Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG: Design meets Driving Performance
Spring is the season of growth, and Mercedes-Benz has launched the CLA 45 AMG to breathe new life into the performance coupé class. Premiering at the New York International Auto Show (NYAS), the latest in the Mercedes-Benz line is every bit as polished and sophisticated as you’d imagine, and with a host of unique stylistic features, it is one of the most distinctive cars around.
Given the competition, turning heads at the NYAS is never easy. But the CLA 45 AMG is already earning rave reviews thanks to its unmistakable exterior design. The classic AMG ‘twin blade’ radiator grille never fails to make a statement, and unique AMG twin-spoke light-alloy wheels with a high sheen finish catch the sun and the eye in equal measure.
AMG means sporty style, and the CLA 45 AMG’s interior design is suitably dynamic. ARTICO man-made leather sports seats and red seat belts make the car’s cabin feel more like the cockpit of a race car, and a wide variety of optional design packages are available to ensure that the CLA is tailored to its driver. Choose the AMG Night package and you’ll benefit from privacy glass, black tailpipe trims in chrome finish, radiator trims in silver chrome, and a host of other exclusive stylistic touches.
Add the world’s most powerful production four-cylinder turbo engine to the equation, and it’s easy to see why ‘CLA’ is the name on every motor enthusiasts lips. The 2.0-litre unit offers 360bhp output, and enables this performance coupé to race from 0-60mph in around 4.6 seconds.
Ola Källenius, Chairman of Mercedes-AMG GmbH, is confident in the brand’s latest creation: “With the CLA 45 AMG, Mercedes-AMG is launching a unique and highly desirable automobile with all the typical DNA of AMG. A high-tech package that includes the most powerful series-production four-cylinder engine in the world as well as performance-oriented AMG 4MATIC all-wheel drive, it embodies Driving Performance at its best.”
All things considered, the new CLA 45 AMG lives up to the hype in every regard, and with a sales release date for July 2013, there’s not long to wait for interested drivers.
Keep checking our website for updates on the CLA 45 AMG. If you would like to register your interest in the model, please contact the Mercedes-Benz Retail Group team today for more information.