Mercedes GLA 45 AMG Concept graces 2013 LA Auto Show

mercedes benz gla 45 amg concept at 2013 la auto showThe new GLA 45 AMG comes in with a lower stance and better aerodynamics while it is fitted with the same drivetrain as seen on the A 45 AMG in the form of a 2.0 liter turbocharged 4 cylinder unit offering 355 hp peak power and 450 Nm peak torque.

The GLA 45 AMG Concept is not only powerful, but also fuel efficient. Its engine is mated to an AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7 speed sports dual clutch transmission besides an AMG Performance 4MATIC all wheel drive system. Acceleration from 0 to 100 kmph is achieved in less than 5 seconds.

GLA 45 AMG Concept sits AMG forged wheels in a cross spoke design fitted with 255/35 R21 tyres finished with matte black and red rim flanges. High performance AMG braking is also being offered along with red brake calipers. The car distinctively features “45” on doors while an AMG logo on the upper edge of windscreen also speaks of its exclusivity as an AMG Concept. For more information, scroll through the press release below.