Geneva 2018: Live photos show the new Mercedes A-class W177

The new Mercedes A-class W177 celebrate their trade fair premiere at the Geneva auto salon in 2018. The BMW 1-series rival from Stuttgart presents itself in its fourth Generation as a more sharpened Evolution of its predecessor, has made the series significantly a teenager and a new target opened. Our Live photos from Geneva show, the A-class in a rich Red and AMG Line – and no doubt for the time being, the sportiest variant.

As A 200, the new Mercedes A-class is powered by a four-cylinder with 1.4 Liter displacement, this one sends 163 HP and a maximum of 250 Newton-metres of torque to the front wheels. The petrol engine is available both as a 6-speed manual transmission or a 7-speed dual-clutch transmission available. Preliminary Top model is the A 250 with 224 HP, it also gives the new A 180 d with 116 HP. All models go with pure front-wheel drive to the Start, the all-wheel drive 4MATIC is to market start not available.

In the interior we see the Mercedes Widescreen-Cockpit-mentioned solution with two Displays under a common cover glass. Here is the new Infotainment System MBUX, which provides a command-“Hey, Mercedes!” – activated voice control works. Optionally, a Head-Up Display for the new Mercedes A-class available.

Particularly it offers a comprehensive range of assistance systems, wherein the A-enjoys class is currently a model cycle-related advantage and multiple systems, there are neither for the BMW 1-series or the Audi A3. With the market launch of the new BMW 1-series F40 in the year 2019, as well as the new A3, the two Bayern nature is expected to catch up according to a minimum.

The prices for the new Mercedes A-class W177 start at 30.232 Euro for A 200 with front-wheel drive and manual transmission, always with a 7-speed DCT-equipped A-180 d is 31.398.

Dieter Zetsche (CEO of Daimler AG and head of Mercedes-Benz Cars): “The A-class is an important driver of change for Mercedes-Benz, and the best example of how we have managed to rejuvenate the entire brand. From an ‘entry model’ is no longer in this A-class is not much left. She has grown up and is fully in line with our Definition of ‘Modern Luxury‘. And this is unique in this Segment.”

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