The Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG - Top Gear Magazine Australia's 2013 Design of the Year

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MELBOURNE – Dec 16, 2013: The Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG has been recognised by Top Gear Magazine Australia, and awarded the 2013 Design of the Year award.

The Top Gear Australia editorial staff were awestruck with the design of the new Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG, describing it to be ‘stunning’.

“And not just because it’s kicking goals in the aero department, but also because. well. look at it. All swoopy sex appeal, low-slung styling and that swept-back face that’s wired to the synapse in your brain that says ‘fast’.”

Mr. Horst Von Sanden, Managing Director, Mercedes-Benz Cars Australia/Pacific, said “We are extremely pleased to be awarded the Top Gear Magazine Australia ‘Design of the Year’ for 2013. The CLA 45 AMG emphasises the desire to provide our customers with cutting-edge design and safety technologies, whilst delivering extremely dynamic performance.”

The Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG contains the most powerful series production four-cylinder engine in the world, delivering a maximum output of 265kW and up to 450Nm of torque. The 2.0L 4-cylinder turbocharged engine in combination with the performance oriented 4MATIC All-Wheel Drive system, leads to extremely dynamic performance: the CLA 45 AMG accelerates from 0 – 100km/h in just 4.6 seconds, while its top speed is 270 km/h (electronically limited)

The Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG is now on sale to customers in Australia for $86,900 (MRLP).

Important note to editors - The price detailed in this document is the current Manufacturer’s Recommended List Price (MRLP) for the CLA 45 AMG.

As you may be aware, the MRLP includes GST and any LCT applicable to the base / standard specification model but EXCLUDES DEALER DELIVERY AND ALL ON ROAD COSTS such as, for example, registration fees, stamp duty, CTP and the like.

Accordingly, please ensure that when you publish the details contained in this document, your publication makes it clear to its readers that:

  • The attached pricing is an MRLP
  • That the MRLP excludes on-road costs and dealer delivery, and
  • For drive away price information, consumers should contact dealers

    Whilst we are unable to provide you with drive away pricing due to the wide variation in on-road costs between states and territories, and the different ranges of dealer delivery imposed by dealers, we encourage you to contact one of our authorised Mercedes-Benz passenger car dealers in order to obtain relevant and accurate drive away information for your specific audience.

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