Currently reading: 2018 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe facelift spotted
Updated two-door to get new diesel; tweaked headlights also due, as shown by spy pics
Sam Sheehan
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1 min read
15 May 2017

The Mercedes-Benz C-Class coupé range will be updated next year when it is lightly facelifted and gains a new diesel engine option.

Spotted testing on the continent, development cars show that the modifications will be focused on the car's bumpers, with some changes to its daytime running lights as well.

A new grille with two horizontal bars, as opposed to the current car’s single-bar design, can also be seen. Behind these, a less visible black grille replaces the current car’s silver-accented one.

Inside, the same changes that will be applied to the facelifted C-Class saloon, which is due this year, are expected for the coupé. They include a new touchpad, borrowed from the updated S-Class, a new steering wheel and a redesigned instrument panel.

Like the facelifted saloon, the coupé will also swap the incumbent 2.1-litre diesel engine of current C 220 d and C 250 d models for a new 2.0-litre unit. However, the 2.0-litre petrol engine that’s used in the C 200 and C 300 will remain.

Expect the minor changes to the range and inflation to push the start price of Mercedes’s two-door C-Class up a small amount. It currently starts at £32,280 for the entry C 200, with the AMG range opening at £46,280 for the C 43.

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eseaton 15 May 2017

Wow. It must have been so

Wow. It must have been so exciting to spot that. I bet they squealed.
James Dene 15 May 2017

For Grown Ups

Definitely the hot rod coupe for grown ups - along with its E and S siblings of course. A pity it costs arms and legs to own and run, making it the car for grown ups with money to burn.
Peter Cavellini 15 May 2017

Oooh!,that rear end.....!!!?

Always thought the rear end looked out of proportion,a little bit more better shaped Boot space would not go amiss.

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