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Mercedes-Benz GLA. 2013

debuts the Concept GLA premium SUV at the 2013 Shanghai Auto (April 21-29).

2013 Concept GLA.

The Concept GLA dramatic styling with functionality for recreational use. the hood of this new concept (length/width/height: 172.5/77.8/62.1 inches) a four-cylinder turbocharged gasoline rated at 208 hp with a displacement of 2.0 Its power is transmitted to the road via the dual clutch automatic and 4MATIC all-wheel drive. A highlight is the new headlamps featuring technology, which not only more light on the road, but function as projectors.

The Concept GLA a new approach for us in the compact SUV segment – is a sporty and more coupé-like of this category of vehicle, Dr. Joachim Schmidt, Executive President Mercedes-Benz Cars, and Marketing. The Concept GLA is a compact SUV combines its sporting spirit the all-round qualities of a tough, companion. ‘Escape the everyday’ is the that this car conveys to its It also makes clear the potential of our compact vehicle which provides the basis for the A- and models that led the German in their respective segments in the quarter of 2013.

Clever use of SUV cues: the exterior design.

Clear evidence of the innovative on the part of the designers that has into this concept is provided by a number of distinctive These include the powerful with its powerdomes and a bold grille with centrally star. The new trim surrounding the merges elegantly into two bars. Also new are the softcubes: are soft, raised pads help to give definition to the grille and are also found on the sill panels and surrounding the tailpipes.

The distinctive door with their twin struts, are fitted with a grille. This, like the plate at the front, is very of an SUV. The striking appearance of the GLA is also due in no small part to its Alubeam paint finish.

when viewed from the the Concept GLA conveys a sense of and confidence. This reinforces the design philosophy behind the with a dropping line extends from the headlamp to the wheel arch. The beltline rises slightly from the door towards the C- pillar. with the light-catching contour by the curvature of the vehicle flank and the that rises from the of the door sill towards the line, this creates a interplay of lines that to the sense of powerful elegance. The door handles of the five-door are fully recessed, emerging at the of a button. The frameless side also emphasize the coupé of this concept vehicle.

The 20-inch wheels, with distinctive five-spoke turbine are shod in size 255/45 R 20 These have been created for the Concept GLA: tread pattern continues the of the spokes in an optical illusion makes the wheel spokes longer.

The muscular haunches the rear axle, accentuated by the way the is pulled in slightly, extend to the over the light clusters, emphasizing the broad stance of the end. The result is a powerfully arc that nevertheless avoids This impression is reinforced by the of the rear window and the elegant strip between the rear clusters. The large roof is another eye-catching feature. follows through very on the structure of the rear roof and provides the housing for the additional light.

Further SUV references, as a load sill guard and a skid plate fascia highlight the rear bumper. The exhaust system complete the aggressive appearance.

The tailgate a power closing system allows it to be opened or closed at the of a button. Opening the tailgate its integrated rear light reveals supplementary lights to approaching vehicles of the open Further light clusters are in the rear cross member the roof rails.

Perfect craftsmanship: the interior.

In of its design, the interior reflects a alignment with the interiors of the new compact Mercedes-Benz models, here for a sophisticated and exceptionally SUV. It is dominated by an exciting of leather and dark galvanized The four individual seats and the center panels are upholstered in leather in a rich brown Both color and workmanship the image of a saddle to mind: all in the Concept GLA incorporates more 65 feet of hand-stitched seams to the raw edges of the leather together. The cushions, which feature inlay panels in a high-quality material, display an embossed that continues the saddle An illuminated insert is set into the head restraint of each of the sports seats.

Grey with a graphically applied is used on the backs of the front among other places, and the idea of patterns flowing from other surfaces. The and center panels of the door are designed as a very clear unit.

The dashboard is constructed in layers. On top of a leather-upholstered surface a framework in a combination of matte and aluminum, which provides the support for all the instruments. This is in place by clearly visible featuring a special design. unit is protected from and dirt by a plexiglas covering is illuminated from behind, to the impression that the different are free-floating. The control buttons for the system have also crafted with meticulous precision. They are made of and painted from the back in Symbols are then etched the black, also from the before being filled in.

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The air vents in the dashboard as well as in the represent a further stylistic of the vents used in the Concept and Concept Style Coupé, and are illuminated from behind. change color according to the temperature set by the occupants. At a temperature of 71 Fahrenheit they light up in If a cooler temperature is selected for the they turn blue, choosing heated air switches the to red.

Fiber-optic ambient in the load compartment visually the line drawn by the center all the way from the instrument panel to the rear seats. A rectangular of lighting inset into the compartment floor serves to the storage locations. Luggage can be firmly with a spring-loaded harness, as used in helicopters. A handle is used to fold the of the rear sports seats to create a level load floor.

Laser light: new-style project light and images.

time! The front headlamps of the GLA are each fitted with a projector. These not only the light to drive by, but are also of projecting pictures or videos a screen or other surface. Any format that can be operated the COMAND system can serve as a pictures or video from a the internet, or from a hard

Alternatively, the action can be produced The Concept GLA is fitted with two housed in the front roof And these can be used for far more just 3D images taken as the GLA drives along: the HD cameras can be and, for example, fitted to a bike helmet. An additional unit in each camera that the lighting is right, the situation. As an alternative to the projection movies may also be viewed the car on the COMAND screen.

The laser-beam represent far more than an academic exercise on the part of the and designers at Mercedes-Benz. As a further of the head-up display, they also help to improve safety: the technology could be for example, to project the directional from the navigation system the road in the form of arrows – in way other drivers and pedestrians be able to see where a driver is

Laser and LED technology: the headlamps.

It is not the laser-beam projectors and their cooling system with vents that make the blue headlamps of the Concept GLA an interesting feature. With the home function, the blue begins to pulsate to indicate the vehicle is ready and waiting for its

While the driving lights are the use of a laser beam reflected off a the daytime running lamps, their characteristic torch and the indicator lights use LEDs. The feature digital chase strips which blink in a “wave pattern familiar the Concept Style Coupé.


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