Tuesday, January 3, 2012

Mercedes-Benz A-Class next generation

One of the ubiquitous hit avtopaparatstsi passing a road test hatchback Mercedes-Benz A-Class the next generation. Accordingly, the photos immediately appeared on the website edition of automotive Autoblog. Design a future production version is virtually identical to the concept that made its debut last April at the International Auto Show in Shanghai. The upcoming A-Class hatchback will be based on a modular front-wheel drive platform, already used for B-Class models of the second generation. Later on the same platform, "stand up" compact SUV designed to compete with the BMW X1, and then the four-door coupe, with a caliber smaller than the current Mercedes-Benz CLS. According to the preliminary and, of course, unofficial reports, the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class is available with a 1.6-liter gasoline engine and a 1.8-liter diesel engine, and in addition to the all-new four-cylinder 2.0-liter turbocharged engine capacity of 210 horsepower. "Hot" modification hatchback gets four-wheel drive and bi-turbo engine with 300 horsepower.