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2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA

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Mercedes-Benz GLA
  • Year: 2018
  • Make: Mercedes
  • Model: GLA
  • Engine: inline-4
  • Transmission: 7 speed automatic
  • Horsepower @ RPM: 183
  • Torque @ RPM: 300
  • Displacement: 2.0 L
  • Top Speed: 135 mph (Est.)
  • car segment: luxury cars
  • body style: suv

The updated compact SUV with plenty of new features and interior upgrades

Mercedes has recently taken the covers off the facelift GLA Class which will be sold as the 2018 model. The car was recently unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The GLA was launched for the first time back in 2013 and it impressed everyone with its handling and refinement characteristics. Some of the main highlights of Mercedes first compact SUV included dynamic design, light footed handling and offcourse the premium interior. This new SUV also helped Mercedes become the broadest SUV range over all the other premium European car manufacturers.

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OVERVIEW 2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA

2018 Mercedes-Benz GLA

The updated compact SUV with plenty of new features and interior upgrades

Mercedes has recently taken the covers off the facelift GLA Class which will be sold as the 2018 model. The car was recently unveiled at the North American International Auto Show in Detroit. The GLA was launched for the first time back in 2013 and it impressed everyone with its handling and refinement characteristics. Some of the main highlights of Mercedes first compact SUV included dynamic design, light footed handling and offcourse the premium interior. This new SUV also helped Mercedes become the broadest SUV range over all the other premium European car manufacturers.

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January 9, 2017 07:00
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Mercedes Benz Starts New Production Facility & Rolls Out Locally Assembled GLA

Mercedes Benz Starts New Production Facility & Rolls Out Locally Assembled GLA

Mercedes-Benz India inaugurated phase II of the production facility at Chakan, Pune and according to the report Mercedes Benz has invested a total of 100 Crores behind this project. This new facility is spread over 40 hectares at Pune and has a capacity of producing 20, 000 Units annually. The new production facility was inaugurated in presence of the Shri Prakash Javadekar, Honorable Union Minister for Environment, Forest & Climate Change; Shri Subhash Desai, Honorable Industry Minister, Maharashtra; Eberhard Kern, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India and Piyush Arora, Executive Director, Operations, Mercedes-Benz India, the Pune facility also becomes the largest facility for any luxury car manufacturer in India.

Beside some other products like the C-Class, E-Class, S-Class, GL-Class and M-Class this new facility will also start assembling the GLA SUV as well which will also mark a new milestone for Mercedes Benz because for the first time the German luxury car manufacturer will be producing compact cars in its globally assembly network beside some other already mentioned SUV’s and sedans. Mercedes Benz beside India also spread their localization network in some other Countries including Thailand, Vietnam, Malayasia, Indonesia while the Brazil plant is still under construction.

Now coming to the GLA Class Mercedes will be locally assembling the GLA’s 200 CDI variant at the newly inaugurated Chakan production facility. The GLA is definitely one of the important products in the Mercedes Benz product portfolio and which helps them to occupy an important position in India’s luxury compact SUV segment. The GLA compact SUV not only looks stylish but it also has some capable offroading feature. The local production of GLA will help it to enhance value addition for the Indian customers.

June 11, 2015 08:20
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OVERVIEW 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG

2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG

So, the Mercedes-Benz GLA45 AMG is Stuttgart’s answer to the Audi RS Q3 and we think it looks better than the Audi for sure but although the Stuggart based rival is not available in India but surely the GLA 45 AMG will be. The GLA is a good example of a crossover coupe with a raked rear windshield and an overall handsome profile.

Now Mercedes Benz has given a lot of importance to the Indian market by bringing in some of their high performance cars in India the last one being the CLA 45 AMG which is well! A more accessible AMG, while there new launch will be the GLA 45 AMG which is the AMG tuned variant of their GLA Class Crossover. Now you can definitely expect a whole lot more punch and performance from this loaded up GLA 45 AMG Variant for sure.

Under the hood of this Crossover is the same engine unit which actually powers the CLA 45 AMG Sports sedan which means that it will also be powered by the 4-cylinder 2.0-liter turbo petrol unit which is also one of the most powerful 2.0 liter petrol engine of the World. Now you can surely imagine how much more power does this engine generates than the standard GLA Class which is available in the Indian market right now and still if you want to know the exact figures Keep reading the entire review.
The GLA 45 AMG not only gets the powerful engine under the hood but also few other interesting AMG styling treatment from AMG both in its exterior as well interior. This Crossover height although has been lowered than the standard GLA which will definitely hamper its offraoding capability but it surely has an increased performance on road and also on track.

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October 24, 2014 07:55
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Mercedes-Benz Launched the GLA In India Today

Mercedes-Benz Launched the GLA In India Today

Mercedes-Benz today launched the much anticipated Compact Crossover GLA in India. This small SUV is offered with two variants namely Style and Sport. Prices for the base GLA CDI starts at INR. 32.75 Lakh(ex showroom Delhi) while the GLA 200 Sport has been priced at INR. 36 Lakh(ex showroom Delhi) lastly the top end GLA CDI Sport is priced at INR. 36.9 Lakh(ex showroom Delhi).

Now as we already mentioned earlier that this SUV is built on the same MFA platform which supports the A and B Class hatchbacks and from its looks and styling it looks more of a Crossover than a proper SUV. The Petrol variant of the GLA is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged petrol engine which produces about 181 Bhp of peak power at 5500 rpm and 300 Nm of torque in between 1200-1400 rpm while the diesel variant of the GLA is powered by a 2.2 liter motor producing about 135 bhp of peak power in between 3600-4400 rpm and 300 Nm of peak torque at 1600-3000 rpm. In terms of acceleration the petrol GLA reaches 0-100 km/h mark in just 7.6 seconds while it has a top speed of 225 km/h, while the diesel motor does the same in 9.9 seconds and has a top speed of 205 km/h mark

September 30, 2014 05:53
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