The Mercedes C-Class Coupe is a medium-sized, two-door version of the luxury C-Class saloon, and competes with rivals such as the BMW 4 Series and Lexus RC.
It seats four, and is available with a range of diesel and petrol engines that should serve most needs. The regular models come in a simple choice of Sport or AMG Line trims. At the more extreme performance end of the range, there are three Mercedes-AMG versions: the C 43, C 63 and C 63 S.
Weak points include a rear seat area that’s tighter on leg and head room than some rivals, although two average-sized adults will still be comfortable enough. The petrol engine we’ve tried is also a bit disappointing, but at least the diesels – likely to be the bigger sellers – are very good.
It falls just short of being the best handling coupe in the class, although it’s still pretty good, and it is one of the most comfortable. We’ve only tried it on the optional air suspension, which soaks up the bumps nicely for a relaxing drive. It also allows you to have some fun when driving harder.