Jump to content

MyCarForum Logo
Search
Magnifying glass

SEARCH

0

Autocar UK takes the CLA 45 AMG for a spin

By SYF77 on 25 Jun 2013

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x7aFLxZJ8dw

Autocar UK has taken the hot new CLA 45 AMG for a spin a few days after reviewing its cousin, the A 45 AMG. Both cars share the same all-wheel drive platform, engine and transmission.

Attached Image

The CLA 45 AMG measures 4,630mm long, which is a significant 338mm longer than the A 45 AMG. It also carries an extra 30kg of mass as compared to the hatchback. Despite all these, Mercedes claims that the CLA 45 AMG shares the same century sprint timing and top speed as the A 45 AMG. On paper, the four-door coupe seemed as fun to drive as the A 45 AMG. So, let's hear what reviewer Steve Sutcliffe has to say from his driving experience.

Attached Image

The CLA 45 AMG is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged engine which is good for 360bhp and 450Nm of max torque, making it the most powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine in production in the world. The engine is mated to a SPEEDSHIFT DCT seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. The sprint from 0 to 100km/h takes a mere 4.6 seconds.

Attached Image



new model, engine, super cars and 10 more...

Viewed: 1,278 times

Related Blog Posts
SYF77
Written by SYF77
I have been a car fanatic since 1989, when my father was changing our family car then to a Toyota Corolla 1.6 GL fitted with a Twin Cam 16 valve engine that was carburetor-fed, a big deal back in those days. The automobile technology and industry fascinates me and I hope to broadcast these interesting developments to everyone out there through this blog.



 
Car Makes

Please select a car make

Facebook Likes
   Featured Blog Post
Photo
The Honda NSX is slated to come Singapore some time next year and according to paultan.org, it is...
POPULAR BLOG POSTS
Photo
China has banned highway testing of autonomous vehicles while the country's relevant authorit...
Photo
Focus2move, a statistics reporting company in the automotive sector, has revealed the best sellin...
Photo
A New Jersey luxury car dealership is being sued by a United States resident and Indian national...
Photo
According to Autocar, Mercedes-Benz is already developing the second generation of the model and...
Photo
With a dedicated engineering team, working on the rotary engine for the past eight years, the RX-...
   Lifestyle Articles