2013 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

  • 2013 Mercedes-Benz A25 AMG spy shots

    The official tuning arm of Mercedes-Benz, AMG, is working on a whole new range of sporty cars based on Mercedes’ upcoming small cars like the new A Class and the long-rumored ‘BLS’ four-door coupe. AMG plans to distance its cars from the regular Mercedes fleet by making them all-wheel drive instead of front-wheel drive and dropping in a unique turbocharged four-cylinder engine. New details have started to emerge, including a report that AMG may call upon the company responsible for building Mercedes’ Formula 1 engines to help tune its new small car engine. That company...

  • 2012 Mercedes-Benz A-Class sketch leaked?
    Mercedes-Benz A-Class Cabrio In The Works: Report

    We already know that Mercedes-Benz is planning several variants of its next-generation A-Class and recently revealed B-Class, five in fact, and most of these will likely be sold in the U.S. What we don’t know is just what five variants will be launched. So far we know there will be the...

  • Leaked Mercedes-Benz A-Class patent renderings. Images via Autoscoops.be.
    Production Mercedes-Benz A-Class Leaked?

    UPDATE: The new Mercedes-Benz A Class has been revealed. Click here for all the details. New images have emerged on the Web today, looking very much like official patent filings, and showing what appears to be the Mercedes-Benz A-Class. Expected here in the U.S. either next year or early in 2013...

  • Mercedes-Benz Concept A-Class
    Mercedes: A-Class Concept Is Nearly Production-Ready

    Mercedes showed it was serious about its A-Class at the 2011 New York Auto Show, but now it's clear it's more than serious about turning the concept into reality. According to one Mercedes source, the A-Class concept that debuted in Shanghai and New York last month is quite close to the final...

  • Mercedes-Benz Concept A-Class
    New Mercedes-Benz A-Class To Feature Better Quality Than Current C-Class

    According to Mercedes-Benz design chief Gorden Wagener, the lines of the stunningly good Concept A-Class revealed at the recent Shanghai and New York auto shows are virtually identical to what we’ll see on the final production version due late next year. “What you see is...

  • Mercedes-Benz Concept A-Class
    Mercedes-Benz A-Class: Shopping Car To Tech-Laden Compact

    With MINI and Fiat taking the retro approach and Mazda and Ford going for youthful and fun, how do you make your new small car stand out in the marketplace? If you're Mercedes-Benz about to sell the latest generation of A-Class compact in the U.S, you go down the high technology route and cut a...

  • Mercedes-Benz Concept A-Class

    Just this morning Mercedes-Benz officially took the covers off the new Concept A-Class. This afternoon, we get an explanation of what flame surfacing is a decade after Chris Bangle started flinging it at every BMW in sight, only they call it "freeform." We also get a look at a few of the other details on the concept, including the roofline/greenhouse proportions, the headlights, and the "jewelry effect" inverted grille. Jokes aside, the new A-Class is a pretty dashing little compact. Will we see it here in the U.S.? Here's hoping.

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