Tag: Mercedes A45 AMG

New VW Golf R Dares Challenge The Mercedes-AMG A45 S In A Straight Line Fight

If you’ve been paying attention to the automotive landscape in the past few years, then you’ll know that the Mercedes-AMG A45 S is the mega hatch king. Sitting at the top of the segment, it has been so far subjected to all kinds of tests against different rivals, and its latest challenger is the all-new […]

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Mercedes-AMG A 45 S Shows Alpine A110 S And BMW M2 CS The Power Of All-Wheel Drive

<!––> <!––> The Mercedes-AMG A 45 S is the king of hot hatches when it comes to sheer acceleration, but can the BMW M2 CS and Alpine A110 S challenge it in a straight line? Granted, the Alpine is a sports car and not a hot hatch. It is also grossly underpowered compared to the […]

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Surprise, Surprise: Brabus Gives The Mercedes-AMG A45 S Even More Power

Brabus has released a new performance upgrade package for the Mercedes-AMG A45 S, named rather confusingly as the B45-450, which makes the baby AMG an even more powerful hot hatch. The new performance package includes new engine mapping, along with the Brabus PowerXtra CPC auxiliary control unit, the Brabus BoostXtra adapter, and a special duct […]

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2020 Was A Great Year For Hot Hatches And A Bad Year For Easy Buying Decisions

It may never have been harder to pick a new hot hatch than it is today. With so many great options to choose from, especially for Europeans (and whatever UK residents call themselves now), choice paralysis must surely be at an all time high. Fortunately, Top Gear is here with its latest YouTube video designed […]

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Give Your Mercedes-AMG 45 Model Previous-Gen Supercar Levels Of Power For €1,500

Posaidon has launched a new software upgrade for the Mercedes-AMG 45 range, which further improves their performane. The plug-and-play device can be easily fitted at home, costs €1,499 ($1,840) in Germany and lifts the output and torque by 44 PS (43 HP / 32 kW) and 60 Nm (44 lb-ft) respectively. As a result, the […]

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Can The Mercedes-AMG A45 S Justify The Premium Over The A35?

There’s no doubt that the Mercedes-AMG A45 is going to beat its smaller brother, the A35, on a drag race any day of the week and twice on Sundays. The point here is to see if the range-topping A-Class can justify its significant price premium over the next best thing. Mercedes will charge 8,200 euros […]

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Mega Hatch Combat: BMW M2 CS Vs. Audi RS3 Vs. Mercedes-AMG A45 S

<!––> <!––> While new electric vehicles are coming thick and fast, there are still heaps of driver-focused ICE performance cars on the market and they come in all shapes and sizes. In the compact category, for instance, you can get your kicks by choosing the BMW M2 CS, the Audi RS3, or the Mercedes-AMG A […]

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Mercedes-AMG A45 S Vs. Audi RS6 Avant: Can The Mega Hatch Beat The Super Estate?

A 4-second time from zero to 62 mph (0-100 km/h) was once considered supercar realm. Now we have hatchbacks, like the new Mercedes-AMG A45 S, that are even faster. Rocketing the mega hatch king to 62 mph in just 3.9 seconds, and up to a top speed of 168 mph (270 km/h), is a turbocharged […]

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