Presented the new Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 with a “record” of a turbo engine

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Presented the new Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 with a “record” of a turbo engine

Crossover “forty-fifth” of the series develops 100 km/h in 4.3 seconds.

Sports division of Mercedes has officially unveiled the top-end modification of the Junior crossover of the brand Mercedes-AMG GLA 45. Following the example of other Stuttgart compact cars of the new generation, this model was the most powerful four-cylinder turbo engine in the world.

Interestingly, while the manufacturer revealed only the characteristics of the 387-strong version, although the photos showed and 421-strong GLA 45 S. 306-horsepower GLA 35, declassified in December, the novelty is not only the engine but also a more advanced AWD system that can distribute the thrust between the rear wheels – AMG Performance 4MATIC+. Transmission all AMG models, only one – the eight-speed AMG Speedshift robot. According to preliminary data, the GLA 45 develops 100 km/h in 4.3 seconds – 0.7 seconds faster than the GLA 35. The maximum speed in both cases is limited to the traditional mark of 250 km/h.

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Compared to the Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 of the previous generation, the new “hot” crossover began, according to the manufacturer, more confident cornering and resist rolls. However, the increased comfort. Adaptive suspension has three modes of operation. Also, the driver can choose from seven settings of the driving electronics, including a racing mode, which is available as part of optional AMG Dynamic Plus package.

Among other features, the GLA 45 – powerful brakes, special steering tuning, reinforced body, aggressive decor of the exterior and interior, 21-inch wheels that can be installed for a fee instead of 19-inch, optional recording system telemetry AMG Track Pace. In addition, crossover will offer “night” and aerodynamic packages.

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Simultaneously with the GLA 45 Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the GLA 250, which will be located in a notch 163-strong GLA 200. New modification received the same two-liter 224-horsepower gasoline “four” that hatchback A 250. Such crossover may be front-and all-wheel drive. Disperse hundreds in both scenarios, it takes 8.6 seconds, maximum speed is 210 km/h.

In the American market, the GLA 250 will appear this summer, the AMG version will reach dealers towards the end of the year. The start date ofn sales have to declare separately.