2016 Mercedes A45 AMG price, specs, news – The Mercedes Company is preparing a small facelift for the A-class, and the first one to receive a high performance tune up, is the A45 AMG. While the model was recently outranked by the Audi RS3 Sportback, which is equipped with a turbocharged 2.5-liter 5-cylinder engine that is capable of delivering 367 hp and 342 lb-ft of torque, the people from Mercedes-AMG have recently confirmed the face-lifted the new Mercedes A45 AMG 2016 will once again be the most powerful, and it will be unveiled this fall.
2016 Mercedes A45 AMG redesign
Having in mind that current A45 AMG already has excellent proportions and sporty styling, the future buyers should not expect any major aesthetic changes for the refreshed A45 model. Among other features, the new Mercedes A45 AMG 2016 will receive a more defined front lip, bigger air inlets in front, and an extended rear deck spoiler. In order to have more character, the new model will also get a unique front grille, as well as redesigned bumpers. Furthermore, the new redesigned lightweight alloy wheels will widen the current offer.
As far as the interior goes, it is equipped with the high quality materials, but that is something that all Mercedes fans are already accustomed. The sporty feeling of the interior is enhanced by a sport steering wheel, and nicely designed sport seats. Leather upholstery in different color schemes is available in the offer, while the air vents are highlighted with brushed metal. At the top of the central console of the 2016 Mercedes A45 AMG, a large navigation display screen is placed.
Mercedes A45 AMG specs 2016
The new Mercedes A45 AMG 2016 shares the basics with the regular A-Class model. The current A45 AMG is powered by a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged petrol engine, capable of producing 360 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque, and it goes from 0 to 60 mph in just 4.6 seconds, while the top speed is electronically limited to 155 mph. And now the most important question is how many horses will the new A45 AMG have at its disposal? If some earlier unofficial predictions are true, the 2016 Mercedes A45 AMG engine will be able to pump out around 380 hp, and it will come equipped with a 7-speed AMG SPEED SHIFT transmission. With an aim to improve performance and fuel economy, the makers have found some solutions that allow this car to get rid of some extra weight, compared to the current model.
2016 Mercedes A45 AMG price and release date
We expect that the new Mercedes A45 AMG 2016 will be presented later this year, probably at the 2015 Frankfurt Auto Show in September, or next year in Geneva. The price of new 2016 Mercedes A45 AMG is expected to be around $60,000 while its release date should be sometime in 2016.