German luxury carmaker Mercedes- Benz today launched two new models, Mercedes AMG GLA 45 and CLA 45 under its AMG range with price starting at Rs.75.2 lakhs. The Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 is priced at Rs 75.20 lakh onwards and the CLA 45 aero edition is priced at Rs.77.69 lakh onwards, the company said in a statement. On the other hand, the Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 is tagged at Rs.77.85 lakh onwards and the GLA 45 aero edition comes at Rs.80.67 lakhs onwards.
The range-topping GLA and CLA are powered by the same 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine that produces 381hp and 475Nm of peak torque. They also share the seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission that sends power to all four wheels via Mercedes’ 4Matic system. The special Aero Editions will feature a high level of customer customization.
In terms of external changes, compared to the previous model, the new CLA comes with revised front and rear aprons, new front and rear diffusers, LED headlamps and a tweaked lip spoiler. The GLA 45 sports similar changes butalso gets a boot-mounted spoiler.They both feature new 18-inch 10-spoke alloy wheels.
The Aero Editions CLA and GLA facelifts will be available in a new black finish and feature decals on the doors and a sporty yellow strip running on the front and rear bumpers, the sides, on the outside rear view mirrors and the blacked-out alloy wheels. These changes can be seen on the Yellow Night edition that is launching in India for the first time.