The new Mercedes-AMG A 45 gets all-wheel drive with drift modeOctober 3, 2018
The top hot hatch, the Mercedes-AMG A 45, will receive an eight-speed DCT robot, a new all-wheel drive system and a drift control mode for the control electronics, like the E 63 S.
In an interview with CarAdvice, Moers announced that the new Mercedes-AMG A 45 will receive an engine delivering over 400 horsepower, a reinforced suspension with stiffer lever attachments and a completely new four-wheel drive with a special mode for drift. On the E 63 S, it allows you to open the front axle coupling and disconnect the electronic stabilization system, and in the intermediate mode it allows slippage within limited limits.
He is a younger Mercedes-AMG A 35 4Matic older model will get a multimedia complex MBUX and a digital dashboard with a special AMG design. Also hot hatch will receive a virtual racing assistant AMG Track Pace, capable of recording more than 80 parameters of the car during races on the race track.
The entry-level model – the Mercedes-AMG A 35 4Matic – was declassified in mid-September. The hatchback was equipped with an upgraded version of the two-liter “turbo” M260, issuing 306 horsepower and 400 Nm of torque, and a seven-speed robotized transmission with two clutches. The first hundred A 35 4Matic exchanges after 4.7 seconds. Slightly slower than the closest competitors: Audi S3 and BMW M140i.