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The new GLA 45 AMG - All-rounder with Driving Performance

Stuttgart - Mercedes-AMG is continuing its product initiative with rigour: with the new GLA 45 AMG the performance brand of Mercedes-Benz makes a dynamic statement in the strongly growing segment of the compact SUV. The combination of powerful-distinctive design, exclusive appointments as well as superior engine power and driving performance is unique: the most powerful series-production four-cylinder engine in the world puts 265 kW (360 hp) and 450 Newton metres on the road. The new GLA 45 AMG high-performance SUV also shines with low emission and fuel consumption figures.

 

   

With fuel consumption of 7.5 litres per 100 kilometres (NEDC combined; CO2: 175 g/km) and compliance with EU 6 emissions standards, the GLA 45 AMG once again provides proof that at Mercedes-AMG maximum performance does not come at the expense of environmental compatibility. The GLA 45 AMG also holds the pole position with regard to driving dynamics: it accelerates from zero to 100 km/h in 4.8 seconds and reaches a top speed of 250 km/h (electronically limited).

 
Thanks to the combination of standard-fit performance-oriented AMG 4MATIC all-wheel drive and the AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports transmission, the GLA 45 AMG impresses with its equally sporty and efficient drive system concept.

In addition to the A 45 AMG and CLA 45 AMG, the GLA 45 AMG is the third vehicle with four-cylinder turbo engine to appeal to a young target group. The trend-oriented customers set great store by styling, dynamics and independence – traits that are perfectly embodied in the new high-performance SUV from Affalterbach. Meeting a wide variety of customer desires has always been one of the strengths of Mercedes-AMG. The GLA 45 AMG now expands the extensive SUV line-up to five models (GLA 45 AMG, ML 63 AMG, GL 63 AMG, G 63 AMG and G 65 AMG). Mercedes-AMG thus offers the widest range of SUVs among all high-performance premium brands.

 

Hallmark AMG features: the world's most powerful series-produced four-cylinder engine

Best in class: the engine of the GLA 45 AMG fully lives up to this claim, as a look at the figures shows. The AMG 2.0-litre turbo engine is the most powerful series-production four-cylinder engine in the world. It produces 265 kW (360 hp) of power and develops peak torque of 450 Newton metres. A power density of 133 kW (181 hp) puts the AMG high-performance turbo engine on a par with the world's most powerful super sports cars.

Web special allows people to interactively experience the GLA 45 AMG

The web special developed specifically for the GLA 45 AMG also allows people to interactively experience the new high-performance SUV from Mercedes-AMG. Furthermore, all visitors can view comments, films and pictures from fans of the AMG Twitter and Facebook pages on the site's "social wall", where they can also post their own statements. The web special can be accessed on the internet at www.mercedes-amg.com/webspecial/gla45

The sales release date for the Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG will be 14 March 2014, and the market launch will start in July 2014. Prices for Germany (incl. 19% VAT):

  • GLA 45 AMG: € 55,870.50

  • GLA 45 AMG „Edition 1“: € 63,248.50

Photos: Automotive Intelligence/Mercedes-Benz

(Feb. 12, 2014)


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