One might forgive Mercedes-Benz for being too anxious to wait for the Frankfurt Motor Show next month to pull the covers off the new 2017 C-Class Coupe. So, just in time for two of the year’s biggest automotive events, the Pebble Beach Concours and Detroit’s Woodward Dream Cruise, the German maker is giving us a good look at the compact two-door.
As with the Mercedes-Benz C-Class sedan that made its debut last year, Mercedes isn’t offering up a minor refresh. This is a major overhaul that delivers a more sporty, high-tech coupe with a decidedly more dynamic design directly aimed at challenging the likes of the BMW 4-Series.
“Our new C-Class Coupe continues the philosophy of…combin(ing) thrilling design with agile sportiness and modern luxury,” proclaims Thomas Weber, Daimler AG’s director of Group Research and Mercedes-Benz Cars Development. “The C-Class Coupe therefore clearly pledges itself to stylish driving enjoyment.” (more…)