2016 Mercedes Benz A-Class Facelift Officially Revealed

We are sure the Audi RS3 Sportback enjoyed its reign at the top of hatch horsepower charts. However, now Mercedes Benz has updated its a-Class so that it reclaims the throne, castle and the jewels. How? Well, the 2016 Mercedes Benz A-Class has been officially revealed with a significant bump of 36 horsepower (now 381HP) and an increase of 18 pound feet of torque (now 350 lb-ft.)

Even in this era of emissions regulations, ever-present fuel economy and engine downsizing, the power wars are alive. The redesigned A45 was recently revealed at Goodwood Festival of Speed ahead of formal debut at September’s Frankfurt Auto Show. Well, while there aren’t any plans to launch the A-Class in America, you will get to see plenty of changes in GLA and CLA models.


Modifications to suspension, transmission, design, appointments and electronics have turned the 2016 Mercedes Benz A-Class into a fully new vehicle that’s good for pumping out 381 horsepower with 475 newton meters of torque. It can reach 100 kilometers from standstill in 4.2 seconds. A lot of others areas of the vehicle have been optimized. The Dynamic Select Driving modes – Individual modes, Sport +, Sport and Comfort; redesigned gear ratios and aerodynamic fine-tuning – all help boost performance.

The engine is teamed up with a 7-speed automatic transmission that sends power to all the four wheels. More stability, more dynamism – the influences from motorsport are immediately apparent in the 2016 Mercedes Benz A-Class with front skirt in A-wing design, AMG specific cooling air inlets, LED high performance headlights with eyebrows, daytime running lights, striking spoiler lip in diffuser and four vertical fins.

The sports and dynamic character continues inside with new multifunction sports steering column with perforated leather in grip area, red contrasting topstitching, flattened lower section and sports seats. Some of the technology features include COMAND Online with extended functions like optimal smartphone integration by Apple CarPlay for iPhones, collision prevention assist and traffic sign assist.

Pricing and more info will be revealed closer to launch. So, stay tuned!

Top Automobile Brands that Ruled the World

Automobiles are meant to be the inseparable part of everybody’s life, as we need to commute every now and then. It will not be wrong to say that now they had become a necessity rather than a luxury, unlikely to that in olden days. Concept of automobiles was all started with the invention of wheels, which was first discovered from logic behind a log of tree rolling down the hillock. Though, at that time no one would have imagined that this discovery would grow to such an extent, engulfing a number of sports as well.

In the present era, there are numerous companies which are standing with their huge product line and some whopping number of brands to earn a good profit from this lucrative industry. We had listed down best ten of them which had left deep engraving impressions that tends to last at least for a century.

1. Ferrari

Ferrari was all started in 1929 at Maranello in Italy for making sports car which now had expended to street legal as well. It had retained an image of a prominent performer in F1 races. But as of now, the logo of horse defines wealth, luxury and speed as its 458 Italia fits perfect for the example.

Ferrari 458 italia

2. BMW – Bavarian Motor Works

As based in Munich, Bavaria, Germany, BMW entered automobiles in 1928-29 bringing in the experience of an aircraft maker that was in practice since 1917. Even today, its logo and front grilles lands us on that glorifying past. This car brand dominates the world of luxury vehicles, which can be experienced to the core in its 7-series range.

BMW 7 Series

3. Mercedes Benz

Mercedes Benz is the oldest car brand which is still found in existence. Its roots can be traced back to 1886, where Karl Benz’s patented Motorwagen was premiered as the first automobile in world. Along with the luxury vehicles, it does also manufacture trucks, buses and coaches with the same ‘three-pointed’ star promise.

Mercedes Benz 2013

4. Audi

Audi’s logo of four rings is very much famous just like its automobiles, which are the signature of some sports being offered in all of them. Audi is the subtle blend of power and performance.

Audi R8

5. Ford

Henry Ford had changed the game of automobile industry at the time when he rolled down a model of ‘production-line’ in its car factory. Today itself, Ford still follows the same mechanism and ideology dating back to the Henry’s one. SVT Raptor-150 is one such example which is truly adored by everyone.

Ford SVT Raptor-150

6. Lamborghini

Calling itself a true Italian, Lamborghini is got to know for its speed, power, looks, and luxury. It binds all of them in an enviable ratio which most probably gets sold-out just after the launch, like Aventador Roadster.

2013 Lamborghini Aventador LP700

7. Rolls-Royce

Rolls Royce is popular for its special treatment that only its proud owner can derive. Spirits of Ecstasy being engraved on the bonnet also does the same. It is a first pick for Royals of any country, as their predecessors had also preferred it largely. It needs no introduction wherever it goes, and also marks the dominating status.

Rolls Royce

8. Bugatti

Bugatti is the father of world’s fastest car Veyron which needs no introduction at all. Being founded by an Italian named Ettori Bugatti, its artistic finings can be clearly seen on the cars.

Bugatti Veyron

9. Porsche

Born in Stuttgart, Germany, Porsche does combine glamour and metal with a thirst for more power. It is commonly said, you’ll won’t know this German unless you drive a Porsche, and it seems to be very true. Cayenne, 911, Panamera and Boxster are its prominent name plates of all time, as getting advanced day by day.

2013 porsche 911

10. Aston Martin

Aston Martin is the ultimate example of British luxury combined with unending number of power strokes. One can even do a Nürburgring in this fueled luxury. Dated back to 1913, it is the first choice of our spy Bond, James Bond.

2013 Aston Martin