Mercedes-Benz has announced that it will introduce a hydrogen fuel cell powered version of the GLC crossover in the later half of 2017, to be labelled the GLC F-CELL.
The news was delivered by head of R&D Thomas Weber in an interview with Autocar. The current plan is to introduce the new GLC variant in September 2017 during the Frankfurt Motor Show. The planned on sale date is sometime in 2018. Mercedes-Benz predicts a maximum range of up to 373 miles, while a full recharge will take around three minutes.
This GLC will be the first Benz model to use a newly developed fuel cell stack that will fit right in where the combustion engine usually sits.
This fuel cell model will only be sold in select markets on a monthly lease program with as outright purchase of about $76,400.
Mercedes-Benz GLC F-CELL hydrogen vehicle announced for 2017 reveal