2015 Mercedes Benz GLA 45 AMG turns up before Detroit debut

Mercedes Benz GLA 45 AMG will make it’s global debut at the 2014 Detroit Motor Show, next week. But prior to that, Daimler has released the official photos and information on the new high performance variant of GLA compact SUV.

Powered by a turbocharged 2.0l engine, delivering 360 hp and 450 Nm torque, sales of the new GLA 45 AMG will commence from mid-March 2014, while market launch will take place by July 2014.

2015 Mercedes Benz GLA 45 AMG turns up before Detroit debut (1)

The engine, which is the world’s most powerful series-produced four-cylinder engine, features a power density of 181 hp, which brings it on-par with some of the powerful sports cars in the world today. This engine is the same which is already seen on the A 45 AMG and CLA 45 AMG. Mileage too is impressive at 13.33 kmpl while CO2 emissions stand at 175 gms/km, emission norms meets the stringent EU 6 standards.

Power is transmitted to all 4 wheels (AMG 4MATIC all-wheel-drive) via AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sports transmission. Made for young achievers, the latest AMG does not compromise on either sportiness, nor comfort. For more information, scroll through the press release below.

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