Mercedes-Benz has disclosed pricing information for the A 45 AMG sold on the UK market.

Mercedes-Benz has disclosed pricing information for the A 45 AMG sold on the UK market.

The base model costs 37,845 GBP but for an additional 1,530 GBP it can receive the AMG Aerodynamics package which includes a bigger front splitter with extra flics, along with an AMG rear aerofoil for additional downforce. Those willing to spend 510 GBP can configure the car with an AMG Performance Exhaust that has four chrome tailpipes.

Customers will be able to drive home Mercedes-Benz's smallest AMG model starting August when deliveries are expected to begin. The hot hatchback has a 2.0-liter, four-cylinder turbocharged mill outputting 360 HP (265 kW) at 6,000 rpm and a peak torque of 332 lb-ft (450 Nm) available between 2,250 and 5,000 rpm. The A-Class AMG will do 0-62 mph (0-100 km/h) in 4.6 seconds, before hitting an electronically-capped top speed of 155 mph (250 km/h).

Linked to an updated Speedshift DCT seven-speed sports transmission and the 4MATIC system, the A 45 AMG can return 40.9 mpg UK (34 mpg US or 6.9 liters / 100 km) in the combined cycle with CO2 emissions of 161 g/km.

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Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG priced from 37,845 GBP