When Mercedes-Benz have to release or to introduce some new model, all the attention of the automotive world is directed to them. Now, they didn’t announce official information about the new 2018 Mercedes C-Class Coupe, but however, we have some spy photos, and according to them, we will try to present you this model as best as we can. This model will definitely receive an early facelift, and its release date is yet unknown. Some rumors suggest that we can expect it as 2019 model, but that is unlike. The more likely variant is that will arrive in the middle of 2017, as the 2018 model. At the spy photos, we can already notice some differences compared to the previous model, and there will be probably more new features in the later stage of development.
2018 Mercedes C-Class Coupe Exterior design
According to exclusive photos from the street testing, there will be some minor changes. However, you have to know that there will be probably, even more, changes but at this point, this model is still in the early stage of development. Let’s start from the front side of the vehicle. From the photos that we have, we can see that the front side will be definitely changed. From the new 2018 Mercedes C-Class Coupe spy photos, the first notable change at the front fascia will be brand new bumper. Our, but also assumption of so many experts is that we can expect larger air intakes down low, as well as more muscular bumper with the bigger fog lights.
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Also, there are some minor changes to the grille, but as the time goes, that changes will be most likely more significant. Another great and visible change compared to the current model will be brand new headlights. The headlights will have a new design, and it will feature the updated LED technology just like the very newest model from almost every Company. At the sides, this model will ride on quite large and nicely designed wheels. Its size is not available, however. Also, some rumors suggest that we can expect new chassis made from an aluminum. At the rear side, this model will probably receive some changes, but at this stage of development, they are not visible.
2018 Mercedes C-Class Coupe dimensions are length – 184.7 in, width – 71.5 in, height – 55.4 in and wheelbase – 111.8 in.
Mercedes C-Class Coupe 2018 Interior design
Unfortunately, we don’t have the spy photos of the cabin, but it is quite too early for that. However, this model should be pretty much the same as the current model when it comes to the design of the cabin. The high tech department is the segment where we can expect some slight redesigns. This model is expected to come with the 12,3-inch display(used in sedan, wagon) arrangement. That will be the first time that we can expect this arrangement in the C-Class. Also, some rumors suggest that we can expect a new cockpit for the coupe variant. When it comes to some other details from the inside, all seats will be probably wrapped in the premium leather. The flat bottomed steering wheels are also possible, but most likely it stays round one with three double spokes. Some of the other interior features will be adaptive cruise control, dual zone climate control, excellent audio system, a lot of options for connection, and also a lot of safety systems.
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Engine and Performance
Beneath the hood, the resulting model will be most likely powered by an all-new C300 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine with 241 horsepower and 273 pound-feet of torque. It goes below 6 seconds from 0-60 mph, with the top speed of 155 mph. As we know, this engine is also the part of the newest generation of mild-hybrid engines that will arrive in 2017. This 2018 C-Class powertrain should be combined with the 48-Volt electrical system, a twin-scroll turbocharger as well as with a small electric motor. Unfortunately, some more specific details about this engine are not yet announced. However, the Mercedes claim that will offer around 100 kW per liter which is equivalent to 268 horsepower.
Some rumors also suggest that we can anticipate a new generation of inline-six diesel and gasoline engines.
Other engines are for new Mercedes C-Class Coupe 2018 AMG variants, we will just mention it: C43-3.0-liter V-6 with 362 horsepower, C63-4.0-liter V-8 with 469 horsepower, and C63 S-4.0-liter with 503 horsepower.
The latest information about the transmission system is that C300 will use 7G-Tronic, 7-speed automatic. The C43 will use 9G-Tronic, 9-speed transmission, and both C63 will use seven-speed AMG Speedshift MCT automatic transmission.
Price and Release date
The 2018 Mercedes C-Class Coupe will be most likely released in the second half of 2018. The information about the prices is not yet announced.
2018 Mercedes C-Class Coupe spy photos