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Mercedes GLA 45 AMG launching on October 27

Mercedes GLA 45 AMG launching on October 27
Written by Parichay Malvankar

Mercedes-Benz will launch the GLA 45 AMG on Octoober 27, 2014. As the same suggests, it is a performance oriented variant based on the recently launched GLA-Class SUV.

Changes include:

  • Redesigned front and rear bumpers
  • New front grille
  • Rear diffuser
  • Rear spoiler
  • 4 exhaust pipes
  • 19″ alloy wheels
  • Body decals
  • Blackened side skirt
  • Red brake callipers
  • Sporty front seats
  • New steering wheel with a flat bottom
  • Gear lever is placed conventionally compared to the steering mounted unit on the regular GLA
  • Red seat belts
  • Contrast stitching on the dashboard

The GLA 45 AMG will be powered by a 2.0L, turbocharged petrol otor producing 355 BHP of power and 45.8 kgm of torque. Also, it will be available in all-wheel drive configuration. Engine is mated to a 7-speed automatic gearbox.

Pricing is expected to be in the range of Rs. 70+ lakh (ex-showroom).