The growing interest in the field of sports SUV coupe, made it the world’s biggest carmakers to invest a lot of effort and money into the development of these vehicles. In this class leads the BMW X6 model. Response from the competitors arrive shortly. In fact, during the 2015, the market will arrive 2016 Mercedes-Benz MLC SUV model. Beside him, the company announced the Audi Q6 new model, which will appear during the 2016. Mercedes-Benz company unveiled the Concept Coupe SUV model, at the Motor Show in Beijing, 2014. This concept was the announcement for the new serial MLC SUV model.
The real reason for the introduction of new SUV models in the range of Mercedes-Benz company, are excellent sales results BMW X6 model. Mercedes wants share of the cake for itself. The company believe that 2016 MLC will achieve excellent sales results and that will be a hit in the market. In addition, the company expects to develop another new SUV model, which would be a competitor to the BMW X4 model.
2016 Mercedes-Benz MLC – Design
The greatest interest in this class of vehicle, reign on the ground of the North American continent. For this reason, the company decided that the new MLC produce in the territory of USA. The factory is set in Alabama, and it is estimated that the Mercedes has invested about two billion dollars in the project. The new 2016 Mercedes MLC will be modeled on the new generation ML model. In contrast to the ML class, 2016 MLC SUV will be less practical. The design of vehicles and its construction, limiting vehicle in off-road conditions. Vehicle design is very similar to the design of the BMW X6 models. The similarity is mainly reflected in the line of vehicles, and in particular the roof line. The front of the vehicle, and the grille is in the spirit of the Mercedes trademark. The vehicle is designed and equipped to the highest technical and technological standards and to the highest safety regulations. The vehicle should possess additional cameras and sensors. For the new MLC is designed the new adaptive suspension system. The interior is am-stylish and high quality. It is sporty designed and characterized by perfect comfort and a large number of systems and facilities.
New MLC – Engines
Powertrains and transmissions, the 2016 MLC, were taken from the ML SUV. The car will be offered with reliable V6 diesel and gasoline engines, as well as with the four-cylinder diesel engine, which develops 240 hp. Top offer will form 2016 Mercedes-Benz MLC in the AMG version. Announced two such models. The first is the MLC 63 AMG, which has a V8 Twin-Turbo engine with an output of 500 hp. Another variant, is the MLC 65 AMG with a V12 engine. Some sources say that the company will offer the 2016 Mercedes-Benz MLC with hybrid drive.