Mercedes-Benz A-Class Special Edition

Mercedes-Benz is ushering in the spring with a new special model of the A-Class. With design features reserved only for this edition, plus extensive, high-grade appointments, the A-Class Special Edition is not only eye-catching. It also combines the well-proven basic virtues of this compact Mercedes-Benz model with more than a touch of passion. This exclusive new model variant in the A-Class is available now.

To date the A-Class with its distinctive and versatile concept has captured the hearts of around 1.8 million customers. The strengths of this true trendsetter above all include a generous, variable interior despite compact external dimensions, a high level of reliability, impressive safety and environmentally friendly engines. The new special model in the A-Class has an emotionally appealing, enhanced appearance for a combination of the excitingly sensible with the sporty and attractive.

The unmistakable, striking appearance of the special model is characterized by exclusive features such as the black radiator louvres, 16-inch titanium silver light-alloy wheels in a new 9-spoke design (tyre size 195/55 R16) and a "Special Edition" badge on the mirror triangle. Standard exterior features also include fog lamps and a free choice of metallic paint finish.

In the interior, the special status of the Special Edition is emphasized by a two-tone color scheme in black and grey, carefully finished, high-grade materials and stylish features. These include dedicated, shiny black trim with a pattern and black velour floor mats with grey edging and an embroidered Edition label. The multifunction steering wheel, shift/selector lever and parking brake handle are lined in leather. The appointments also include an Audio 20 radio with CD player and Bluetooth hands-free system and the Light and Sight package with a rain sensor, automatically dimming rear-view mirror, an illuminated vanity mirror in the sun visor, separately adjustable reading lights in the rear, a reading light for the driver and illuminated front footwells. A Seating Comfort package is also standard equipment, with a height-adjustable front passenger seat, seat cushion angle adjustment and lumbar supports for the driver and front passenger.

The advantages of the Special Edition are available for all model variants of the A-Class. Including the versions equipped as standard with the BlueEFFICIENCY package, which e.g. further improves engine efficiency, aerodynamics, rolling resistance, energy management and weight in the A 160 CDIBlueEFFICIENCY saloon. With an output of 60 kW/82 hp, it consumes only 4.5 litres of fuel per 100 kilometres, with CO2 emissions of 119 grams per kilometre. The A-Class is also the first compact car to have been awarded an environmental certificate according to the stringent, international ISO standard 14062.

The A-Class Special Edition is a limited edition of 5,500 units.

Source: Mercedes-Benz press

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