Mercedes-Benz launches AMG CLA, GLA
German carmaker Mercedes−Benz launched AMG CLA 45 and GLA 45 4MATIC in a bid to corner the luxury car market in India.
Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 is priced onwards 75.2 lakhs and GLA 45 4MATIC has been pegged onwards 77.85 lakhs, reports said.
AMG CLA 45 4matic comes with revised AMG front apron with new A-wing design and louvres in the outer air intakes. The company said it had improved aerodynamics by redesigned spoiler lip on the rear.
The car has been fitted with AMG radiator grille with twin louvre finished in silver chrome, LED high-performance headlamps, AMG E-SELECT selector lever and master key with AMG emblem as standard equipment.
Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4MATIC comes with a redesigned front apron and louvres in three air intakes with front splitter insert in silver chrome and flics in high-gloss black for optimized cooling airflow.
The dashboard has been finished in ARTICO man-made leather with red topstitching.
The car is powered by the AMG 2.0-litre 4 cylinder turbo engine producing 280 kW @ 6000 rpm and up to 475 Nm of torque between 2250-5000 rpm in 0-100 in 4.4 seconds.
Mercedes-AMG has launched seven cars this year as India's luxury segment hots up with consumers ready to put their money on the best car available in the market.
The German carmaker which had launched its E-class variant last year has 45 per cent market share in India and is eyeing a larger chunk in the ever-growing Indian market.
While launching the car, Roland Folger, MD and CEO of Mercedes-Benz India, said: "With our AMG 45 range, we provide our customers with a product that embodies the motorsport DNA while adding the practicality of everyday use."
"The Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 and GLA 45 4Matic have been modified, keeping in mind the changing Indian market sentiments and to suit the young generation's requirements," Folger added.