The Mercedes-Benz A25 AMG has disrobed almost completely compared to the last time we saw it. It makes minimal changes to the A-Class form, just a fiercer set of wheels and, under the last remaining camo, a brace of larger air intakes in front and a restyled diffuser in back. We'd also expect those oval pipe finishers to be swapped for trademark AMG quad pipes come production time.

The engine is what will make the real difference, with its 2.0-liter four-cylinder rumored to be rated as high as 350 horsepower and sending that glory to all four wheels through a dual-clutch gearbox. Those specs mean the A25 AMG is a shoo-in for heaps of comparos with the all-wheel drive, 340-horsepower Audi RS3, the driving prowess of the 256-horsepower Volkswagen Golf R and the rumored 320-horsepower BMW 135i hatch. Check it out in our gallery of high-res spy photos.

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      • 3 Years Ago
      would really love a merc a class as my get around town/commuter beater
        Lab Rat
        • 3 Years Ago
        Do you have any idea how unreliable Mercs are after a few years?
      Gene Yuss
      • 3 Years Ago
      In other words, it's not going to be made for US
      • 3 Years Ago
      Wait until Brabus packs a twin turbo v12 into it and ruins the whole thing...
      • 3 Years Ago
      Sounds like Mercedes Benz is going after the 1 M, should be fun.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Whoa! Imprezzive! LOL!
      • 3 Years Ago
      Oh wow is that wicked ugly!
        Harold Thomas
        • 3 Years Ago
        The proportions are off. The nose looks like it's from a car two sizes larger.
      • 3 Years Ago
      So, M-B have replaced the A-class as the world knew it with the BMW 1-series... It looks as if they took the new 1 and adapted it just enough so that the three-pointed-star looks appropriate on it.
      • 3 Years Ago
      Am I the only one who quickly mistook this for the new Volvo V40? That's a compliment, by the way.
      • 3 Years Ago
      I'm no Merc fan but I do think compared to the new A3 and 1-series, Merc has build the best car. Kudos!
      • 3 Years Ago
      nice looking car, but looks too much like the Volvo C30
      • 3 Years Ago
      Type your comment herekinda looks like a dodge with that grill haha yuck
      Mary John
      • 3 Years Ago
      hmm..well no doubt its must b like that.. as well as its very helpful.. for such kind of things..!!!
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