Mercedes showed on video the possibilities of the drift mode of the most powerful A-Class

Mercedes showed on video the possibilities of the drift mode of the most powerful A-Class

December 24, 2018 0 By autotimesnews

Mercedes-AMG has published a video teaser for the most powerful and fastest version of the new generation A-Class hatchback, which will receive an A45 index. The video shows how a camouflaged car drives on a wet test track in Papenburg in a special drift mode.

According to preliminary data, the Mercedes-AMG A45 will be equipped with a two-liter four-cylinder supercharged engine with an output of more than 400 horsepower. The engine will be combined with an eight-speed robotic gearbox with two clutches and all-wheel drive transmission.

When the drift mode is activated, the electronics will completely shut off the stabilization system, and the transmission of torque will be carried out exclusively to the rear wheels.

Earlier at the Paris Motor Show debuted a Mercedes-AMG A35, which was equipped with a new two-liter four-cylinder supercharged engine, developing 306 liters. with. and 400 N ยท m of torque.

The unit is paired with a seven-speed robotic gearbox with two clutches and all-wheel drive system. The Mercedes-AMG A35 4Matic, which has the Race Start quick start function, is able to accelerate from the spot to the first hundred in 4.7 seconds, and its maximum speed is forcibly limited by electronics at 250 km per hour.