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Mercedes challenges status quo with CLA45 AMG and S63 AMG

The all-new 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG and the all-new S63 AMG 4MATIC begin arriving at U.S. showrooms later this month.

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Mercedes is all about challenging the existing “power relations” in the world, and they are about to shake things up even more. Mercedes-AMG is adding two new exciting high-performance vehicles to their stable and they are arriving soon for performance fans in the U.S. The all-new CLA45 AMG and the all-new S63 AMG 4MATIC begin arriving at dealerships later this month. The CLA45 AMG will be the most accessible AMG car ever built and arrives with a starting price of $47,450. The top-of-the-line S63 AMG 4MATIC sedan features a powerful biturbo V-8 to challenge the status quo in the area of performance.

The CLA45 AMG is no doubt going to be a hit with performance buyers here in the U.S. The new Mercedes CLA-Class is already a huge success around the globe. Mercedes is attracting a new generation of buyers who have never purchased the brand before, and the CLA four-door coupe is a big reason. The newest AMG will likely also be a success with performance enthusiasts.

Enthusiasm for performance is running high

Performance is alive and well in the U.S. and around the globe. There has never been more enthusiasm for performance vehicles than there is now. Most automakers with performance divisions are seeing increases in their performance car sales. Mercedes-Benz saw their high-performance AMG models finished the month of October with sales of 729, an increase of 49.4% from the same period last year.

With the launch of the all-new 2014 CLA45 AMG that comes with the most powerful four-cylinder production engine in the world, sales of the luxury compact should be very good. How can you not get excited about the newest CLA AMG muscle car that will launch from 0-60 mph is just 4.4 seconds. Mercedes-AMG tells us it beats their preliminary estimates and is faster than originally expected.

Each AMG engine is hand built

The new 2014 CLA45 AMG comes equipped with a hand-built AMG four-cylinder engine that pumps out 355 hp and 332 lb.-ft. of torque. The world's most powerful four-cylinder engine will make give the CLA45 AMG superb driving performance. That kind of performance will excite even the most ardent performance enthusiast. The new CLA45 AMG establishes a new segment for the German automaker and they expect to attract a new generation of performance enthusiasts with the car.

The four-door coupe will come with 2.0-liter AMG engine with a twin-scroll turbocharger, an AMG performance exhaust system, and a high-performance cooling system. The powerful engine comes mated to an AMG Speedshift DCT seven-speed sports automatic that transfers the power to all four-wheels. It will feature the new-generation AMG 4MATIC all-wheel-drive system for maximum traction in wet or dry conditions.

Finest luxury matched with incredible performance

For those who want the finest luxury in the world matched with incredible performance, there is the new S63 AMG with a 5.5-liter biturbo V-8 engine sending 577-hp and an astounding 664 lb-ft of torque to all four wheels. The S63 AMG gives a whole new meaning to luxury performance. This car has no equal on the planet.

Are you ready for some performance that challenges the status quo? Performance enthusiasts can get ready for the best of what comes out of Affalterback in the new Mercedes-Benz 2014 CLA45 AMG and the all-new S63 AMG 4MATIC. They begin arriving in dealerships later this month.

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