auto news desk,Mercedes-Benz India has launched the 2023 A-Class range with revised styling and features. The redesigned A-Class Limousine and the performance-focused AMG A45 S 4MATIC+ hot hatch, where the A-Class is priced at ₹45.80 lakh, while the AMG A45 is now priced at ₹92.50 lakh (both ex-showroom, India). ) will happen. Currently, the company has only replaced the A 200 Limousine and the AMG A 45, while the diesel-powered A 200d will arrive in the fourth quarter of 2023. However, there is no mention of the AMG A 35 Limousine, which could mean the sportier version of the sedan has been discontinued.
Announcing the launch of the new range, Santosh Iyer, MD & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India said, “Inspired by the success of the A-Class, we are now ready to introduce an advanced new A-Class with design changes and breakthrough technology. Ready for. Change. Introducing. The A-Class Limousine promises a dynamic road presence complemented by a technology-enabled personalized and enhanced driving experience. It will appeal to today’s emerging dynamic, tech-savvy, young customers Who aspires to be a Mercedes-Benz.
Visually, the 2023 A-Class Limousine comes with some minor changes, including refreshed headlights, a redesigned grille, new 17-inch 5 twin-spoke alloys and revised LED taillights. The car’s cabin also gets the signature widescreen display with two 10.25‑inch screens for infotainment and instrumentation. There is also a redesigned steering wheel that comes with touch controls. Mercedes also now offers wireless Apple CarPlay and Android Auto, while the USB charging capacity has been increased by 20 percent. As for the AMG A 45 4MATIC+, the performance hatch gets similar visual changes. The front end has been changed with redesigned headlights and an AMG-specific radiator design. Mercedes AMG also offers the rear aerofoil as an accessory.
However, the most significant change is the inclusion of the new-generation MBUX infotainment system, which is claimed to be smarter and more intuitive. The display can now be customised, and the company offers three options, including Classic with all the necessary driver information, Sporty with dynamic rev counter and Discreet with less content. The system also gets a zero layer concept, where the car learns the driver’s preferences and displays frequently used icons. Comes with knee airbags in the A-Class, which now offers 7 airbags as standard.