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 »
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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.
We have previously published the leaked official photos of the Audi A3 rival, Mercedes-Benz A-Class. In the Geneva Motor Show, the official photos and specifications were released by Mercedes-Benz. The 211 PS, A 250 is not coming out with the AMG version just yet. But the vehicle is already powerful in itself. The 1.6L petrol engine produces 121HP, while the diesel engine has a 1.8L A 180 CDI which can make 250 Nm of torque. The A200 CDI follows with 136 PS and the A220 CDI 2.2L engine makes 168HP and 350 Nm of torque. Inside, the iPhone on wheels system will surely captivate anyone. The infotainment system mounted on… Continue Reading »
It’s finally here! There have been a lot of reports about the 2012 Mercedes A-Class but nothing has ever been as official as this one. After publishing renderings and spy photos, it is no doubt that everyone wants the real thing. Autofans, a Belgian website, leaked the official photos of the A-Class in silver and silver blue. The A250, does not have the AMG badge so we’re assuming that this is just the plain A-Class which looks so original and so unlike Audi, which is a good thing. Previous reports say that it probably will have some of the characteristics of the rival’s car, so we’re just really glad that… Continue Reading »