VATH Squeezes 500 Horsepower from this Mercedes-AMG CLA 45

Shooting Brakes are so yesterday. Carmakers are ditching them 1 by 1 from their lineups, Mercedes included. But it looks that the sexiest form a wagon can get nevertheless evokes tuning homes. VATH squeezed practically 500 horsepower from the 2.-liter turbocharged engine of this Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 S Shooting Brake.

Whoever mentioned there was no headroom in the CLA was completely wrong. Sure, there is. For kids. So if you are in a hurry to take them to university, right here is the auto for you. Mainly because who would opt for a capturing brake but a relatives gentleman? And who would pick out an AMG Shooting Brake but a dad who is… normally late. Or in need to strike the racetrack every after in a whilst.

The 2.-liter turbocharged four-cylinder of the Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 S Shooting Brake standardly churns out 421 PS (416 HP) and 500 Nm (369 lb-ft) of torque. Appears like enough for a family guy, correct? But not for that racetrack part, seemingly. At least VATH appears to feel so, because the tuning household has just squeezed 490 horsepower and 620 Nm (457 lb-ft) of torque from that 4-pot.

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Blink and you will miss it. Because the more oomph will make the AMG CLA 45 S Shooting Brake flash from to 100 km/h (62 mph) in 3.7 seconds, down by a few tenths of a 2nd. Supercar character considerably?

You need to have added braking ability for this sort of mods, so in this article it is. The tuner equipped new six-piston front calipers and larger 390-mm discs at the entrance.

A established of reducing springs provides the automobile closer to the tarmac by 20 mm (which is .78 inches). The product now operates on 20-inch wheels with 265/35 wintertime tires. Just in scenario you want to race alongside some mountain trails. Not encouraged, even though.

A new exhaust method with adjustable flap process is component of the program in purchase to deliver that extra emotional soundtrack to match the more power.