Mercedes has released a new promotional video of the GLA 45 AMG, ahead of its debut at the North American International Auto Show.

Mercedes has released a new promotional video of the GLA 45 AMG, ahead of its debut at the North American International Auto Show.

Designed to be one of the most powerful compact crossovers ever created, the GLA 45 AMG has a turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder engine that produces 360 HP (265 kW) and 450 Nm (331 lb-ft) of torque. It is connected to a seven-speed AMG SPEEDSHIFT dual-clutch transmission and an AMG 4MATIC all-wheel drive system which enables the model to accelerate from 0-100 km/h in 4.8 seconds before hitting an electronically-limited top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph).

The crossover has also been equipped with an aggressive body kit, an AMG sports suspension and high-performance braking system. Other highlights include Artico / Dinamica sport seats, a flat-bottomed steering wheel and brushed aluminum trim.

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