Mercedes-Benz has come out with an all-new model. The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class to Debut in Tacoma at Larson will be a sleek luxury crossover SUV with four doors with an innovative interior immersed in signature Mercedes-Benz quality. This luxury compact SUV will be the first Mercedes-Benz to be available with the new-generation permanent all-wheel drive system 4MATIC, with fully variable torque distribution. This will be the fifth attractive SUV in the portfolio for the German manufacturer, and it took design ques from traditional styling features of other Mercedes-Benz models. This means the 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class to Debut in Tacoma will showcase smooth surfaces that communicate both high-tech sophistication as well as emotional appeal. “With its striking features, the GLA embodies our progressive thinking and enthralls with its off-roading proportions,” says Gorden Wagener, Vice President Designer at Daimler AG.

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Powering the 2015 GLA will be a four-cylinder engine with two power output options. Standard models will come with a 2.0L that’s been turbocharged to generate 208 hp and 258 pound-ft of torque. This engine option enables the crossover to sprint from zero to 60 mph in just 6.4 seconds. The engine has been mated to a 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission that puts the power to the road via the front two wheels. As always, Mercedes-Benz offers a more tune and powerful option a.k.a AMG. The GLA AMG will boost power from the same 2.0L engine up to 355 hp and 332 pound-ft of torque which will give it a zero to 60 mph time of 4.8 seconds. Standard for the AMG model will be an all-wheel drive platform to match the aggressive output from the engine. For drivers here in the Pacific Northwest this also means having more peace-of-mind from the drivetrain when the weather turns sour.

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz GLA-Class to Debut in Tacoma has been designed to reinterpret the modern SUV and to fit into the day-to-day urban lifestyle of a large part of the population. Therefore, the GLA has a robust body structure and a variable interior concept that Mercedes-Benz says, “Will guarantee plenty of recreational enjoyment.” the chassis will feature a McPherson front axle and an independent multi-link rear suspension. Three control arms and one trailing arm per wheel manages the incoming forces. The body on the GLA has been designed to be rigid to provide a stable and safe handling characteristics both on and off the road. For more information on the 2015 GLA come visit us in person at 1701-C Alexander Ave E, Fife, WA 98424.

22 Aug 2014

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