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2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG

If working from home these past few years has taught me anything, it's that I genuinely miss commuting. Yeah, you heard me. Maybe it's because, historically, my commutes have always been pretty enjoyable – not like the opening scene from Office Space, one of those stop-and-go-until-the-end-of-time grinds. When I had to drive to an office every day, I always managed to find routes that didn't involve the highway, or at the very least, they incorporated a fun on-ramp or two. In my more recent, working-from-home years, I've made a point of spending my lunch hour on the road. Not only... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Turbo 2.0L I4
Power:
355 HP / 332 LB-FT
Transmission:
7-Speed DCT
Base Price:
$47,450
As-Tested Price:
$53,995
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    Frankfurt: Mercedes CLA45 AMG Racing is ready for a spot on the grid
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    Mercedes-Benz trotted out its CLA45 AMG-based racer at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show. We first showed you the sedan in the deluge of news and reveals that precedes most good auto shows, and were blown away by the car, formally known as the CLA45 AMG Racing Series. We were strolling by the Mercedes stand, and figured we'd pop in and take a look at the new ...

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    Official: Mercedes bringing hot new CLA variants to Frankfurt
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    On any given weekend, you can expect to see the Three-Pointed Star racing somewhere. It could be in Formula One, DTM, V8 Supercars or any of the myriad sportscar racing series where customer teams compete in the SLS AMG GT3. But now it looks like Mercedes-Benz is gearing up to add one more. This time, it's based on one of its newest and smallest models: ...

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    New York: 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG takes a bite out of the Big Apple
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    Let's get the necessaries out of the way. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG has debuted at the 2013 New York Auto Show, and it brought a 355-horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder to the party. With 332 pound-feet of torque, Mercedes-Benz says the engine is the "most powerful turbocharged four-cylinder production engine" with a power density of ...

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    Submit your questions for Autoblog Podcast #326 LIVE!
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    We're set to record Autoblog Podcast #326 tonight, and you can drop us your questions and comments via our Q&A module below. Subscribe to the Autoblog Podcast in iTunes if you haven't already done so, and if you want to take it all in live, tune in to our UStream (audio only) channel at 10:00 PM Eastern tonight. Discussion Topics for Autoblog Podcast ...

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    Mercedes CLA45 AMG images leak ahead of Big Apple debut
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    It's not terribly difficult to imagine what the Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG will look like, or what it will perform like, for that matter. Take the basic recipe that is the recently introduced A45 AMG, throw in a swoopy and devastatingly attractive coupe-like sedan shell, mix and serve. Under the CLA45 AMG's stylish hood will sit a 2.0-liter turbocharged ...

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    Confirmed: Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG coming to the New York Auto Show
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    Mercedes-Benz showed off the CLA45 AMG at a private event on the eve of the Geneva Motor Show, but was determined not to let it be photographed. We can talk about it, though – after all, a teaser image was released to promote the new Sony game Drive Club. The CLA45 AMG will use the same powertrain as the A45 AMG, which means a 2.0-liter turbocharged ...

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    Are these the first press shots of the Mercedes-Benz CLA? [w/video]
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    We'll say right now that we aren't sure of their provenance; however, the site Auto Monthly has five of the kind of stylized press shots you get before a vehicle is officially revealed. In this case the car is the Mercedes-Benz CLA, and since the little sedan is meant to debut next month at the Detroit Auto Show, the existence and release (or leak) of ...

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