Mercedes CLA45 AMG Confirmed for 2013 New York Auto Show Debut

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mercedes cla45 amg confirmed for 2013 new york auto show debut

Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that its high-performance CLA45 AMG will make its official debut at the 2013 New York Auto Show.

Though no details on the vehicle has been released, the German automaker confirmed the CLA45 AMG’s debut at the end of its extended cut release of the CLA’s Super Bowl commercial.

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The CLA45 AMG will likely be powered by a 2.2-liter, turbo four-cylinder engine with around 350 hp and 332 lb-ft of torque. As expected, the exterior will get the standard AMG transformation with more aggressive body lines, larger wheels, and bigger brakes.

Watch the end of the CLA’s Super Bowl commercial below, where the German automaker offers a link to enter a contest to see the CLA45 AMG’s unveiling live at the 2013 New York Auto Show.

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Jason Siu
Jason Siu

Jason Siu began his career in automotive journalism in 2003 with Modified Magazine, a property previously held by VerticalScope. As the West Coast Editor, he played a pivotal role while also extending his expertise to Modified Luxury & Exotics and Modified Mustangs. Beyond his editorial work, Jason authored two notable Cartech books. His tenure at saw him immersed in the daily news cycle, yet his passion for hands-on evaluation led him to focus on testing and product reviews, offering well-rounded recommendations to AutoGuide readers. Currently, as the Content Director for VerticalScope, Jason spearheads the content strategy for an array of online publications, a role that has him at the helm of ensuring quality and consistency across the board.

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