Mercedes introduced the new A-Class
Amsterdam hosted the official premiere of the compact hatchback Mercedes-Benz A-Class new generation.
New Mercedes A-class 2019 model year received a significantly revised exterior and interior, the most advanced technology and updated range of power units.
Just say that the presentation of the car, the German company announced that the first deliveries of the model Mercedes-Benz A-Class new generation is planned for June of this year. While it is already known that in March the manufacturer has voiced ruble prices for the new items.
Compact hatch Mercedes-Benz A-Class new generation built on the platform MFA. McPherson-type front suspension with aluminum rods, rear – multi. Overall length 4 419 mm (127 mm). The size of the wheelbase – 2 729 mm (+30 mm). The Luggage compartment volume increased by 29 litres to 370 litres.
As expected, the exterior design of the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2019 model year made in the style that we have seen in the previously presented model CLS. The appearance of the car raises many questions among experts, but, this new corporate design of the German mark, which should just accept it.
Representatives of the company noted that the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class impressive dynamics. So, the drag coefficient of the model is equal to 0.25. This is the best figure in the compact car class. Plus, the “piatigorski” appeared active grille shutters that open when necessary to cool the power unit.
At the start of sales of the new Mercedes A-class 2019 model year will be available with three powertrains. Basic modification of the Mercedes-Benz A200 gets a 1.4-litre petrol engine developed jointly with Renault. The output of the motor with the technology of cylinder deactivation is 163 HP and 250 Nm of torque. Transmission – 6-speed “mechanics” or 7-band “robot” with double clutch. Average fuel consumption is 5.1 l/100 km.
Model Mercedes-Benz A250 is equipped with a 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine with the recoil 224 horsepower and 350 Nm of torque. Also in the range powertrain is a 1.5-liter diesel modification of the Mercedes-Benz A180d. Its return is 116 horsepower and 260 Nm. Both engines are combined exclusively with robotized transmission.
New Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2019 model year will be offered as front-wheel and all-wheel drive. In addition, as an option the German manufacturer will offer adaptive dampers and Dynamic Select system offers four options for engine, transmission, suspension and steering.
In his arms the smallest Mercedes is not inferior to the “older” models. For example, in the Arsenal of the machine is semi-automatic control system, partly borrowed from S-Class. It is, for example, “may reduce vehicle speed, if necessary, when approaching a sharp turn, intersections or interchanges”.
In addition, in vehicle 5-door Mercedes-Benz A-Class new generation enters the lane change motion, the system prevent frontal collisions with function of recognition of pedestrians and cyclists, as well as many other modern “chips”, including adaptive head optics.
The interior of the new compact hatchback has completely changed. As we learned earlier, the model of the Mercedes-Benz A-Class has got a brand new infotainment system with MBUX, which involves the use of two large digital monitor.
In addition, the machine also has a voice control system that recognizes “natural language” and not special teams. To start the system using the phrase “Hey Mercedes”. As an option you can add head-up display and advanced navigation system.
At the presentation of the car representatives of the German premium brand said that in 2019 the market will be a new compact sedan Mercedes-Benz A-Class, built on the basis of the concept of Concept A.
Also in the future will be released “charged” version of Mercedes-AMG A45 with over 400 horsepower and a sports modification of the A35 with a capacity of 300 HP.