Mercedes CLA 45 AMG spied in Mumbai, launch slated for July?
Showcased at 2014 Auto Expo earlier this year, the new Mercedes Benz CLA 45 AMG is going to be launched in India later this year probably by July. Now, before launch, it has been spied in Mumbai, probably making test runs. This is for the first time that the CLA 45 AMG has been spotted in India.
The new Mercedes Benz CLA 45 AMG is an entry level performance sedan. It is powered by a 2.0 liter direct injection turbocharged petrol engine. Mercedes Benz says this is the most powerful series production four cylinder engine in the world. This super powerful engine is capable of 355 hp power and 450 Nm torque while being mated to Mercedes 4MATIC technology and an AMG SPEEDSHIFT 7 speed transmission.
This combination of engine and transmission gives Mercedes Benz CLA 45 AMG an acceleration time of 4.6 seconds for sprinting from 0 to 100 kmph. It has a top speed of 250 kmph and claims fuel efficiency of 14.08 kmpl.
Mercedes Benz CLA 45 AMG will be brought into India via the CBU – Completely Built Unit route. In Europe the model is priced at €47,600 (INR 40 lakhs). Coming in via the CBU route could put it in a price range of INR 70 lakhs.
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