Mercedes-Benz added a coupe version of its GLC-Class SUV, unveiling it at the New York auto show.

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The GLC-Class Coupe follows the GLE-Class, which was also made into a coupe.

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Purists may take exception to calling a fastback SUV with four doors a coupe, but Mercedes-Benz previously stretched the term with its CLS model.

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The design of the roofline looks graceful.

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In the US, the GLC-Class Coupe will come out as the GLC300 and GLC43, the latter an AMG high-performance model.

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The GLC300 gets a turbocharged two-liter four-cylinder engine, good for 243 horsepower. The Mercedes-AMG GLC43, shown here, gets a twin-turbo three-liter V-6, making 362 horsepower.

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Mercedes-Benz has smoothed the styling of its car as of late, reflected in the design of the new GLC.

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The GLC-Class Coupe is over 3 inches longer than the standard GLC-Class SUV, but sits an inch and a half lower.

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The GLC-Class Coupe's roofline tapers back into its hatchback.

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All-wheel drive comes standard with the GLC-Class Coupe.

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The wheels show a good amount of lift, good for snow.

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The powered hatchback opens at the push of a button.

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The GLC-Class Coupe compromises its cargo space somewhat for the curved roofline.

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Mercedes-Benz does an excellent job on the coachwork.

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In this AMG version, the rear seats are designed for two passengers.

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Metal finish surfaces serve as the background for seat adjustment buttons and speakers.

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The GLC-Class Coupe combines a high-riding position with performance-oriented driving.

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Navigation and other infotainment services show up on a center LCD.

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Mercedes-Benz's COMAND controller sits on the center console.

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