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News Mercedes-AMG A 45 Will Get 421-horsepower From Its 2.0-litre Turbo Engine

Mercedes-AMG A 45 Will Get 421-horsepower From Its 2.0-litre Turbo Engine

The Mercedes-AMG A 45 will be either fast or very fast.

Basic A 45 will provide 387 horsepower. The “S” will be blessed with no less than 421 horsepower. Both outputs will come from a new 2.0-liter, turbocharged four-cylinder engine.

We’ve decided not to renew our driver’s licence here at MI – we’re going to lose it driving the A 45 S anyhow so what’s the point?

Apparently, a German auto insurance company mistakenly listed both the AMG A 45 and a range-topping A 45 S and the attached numbers are nothing short of what dreams are made of. Over the Holidays, Mercedes-AMG released a video depicting an A 45 S “doing what it does best” which is drive fast on a track, and drift.

The starter-pack AMG A 45 will be more or less neglected because of its shy 387-horsepower from the turbocharged 2.0-litre 4-cylinder engine. The AMG A 45 S will rock the hot hatch world with not only 421-horsepower but an expected upgraded version of Mercedes’ 4MATIC AWD system with a “drift mode,” much like the E 63.

We know the Mercedes-AMG A 35 hatchback will come to Canada but no word on the 45. Likely, a “45” will be reserved for the next generation CLA.

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Matt St-Pierre
Trained as an Automotive Technician, Matt has two decades of automotive journalism under his belt. He’s done TV, radio, print and this thing called the internet. He’s an avid collector of many 4-wheeled things, all of them under 1,500 kg, holds a recently expired racing license and is a father of two. Life is beautiful. Send Matt an emai

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