AMG ‘s boss divulged that the 415 HP four-pot has been developed so that it can be mounted not just transversely, but longitudinally too .
With 415 HP, a 0-62 mph in 4 seconds flat and all-wheel drive, Merc’s top four-door saloon can rival many not-so-old exotics.
The Mercedes-AMG A45 S and CLA45 S are both on sale now in the UK with first deliveries coming this winter.
The base A45 hatch starts at €56k, while the CLA 45 S Shooting Brake is the priciest of the bunch, at a whopping €66k.
AMG’s latest pocket rockets are here to dominate the compact performance segment.
Noise regulations in Europe mean new Mercedes-AMGs will inevitably be quieter than their predecessors.
The high-performance wagon can rocket from 0-62 mph in just 4.0 seconds.
With up to 415hp and a 0-62 in 3.9 seconds, the new baby AMGs are more serious than ever.
Get ready to see the 415 HP compact AMGs at the 2019 Goodwood Festival of speed.
The stylish CLA 35 and CLA 45 Shooting Brake will feature 302 and up to 415 HP, respectively.
The image shows a Mercedes CLA with a four-tailpipe exhaust system and a high-performance braking system with red calipers.
The 2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 will be sold with a 2.0-liter turbo delivering up to 416 hp in S form.