This video recently shot at the Nurburgring during the industry test sessions. The car has to be a CLA 45 AMG, which is revealed and on sale. There simply shouldn't be a reason to test it, or should there?
Photo: screenshot from Youtube
TuriClips who shot this video has filmed similar mercedes prototypes and we can only suggest AMG wants another model lineup. The two CLA prototypes, one white and one black, are making a really strange whistling noise at the top end of the rev range, either from the turbo or the exhaust.
We're going to take a wild guess in the dark and suggest this is either a test mule for another engine, some sort of racing car or it previews the Black Series version of the CLA 45 AMG.
A 2-liter turbo with more than the existing 360 PS? Now that's a scary thought!
A move powerful version of the first compact all-wheel drive turbo sedan from AMG seems like a very wild bet, one that can only be justified if sales are going really well.
Mihnea's favorite cars have already been built, the so-called modern classics from the '80s and '90s. He also loves local car culture from all over the world, so don't be surprised to see him getting excited about weird Japanese imports, low-rider VWs out of Germany, replicas from Russia or LS swaps down in Florida. Full profile
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