It’s going to be a busy time for Mercedes-Benz at the 2019 Geneva Motor Show, as the German carmaker has announced it will unveil several new models at the event. These include the CLA Shooting Brake, facelifted GLC and the Concept EQV.

The first of the three is the alternative body style to the C118 CLA Coupe, which was introduced earlier in January. Expect the shooting brake version to adopt many of the technologies and powertrains already available for the coupe, including the Mercedes-Benz User Experience (MBUX) infotainment system.

Based on previous spyshots of CLA Shooting Brake development cars, the design of the model is largely identical to the regular CLA Coupe from the front, while the added real estate at the back provides more boot space. A long, sloping roofline is also seen on mules to ensure the car remains stylish despite the improved practicality.

Next on the list of upcoming debuts is the facelifted GLC, which will see a rather substantial update to its exterior (new headlamps, bumpers, etc.), as our spy photographers discovered. Spy photos of the new GLC’s interior also show a larger display for the infotainment system and a touchpad that resembles what you’ll get in the latest A-Class – the steering wheel also gains the Touch Control interface.

These updates are likely final, as Mercedes-Benz states the GLC will gain a “new control concept including MBUX and gesture control” with its facelift. Other improvements involve the available driving assistance systems and a revised engine range. The latter, as Autocar UK’s early test drive report indicates, includes a new mild hybrid system featuring a 2.0 litre four-cylinder petrol unit, a belt-driven starter-generator and 48-volt electric system. It delivers 196 PS in the GLC 250 4Matic EQ Boost and 258 PS in the GLC 300 4Matic EQ Boost.

In the realm of concepts, there is the EQV, which the carmaker describes as “the world’s first SUV in the premium segment with purely battery-electric drive.” We’re not sure what that makes the Tesla Model X and Audi e-tron, but we’re being told the show car is really close to being production ready, “combines locally emission-free mobility with impressive performance, maximum functionality and aesthetic design,” and not much else.

A second concept is parked under the Smart brand, and it is the forease+. Pronounce it how you will, but the company is claiming the concept isn’t just a showcase of design, but also comprehensive mobility services to make urban living easier.

Other vehicles that have already been revealed, and will be present at the show, include the facelifted V-Class, the Mercedes-Benz EQ Formula E race car, and special edition models like the SL Grand Edition, SLC Final Edition and S 65 Final Edition.

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