Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2013 review
Design and dynamism are obvious characteristics of the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class 2013 even at first glance. At the Geneva Motor Show Mercedes Benz unveiled a new, third-generation Mercedes-Benz A-Class, which is definitely say goodbye to the “sandwich structure” of the floor and the body which flirted with the MPV segment.
Next there are LED daytime running lights, a rear light clusters are significantly larger. Distinctive details remain the same: a massive grille, karaktetistične lateral lines, which resemble the ones we saw at the B-Class. In addition to the standard edition, Mercedes-Benz introduced the Sport version, which differs by aggressively designed bumper, grille with a horizontal lamella, similar to that of the SLS AMG model. Also there are 18-inch diameter wheels with tires measuring 235/40 R18, brake elements in red and sports suspension.
The new generation Mercedes-Benz A-Class will be equipped with iPhone devices to communicate. As one might expect, the visual concept of the center console is very similar to the one we saw in the new-generation Mercedes-Benz B Class. The positions of radio commands are identical. Interior A new class is enriched with carbon trim, this means that it is a better equipped version.
Thanks to the iPhone the top device and internet radio AUPEO! Personal Radio, the car will play your favorite music (depending on the genre, composer, artist …), a navigation system, Garmin will prikazovati real-time traffic conditions, as well as access to social networks and on-line data exchange. Advanced applications Siri allows to recognize voice commands, which will significantly increase traffic safety.
As for the comfort of the ride front suspension is MacPherson type with coil springs and rear independent suspension with four points of support. Most components are made of aluminum, which significantly reduces the mass. Electronic stability control system is reprogrammed.
The new Mercedes-Benz A-Class is equipped with all the most important electronic systems, such as Attention Assist, Collision Prevention Assist, Pre-Safe. For an extra charge you can get the adaptive light, an assistant to maintain the car in a traffic lane, a warning for the car in the “blind spot”, a system for recognizing traffic signs, adaptive cruise control, parking assistant with cameras.
Finally, they were also found information on the engines that drive the A-Class model. Versions of A 180 and A 200 are equipped with a 1.6-liter engine, power 90 kW (115 hp) or 115 kW (156 hp). A 250 version powered by a 2.0 liter capacity of 155 kW (211). Diesel generators represent a 4-cylinder engines.
Versions A 180 CDI and A 200 CDI, powered by 1.8 liter engine, whose power is 80 kW (109 hp) or 100 kW (136 hp). Version of the A 220 CDI turbodiesel powered 2.2 liter, 125 kW peak power (170) and maximum torque of 350 Nm. All engines are equipped with Stop & Start system, and are paired with a manual six-speed gearbox or dual clutch transmission 7G-DCT.