Mercedes-Benz A-class A45 AMG – Sub-$75K price for hot Benz A45 AMG | GoAuto

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15 March 2013

has announced a lower than $74,900 (plus on-road price for its upcoming A45 AMG hot hatch, goes on sale in Australia September.

That may be $6500 than its main rival, the BMW but the Benz is more powerful, fuel-efficient and comes with standard equipment.

With the BMW#8217;s $3500 eight-speed automatic transmission into account, the price gap to $2500.

The official A45 price is than the recently mooted price point #8211; and way the previously promised sub-$100K many took to mean the $90,000 mark.

Mercedes-Benz corporate communications manager Stamoulis told GoAuto the in indicative pricing was due to managing until the final figure was

He said the 100 or so pre-orders already for the A45 was likely to quickly grow now pricing was official and that having placed deposits well placed to receive cars early.

Australian-delivered A45s will with a higher level of equipment than in Europe, a rorty AMG sports exhaust, an AMG Package that increases top to 270km/h and 19-inch alloy

Further Aussie additions adaptive cruise control, monitoring, lane departure adaptive headlights, a panoramic heated leather seats and COMAND infotainment system sat-nav, internet access and Kardon premium audio.

is the world#8217;s sixth largest AMG and the biggest by volume per capita, but Mr said the arrival of the A45 was unlikely to this due to the model#8217;s expected popularity.

He said it was difficult to tell the A45 would outsell Australia#8217;s popular AMG hot-rod, the C63 that more than 700 units year and that volume be dictated by supply, describing the car as property#8221; in numerous markets, Japan.

The A45 AMG#8217;s turbocharged engine pumps out an almost 265kW of power #8211; it the world#8217;s most powerful four-cylinder #8211; and 450Nm of translating into 0-100km/h in 4.6

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Power and torque alone are not to deliver this supercar-chasing figure, for the A45 channels drive all four wheels via a seven-speed automatic transmission with

For comparison the rear-drive M135i#8217;s turbo straight-six produces and 460Nm for 0-100km/h in 5.1 seconds but its displacement hurts fuel rated at 8.0 litres per 100 kilometres with the A45#8217;s 6.9L/100km.

wise the BMW comes with 18-inch wheels, a sunroof $2920, lane departure is $1400, the equivalent infotainment/internet costs $3700, adaptive are $940.

Mercedes-Benz also pricing of more upcoming AMG including the most expensive ever sold in Australia counting the Maybach limousine), the SLS AMG Black Series at $639,000, to just 10 units in Australia July.

Producing 464kW and 635Nm, the SLS V8 is 44kW up but 15Nm down on compared to regular, $170,680 expensive SLS gullwing coupe, the 0-100km/h sprint two tenths at 3.6s #8211; helped by a weight reduction.

The limited-run C63 AMG 507 #8211; fresh from its debut at the Geneva motor last week #8211; arrive in August with and 610Nm, up 37kW and 10Nm the standard C63 and 15kW/10Nm over the Pack.

Also packing 19-inch a Black Series bonnet and chrome work, the Edition 507 the Performance Package at $169,407 for the $171,407 for the wagon and $172,407 for the

Finally the facelifted E63 AMG that in sportier S guise #8211; 0-100km/h in just 4.1 seconds hits our shores in September.

An 20kW brings total to 430kW/800Nm and standard equipment a locking differential, self a suite of driver assistance and full LED headlights for $249,900.

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