Mercedes-Benz is preparing itself to launch updated models of AMG CLA 45 and GLA 45 in a bid to expand its AMG offering in the country. Scheduled to arrive in the country on November 7, the overall number of AMG offering from Mercedes-Benz will go up to 7 in India. The sixth and seventh models to roll out in the domestic market from the house of Mercedes-Benz will be updated CLA 45 and GLA 45 which will be launched on November 7. Once launched, these two models will be the most affordable AMG models in the country as the fact that they will be entry-level models from the Mercedes’s stable. Also Read: New 2017 Vision Mercedes-Maybach 6 Cabriolet EV Concept Revealed
As far as the powerhouse is concerned, both the models will be powered by a 2-litre, in-line 4, turbocharged engine which can easily produce max power of 375 bhp with peak torque of 475 Nm. The engine will be mated to an AMG Speedshift DCT 7-Speed sports transmission transmitting power to all the four wheels via AMG Performance 4MATIC all-wheel drive system. Moreover, both the models will also be equipped with AMG dynamic plus package with 4 modes. See More: Top 7 Upcoming Cars Launching in 2017-18: Maruti Ertiga 2018, Ford EcoSport Facelift 2018, Tata Nexon AMT, Swift 2018
Both the models will sport minor cosmetic updates along with new stylish glossy black paint job featuring yellow highlights. Further enhancing the overall appeal of the car is signature AMG styling and body kit along with black grille and AMG badging on the slat along with an aggressive front bumper housing a wide central air dam and large air intakes on either side for increased air inflow. It also gets a matte black racing stripe that runs along the hood, roof and boot of the cars. Checkout: Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 & GLA 45 Facelift Photo Gallery
The new models will get all-new 8.0-inch touchscreen infotainment system with navigation, Apple CarPlay, and Android Auto connectivity, 360-degree camera and more. In the cabin, these cars will sport a new steering wheel, updated seat inserts, new cabin accents and much more. As far as the pricing is concerned, the CLA 45 is currently priced at INR 86 lakh whereas GLA 45 is tagged at INR 88.99 lakh (both prices on-road, Delhi), we anticipate that both the new models would cost a bit premium than the outgoing ones.