Milan, Italy is gorgeous and has a definite style. In that sense, it seems only fitting that Mercedes-Benz launch the new A-Class in Italy in style. That’s what the new “Visionary Store” is meant to accomplish. It is the first of its kind, and it offers prospective buyers, enthusiasts, and admirers to experience what the new A-Class is all about. Located near the cathedral, the new Visionary Store’s opening was attended by Mercedes-Benz Cars Head of Sales and Marketing, Dr. Joachim Schmidt, together with Mercedes AMG Petronas F1 team driver Nico Rosberg. Schmidt said that the aim was for customers to experience the vehicle in a whole new light, both… Continue Reading »
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Because of the positive resonance and good measure of demand for the new A-Class, Mercedes-Benz has decided to up the production of the small family car. For this purpose, it has inked an agreement with Valmet Automotive, a supplier from Finland that’s set to produce over 100,000 A-Class vehicles for the German automaker from 2013 to 2016. The move was spurred on by the current demand for the new A-Class. Months before the vehicle range is set to launch sometime in September, Mercedes-Benz has already received some 40,000 preorders. “Our new compacts are so popular with our customers that the Rastatt and Kecskemét plants are completely utilized,” said Daimler Board… Continue Reading »
This is the rumored A25 AMG hot hatch, except now that official info is available, we now know that it will be called the A45 AMG instead. Whether this has anything to do with the 45th anniversary of Merc’s high-performance luxury car subsidiary or is just another in a long line of seemingly arbitrary names is up to you to decide. There’s still no official data provided for top speed as well as power, but torque has been pegged at 295 lb.-ft. and the car is going to come with the seven-speed double-clutch transmission system from AMG. Aside from those, the A45 AMG is said to contain a number of… Continue Reading »
In Cologne, five awards were given for Mercedes-Benz. The A-Class was given the “Innovation, High Quality, Design and Ease of Use” award and the best compact car award. On the other hand, The Mercedes C300 BlueTEC HYBRID was labeled as the “Best Product of 2012″ and the “Innovation and Environment” award. The brand as a whole got the Plus X Award for being a sustainable car manufacturer in the world. This means that the jury sees Mercedes’ diversity and innovativeness by bring new concepts of urban mobility and technology in the market. Prof Herbert Kohler, Daimler’s Head of Group Research and Chief Environmental Officer said, “Since the invention of the… Continue Reading »
Mercedes-Benz is developing a new crossover based on the A-Class platform, and word around cyberspace is that this new model will be named the GLA. Sources have pegged the GLA to be of the same size as the B-Class and should feature Mercedes-Benz’s MFA front-wheel drive platform. There are barely any details out right now, but many experts and sources are envisioning a range of four-cylinder petrols and turbodiesels that are of the same range found in today’s A-Class and B-Class models. This new compact crossover unit should provide Mercedes with an answer to such competitor models as the Audi Q3 and the BMW X1, and even the Range Rover… Continue Reading »
We’ve known a lot about the new A-Class, especially when it was shown in Geneva. However, it seems the company wants everyone to know that this is what a luxury hatch is, and it should be this beautiful. “The new A-Class impresses thanks to its uniquely high quality standards for the compact segment, achieved through the design idiom, the selection of top-quality materials and the options for combining them. Attractive visual highlights include, for example, the air nozzles, which call to mind the form of jet engines and underscore the high quality of the interior,” the company’s Head of design, Gorden Wagener said. He added, “No other car in this… Continue Reading »
One of the most awaited launch in the Geneva International Motor Show is the Mercedes A-Class. See why this is called the most dynamic car in the compact class by watching the video. Mercedes-Benz.tv said that it will be released in the market on June 15.