In fact, Mercedes’ decision to also offer an AMG version for the new GLA-Class is genius, considering that we will soon see a production version of the Audi RS Q3 Concept .
Before today, we caught the GLA45 AMG testing in various stages of dress, and today we finally get to see the official images and learned the basic details on the newest AMG. Of course, the GLA45 AMG offers no real surprises, as it offers nearly all of the usual AMG design elements and the same four-cylinder engine as the CLA 45 AMG .
Updated 01/07/2014: The new Mercedes GLA45 AMG will make its official debut at the 2014 Detroit Auto Show and will be put on sale in the fall of 2014. With just a few days before its official debut, Mercedes decided to release the initial details on the compact SUV.
Updated 02/07/2014: Mercedes unveiled the first commercial for its new GLA 45 AMG crossover. Enjoy!
Updated 07/29/2014: Mercedes announced prices for the GLA 45 AMG set to be put on sale later this fall. Prices will start from $49,225, including $925 destination charge.
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