Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 wants to get around Audi RS Q3

Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 wants to get around Audi RS Q3

September 28, 2019 0 By autotimesnews

Meanwhile, this new model might even aim for a segmented crown, since at least on paper it should have more power than its direct competitor, the all-new Audi RS Q3 with a 395-liter turbocharged gasoline engine. from. (400 h.p.).

On the other hand, Mercedes-AMG should get the same 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine from the A 45 and CLA 45 models, which has two tuning options – 382 hp. (387 hp) and 354 lb-ft (480 Nm) as standard and 415 hp (421 hp) and 368 lb-ft (499 Nm) in the S cladding with a maximum range.

Visually, the GLA 45 is equipped with a Panamericana grille, with larger air intakes than smaller versions, wider side sills, large wheels, large brakes and a four-circuit exhaust system, which you can see on this prototype for the first time. It also has red brake calipers, but, in addition, there is nothing special to tell about the external design until at least part of this camouflage has been removed.

As for the interior, we already know how it will look thanks to the GLA 2020 prototype seen this summer. However, the AMG 45 S in the form of a crossover should also have an Alcantara sports steering wheel, black panel inserts and contrast stitching for seats, door panels, an armrest and a steering wheel.

The Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 and 45 S should debut sometime early next year.