The GLA is a compact luxury crossover produced by German luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz. It came in late 2013 as 2014 year model, and it was one of the very 1st models that was adapted to the company’s new naming policy. As you likely know, new names have three letters and third one defines the class and size, which implies that this model is some kind of an A-Class of the SUVs.
The legendary G-Wagen is thought of as one of the most recognizable models of the German car maker. It is also one of the longest-running models in company’s history. It was originally launched in 1979. During these 36 years, we saw several changes and updates, but base characteristics remained the similar.
The GLC comes as next generation of Mercedes-Benz’s compact crossover. Original model was recognized below GLK name, but its successor comes renamed on account of company’s new naming technique. As you likely know, new model is coming this year as 2016 year model. Having said that, company prepares a one extra big novelty for the second year of production. Company will launch a coupe variant, which will come as 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC Coupe.