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Mercedes GLA SUV Now Available In Nigeria

When the Mercedes-Benz GLA premiered at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor show, it was one of the stars of the event. Now, Mercedes-Benz GLA is now in Nigeria, courtesy, Weststar Associated Nigeria Limited, sole distributors of Mercedes-Benz, Jeep and Dodge brands in Nigeria.

According to the Managing Director of Weststar, Mr. Mirko Plath, “the GLA is serene in day-to-day motoring and has good offroad capability – interpreting the SUV segment in convincing style; and of course compact size cannot take the shine of the ‘Three-Pointed Star’ as the bold GLA fuses authentic SUV versatility with the pure passion that defines every Mercedes-Benz. 

Continuing, he said:“Its nimble size delivers an ideal mix of flexibility, fuel-efficiency and fun. Its advanced engineering delivers genuine capability, true luxury and class-leading innovation. The GLA is indeed a Sport Utility Vehicle with cutting edge drive systems and dynamic design, based on the A-class hatchback, lovers can now enjoy even more comfort both with the standard suspension, and the slightly firmer setup that’s fitted to AMG Line versions.”

The GLA is powered by a 2.0-litre turbo petrol engine rated 211 PS (155 kW; 208 hp), 7-speed dual clutch automatic transmission, driving all wheels via the Mercedes-Benz 4Matic system, while the GLA 45AMG a high-performance version of the GLA-Class, comes with an AMG 2.0-litre four-cylinder twin-scroll turbocharged petrol engine rated 360 PS (265 kW; 355 hp) and 450 N·m (332 lbf·ft), 4Matic all wheel drive, AMG Speedshift DCT 7-speed transmission with paddle shifters, and fitted with various AMG-badged accoutrements and an AMG sports exhaust system with an electronically controlled variable vane system to modulate the exhaust note. it does 0-100km/h in 4.8 seconds, attaining a top speed of 250km/h.

If you have the money, go and get your own!

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