Mercedes A45 AMG Not Coming to US

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The AMG performance division is turning 45 this year and to celebrate, their innovative new car will be called the A45 AMG. This exciting new model is the only non-SUV hot model they make with all-wheel drive and it will be powered not by some retuned V6, but by a racy 2.0-liter turbo engine that will “set new standards in its displacement class: with maximum torque significantly above 400 Nm and low consumption levels.”
Exciting right? Well not for American, at least that’s the the current decision for Mercedes AMG, according to a report from Inside Line. This is because hatchback models have always been unpopular with Americans.

Still, all is not lost, since the CLA four-door coupe based on the same platform as this car will also likely have an AMG version. We have to admit that this car, a new entry-level performance sedan, would be far more appealing there.
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