#mercedesbenzindia on Tuesday launched two new #mercedesamg performance models - the #mercedesamgcla45 sedan and the #gla45 in #India. The prior has been priced at ₹75.20 lakh while the latter gets a price tag of ₹ 77.85 lakh (both ex-showroom).
The 45 AMG boasts of the 'most powerful four-cylinder series production engine in the world. With the introduction of these two new AMGs, #MercedesBenzIndia is making a strong statement in the growing performance car segment.
Commenting on the launch, Roland Folger, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, said that performance car segment in India is fast evolving and hence product innovation becomes crucial to outpace the industry growth. "These alluring and radical products appeal to those, who believe in ultimate driving performance, everyday practicality and unmatched luxury appointments,' he said.
"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," he further added.
Propelling the range-topping GLA and CLA is the same 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine that churns out 381PS and 475Nm of peak torque. The new AMGs also share the seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that sends power to all four wheels via Mercedes' 4Matic system. Both the performance cars have a top speed of 250kmph while the CLA 45 can do 0-100kmph sprint around 0.2 seconds faster than the GLA 45 which takes 4.4 seconds for the same.
Following are the other key highlights of the 2017 Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 and GLA 45:
Front splitter insert in matt titanium grey plus flics in high-gloss black for the flow of cooling air
LED high-performance headlamps
Newly designed AMG spoiler lip
AMG radiator grille with twin louvres in silver chrome as a standard feature
New standard wheel: 18-inch AMG 10-spoke light-alloy wheels, painted in titanium grey and high-sheen finish
AMG instrument cluster with new-look numerals and scale divided into 30kmph increments, new chrome border around gear indicator display