The new Mercedes A45 AMG with its 381 hp is the most powerful hatchback in history


Mercedes-A45-AMG-3 J unto the facelift of Class A Mercedes introduced this week, also debuted the renewal of its more radical variant A45 AMG.

Strikes Mercedes rivals, achieving a sport that mechanical with 381 hp ranks as [1.99901 million] on hatchback most powerful production series in the history removing that privilege Audi RS3 Sportback with 367 hp.

The 2.0-liter turbo stretched its power to 381 horses.

The engineers at Mercedes-Benz remained the same block turbo engine with 4 cylinders and 2.0 liter , but with a new development of its electronics has boosted its power 21 hp, going from 361 hp with 450 Nm of torque model it replaces, to be able to obtain [1.99901 million] 381 hp with 475 Nm of torque .

To improve performance electronic automatic transmission featuring seven gears and double-clutch also worked. On the other hand it won smaller box relations from third gear, which together resulted in an improvement in performance, because now can accelerate from 0-100 kph in 4.2 seconds Audi improving the product in a split second.

Aesthetically it has not changed much, but says the manufacturer made [1.99901 million] improvements in aerodynamics , based on the modification of both bumper and rear spoiler.


You can accelerate from 0-100 km / h in just 4.2 seconds.

In the cockpit immediately catches the attention the new multifunction steering wheel flatbed, the coating perforated leather seats with contrasting seams and larger screen now uses the information system entertainment.

Along with restyling further up the packet Dynamic Plus pack AMG, adding a new differential and called AMG Ride Control .

The sport suspension has two stages adaptive damping , which work automatically to control body roll , and can be adjusted manually through modes Normal and Sport.

The AMG also receives five driving modes Select Dynamic Driving adjusting factors such as throttle response, the hardness of the steering and damping adjustments, modalities called Comfort, Eco, Sport and Race Individual , the latter developed for use in circuits.



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