Video – Watch the Mercedes A45 AMG turning its wheels


Nithyanandh K, As a toddler, those wheeled machinery fascinated me even before I knew what they’re called as! So here I'm, petrolhead by birth, Mechanical engineer by qualification and automotive reporter by profession!

Regardless of the size class, A Mercedes model line is never complete without a fire breathing AMG variant. So here it its, the Mercedes A45 AMG!

[Can’t watch the video? Head to Youtube]

The Mercedes A Class has provided the three pointed star a much needed shot in the arm. The stylish premium hatchback is keeping the assembly line extremely busy as it turned out to be the most successful launch in MB’s illustrious history, clocking close to 1 lakh bookings.

The A45 AMG is the icing on the cake or a cherry on top of the ice cream. The latest bad boy from Affalterbach employs a 2.0 litre turbocharged engine that delivers a phenomenal 360 bhp and 450 Nm of torque. Mercedes claims that the 2.0 litre AMG engine is the most powerful 4 cylinder series production engine in the world!

The power is laid on the tarmac through a 4MATIC all wheel drive system specifically developed for the cars using the MFA platform. The A45 AMG reaches a ton from rest in a scant 4.6 seconds and has an electronically limited top speed of 250 kmph.

Mercedes A45 AMG frontMercedes A45 AMG interior

The transmission is a 7-speed SpeedShift dual clutch unit which comes with paddle shifters. Three driving modes namely Sports, Manual and Controlled Efficiency are on offer.

The motor has a typical AMG voice and one add some spice to it by opting for the AMG Performance exhaust package which uses exhaust flaps to offer a more devilish exhaust note.

Now watch the A45 AMG in action!

Contribute to IAB
Submit Spyshots & get Bragging rights! Click Here
Custom Mods on your ride? Get it featured on IAB Submit

Mercedes A-Class News & Updates

Daimler 2017-2018 roadmap

Mercedes A-Class sedan LWB, C-Class facelift & new Sprinter confirmed for 2018

Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA front quarter at the IAA 2017

Mercedes-Benz Concept EQA at the IAA 2017 – Live

2018 Mercedes A Class Spy Shot Front Three Quarters

IAB reader spots the next-gen 2018 Mercedes A Class in Dubai

Mercedes A-Class sedan front three quarter rendering

Mercedes A-Class Sedan rendered in production form

Mercedes Concept A Saloon front three quarter unveiled

Mercedes Concept A Sedan unveiled – In Images

Mercedes Concept A Sedan teaser

Mercedes Concept A Sedan teased ahead of Auto Shanghai debut