Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 Revealed, Looks Surprisingly Hot - Mercedes Benz SLK Forum
Off Topic Anything but SLK talk. Please Note that religious and political discussions are not allowed....

 
LinkBack Thread Tools
#1 Old 04-09-2019
Premium Member
 
Join Date: Sep 2010
Location: Phoenix
Vehicle: 1999 slk 230
Other Toys: 1966 Mercedes Heckflosse
Posts: 14,571
Country:
Chats: 0
Mentioned: 15 Post(s)
Tagged: 0 Thread(s)
Quoted: 530 Post(s)
Thanks: 1,120
Thanked 1,419 Times in 957 Posts
Garage
(Thread Starter)
Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 Revealed, Looks Surprisingly Hot



https://www.autoevolution.com/news/m...95.html#agal_0

About two weeks after Mercedes unveiled the A35 sports sedan, we have yet another model powered by the same engine. It's the larger and more exotic CLA 35 4Matic, a four-door coupe.

We suspect that the Shooting Brake version is just around the corner. But for now, let's enjoy the sight of this yellow pocket rocket. Without a doubt, this is the most appealing of all the "35" models, including the ones that have yet to be revealed. Heck, it even makes the old CLA 45 appear a little dull.

The AMG treatment is the same as that for the A-Class: optional yellow paint, 19-inch wheels, new grille, blacked out trim and a diffuser at the back, flanked by those two exhaust pipes. But because the CLA is longer, it just sort of... work.

Other upgrades include a steering system and a high-performance braking system with four-piston calipers and 13.8-inch (350 mm) discs up front. The performance model is also equipped with AMG Ride Control Suspension with aluminum components as well as an aluminum shear panel underneath the engine that boosts torsional stiffness at the front.

The interior is more reminiscent of the A35 than anything else. Its dash is dominated by the MBUX system, comprising of two 10.25-inch screens that control and display all the major functions. Changes include AMG-specific display modes, namely Classic, Sport and Supersport.

This show car presents a two-tone leather combo with the ambient light turn to red. Obviously, there are other combinations, but none make the CLA 35 as luxurious to sit in as a CLS 53.

We almost forgot to talk about the engine, which is the familiar 2-liter four-cylinder turbo, rated at 306 PS (302-hp) and 295 pound-feet (400 Newton-meters). When the 7-speed twin-clutch and 4Matic AWD are working properly, you can run from 0 to 62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 4.9 seconds, before hitting a limited top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h). This makes it 0.1s slower than the sedan and 0.2s compared to the A35 hatchback.


https://www.youtube.com/watch?time_c...&v=xFVIZajUyVI

This post brought you by FLOSSY ...the KING of unimportant OFF TOPIC Posts.
To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.

To view links or images in signatures your post count must be 0 or greater. You currently have 0 posts.
Berliner Heckflosse is online now  
Sponsored Links
Advertisement
 
Reply

  Lower Navigation
Go Back   Mercedes Benz SLK Forum > General Discussion about Mercedes Benz SLKs > Off Topic

Bookmarks

Quick Reply
Message:
Options
Upload your files to MEGAUPLOAD
Upload your images to ImageShack

Register Now



In order to be able to post messages on the Mercedes Benz SLK Forum forums, you must first register.
Please enter your desired user name, your email address and other required details in the form below.

User Name:
Password
Please enter a password for your user account. Note that passwords are case-sensitive.

Password:


Confirm Password:
Email Address
Please enter a valid email address for yourself.

Email Address:
OR

Log-in











Currently Active Users Viewing This Thread: 1 (0 members and 1 guests)
 
User Tag List

Thread Tools
Show Printable Version Show Printable Version
Email this Page Email this Page



Similar Threads
Thread Thread Starter Forum Replies Last Post
The Japanese AMG does anybody remember that one? Berliner Heckflosse Off Topic 1 09-29-2017 10:21 AM
New Mercedes SLC UK prices and specs revealed – costs from Ł30,495 for the SLC 200 Sport Berliner Heckflosse Off Topic 7 03-06-2016 05:11 AM
2016 Mercedes C450 AMG 4Matic Sedan Finally Arrives in the US from $50,800 Berliner Heckflosse Off Topic 0 08-05-2015 03:44 PM
MB Official Release of 2009 SLK Cold Shot SLK R171 General Discussion 208 10-13-2008 03:35 PM

Posting Rules  
You may post new threads
You may post replies
You may not post attachments
You may not edit your posts

BB code is On
Smilies are On
[IMG] code is On
HTML code is Off
Trackbacks are On
Pingbacks are On
Refbacks are On

 
For the best viewing experience please update your browser to Google Chrome
 

Clubs, Garage Plus vBulletin Plugins by Drive Thru Online, Inc.