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Mercedes A-Class refresh includes crown-stealing 381-hp A45 AMG

Mercedes introduces its updated A-Class line that includes a new hot-hatch king, the AMG-prepped A45 4Matic, with 381 horsepower and 350 pound-feet of torque.

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Mercedes-AMG could use electric turbos

Mercedes-Benz is looking at electric turbochargers, but unlike Audi, it'll be for compact AMG models, rather than hulking luxury sedans.

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Mercedes spotted testing updated A45 AMG

Mercedes-Benz has been spotted testing a facelifted version of the A45 AMG hot hatch, set to benefit from some midlife enhancements for the entire A-Class range.

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Mercedes-AMG planning more hardcore A45 hot hatch

The launch of the A45 AMG marked Mercedes-Benz's first real assault on the premium hot hatch segment. And with 355 horsepower from a 2.0-liter turbo four, it is indeed hot. But the latest word has it that Mercedes-AMG is planning an even hotter version.

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Mercedes A45 AMG in downhill battle with slipstream skateboarder

We're told it takes "performance, control and expression" to pilot a longboard skateboard down a mountain road, and that those happen to be the same values embodied in the Mercedes-Benz A45 AMG. That's how the two came to be combined in a black-and-white short film called Silver Slipstream.

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BMW M135i vs. Mercedes A45 AMG in Euro small-lux throwdown

BMW and Mercedes-Benz – please, please, please bring the M135i and A45 AMG hatchbacks to North America. For as long as we can remember, buyers in the New World have been forced to look longingly at

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2013 Mercedes A45 AMG 4Matic [w/video]

United States customers desiring one of the new smaller AMG models from Mercedes-Benz will really enjoy their 2014 CLA45. It's swift, authoritative, more alive in your hands than any other AMG model has ever been, and it's the only compact practical AMG you'll ever be able to get anyway.

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Mercedes A45 AMG pitted against CLA45 AMG in brotherly battle

Having already driven the new Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG, we're just itching to get our hands on its hatchback counterpart, the A45 AMG. Not only has Auto Express driven both cars, it recently pitted them against each other in a head-to-head sibling rivalry throwdown.