Mercedes-Benz India has introduced the facelifted versions of the A-Class limousine and AMG A45 S 4Matic in the country, priced at Rs 45.80 lakh and Rs. 92.50 lakh (ex-showroom), respectively. The former continues to be offered with a standard warranty of eight years on the engine and transmission.
The updated Mercedes A-Class limousine debuts in the A200 guise with a petrol engine, while the diesel variant, called the A 200d, is scheduled to arrive in Q4 2023. The petrol motor is a 1.3-litre turbo-petrol unit developing 163bhp and 270Nm of torque, paired with a seven-speed automatic transmission. The AMG A45 S, on the other hand, sources power from a 2.0-litre, four-cylinder, turbo-petrol engine producing 421bhp and 500Nm of torque. Married to an eight-speed automatic transmission, the model can sprint from 0-100kmph in 3.9 seconds, all the way up to a top speed of 270kmph.
Updates to the 2023 A-Class limousine include bulges on the bonnet, the Mercedes-Benz grille with the star pattern, new 17-inch five-spoke alloy wheels, new LED tail lights, two 10.25-inch screens dominating the dashboard, a redesigned steering wheel, the latest-gen MBUX system, seven airbags, keyless-go, hands-free access, digital key handover, and wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto connectivity.
The Mercedes-AMG A45 S receives revisions in the form of a tweaked set of headlamps, an AMG-specific radiator grille, aluminium AMG design trim elements in black/silver, an AMG-specific steering wheel, the latest-gen MBUX system, wireless connectivity for Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, and USB charging with a claimed 20 per cent faster speed.