Tuesday, November 14, 2017

Mercedes-Benz leads the race in compact luxury performance segment

Mercedes-Benz India’s 6th &7th AMG product launch out of 12 products in 2017, as part of celebrating ’50 Years of AMG’ | Also available in the aero edition with invigorating design elements under the ‘designo’ umbrella

Chennai: India’s leading luxury car manufacturer Mercedes-Benz today further cemented its strong presence in the performance segment, by launching two new AMGs, the Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 and the GLA 45 4MATIC. The 45 AMG boasts of the ‘most powerful four-cylinder series production engine in the world. With the introduction of these two new AMGs, Mercedes-Benz India is making a strong statement in the growing performance car segment. Both the vehicles offer a host of new features and embody dynamism, sportiness, exceptional driving performance and agility. Continuing the global celebration of 50 years of AMG, the vehicles were launched by Roland Folger – Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India.  

Roland Folger – Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said, “Performance car segment in India is fast evolving and hence product innovation becomes crucial to outpace the industry growth. Driving performance remains the key essence of our renowned sub-brand Mercedes-AMG and we lead the performance segment in India by a wide margin. As a part of our global celebrations of 50 Years of AMG, we are glad to launch seven AMGs this year and end the year with the introduction of these two sensational young products from our diverse portfolio. These alluring and radical products appeal to those, who believe in ultimate driving performance, everyday practicality and unmatched luxury appointments. We are committed towards providing the best of our global AMG products to our Indian customers and continue leading in this segment.”

Mr.Folger further added, “With our AMG 45 range, we provide our customers with a product that embodies the motorsport DNA while adding the practicality of everyday use. Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 and GLA 45 4MATIC have been modified keeping in mind the changing Indian market sentiments and to suit the young generation’s requirements. We are confident that these new exciting products would create a stronger fan following for AMG in India.”
Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 4MATIC
  • Features the revised AMG front apron with new A-wing design and louvres in the outer air intakes along with the new front splitter
  • The AMG rear apron with diffuser insert in a new design and four vertical diffusers round off the powerful AMG design
  • AMG radiator grille with twin louvre finished in silver chrome, LED High-Performance headlamps, AMG E-SELECT selector lever and master key with AMG emblem as standard equipment
  • Dashboard and beltlines in ARTICO man-made leather including red contrasting topstitching
  • Improved aerodynamics by the redesigned spoiler lip on the rear and the new spoiler lip beneath the front splitter ensuring additional driving stability in the high-speed range | Cd value has been reduced by 0.02 points to 0.30
  • Powered by the awarded AMG 2.0-litre 4 cylinder turbo engine producing 280 kW  @6000 rpm and up to 475 Nm of torque between 2250-5000 rpm | 0-100 in 4.2 seconds
  • The Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 is priced at INR 75.20 lakhs onwards and the CLA 45 ‘aero edition’ is priced at INR 77.69 lakhs onwards (prices ex-showroom, all India)
Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4MATIC
  • Expressive dynamism with up-to-date AMG design idiom: Redesigned front apron and striking louvres in the three air intakes
  • Front splitter insert in silver chrome and flics in high-gloss black for optimized cooling airflow
  • The hallmark AMG "twin-blade" radiator grille in silver chrome finish to reinforce the recognition effect
  • New AMG spoiler lip - further improves the aerodynamics, reduces lift at the rear axle, ensures additional driving stability
  • The dashboard is finished in ARTICO man-made leather with red topstitching for an exclusive look
  • Powered by the awarded AMG 2.0-litre 4 cylinder turbo engine producing 280 kW  @ 6000 rpm and up to 475 Nm of torque between 2250-5000 rpm | 0-100 in 4.4 seconds 
  • The Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 is priced at INR 77.85 lakhs onwards and the GLA 45 ‘aero edition’ is priced at INR 80.67 lakhs onwards (prices ex-showroom, all India)

  • Source: Mercedes-benz

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