Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG shows up and the specs are unbelievable

Article by Christian Andrei, on February 12, 2013

This is the brand new Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG! That’s right folks, the mighty beast from Mercedes-Benz finally arrived and showed up its 2.0-liter engine delivering an amazing 360 hp and 450 Nm of torque. For those who don’t know, the A45 AMG will take on cars such as the Bmw 1-Series M and the Audi RS3 but with this engine will outperform its rivals.

For example, the Bmw 1-Series M is powered by a 3.0-liter in-line 6-cylinder engine delivering 340 hp and 450 Nm of torque and it is able to hit 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.9 seconds, with a top speed of 155 mph or 250 km/h.

The Audi RS3 is powered by a 2.5-liter TSI engine with 340 hp and 450 Nm of torque and can hit 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.6 seconds as well as a top speed electronically limited to 155 mph or 250 km/h.

The Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG is able to hit 100 km/h or 62 mph in 4.6 seconds and has a top speed electronically limited to 155 mph or 250 km/h. The A45 uses a 7-speed DCT automatic transmission and offers three driving modes. Moreover, the A45 AMG is basically a front-wheel drive car, but when it is needed the vehicle uses also the rear differential.

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