As expected $74,900 is the magic number (plus on-road costs).
For now Mercedes has confirmed the following specifications with more detail to follow ahead of the car’s local launch in September:
- 19â€ wheels
- AMG Performance Exhaust
- COMAND Online
- Intelligent Light System
- Panoramic Roof
- AMG Performance Seats with Electric Memory Function
- DISTRONIC PLUS
- Blind Spot & Lane Keep Assist driver assistance systems
Our previous article suggests you can expect to add night pack/privacy glass, metallic paint, satellite navigation with Bluetooth connectivity, digital radio and
Harmon Kardon Hi Fi to the above list of standard features.
The Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG â€“ Pricing Announced
Mercedes-Benz Australia/Pacific has announced pricing for the A 45 AMG, the new high-performance vehicle for the compact class. The first four-cylinder vehicle from Mercedes-AMG sees the performance brand embarking on a new era and represents a dynamic proposition for a new target group.
â€œThe A 45 AMG is set to revolutionise the performance car market and continues the success story of AMG products in our marketâ€, said Mr Horst Von Sanden, Managing Director Mercedes-Benz Cars Australia/Pacific. â€œThe A 45 AMG delivers not only cutting-edge technology, but also a thrilling driving experience. This is high-performance AMG personifiedâ€
The Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG contains the most powerful series production four-cylinder engine in the world, delivering a maximum output of 265kW and up to 450Nm of torque. The 2.0L turbocharged engine in combination with the performance oriented AMG 4MATIC All-Wheel Drive system as standard, leads to extremely dynamic performance: the A 45 AMG accelerates from 0 â€“ 100km/h in just 4.6 seconds, while its top speed is 270 km/h (electronically limited).
It succeeds in uniting excellent comfort and high-quality equipment with a distinctly sporty flair. A host of exceptional features come standard on the A 45 AMG including: 19â€ wheels, AMG Performance Exhaust, COMAND Online, Intelligent Light System, Panoramic Roof and AMG Performance Seats with Electric Memory Function.
The A 45 AMG will also arrive with a host of standard safety equipment such as DISTRONIC PLUS and Blind Spot & Lane Keep Assist driver assistance systems.
The new A 45 AMG will be on sale to customers in Australia in September 2013. Sale price will be as follows:
- $74,900 AUD (MRLP)*
*MRLP excludes on-road costs and dealer delivery. For drive away price information, consumers should contact Mercedes-Benz dealers.
Specific details regarding the A 45 AMG will be announced closer to the vehicles launch in September.