The Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class is a compact four-door luxury sedan developed and manufactured by Mercedes-Benz, based on platform of the Mercedes-Benz W176 A-Class and W246 B-Class compact cars, officially launched at the January 2013 North American International Auto Show . First car since Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class 2012 Concept Style Coupe in different international.
The Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class first went on sale in Europe in April 2013, and later introduced in the United States in September 2013. Its largest markets for Western Europe and the United States. Global wrong CLA sales reached 100,000 in the first year, called “The launch of our best in 20 years” by Mercedes-Benz. In 2015, Mercedes-Benz expanded the family CLA include Brake Shooting, stop lights.
Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Concept Coupe Style (2012)
The Concept Style Coupe concept four-door vehicle is shown during 2012 in different parts of the international and the beginning of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class. The concept was fitted with a cylinder turbocharged engine rated 211 PS (155 kW; 208 hp), front wheel drive system, automatic transmission, dual-clutch, diamond-look grille from the 2011 Concept A-Class, Beam color of the body, headlamps shining red at standby mode , directions and points of individual light up in sequence, 21-inch wheels and perforated pins on the spokes, frameless side windows, metallic-red coloring taillights, instrument panel upholstered in white Nubuck leather, anthracite-colored Alcantara on the upper section instrument panel, suede sports steering wheel, chrome trim elements and control panels in black anodised finish, visible around the hmi control panel in glossy shimmer of black anodised aluminum, four chairs important with integrated head restraints from the Sport version of the W176 A-Class, and air vents in the panel tool from the 2011 Concept A-Class. The Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class was unveiled at the Avant / Garde Dynamos event in Los Angeles, followed by Auto China 2012, and Huashan 1914 Creative Park.
Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Overview (2013)
The Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class, known by the model code of C117, was unveiled at 2013 North American International Auto Show, followed by the Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week in Berlin, 2013 New York International Auto Show, and the 2013 Osaka Motor Show. A virtual 2014 the car was shown at the 2013 Canadian International Auto Show in Toronto. A model of the same virtual shown at the 2013 New York International Auto Show in March 2013. Viewers looked special exhibition that appeared project car on a rotating platform.
These vehicles are scheduled for sale by September 2013. Early models include CLA 180, Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class 180 BlueEFFICIENCY Edition, 200 CLA , CLA 250, and CLA 220 CDI. CLA 200 CDI can be ordered from 8 April 2013, and the first cars to be delivered from customers in September 2013. CLA 250 4MATIC, CLA 45 AMG, CLA 45 AMG Edition 1 available to order from July 2013 and arrive at dealerships in September 2013.
Mercedes said he would aerodynamic production car for sale with Cd = 0.23, beating the previous aerodynamic, the Tesla Model S (0.24). The CLA 180 CDI Blue Efficiency was claimed to be aerodynamic more a = 0.22. However, an independent measurement by Car And Driver Magazine in May 2014 bore claim Tesla’s by exactly guaranteeing a drag coefficient of Cd = 0.24, while putting a claim Mercedes’ question by measuring the CLA at = 0.30. The Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class is the most affordable Mercedes-Benz vehicle offered for sale in the United States, with MSRP under $29,900. This undercuts Sedan C-Class, which starts at $35,350, the CLA250 was released in the US on September 20, 2013.
Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Edition 1 (2013-2014)
Available Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class 180, 200 CLA , CLA 250, CLA 220 CDI, they are the respective versions of the CLA -class cars and a choice of 5 colors body, the Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class AMG front and rear aprons, AMG side sill panels, painted black multi-spoke wheels AMG light-alloy, diamond radiator grille with black fin and chrome inserts, bi-Xenon headlamps, lowered sports suspension, exclusive PreCure ART the interior, sports seats upholstered in leather and black microfibre Dinamic with yellow stitching, the instrument panel and beltlines upholstered in ARTICO man-made leather yellow stitching, aluminum trim elements with light longitudinal grain, a 3-spoke wheel sports steering many projects in Zappa leather section is flattened to the ground and perforations in the grip. Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class went on sale for the twelve months after the launch of the CLA -class cars.
Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Shooting Brake (2015)
Mercedes-Benz introduced a world premiere at the 2014 LA Auto Show of the CLA in a new estate or station wagon variant, which measure the same in length as CLA standard four-door Coupe and share the same 2,699mm wheelbase. Visual changes from the B-pillar, which provides headroom in the back seat. Provides load-space than the sedan, 470 liters to 495 liters, while folding the rear seats flat is delivering a usable 1354 liters.
Like the saloon, four trim levels are available: Sport, AMG Sport and AMG. Mercedes and released a special edition Orange Art with bright orange details inside and outside. Engine options remain the same as other Coupe, with two exceptions. The four-wheel drive 208bhp 250 4MATIC models are only offered as an Engineered by AMG version, and a new 220 CDI 4MATIC will launch in September 2015 on the Shooting Brake and follow the on the Coupe. Search engines are minutely less efficient than the saloon, because the curb weight and increase drag coefficient of cases from Cd = 0.22 to Cd = 0.26. However CLA 200 CDI now returns 72.4mpg, and CO2 emissions of 101g / km.
Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class Safety
The Mercedes-Benz CLA-Classachieved the best possible rating of five stars for the safety of the resident, pedestrian protection and assistance programs in the demanding Euro NCAP assessment scheme. The Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class emerged with a number of safety systems like Collision Prevention to help, Attention Assist, Adaptive braking technology, Daytime Running Lamps and Rain-sensing asthma, wipers. The Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class and received three “Euro NCAP Advanced” the rewards of these new safety, including radar-assisted second-generation Collision Prevention Assist, Attention Assist drowsiness detection system and the waiting resident protection system Pre-Safe. Mercedes-Benz upgraded security systems to CLA in 2015 and even more of the latest technology, this includes Collision Prevention Assist Plus, which helps reduce the risk of a back-end collisions, and Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class upgraded Attention Assist and Traffic Sign Assist.