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Mercedes CLA Boldly Going Where No Japanese Commercial Has Gone Before

The marketing campaign for the Mercedes CLA-Class in Japan is called "CLA is Born". Thankfully, that doesn't mean it's coming out o womb, though what you're about to see is just as strange.
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This commercial shows the car coming out of warp drive, like the starship Enterprise. The Merc four-door coupe is shown with no panel lines, no wheels, no mirrors or underbody. It's a bit like the concept shown by Citroen in 1955 at the Paris Motor Show to showcase the DS, but with a crazy Japanese twist.

In Japan, the CLA range starts with the JPY3,350,000 CLA 180 model, powered by a 1.6-liter turbo engine with 122 HP and goes up to the CLA 45 AMG, which is more than twice as expensive at JPY7,100,000. Spaceship money indeed!

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