The second-generation Mercedes-AMG A45 is getting an electric motor. The unit is expected to significantly boost the power of the hatchback. According to Motoring, citing reliable anonymous sources within the automotive industry, the electric motor will be used to provide the AMG A45 with a hybrid powertrain. The model bearing the unit is expected to arrive sometime in 2019. Currently, the AMG A45 has a gasoline-fed 2.0-liter inline-four turbo engine. The power unit offers 280 kW that launches the car from zero to 100 km/h in just 4.2 seconds. The source said a reconfigured M133 engine will be used for the AMG A45. It is will be paired with a traditional exhaust… Continue Reading »
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There is a new Mercedes-Benz A-Class and we have the spy shots to show it. The prototype surprisingly revealed many of the details of the upcoming compact hatchback from Mercedes-Benz. Based on the images, the proportions and dimensions of this 2018 year model prototype will follow exactly those of the current model, which can be seen in most of the shots. The only thing that would change proportionally is the longer wheelbase as evidenced by the stretched rear doors. As a result, we can expect more space in the cabin than ever before. The prototype might be heavily camouflaged, but it didn’t stop us from evaluating what we might see… Continue Reading »
The Mercedes-Benz A-Class hatchback is characterized by elements of sportiness and comfort. However, some may find the legroom of four-door car a bit cramped. The new spy shots of the car’s next generation model may come as a good news for customers who want more space in its interior. According to a source, the next-gen A-Class uses the MFA2 platform instead of the current MFA version. The MFA2 platform provides the car a longer wheelbase, which results to more legroom. Then the new one reduces the weight of the car also, which increases its flexibility. Another noticeable change in the upcoming A-Class is its wider hatch at the rear. The design of the… Continue Reading »
The Mercedes-Benz A-Class is the most anticipated Mercedes compact hatchback. The company aims to target younger urbanites to its compact sedan that has a sleek exterior and elegant interior. It didn’t disappoint. The A-Class is practical, functional and good-looking. Mercedes has finally turned the A-Class into a real contender, taking pride on its more conventional five-door hatch compared to the Audi A3 and BMW 1-Series. The 2016 mid-cycle refresh did little in exterior and interior design, and the engine stays the same save for some minor improvements. On the outside, the 2016 Mercedes A-Class looks similar to its predecessor, except for the redesigned bumpers, a slightly more upright grille, and… Continue Reading »
The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E-Class definitely received a warm welcome from critics when it was introduced at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. Now, in its tenth-generation, the new E-Class certainly never fails to impress with its sensual styling, performance, safety and tech innovations. After all, its maker really pushed their boundaries with the product, calling it as a big leap forward for them. Among the expected variants of the car that will follow are its the estate and the coupe models. The convertible variant will also come in later, but this is a long shot as of the moment. A few days ago, automotive artist Theophilus Chin released a rendering of another version… Continue Reading »
A photo of the facelifted 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 was recently seen circulating the Internet. As seen above, the image was taken from a flyer, which was supposed to be released in the future to promote the performance version of the hatchback. Specs Revealed The picture revealed the specifications of the car too. According to the information on the flyer, the upcoming Mercedes-AMG A45 will carry a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine. The power unit will have an output of 376 hp. It should be noted that the current model has 355 hp, so that’s a 21 hp boost compared to its predecessor. A Mercedes-AMG A45 S was also suggested by the ad…. Continue Reading »
With the sales of Mercedes-Benz India looking great, the brand is releasing two variants in the territory on May 30. The new car will be under the A-Class and B-Class category. Based on a report by the Indian auto news site called Car Dekho, buyers of the new A-Class premium hatchback will have two engine options to choose from. One will have a 1.6-liter petrol and the other will be equipped with a 1.8-liter turbo diesel engine. Then, it will have a 7-speed dual clutch automatic gearbox. On the other hand, the new B-Class will only be available in a 1.8-liter turbo diesel engine.