Affalterbach: Germany. The range of compact 35-series entry-level models from the world of Mercedes-AMG is now complete. The
“With the new GLA 35 we are rounding off our attractive portfolio of compact entry-level models to the world of Mercedes-AMG,” says Tobias Moers, Chairman of Mercedes-AMG GmbH. “Our wide portfolio in this segment now has five models with which we are able to meet wide-ranging customer wishes. This has allowed us to transfer our AMG philosophy of Driving Performance to our dynamically growing compact segment. The muscular design, superior performance, and thrilling handling make the new GLA 35 a sporty crossover with hallmark AMG genes.”
The exterior design of the GLA 35 features unmistakable design features and elements distinctive of AMG. The AMG-specific radiator grille, trim on the louvres of the outer air inlets, and a front splitter in silver chrome or high-gloss black as an option, clearly indicate the GLA as a fully-fledged member of the Mercedes-AMG family With the optional AMG Night Package, an even more individual appearance is assured through design features in high-gloss black, dark-tinted glass from the B-pillar to the rear, and black chrome-plated exhaust tailpipes.
Inside the vehicle, the high-tech and sporty ambience of the new GLA is evident throughout. Characteristic AMG elements add to the design of the GLA, and include seat upholstery in ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfibre in black with red contrast topstitching. Carbon-fibre structures grace the interior trim and add to the sporty character of the GLA. An interior in black/neva grey ARTICO man-made leather is also available. There are also four optional leather upholsteries.
The combination of sporty design and sophisticated details continues all throughout the vehicle and is even evident in the innovative MBUX infotainment system. Whether it’s operated with the touchpad, Touch Control buttons on the steering wheel, or by voice/gesture control: MBUX is both versatile and flexible