The impressive new Mercedes AClass launched at Geneva

10 Янв 2015 | Author: | No comments yet »
Mercedes-Benz A-Class AMG

The impressive new Mercedes A-Class at Geneva

The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class in Sport’ exterior spec.

The A-Class was a strange thing. An to bring the Mercedes magic to the its tall boxy styling, practical, was not a thing of beauty. the high center of gravity that it infamously failed the moose test and had to have its modified. This caused the to be unacceptably hard for its target of middle-class mums and the poor of the interior finish did nothing for reputation. My parents had one and it was not the auto finest hour. The new A-Class at the Geneva show could not be different.

It’s as if Mercedes took on everything that used to be about the A-Class and embraced it a vengeance. Rather than a and skinny MPV the A-Class is now a low and wide MB seems quite proud of the that it rides a full 180 mm (7 closer to the ground than its

The need for enjoyable and sporty was built into the project the engineers from AMG being from the start — the influence of the AMG division seems to be an important factor across the entire portfolio.

The exterior styling is quite at the front with the current MB style snout and splitter/air combination. The body curves smoothly to a more generic and rear hatch but the upward over the rear wheel-arches are more successful here on the taller B-Class. It’s a car with greater visual than class competitors still boasting a very Cd (Coefficient of drag) of only

Great care has clearly taken to make the interior like a real Mercedes and you won’t find actual aluminum and carbon-fiber there are the approximations that MB could up with for look and feel becoming pastiche. The layout is like the vehicle’s bigger and expensive brothers and the A-Class the fullest integration of it’s with the iPhone available in any at this time.

Mercedes-Benz A-Class AMG

The wide appeal that is aiming for is clear from the of the engine choice. There are turbo-charged petrol 4 cylinder at 115 hp (86 kW), 156 hp (116 kW) and 211 hp (157 and three turbo-diesel 4’s at 109 hp (81 136 hp (101 kW) and 170 hp (127 kW).

As is the case these days the lists are long and varied but packages named Urban base) and Style (i.e. are offered. A new six-speed manual box is — a interesting development for MB, or the dual-clutch auto can be specified. One that is standard and unique at vehicle level is a radar-assisted warning system as well as seat-belt pre-tensioning in the event of a

The most powerful petrol and variants are available as the 250 Sport and Sport, an Engineered by AMG version is designated by 18 alloy wheels, a diamond effect front a special front axle and set-up and red accenting on the front brake calipers and in the interior. The 350 Nm ft/lbs) torque of the top diesel that it might be the most drive of the lot. There is the inevitable whisper of a properly full AMG model with hp in the works.

This is a desirable vehicle wide appeal — young professionals, household cars etc. It should appeal to women for the simple that it provides comfort, and connectivity without lacking in the and handling department — that women enjoy as much as men (that’s probably a redundant sentence these but I’ll take my chances!).

Mercedes-Benz A-Class AMG
Mercedes-Benz A-Class AMG
Mercedes-Benz A-Class AMG

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