Mercedes- Benz – The German multinational automaker, division of Daimler AG and highly acclaimed for producing its above par luxury and sports cars for over a century, introducing two new offerings CLA45 AMG and concept GMA from its kitty.
The two new Mercedes-Benz cars will be showcased in the upcoming, extravagant and most awaited auto event of the year, the Auto Expo 2014 at Delhi. To attract more viewers, the company will also display its AMG PETRONAS F1 team car and sports utility vehicle M Guard during the show.
The Mercedes-Benz CLA45 is powered by a 355-hp, turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder, making the way at 60 mph in just 4.5 seconds and top speed of not less than 155 mph. Besides that, the all-wheel drive option will transform difficult uphill terrain into an easy driving task.
Mercedes-Benz had a phenomenal sales year in 2013, and successfully sold 9003 units in the country. The company’s positioning of the car for young aspirational buyers who are on the high expectations out of the performance front, which is well suited to reap benefits.
The nearest competitors of Mercedes-Benz CLA45 are again German auto giants’ offerings Audi RS3 and BMW 135i, and as the date of Auto Expo comes closer, more and more car manufacturers will follow the suit in competition.
Just like all the Mercedes-Benz cars are pricy to own, this new CLA45 AMG will too not be coming at affordable rate. One can expect the Ex- showroom Delhi price to be more than $50,000, and there are enough buyers in India, waiting to get hands-on with this new speed machine.