The Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG is here. It's bigger than the Benz A45 AMG, less expensive than the Porsche Macan, and comes with the most powerful production 4-cylinder engine ever created.
The GLA45 AMG gets 360 horsepower out of its engine and 332 foot pounds of torque from a 1,991 cc turbo engine. It posts a 0-62 time of just 4.8 seconds, and it is limited to a top speed of 155 mph.
THe GLA45 AMG comes with a sports exhaust system with exhaust flap, start-stop and all-wheel drive as standard. FUel economy comes in at 37.6 mpg (NEDC combined, so the US figure will be lower).
There will be no manual option. The new Speedshift DCT 7-Speed automatic transmission will be used instead.