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Geneva 2013: Mercedes-Benz Sport Offers Sporty Genuine Accessories for the A-Class

While the Mercedes-Benz A-Class is a superb product regardless of its position in the product range, many an A-Class owner still looks for ways to make the vehicle sportier. It’s a good thing that Mercedes-Benz Sport is now offering fresh personalization options by way of Genuine Accessories. At the Geneva Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz Sport used a polar silver A 180 to demonstrate how the various accessories work together to make the A-Class sportier. The detachable body parts come in a Jupiter red colorway, perfectly accenting the polar-silver paint job of the exterior. There’s also a sticker kit to decorate the car with, featuring a chequered-flag design that has fine lines… Continue Reading »


Geneva Event Launches The Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG Edition 1

The Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG Edition 1 was introduced recently in Geneva by the luxury vehicle manufacturer. The event was graced by American singer and songwriter Usher, who took the car for a spin. The event in Switzerland unveiled the Edition 1 model of the vehicle, which features a number of aesthetic modifications including a steering wheel encased in Nappa leather, Edition 1 emblems and AMG Performance seats . This particular model will be offered for twelve months only. The Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG Edition 1 will come with a turbo-charged 2.0 engine that offers 360HP (265kW) of power and torque reaching 450Nm (332lb-ft). The aerodynamic design will feature a bigger front… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Goes Green with Bio-Based Polyamide Engine Cover for New A-Class

In a bid to become more environment-friendly without sacrificing product quality and vehicle safety, Mercedes-Benz decided to go for a new high-performance bio-based polyamide to make the new A-Class engine cover. The  material from DSM mostly makes use of renewable resources, with raw materials derived from Ricinus communis, or the castor plant. The compound will be used on the new A-Class turbo petrol variants, which means the covers have to be able to withstand over 200 degrees Celsius while retaining stability and without warping. Polyamide 410 comes with vital properties like low moisture absorption, high crystallization rate, and a high melting point, and DSM bases its EcoPaXX engineering plastic on… Continue Reading »


PlayStation 4 Racing Game DriveClub to Feature Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG and A 45 AMG

Sony Computer Entertainment Inc. unveiled the PlayStation 4, its next gaming console, yesterday in New York. While many gaming enthusiasts were disappointed at the lack of an actual console presented by Sony, there was a lot of discussion about upcoming titles that are set to be available for the console. One of those titles is DriveClub, a new racing game title that’s set to feature the Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG as well as the A 45 AMG. Showing off the various vehicle rosters available for players to tinker and drive around in is one of the surefire ways for racing game titles to generate anticipation. Aside from the two aforementioned… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz A-Class vs. Audi A3 – Which will win?

The newly reformed Mercedes A-Class is soon to be released. Rather the German manufacturer trailing in the market it seems to be that the latest model could be a contender to lead the way. The Mercedes A-Class has been transformed from its MPV image to a luxury sporting hatchback. When pitted against the Audi A3 how will the A-Class compare. The A-Class has had a makeover, turning the car into a leaner, longer and neater model than ever before. The small family hatchback not only features sport like features but is accompanied by the class and elegance that is now recognized with the Mercedes brand. A diamond grille, sleek and… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz Announces The A45 AMG Edition 1

The Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG Edition 1 is set to be offered by the luxury vehicle manufacturer in the next twelve months. The company will offer a similar model of the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG in the same way it offered the Mercedes-Benz CLA Edition 1. The vehicle will feature matte graphite grey stripes along the sides, the roof, and the hood over Cirrus White paint. The upcoming luxury vehicle will also come with an Aerodynamic package that features something extra on its front apron, a rear wing, and a larger front splitter. The front grille, brake calipers, rear wing and mirrors of the vehicle also come with red accent paint. The… Continue Reading »


A 45 AMG Trailer Teases More Details

We’ve seen the pictures and now we see the video. Courtesy of the official Mercedes-AMG Youtube channel, we get glimpses of the A 45 AMG in action, both on a winding road and on track. Of course, this is a teaser video, so don’t expect any head-to-head action. Probably using the same unit as the ones we saw in the static pics, Mercedes-AMG further shows glimpses of the cockpit, the switchgear and the driver snicking up the gears using the paddle shifters. Although an all-wheel driver, AMG has apparently given the A 45 a 67/33 distribution bias, to help emulate a proper rear-driver when the driver feels the need for… Continue Reading »


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