• 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC

    In the same time with the new GLA, Mercedes also launched the new GLA35 AMG
  • The new GLA 35 AMG is defined as a crossover with "muscular design, superior performance and thrilling handling"
  • When put next to the standard GLA, it will be distinguished thanks to an AMG-specific radiator grille
  • A front splitter in either silver chrome or high-gloss black
  • And for the rear it gets a redesigned rear apron with a new diffuser insert
  • The GLA 35 AMG also gets an AMG spoiler lip on the roof spoiler
  • And an AMG exhaust system with two round tailpipes on the left and right
  • The GLA 35 AMG rides on 19-inch 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels painted in tantalum grey
  • The interior is wrapped in ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfibre in black with contrasting topstitching in red and red seat belts
  • As standard, the GLA 35 AMG is offered with MBUX infotainment system
  • And a fully-digital instrument cluster with three AMG display styles "Classic", "Sport" and "Supersport"
  • The multifunction sports steering wheel is wrapped in in nappa leather and offers first-class ergonomics and intuitive operation
  • Just like the standard GLA, the 35 AMG version offers a cargo room of 15.36 cu-ft, an increase of 0.5 cu-ft over the previous model
  • Under the hood there is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine
  • That delivers a total of 306 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque
  • The engine is mated to an AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 8G dual-clutch transmission
  • And send its power to all four wheels via an AMG Performance 4MATIC variable all-wheel drive
  • Mercedes is also offering an updated AMG suspension that allows the GLA 35 AMG to take curves at higher speeds
  • And high-performance brake system is also offered and it ensures a short-braking distance
  • The new GLA 35 AMG goes on sale in the summer of 2020

Affalterbach has its own version of the 2021 GLA and as you can imagine, it’s a bundle of spiciness

The 35 nameplate is not a novelty for Mercedes-Benz’s lineup of compact cars. The A-Class wears it, as does the CLA, so it’s only natural for the GLA to receive the same treatment. In the GLA 35, the AMG-boosted inline-four unit mates to an eight-speed dual-clutch gearbox and all-wheel drive, for a 0-60 mph sprint completed in five seconds flat. But there’s more to the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 than quickness off the line.

You’ll know you’re looking at the new Merc-AMG GLA 35 from the Panamericana-style front grille. But there are other clues to the car’s spirited nature, such as the silver-chrome trim elements on the outer air inlets, the 19-inch twin-spoke light-alloy wheels, and the more aggressive bumpers in the front and rear. Step inside and you’ll be greeted by a slightly tweaked cabin compared to the run-of-the-mill GLA. AMG took its time to add the MB-Tex/Dinamica microfiber seat upholstery with contrasting red stitching that go hand in hand with the red seat belts. There are also carbon fiber-like inserts spread across the dashboard, while the digital instrument cluster was tweaked with AMG-specific displays (Classic, Sport, and Supersport). Then there’s the AMG-styled steering wheel with its 12 o’clock mark, flat bottom, and galvanized gearshift paddles.

Under the hood of the new 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 sits a souped-up 2.0-liter, inline-four powerplant slapped with a twin-scroll turbo. The unit cranks out 302 horsepower at 5,800 rpm and 295 pound-feet of torque between 3,000 rpm and 4,000 rpm, which in turn reach all fours through the AMG Speedshift DCT 8G dual-clutch gearbox and the AMG Performance 4Matic variable all-wheel-drive setup. In this configuration, the 0-60 miles per hour sprint takes precisely five seconds, while top speed is electronically limited and comes in at 155 miles per hour.

Depending on what sort of performance the driver is looking to squeeze out of the new Mercedes-AMG GLA 35, he or she can fiddle with the AMG Dynamic Select drive programs. They are, as follows:

  • Slippery - best for low-grip, icy surfaces, where the car employs smooth gearshifts and a flat torque curve
  • Comfort - the default mode, balanced between fuel efficiency and soft settings for the suspension and steering
  • Sport/Sport+ - sportier calibration of the engine, quicker response from the transmission
  • Individual - your chance to have fun with a range of personalized parameters that suit your preferences and needs

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 Photo Gallery

2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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In the same time with the new GLA, Mercedes also launched the new GLA35 AMG
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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The new GLA 35 AMG is defined as a crossover with "muscular design, superior performance and thrilling handling"
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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When put next to the standard GLA, it will be distinguished thanks to an AMG-specific radiator grille
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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A front splitter in either silver chrome or high-gloss black
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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And for the rear it gets a redesigned rear apron with a new diffuser insert
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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The GLA 35 AMG also gets an AMG spoiler lip on the roof spoiler
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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And an AMG exhaust system with two round tailpipes on the left and right
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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The GLA 35 AMG rides on 19-inch 5-twin-spoke light-alloy wheels painted in tantalum grey
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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The interior is wrapped in ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfibre in black with contrasting topstitching in red and red seat belts
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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As standard, the GLA 35 AMG is offered with MBUX infotainment system
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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And a fully-digital instrument cluster with three AMG display styles "Classic", "Sport" and "Supersport"
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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The multifunction sports steering wheel is wrapped in in nappa leather and offers first-class ergonomics and intuitive operation
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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Just like the standard GLA, the 35 AMG version offers a cargo room of 15.36 cu-ft, an increase of 0.5 cu-ft over the previous model
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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Under the hood there is a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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That delivers a total of 306 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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The engine is mated to an AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 8G dual-clutch transmission
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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And send its power to all four wheels via an AMG Performance 4MATIC variable all-wheel drive
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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Mercedes is also offering an updated AMG suspension that allows the GLA 35 AMG to take curves at higher speeds
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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And high-performance brake system is also offered and it ensures a short-braking distance
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 4MATIC
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The new GLA 35 AMG goes on sale in the summer of 2020
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