Mercedes-Benz India has launched the A-Class Limousine facelift at ₹45.80 lakh (ex-showroom, India) and the AMG A forty five S 4Matic+ hatchback facelift at ₹92.50 lakh (ex-showroom, India). As of now, the carmaker has launched solely the A 200 petrol sedan in India and the A 220d diesel sedan will launch later this 12 months.
Up entrance, the facelifted A-Class Limousine’s headlights retain the general form because the pre-facelift mannequin however get a brand new design for the LED daytime operating lamps. It additionally will get a new-look bumper with redesigned intakes and the redesigned grille will get a barely thinner chrome slat and a honeycomb mesh sample.
At the edges, the A-Class facelift will get a brand new design for the 17-inch alloy wheels, however the whole lot else stays largely the identical. At the again, the A-Class facelift will get redesigned tail-lamps and a chrome trim on the bumper. Earlier, this trim piece was housed between the 2 exhaust ideas however now, with the redesign, the trim piece connects the 2 exhaust ideas.
Moving on to the AMG A forty five S 4Matic+, the recent hatchback additionally will get a redesigned entrance bumper with the identical headlights because the sedan and the identical, twin-spoke design for its 19-inch alloy wheels. At the rear, the modifications have been minimal with the hatchback getting a redesigned bumper and rear lights.
The inside of the facelifted A-Class Limousine and hatchback is essentially much like the outgoing fashions. However, each don’t function the touchpad on the centre console that was used for the infotainment system. The hatchback and the sedan additionally get new steering wheels with touch-capacitive controls. What has been retained from the pre-facelift mannequin are the 2 10.25-inch screens the place one is the digital instrument cluster and the opposite is the touchscreen for the infotainment system. However, each automobiles now get wi-fi Android Auto and Apple CarPlay connectivity.
As talked about, the A-Class Limousine is at present out there because the A 200 petrol, and the A 220d diesel will arrive later. It will get the identical 1.3-litre turbo-petrol engine creating 163hp and 270Nm of torque. Power is delivered to the entrance wheels by way of a 7-speed dual-clutch automated. It can do the 0-100kph run in a claimed 8.3 seconds and may hit a prime pace of 230kph.
On the opposite hand, the AMG A forty five S 4Matic+ will get the two.0-litre turbo-petrol churning out 421hp and 500Nm of torque. Delivering energy to all 4 wheels is an 8-speed, dual-clutch automated gearbox. Mercedes-AMG claims the A forty five S can dash from 0-100kph in 3.9 seconds and go on to a prime pace of 270kph.
Much just like the pre-facelift mannequin, the A-Class Limousine continues to rival the BMW 2 Series Gran Coupe (₹43.50 lakh to ₹45.50 lakh). However, the AMG hatchback continues to haven’t any direct rivals in India.