The GLA-Class crossover coming from Mercedes-Benz is undergoing cold weather testing in Northern Europe. Wearing a more revealing suit of camouflage than the last time we saw it, its A-Class platform ties are more apparent even as everything has been beefed up – note this mule's punched-up fenders front and rear, along with its flared haunches. Its rear door is larger, befitting a crossover, and the backlight features more slope to maintain the sporty lines.

It's expected in 2014, throwing the Three-Pointed Star in the challenge ring against the BMW X1 and Audi Q3. We're not sure if we'll get it, but those who do should find the range of A- and B-Class engines under the hood.


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      Vinuuz
      • 2 Years Ago
      One more for the SUV/Crossover crazed world!
      Brodz
      • 2 Years Ago
      As far as cross-overs go... it doesn't look too bad.
      • 2 Years Ago
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      CarCrazy24
      • 2 Years Ago
      This could come out very nice, I just hope it doesn't have the awkward proportions of the X1
      markventure69
      • 2 Years Ago
      Just when everyone thought Buick was crazy...
      The Wasp
      • 2 Years Ago
      This seems like a possible competitor with the Buick Encore, though I doubt there are too many people who would truly give them a fair comparison. This may be the first time ever that I think the Buick will end up looking better than the Mercedes -- it's hard to say for sure with the camo, though.
        • 2 Years Ago
        @The Wasp
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        audisp0rta4
        • 2 Years Ago
        @The Wasp
        The Encore needs a powertrain upgrade if it wants to compete with the turds from MBZ, BMW and Audi. That and it just seems SO much smaller. More like a Countryman competitor in my eyes.
      A M
      • 2 Years Ago
      Looks like a fat Subaru. I'm sure it will sell well to people that buy logos not cars.
      Helix
      • 2 Years Ago
      How did Mercedes go from building large valut like luxury cars to dinky fashion accessories occupying every niche?
      • 2 Years Ago
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      hp
      • 2 Years Ago
      Nice Nissan Juke bro
      heltersceltic
      • 2 Years Ago
      Kia has been building this car for several years already.
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