The world debut of the all-new Mercedes Benz A-Class will take place on the stage of the international spring Geneva motor show in March 2018. For the first time, the model could be seen at a special show in early February. It is a full-fledged fourth generation, and not another planned restyling. The manufacturer has seriously redesigned the exterior, expanded the list of equipment and upgraded the technical stuffing. It is not difficult to distinguish the new generation from its predecessor. It has narrow, wing-mounted headlamps with elongated blocks of focusing lenses and spectacular eyeliner led daytime running lights. The radiator grille has a concave shape and is made in the current, at the moment, corporate style. It sports a large manufacturer’s logo and a thin horizontally oriented overlay. Under it is a small air intake, decorated in a similar style, and on the sides of it you can see special recesses. They give the front quite an attractive and aggressive appearance. In General, the manufacturer has seriously redesigned the design and radically changed the image of the model, giving it more sports accents.
The Mercedes Benz A-class is a premium five-door Golf class hatchback. Its overall dimensions are: length 4419 mm, width 1796 mm, height 1440 mm, and wheelbase-2729 mm. The clearance of the model is quite small – only 104 mm. Due to the small ground clearance, the car has a low center of gravity, excellent maneuverability and excellent stability, however, it is quite demanding on the quality of the road surface.
The trunk of the hatchback has become more spacious by 29 liters. From now on, with the backrests of the second row of seats raised, there is 370 liters of free space in the back. This is the average indicator for this class. This car is perfect for everyday tasks of a city dweller and can take on Board several large suitcases during a trip to the airport.
At the start of sales, the hatchback will receive three engines, mechanical and robotic variable transmissions, as well as exclusively front-wheel drive. Thanks to a good range of presented units, the car becomes quite versatile and is able to meet the needs of a wide audience.
The base engine of the Mercedes Benz A-Class is an inline petrol turbocharged four at 1332 cubic centimeters. Despite the modest capacity, the engineers managed to squeeze out 163 horsepower and 250 Nm of torque. Thanks to the wide shelf, such a car accelerates to hundreds in 8 seconds, gains 225 km / h and consumes about 5.1 liters of gasoline per hundred kilometers in a mixed traffic cycle. For fans of hotter, the manufacturer can offer a two-liter four with a similar layout. An advanced turbocharger allowed it to develop 224 horses and 350 Nm of thrust. With such a herd under the hood, the hatchback shoots up to 100 km / h in 6.2 seconds, has an electronic limiter at 250 km / h and consumes 6.2 liters of gasoline in the same driving mode. The” power ” line also includes a heavy fuel unit. This is a 1.5-liter inline four with 116 HP and 260 Nm. Early pick-up and a good boost system allows the hatchback to accelerate to a hundred in 10.5 seconds, maximum gain 202 km/h and spend only 4.1 liters of diesel fuel per hundred in the combined cycle.
A class is a kind of pass to the premium Mercedes club. It has a stylish and dynamic design that perfectly emphasizes the individuality and status of its owner in society. Such a car will not disappear into the gray everyday traffic and will not get lost in the large Parking lot of the shopping center. The interior is a realm of exclusive finishing materials, sports ergonomics, practicality and comfort. Even a long trip or a kilometer-long traffic jam will not be able to cause the driver the slightest inconvenience. The manufacturer is well aware that cars of this class should, first of all, give pleasure from driving. That is why the hatchback is equipped with an excellent set of units that are the quintessence of innovative technologies and unsurpassed German quality. Mercedes Benz A-Class is a comfortable, economical and dynamic model for urban car enthusiasts.