Mercedes-Benz A Class News

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz A250e hatchback

    A 250e badge denotes the 217-horsepower plug-in hybrid powertrain bound for Mercedes' compact cars.

  • 2020 Mercedes-AMG A35
    Mercedes-AMG will build cars in China for the first time

    Mercedes-AMG will build cars in China for the first time this year, underscoring its desire to sell more performance cars in the country.

  • 2020 Mercedes-Benz A35, 2019 New york International Auto Show
    2020 Mercedes-AMG A35 sport sedan arrives with 302 horsepower

    Mercedes-Benz's A-Class has spawned an A35 variant with 302 horsepower and 295 pound-feet of torque. It's the first of two AMG-tuned versions of the compact Mercedes sedan.

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Seattle media drive, September, 2018
    2019 Mercedes A-Class priced: $33,495 now required for the Three-Pointed Star club

    The 2019 A-Class sedan is the first of Mercedes-Benz's new generation of compact cars bound for the United States, and when it reaches showrooms this spring it will carry a $33,495 starting price. The figure, which includes destination, is for an A220 with front-wheel drive. Opt for all-wheel drive...

  • 2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 hatchback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 horsepower figures possibly revealed via insurance website

    The leaky faucet that is the internet may have spoiled yet another surprise. A German insurance website lists the Mercedes-AMG A45 and A45 S as future models and supplies power figures to boot. The insurer, HUK24, names both models on its website for future insurance policies, which Motor1 first...

  • 2019 Mercedes-AMG A45 hatchback teaser
    Mercedes-AMG has a new A45 coming, and this is what its drift mode can do

    Mercedes-AMG has just revealed the new 302-horsepower A35 hot hatch, but the Affalterbach tuner still has the even hotter redesigned A45 in the hopper, and the car has just been previewed in a dramatic teaser video. The new A45 hatch is due for a reveal in early 2019, and while we won't see it in...

  • 2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 hatchback spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien

    Mercedes-Benz has a redesigned A-Class on its hands, and this time around there is both a hatchback and a sedan, the latter of which we'll see here in the United States. They're the first of eight body styles planned for Mercedes' new generation of compacts. Another is a redesigned B-Class minivan. Some of those eight body styles will have high-performance variants developed by Mercedes-AMG. And this time around there will be direct replacements for the current crop of 45 series cars, plus the new crop of slightly tamer 35 series cars, the first of which is the A35 hatch that debuted at last...

  • 2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 spy shots - Image via S. Baldauf/SB-Medien
    2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 spy shots

    Mercedes-AMG's current crop of 45 series cars are little rockets. Their heavily breathed on 2.0-liter inline-4s makes otherwise ordinary cars quite lovable, not to mention shockingly quick. For its next generation of compact cars, AMG will offer two levels of performance, starting with the A-Class...

  • 2016 Mercedes-AMG A45 4Matic
    AMG A45 details surface: 8-speed dual-clutch, drift mode, 400-plus horsepower

    Although all eyes were on the Mercedes-AMG A35 at the 2018 Paris motor show, it's the upcoming A45 that promises real performance credentials. Now we have the latest details on the AMG A45 hot hatchback straight from AMG boss Tobias Moers. The chairman of the management board of Mercedes-AMG told...

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz AMG A35, 2018 Paris auto show
    2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 hot hatch revealed with 302 horsepower

    Mercedes-AMG has revealed its first take on Mercedes-Benz's new generation of compact cars. The car is the new A35 based on the A-Class hatchback, and it was revealed on Tuesday at the 2018 Paris auto show. The A35 isn't a direct replacement for the outgoing A45. That model is due out later. That's...

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class, Seattle media drive, September, 2018
    2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class first drive review: A better baby Benz

    The route south from Seattle to Yakima, Washington, winds through the Mount Rainier National Park. Streams and valleys bracket the road, the scenery changes from green to brown, and Mount Rainier stands majestically in the distance, snow-capped even in September. The 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class is a...

  • Teaser for 2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 hatchback
    Mercedes-AMG A35 hot hatch teased ahead of 2018 Paris auto show

    Update: The 2019 Mercedes-AMG A35 hatchback has been revealed. You'll find all the details at this link. Mercedes-Benz's latest A-Class has already arrived in hatchback and sedan guises, and soon we'll see another A-Class variant revealed. We're talking about the new Mercedes-AMG A35 hot hatch due...

  • 2019 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

    Mercedes-Benz's new A-Class sedan has been out for a while, but the handsome compact has finally made its debut in the United States. Unveiled Wednesday in New York City, the streamlined sedan will reach showrooms late this year initially in A220 guise only. More models are planned though, including high-performance variants from Mercedes-AMG. A-Class sedans for the United States will be sourced from a plant in Aguascalientes, Mexico. The wheelbase is 107.44 inches, which matches the A-Class hatchback sold overseas, though the Chinese market receives a long-wheelbase A-Class L with 109.8...

  • Mercedes-Benz A-Class plug-in hybrid gauge cluster
    Mercedes-Benz A-Class interior photo teasers tip plug-in hybrid model

    Last week, Mercedes-Benz showed off what to expect from its next-generation compact luxury cars' interiors. Upon closer inspection, the photos also revealed an A-Class plug-in hybrid is forthcoming. Virtuel Car first noticed the small detail and published the images on Tuesday. Looking closely at...

  • 2013 Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG
    Usher calls the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG incredible

    We already explained to you why we're so crazy about AMG's new range of compact performance cars, and now Mercedes-Benz has strapped hip-hop star Usher into a new A45 AMG hatchback and let him loose on a track. Usher is a self-proclaimed AMG fan, which might make him biased towards the marque, but...

  • Leaked Mercedes-Benz A-Class patent renderings. Images via
    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-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...

  • 2012 Mercedes-Benz A-Class rendering
    AMG Working On 320 Horsepower Mercedes-Benz A-Class?

    We’ve already reported on possible plans for a hotted-up Mercedes-Benz A-Class from AMG but now we have new information suggesting that the premium compact hatch could be producing as much as 320 horsepower from a highly tuned four-cylinder turbo. With the new 2012 BMW 1-Series M Coupe coming...

  • 2011 Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell battery electric vehicle (Europe only)

    This morning Daimler released complete details on its 2011 Mercedes-Benz A-Class E-Cell, a limited production electric conversion of its aging A-Class five-door small hatchback, sold mostly in Europe and not available in the United States. The A-Class E-Cell is Daimler's second vehicle to use battery packs designed and engineered by Tesla Motors, better known for its 2011 Roadster 2.5 electric supercar. The first was the Smart Electric Drive, an electric conversion of its two-seat Smart ForTwo. A few hundred Smart EDs will be tested over the next two years in Europe and North America. Daimler...

  • 2012 Mercedes-Benz A-Class rendering
    Rendered: 2012 Mercedes-Benz A-Class

    The next-generation Mercedes-Benz A- and B-Class are having a rough gestation and subsequently have seen their respective release dates pushed back because of problems with securing a final design for their new platform. The cars were originally expected to debut at the end of the decade but...

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    Mercedes-Benz Considering Bringing Small Cars To U.S. By 2012

    Mercedes-Benz will replace the A- and B-Class with four new compacts cars.

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