Available online edition Autoblog were Hatchback spy photos Mercedes Benz A-Class the next generation, passing the test in a cold climate.
As previously reported, by design, the car will be similar to the eponymous concept car, introduced in April this year at the Motor Show in Shanghai. Overall length and height of the hatch to reach approximately 4200 and 1393 mm respectively. Thus, the new A-Class will be 30 centimeters long and 20 centimeters below its predecessor.
To hatch a new plan to use a modular front-wheel drive platform, which already applies to B-Class models of the second generation. Subsequently, the same chassis will be a small coupe, capable to compete for customers with BMW X1, as well as a compact “four-door coupe”, “little brother” Mercedes-Benz CLS.
Mercedes Benz A-Class the next generation can be ordered with a 1.6-liter gasoline and 1.8-liter diesel engine and four-cylinder turbo engine with a new volume of two liters, developing 210 horsepower. According to preliminary data, the hatchback and will be “charged” modification, equipped with all-wheel drive and twin-turbo unit capacity of about 300-350 horsepower.
The hatchback will debut next year. Convertible and “charged” version will debut at approximately 2013-2014 year.