Charged Mercedes-AMG A35 debuts in ParisJuly 27, 2018
A high-performance version of the German hatchback of the new generation, which received an in-house index of the A35, will receive a power unit with a capacity of at least 300 hp. The remaining versions of the 5-door hatchback from the sport division Mercedes-AMG will be able to boast a mark of 400 hp and even more. For Europe, the A35 version will be available until the end of 2018.
A couple of hours ago it became known that the German automaker Mercedes-Benz and its equally well-known division Mercedes-AMG, plans to present a high-performance performance of the new generation 5-door hatchback with the A35 index – the presentation will take place in the upcoming auto show in Paris (France) in October 2018. Later more powerful versions of hatchback A45 and A45 S should be shown.
Mr. Gruel told in an interview with the Indian blog Autos that the version 45s will also be offered. This means that the rumors of a more “hot” hatchback performance than the Mercedes-AMG A45 are in fact valid. It is known that such a car was codenamed The Predator and is reportedly has as an additional electric motor and an electric turbocharger.
Dominique Grewell, who is a senior marketing manager at Mercedes-AMG, confirmed this information to the Indian blog Autos. In addition, he said that the new Mercedes-AMG A35 will be equipped with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine that may receive advanced technology in the form of an electric turbo and a 48-volt “soft” hybrid. Meanwhile, the current CEO of Mercedes-AMG, Tobias Moers, says that this power unit produces “about 300 horsepower” of power. It is noteworthy that other rumors suggest that it can have a power of 335 hp. Well, the fact that the long-awaited novelty will receive the all-wheel drive system can not even be doubted.
As we already mentioned above, the A45 version will become more efficient execution of the 5-door hatchback. Under the hood, this car will have the same 2.0-liter engine, but its power will be 400 hp. or even more. Mercedes-AMG A45 will also receive a drive for all-wheel drive.