Talk about Coupe SUVs and the only word that crosses your mind is BMW X6. Until recently there was no competition to the X6 but with the unveiling of Mercedes Benz’s latest creation, it seems the threat is on its way.
Mercedes Benz has unveiled the all new Concept Coupe SUV and for sure, it is one of the best attempts by any manufacturer at mixing the utility of an SUV with the sensuousness of a coupe. The design of concept is contemporary and imposing, credit goes to the high beltline, large wheel arches, muscular wings and massive 22 inch wheels.
In terms of dimensions, the 4-door, all wheel drive concept is nearly 5 meters long, 2 meters wide and has an overall height of 1.75 meters. The exterior is painted in Alu Beam color which is not only unique but reminds of the Mercedes Benz Silver Arrows from the 30s and 50s. The outside also features all-LED Multibeam headlamps, a sports grille with chrome louvre, short front overhang, forward-sloping bonnet, illuminated side sills, S-Class Coupe-inspired rear end, twin exhaust system and 22-inch wheels shod with 305/45 R 22 tires.
Powering the Concept Coupe SUV is a 3.0 liter, 4-cylinder, 16 valve, V6 engine that puts out 333 hp at 5500 rpm and peak torque of 480 Nm available from 1400 rpm up to 4000 rpm. The twin turbocharged, direct injection petrol engine is mated to Mercedes’ 9G-TRONIC PLUS 9-speed automatic transmission featuring torque converter. The Concept also features ECO start/stop.
The list of safety features includes , ABS, BAS PLUS PRE-SAFE Brake, electric parking brake, high-performance ceramic composite brake system and more.
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|Body type/construction||Four-door, four-seater coupé study, frameless side windows|
|Engine||V6, 4 valves per cylinder|
|Rated output||245 kW (333 hp) at 5500 rpm|
|Rated torque||480 Nm at 1400- 4000 rpm|
|Mixture formation||Electronic direct petrol injection, piezo injectors, 2 turbochargers|
|Transmission||9G-TRONIC PLUS nine-speed automatic transmission with torque converter lock-up, twin-turbine damper with centrifugal pendulum and DIRECT SELECT gearshift, ECO start/stop|
|Drive||4MATIC permanent all-wheel drive, ASR, ESP®, 4ETS,|
|Chassis and suspension||Double wishbone at the front, multi-link at the rear, special air suspension with selective damping, ACTIVE CURVE SYSTEM active roll stabilisation|
|Braking system||High-performance ceramic composite brake system, electric (parking brake, ABS, BAS PLUS PRE-SAFE© Brake|
|Steering||Electromechanical power steering|
|Transmission modes||COMFORT, SLIPPERY, SPORT, SPORT+, INDIVIDUAL|
|Track, front/rear||1683 / 1768 mm|
|Wheel/tyre size front/rear||10J x 22 305/45 R 22 / 11J x 22 305/45 R 22|
|Width with/without mirrors||2208 / 2044 mm|