In addition to increased ground clearance, large-sized tires and a larger angle of repose due easy feed in the front bumper, especially the coupe-like roof line is that one. The relatively low extending roof reduces the window surface and can contribute to build beefy. Since the developers have designed the new front-drive architecture of the smallest Mercedes-series from the beginning on all-wheel drive, the GLC is a real mini-road vehicle. But only with the two most powerful engines that are taken over by C-and E-Class 250 4Matic CGI (1.8-liter four-cylinder gasoline engine, 204 hp) and 220 CDI 4Matic (2.2-liter four-cylinder diesel, 170 hp).
In contrast to the new A-Class (2012), the model of her life with entry-level engine of the cooperation partner Renault to take over the GLC is expected of the higher-positioned with Mercedes engines run by the band. The less expensive base models have a rear wheel drive.
Audi allroad discussed A1
For the Audi A1, the beginning of September as the three-door at the dealership rolls first version, an all-road discussed. It is based on the five-door (Fall 2011) and could start 2013 - with a slight Bodylift, hearty cross-mounted parts and a special suspension tuning. Front-or all-wheel drive? Still open, although the A1-Technology brother Polo prototype with all-wheel drive drive a few. We type on front-wheel drive, what this small class would be dramatically cheaper. Also on the large SUV first from Audi, we have to wait a bit. Only the beginning of 2013 is the successor of the Q7: flatter, leaner and at least 150 pounds lighter than before. Also, a full hybrid version is planned.