Mercedes-Benz has unveiled the “hot” crossover Mercedes-GLA 45 AMG and GLA 45 S new generation before the official premiere.
Mercedes-Benz GLA was replaced by generation at the end of last year. The sale of the underlying model has not yet begun, and the AMG version of the crossover Mercedes GLA 45 AMG and GLA 45 S. Crossovers equipped with 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine M139 used by families A 45/CLA 45. The Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 the output of the unit is 387 HP and 480 Nm of torque, the GLA 45 S – 421 HP and 500 Nm. In conjunction with the unit works eight-speed double clutch “robot” AMG Speedshift and all-wheel drive system 4Matic+ with the possibility of distribution of traction between the rear wheels.
From standstill to 100 km/h in regular “forty-five” accelerates in 4.4 seconds, the GLA 45 version S – 0.1 seconds faster. Is a function of the Race-Start, so in the new terminology called AMG launch control. Maximum speed is electronically limited to 250 km/h at the initial modifications and 270 km/h at smalls.
Also, the new Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 revised suspension, aluminum plate under the engine and diagonal stretching underneath. Surcharge offer suspension AMG Ride Control with adaptive dampers (there are three modes of operation).
Externally “hot” crossovers are different grille with vertical ribs, more muscular wheels and standard led headlights. Aft of the differences – the roof spoiler and a redesigned bumper with two integrated exhaust pipes with a diameter of 76 mm. the interior is equipped with front seats with increased lateral support and steering wheel braided nappa leather.
Initial GLA 45 is equipped with 19-inch wheels. Front brakes with four piston mechanisms and discs with a diameter of 350 mm, rear – single-piston with 330-millimeter rotors. The version of the GLA 45’s standard wheels with a diameter of 20 inches, brake mechanisms of the front in line with the discs diameter 360 mm, single-piston rear always with 330-millimeter rotors. Surcharge proposed wheels with a diameter of 21 inches.
Officially “hot” Mercedes-GLA 45 AMG and GLA 45’s will present at the Geneva motor show. In the market of crossovers will appear by the summer.