German carmaker Mercedes has launched the AMG GLA 45 in India. The new 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 is priced at Rs 77.85 lakh ex-showroom (India).
Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 Specifications
The new Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 is powered by AMG's revised 2.0-litre turbo four-cylinder engine. The turbocharged engine displaces 1,991cc and now cranks out 375bhp @ 6,000rpm and 475Nm of torque @ 2250-5,000rpm and is mated to a 7-speed dual-clutch automatic gearbox which sends power to all the wheels via Merc's 4Matic all-wheel-drive system.
The Mercedes GLA 45 AMG accelerates from 0-100kph in 4.4 seconds and continues gaining speed till it tops out at 250kph.
Mercedes CLA 45 Design & Features
The new Mercedes GLA 45 AMG features subtle design changes including slightly tweaked front and rear bumpers with the front featuring a new splitter element and the rear getting a new diffuser design with four vertical slats. AMG's twin-blade grille with the big three-pointed star at the centre is done up in chrome.
The new Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 'Aero Edition' gets a new gloss black paint finish and features yellow detailing that runs across the bottom of the front bumper and above the diffuser at the rear and the side skirts, ORVMs, and the new 19-inch alloy wheels. The yellow stripe is also present on the roof-mounted spoiler. Also present are grey decals on the side doors and a stripe that runs front the bonnet, across the roof and over the boot of the new GLA 45.
The new Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 shares its interior with the new GLA 45 with leather upholstery featuring red contrast stitching present on the seats. Also present is an 8.0-inch infotainment display which also acts a display for the 360-degree camera.
The Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 was already a bonkers fast SUV and with the revised engine it is now even quicker than before, Add in the design tweaks and the gloss black paint job with the yellow detail work and if you're ever spotted in a GLA 45, expect all eyes to be glued to you as you snarl past the rest of the crowd.