Mercedes-AMG 45 will be available with a hybrid unit

August 9, 2017 at 18:25

The Last time it was possible to see a hot-hatch with a hypothetical A40nameplate on the tests, and now it is time for A45 testing. The pictures show that it has the smallest clearance from the previously seen A-class prototypes. In addition, the grill will be similar to the one of AMG GT sports car.

Mercedes AMG A45 of the new generation picture

Mercedes AMG A45 of the new generation picture

It is known that the new generation Mercedes-AMG A45 of the A-class will be divided into two or may be three versions. The changer with the same index will be more powerful: from 381 hp and 475 Nm to 400-hp and 500 Nm. The close A40 variant will generate about 300 horses to match the modifications such as Audi S3 (310 hp, 380 Nm) and BMW M135i (340-hp and 500 Nm). The possible third version of A-Class model will be charged up to 300 horsepower.

Mercedes AMG A45 will get a hybrid engine image

Mercedes AMG A45 will get a hybrid engine image

Tobias Moers who is the AMG chief announced that the current 2.0-liter M133 turbo engine lost its power capacities in cylinder head freezing. This is the reason why the younger AMG-models will get a new engine. The power unit will include two liters and one turbocharger. However, the A45top version will initially have an electric boost and a hybrid system with a motor generator that helps the ICE. In addition, 9-step automatic transmission will replace the seven-step one.

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