Mercedes C-class coupe for the 2016 model year
Some wonderful models will present the next model year. At the auto show in Detroit of this year, the luxury auto manufacturer Infiniti introduced its Q60 coupe of the next generation. Owing to that model, we may image the next generation of the Mercedes C-class in a coupe version.
We are expecting to see the new C-class coupe at the motor show in Frankfurt this September. There will be also the next Mercedes AMG versions presented here. The new C-class coupe is planned to be brought into the auto market next spring as a car of 2016 model year. Meanwhile, it is not clear if the producing might be delayed.
The exterior is most similar to the latest C-class but some lines and elements are also, we may notice some accents borrowed from the newest S-class coupe.
The new coupe of the C-class is based on the brand’s MRA platform including the rear-wheel-drive. However, the cars based on the MRA platform may be also equipped with the 4Matic all-wheel-drive system.
The novelty will be availed with different powertrains depending on a trim. The basic variant will be equipped with the four-cylinder engine under the badge C300. The C400 version will be offered with the V6 powertrain. Moreover, the novelty will be offered in the sports version C450 AMG, which will be equipped with the 4.0-liter V8 twin turbocharged engine. The seven-speed automatic gearbox will be an optional feature.
Inside, the novelty will get latest brand’s equipment used in other models of C-class and S-class. Meanwhile, the automaker has also confirmed launching of the C-class coupe with two doors.
Mercedes plans to bring the new model on sale next year. The new C-class coupe will be able to meet the competition with Lexus RC, Infiniti Q60, Cadillac ATS coupe and BMW 4-series.
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