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The engine of the Mercedes A 45 S is entirely assembled by hand.
The engine of the Mercedes A 45 S is entirely assembled by hand.

Mercedes-AMG A 45 S 4MATIC+, India's most powerful luxury hatch, launched

  • The top speed of the Mercedes-AMG A 45 S is electronically limited to 270 km/h. 

  • The Mercedes-AMG A 45 S comes with a dedicated Drift mode.
  • The engine of the A 45 S is entirely assembled by hand. 

Mercedes-Benz India on Friday announced the launch of the new Mercedes-AMG A 45 S 4MATIC+, the world's most powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine series production car, at 79.50 lakh (ex-showroom all-India). 

The company claims that its new performance luxury hatch features a reinforced body shell, powerful engine, range of driving modes from ‘drift’ to ‘race’ and reworked suspension.

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All this comes together to make it the fastest hatchback in India, as per Mercedes-Benz. The new car will be made available throughout the company's authorised stores in India, along with Mercedes-Benz India’s online store. 

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At the heart of the performance hatch sits a 2.0-litre 4 in-line with roller bearing twinscroll turbocharger. This engine displaces 1991 cc and churns out 421 hp at 6750 rpm / 310 kW/421 hp, backed up with 500 Nm at 5000-5250 rpm. This powertrain delivers power across all wheels using an AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 8G dual-clutch transmission. The car has a 0-100 kmph acceleration timing of 3.9 seconds, and it can also achieve a 270 kmph of top speed. Also what makes this engine special is the fact that it is entirely assembled by hand. It is manufactured at a newly designed production line constructed in the AMG engine factory in Affalterbach.

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Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said, “We are strengthening our A-Class portfolio with the launch of the new Mercedes-AMG A 45 S 4MATIC+ which is the fastest hatchback in the country. India’s fastest hatchback is a thoroughbred performance machine eagerly awaited by our AMG customers and performance purists. The introduction of the A 45 S 4MATIC+ underscores our commitment towards introducing the most desirable products from our global portfolio for our discerning customers in India."

  • First Published Date : 19 Nov 2021, 11:59 AM IST

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