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2017 Mercedes-Benz CLA gets new duds for New York

CLA45 looks even more aggressive with AMG Aerodynamics package.

Mercedes-Benz updates the 2017 CLA250 and CLA45 AMG with a fresher look and new equipment for the 2016 New York Auto Show. The latest AMG looks even more aggressive with an optional aerodynamics package.

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2016 Mercedes CLA and GLA get more power, quicker

For the 2016 model year, the US is getting Mercedes' recent European updates to the CLA45 and GLA45 AMG. Engine output jumps to 375 hp and 350 pound-feet of torque, and most gears have shorter ratios. The result is much quicker acceleration.

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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 CLA a sub-$30k car no more

To be honest, the sub-$30,000 Mercedes-Benz CLA was more a theoretical than a real thing. Squeaking in at $100 below that magical threshold, not counting a $925 destination charge, snagging a CLA anywhere near $30k meant exercising extreme self-control with the options catalog.

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Mercedes raises the roof on new CLA Shooting Brake [UPDATE]

UPDATE: As we feared, the CLA Shooting Brake is not currently slated for US availability. The text below has been adjusted accordingly.

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Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG gets its Shooting Brake on

We give BMW a whole lot of grief for its niche-exploiting ways. Check our report on the rumored X2 to see what we mean. But in reality, Mercedes-Benz is very nearly as guilty. The latest batch of evidence supporting the argument is this, the Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG Shooting Brake.

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Brabus gets its grubby mitts on Mercedes CLA45 AMG

Brabus isn't afraid to get under the hood of any Mercedes-Benz to add a pinch more power and sharpen up the exterior, from the tiniest Smart all the way up to the big G-Class SUV. So it should come as no surprise that one of its latest releases is a tweaked version o

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2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG

Simply Irresistible

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 m

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Mercedes CLA45 AMG Racing is ready for a spot on the grid

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.

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Mercedes bringing hot new CLA variants to Frankfurt

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 Noah Joseph

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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.

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2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG

A Really Hot Little GT Plants The Seed For A Better AMG

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2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG takes a bite out of the Big Apple

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

Mercedes CLA45 AMG images leak ahead of Big Apple debut

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.