports a number of aesthetic enhancements, so that way, people are forced to acknowledge that you spent more money on the car.

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AMG hallmark touches include a sharp spoiler lip, quad tailpipes and a silver chrome front splitter.

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Inside, there are red seatbelts, sport seats and a flat-bottomed steering wheel that may or may not make the rockin' world go 'round. Wait, no, that's not right...

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The Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe will debut at the Paris Motor Show at the end of September.

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The car goes on sale in the first quarter of 2017, with pricing yet to be determined.

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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé; Outdoor; 2016 Exterieur: Obsidianschwarz Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km exterior: obsidian black Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km
2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé; Outdoor; 2016 Exterieur: Obsidianschwarz Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km exterior: obsidian black Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km
2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé; Outdoor; 2016 Exterieur: Obsidianschwarz Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km exterior: obsidian black Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km
2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé; Outdoor; 2016 Exterieur: Obsidianschwarz Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km exterior: obsidian black Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km
2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé; Outdoor; 2016 Exterieur: Obsidianschwarz Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km exterior: obsidian black Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km
2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé; Outdoor; 2016 Exterieur: Obsidianschwarz Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km exterior: obsidian black Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé; Outdoor; 2016 Exterieur: Obsidianschwarz; V6 Bituromotor, 270 kW (367 PS) 520 Nm Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km exterior: obsidian black; V6 bituro engine, 270 kW (367 PS) 520 Nm Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé; Outdoor; 2016 Exterieur: Obsidianschwarz Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km exterior: obsidian black Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km
2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé; Outdoor; 2016 Exterieur: Obsidianschwarz Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km exterior: obsidian black Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km
2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé; Outdoor; 2016 Exterieur: Obsidianschwarz Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km exterior: obsidian black Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km
2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé; Outdoor; 2016 Exterieur: Obsidianschwarz Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km exterior: obsidian black Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé; Outdoor; 2016 Interieur: Leder Schwarz, AMG Zierelemente Carbon Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km interior: leather black, AMG carbon-fibre trim parts Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km
2017 Mercedes-AMG GLC43 Coupe
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé; Outdoor; 2016 Interieur: Leder Schwarz, AMG Zierelemente Carbon Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km interior: leather black, AMG carbon-fibre trim parts Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km
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AMG GLC 43 4MATIC Coupé; Outdoor; 2016 Interieur: Einstiegsleisten mit „AMG“ Schriftzug weiß beleuchtet Kraftstoffverbrauch kombiniert: 8,4 l/100 km, CO2-Emissionen kombiniert: 192 g/km interior: white-illuminated door sill panels with "AMG" lettering Fuel consumption, combined: 8.4 l/100 km, CO2 emissions, combined: 192 g/km

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