2023 X254 Mercedes-Benz GLC to debut in Malaysia subsequent month – mild-hybrid powertrains; PHEVs quickly?

An Instagram post by Mercedes-Benz Malaysia contains a darkened teaser picture of what seems to be the X254 GLC, for an occasion that’s to happen at Plaza Arkadia in Desa Parkcity from April 8 to 9, or a little bit over one week from now. Judging by the accompanying picture, this would be the venue for the Malaysian debut of the all-new GLC.

The X254 GLC will enter the Malaysian market a little bit underneath one 12 months on from its worldwide debut. All variants of the latest-generation GLC might be electrified, together with three plug-in hybrid variants pairing with each petrol and diesel combustion engines.

Delicate-hybrid electrification of the X254 GLC comes courtesy of a 48-volt electrical structure, which might be function in what are prone to lead the GLC vary’s arrival in Malaysia. These will possible be the GLC200 and GLC300 mild-hybrid petrols, which output 204 hp/320 Nm and 258 hp/400 Nm, respectively.

The GLC300e Coupe that was launched in Malaysia packed a 320 PS/700 Nm hybrid powertrain, and that needs to be imply plug-in hybrid electrification for the X254 GLC vary will come to Malaysia in some unspecified time in the future within the mannequin’s lifecycle.

Presently, the highest of the PHEV vary for the X254 GLC is the GLC400e 4Matic, which pairs the 252 hp/400 Nm petrol combustion engine with a 136 hp/440 Nm electrical motor for a mixed output of 381 hp and 650 Nm. In Malaysia, the present X253 GLC vary begins at RM313,888 for the GLC200 AMG Line.

GALLERY: X254 Mercedes-Benz GLC

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