Detroit 2017: First appearance Mercedes GLA facelift for the Mercedes GLA

Facelift for the Mercedes GLA

Its world premiere until 22 January witnessed the facelift of the Mercedes-Benz GLA in the yesterday opened North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit. With an extended range of motor, optical accents in the Interior and exterior design, as well as updated versions of the new GLA in trading in Germany starts today. At the top of the model series, the Mercedes-AMG, GLA is 45 4Matic; the yellow night Edition offers a particularly sporting equipment level.

As the first compact SUV from Mercedes-Benz of GLA 2013 brought fresh wind in its market segment. No competitor offers in its class a wider choice of engine - from the basic model Mercedes Benz GLA 180 d with 80 kW / 109 HP up to 280 kW / 381 HP of strong Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4Matic. New in the engine program, the GLA is 220 4Matic. With an output of 135 kW / 184 HP and a torque of 300 Newton metres (nm), he bridges the gap between the two petrol engines of 115 kW / 156 HP and 155 kW / 211 HP. Prices start at 28 941 for the GLA 180 and 45 4Matic ranging 56 852 euros for the top model Mercedes-AMG GLA.

Modified bumper, extra alloy wheels and the new color "Canyon Beige" mark the year 2017. The previous optional Bi-Xenon headlights soft - optional - LED headlights, which are characterized by color temperature similar to daylight, better illumination and lower energy consumption. In the rear, full LED lights with multilevel function be used. Brake lights and turn signals are fixed in three intensities; full brightness during the day, a medium-level when driving at night, and a lower level at the stand at night.

Customers have the choice of three suspension variants: standard, the GLA has a comfort chassis. A lowering (in conjunction with the AMG line or the driving dynamics package) is available on request. When the off-road comfort suspension (optional) the body is raised to 30 mm.

The inner values can be seen: the Interior values new materials, good, new seat covers, a large part of the trim and chrome control panels on. The free-standing 20,3-cm-(8")-Media-Display can be easy to read. The readability of the round instruments has been improved now. Exclusively offered in this market segment, the 360-degree camera captures the immediate vicinity of the vehicle displayed in seven different views of the split screen on the media display or as full screen.

The comfort-exclusive package complements the previous package, exclusively to comfort seats with black leather in Buffalo leather. As trim come here either aluminium with trapezoid grinding, poplar (light brown satin) and wood (Brown shiny), and - especially-exclusively - ash (black matte) or AMG trim in carbon use. The previous package, exclusively with sports seats remain available and aimed at particularly athletic-oriented customers.

With a variety of aerodynamic improvements such as a lower pillar stage with customized geometry, perfectly crafted exterior mirror housings, large-area Panel of the main floor, an additional panel in the middle area of the rear axle and an optimized muffler with a diffuser and a new roof tear-off line, specially shaped taillights and side edges, improved the drag coefficient of 0.29 to 0.28.

Mercedes-AMG upgrades also visually and technically the GLA 45 4Matic. With aerodynamic measures, such as the newly designed front apron and the new tear-off edge on the roof spoiler, driving dynamics and stability could be increased. At the same time, the air resistance has been reduced. Despite the sporty designed buoyancy balance the drag coefficient by 0.33 is lower than in the previous model.

Characteristic detection feature of the new Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4Matic is the new front fascia. The apron was a more dynamic form, new air intake grille, a front splitter used in silver chrome and flics in black high gloss. The LED-high performance-headlights are now the standard equipment level. The double lamella of the AMG twin-blade grille is held as well as the inserts in the rocker panels now in silver chrome. A 20-inch alloy wheel in the much-spoke design in two color variants to choose is available as an additional option. Notice the new diffuser insert in the apron, the ornamental element in silver chrome and the new tear-off edge on the roof spoiler at the rear.

In conjunction with the "AMG dynamic plus" package (optional) is the mechanical front axle differential lock available. The package also includes the "AMG ride control"-Sport suspension, the performance steering wheel and the additional driving program "Race".

The Mercedes-AMG, GLA is one of 45 4Matic with 280 kW 381 HP maximum power and 475 nm maximum torque to the most powerful vehicles in its segment. Tempo is from the stand after 4.4 seconds reached 100 liter performance of 141 kW / 191 HP marked a record for a series engine with four cylinders. The AMG to moves on the level of pure super sports car.

The Affalterbach company celebrates its bestseller now with an exclusive "yellow night Edition". The special models painted only in black or Cosmosschwarz are immediately be recognized by their combination of Matt graphite grey and yellow applications. The extensive standard equipment include the aerodynamics package, the night package, light and vision package, the ambient lighting, performance seats with memory function and the AMG performance steering wheel with yellow 12-hour mark and "AMG Edition\"-badge. (ampnet/SM)

Technical data Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 4Matic

: D4 gasoline, 1991 cc engine, Turbo, direct injection power: 280 kW / 381 Horsepower at 6000 RPM Max torque: 475 nm 2250–5000/rpm speed: 250 km/h (with AMG driver's package 270 km/h) acceleration 0 to 100 km/h: 4.4 sec ECE average consumption: 7.4 litres / 100 km, CO2 emissions: 172 g / km (Euro 6) efficiency class: D unladen weight: min. 1585 kg luggage compartment volume : 251 litre air resistance coefficient: 0.33 price: 58 852 euros