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Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG Goes Up Against BMW M2

The Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG is one example of a hot hatch that evolved from a simple car meant to be marketed to the masses. Around forty years ago, the hatch was merely a budget friendly vehicle designed to make cars affordable to ordinary people. But, this change with the release of the A45 AMG with its 381 PS power output. The past decade saw the development of luxury hatchbacks offering performances close to that of a sports car. Aside from the A45 AMG of Mercedes-Benz, BMW also offered the M2. These two hot luxury hatches were pitted against each other recently, as shown on a report from The race… Continue Reading »


The Posaidon Mercedes-AMG A45 Delivers 485 HP

Before the New Year, Posaidon unveiled its project involving the Mercedes-AMG A45.  The German tuner gave the car a significant boost in its power as well as subtle visual enhancements. In its unadulterated form that is fresh from the AMG factory, the A45 boasts a 381 hp and 475 Nm of torque coming from its 2.0-liter turbo engine. The figures allow the car to accelerate from zero to 100 km/h in just 4.2 seconds, and achieve a maximum speed of 270 km/h. With the package from Posaidon, the same engine is given a total of 485 hp and 556 Nm of torque. The improvements are thanks to an enlarged turbocharger,… Continue Reading »


Painting The Town With A Red-Wrapped Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG From Folien Experte

It appears Folien Experte wanted to demonstrate its skills in wrapping cars when it gave the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG a red-colored full matte chrome body wrap, as shown on a report from Aside from wrapping the hot hatch, the company based in Germany also enhanced its performance. The rear wing and extra flics along its front apron showed that Folien Experte worked on the Edition 1 variant of the A45 AMG. This particular variant became available during the first twelve months the model entered the market. The matte chrome wrap covering the stock body paint of the A45 AMG has a price tag of €4,200 or around $4,850. The… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG And CLA 45 AMG To Receive Power Boost

Tobias Moers, head of Mercedes-AMG, said the Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG and Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG are set to receive the same power upgrade given to the new model of the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG. The upgrades for the two luxury vehicle models will be given immediately, and will not wait for their respective facelifts, as indicated on a report from The two vehicle models will start to use the new four-cylinder, 2.0-liter turbo-charged engine of the A45. The engine of the refreshed A45 AMG has a power output of 375 HP, which is higher than the 355 HP of the previous model. The torque was also increased to 350… Continue Reading »


Mercedes-AMG A45 Revealed At The Goodwood Festival Of Speed

The 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 was finally unveiled during the 2015 Goodwood Festival of Speed, as shown through a report from The new A45 increases the 355 HP power output of the outgoing model as it reclaims the title of the most powerful compact performance car from the Audi Audi RS3 Sportback. In addition to the increase in its power output, the styling of the A45 was also revised and its new name is now consistent with all current AMG cars. While the new model of the A45 is still using the same four-cylinder 2.0-liter turbo-charged engine of the outgoing car, its reconfigured valve assembly as well as the adjusted… Continue Reading »


Video Shows New Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG S In Spain

A face-lifted A45 AMG, which will reportedly be dubbed as the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG S, was caught on video recently as it was going through road testing in Spain, according to a report from The video showed a glimpse of what may become the next most powerful luxury hatchback to enter the market. The camouflage in front and rear may give indications that the luxury hatchback has gone through significant changes. It appears the updates on the A45 correspond with the expected mid-life facelift of the A-Class of Mercedes-Benz. Some industry watchers believe that the latest model of the A45 AMG may have a similar appearance as the C63… Continue Reading »


McChip Further Pushes the Power of the Mercedes A45 AMG to Another Level

The Mercedes A45 AMG already packs quite a kick in its 2.0-liter four cylinder turbo engine. To be exact, the output of this compact car goes up to 360 hp and 450 Nm of torque. Mercedes-Benz boasts that the AMG engine of this auto is considered to be the most powerful in the four-cylinder line. The mentioned figures, along with the other goodies present in the car like its seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission gearbox, enable it to achieve an acceleration of zero to 100 km/h in only 4.6 seconds with an electronically-limited top speed of 270 km/h. Seeing more room to push the Mercedes A45 AMG further to its limit, McChip… Continue Reading »


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