Mercedes-Benz launched the 2017 Mercedes CLA in India last December and then the 2017 Mercedes GLA in July. Today, the company launched the facelifted compact models' AMG 45 4MATIC high-performance variants in the country.
The 2017 Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 4MATIC and 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4MATIC sport the same 2.0-litre petrol engine. Their turbocharged four-cylinder mill puts out 280 kW (381 PS) at 6,000 rpm and 475 Nm of torque from 2,500-5,000 rpm. Both send power to the wheels via the AMG Speedshift DCT 7-speed automatic transmission. The 4MATIC permanent AWD system is standard. The CLA 45 4MATIC accelerates from 0-100 km/h in 4.2 seconds, while the GLA 45 4MATIC performs the same speed run in 4.5 seconds. Both cars' top out at 250 km/h.
LED headlamps, front apron with new A-wing design, matt titanium gray front splitter insert, AMG radiator grille with twin louvres, AMG spoiler lip, 18-inch AMG 10-spoke alloy wheels, rear apron with diffuser, AMG radiator lip, AMG instrument cluster with new-look numerals and AMG design trim in black/red are some of the key features of the new Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 4MATIC and Mercedes-AMG GLA 45.
The 2017 Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 4MATIC and 2017 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4MATIC are available in an AERO edition model also, with yellow decals and AMG sports stripes in matt graphite grey combined with the AMG Night Package. The special edition CLA 45 and GLA 45 have yellow highlights along the side panels, diffuser and rear bumper, as well as the ORVM housings.
2017 Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 4MATIC Price*
CLA 45 - INR 75.20 lakh
CLA 45 aero edition - INR 77.69 lakh
2017 Mercedes-AMG GLA 4MATIC Price
GLA 45 - INR 77.85 lakh
GLA 45 aero edition - INR 80.67 lakh
*ex-showroom, all India