Mercedes-Benz Shows Off CLA 45 AMG in a Handsome Racing Suit

Mercedes-Benz has made sure to market its CLA as the sporty, fun, new sedan we’ve all been longing for. And with a base price of just under $30K, it makes it the most affordable vehicle in the Mercedes lineup as well.

Now, with the Frankfurt Motor Show only a few days away, the automaker has made its CLA a bit more sporty with the introduction of the CLA 45 AMG Racing Series Concept. A preview of a “customer sports racing car from Mercedes-AMG.”

mercedes-benz-cla-45-amg-racing-series-concept (2)

Shedding a healthy amount of weight, and tacking on loads of carbon fiber, the Racing Series concept comes with a turbocharged version of the standard 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine, paired to a SPEEDSHIFT DCT7 shiftable automatic transmission.

Exterior features include a menacing racing guise ranging from a massive rear wing, to a revised front end, to a new set of racing wheels and tires; and anything in-between. The racing look is topped off with a custom red, silver and black livery, including the “45″ moniker plastered on the side panel.

mercedes-benz-cla-45-amg-racing-series-concept (1)

The concept will make its first world appearance next week at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show.

RELATED: See Photos of the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG Racing Series Concept

Latest News

  • Ujjwal Rana to play lord Vishnu in 'Narayan Narayan...'

    Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Actor Ujjwal Rana has been roped in to play the lead role of lord Vishnu in the forthcoming mythological comedy show "Narayan Narayan Chulbulley Naarad Ki Natkhat Leelayen". In several daily soaps, I have played lead roles, but for the first time I got the chance to essay a distinctive character. …

  • Sharon Stone joins Galderma for global campaign

    New Delhi, April 1 (IANS) Hollywood actress Sharon Stone has teamed up with a pharmaceutical subsidiary offering facial fillers and anti-wrinkle treatments for a global campaign to make cosmetic procedures socially acceptable. The 57-year-old will embark on the campaign with dermatology brand Galderma, batting for the thought that aesthetic treatments can enhance natural looks by demonstrating the results of Restylane Fillers and Restylane Skinboosters in real life. "I'm excited about …

  • Having sex outside marriage is not empowerment: Sonakshi Sinha

    Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Actress Sonakshi Sinha does not agree with her contemporary Deepika Padukone's ideas about choice of freedom in "My Choice", a video aimed at spreading awareness about women empowerment. The video shows Deepika talking about the freedom of choice that women must have regarding multiple issues, including having the choice to indulge in sex before marriage or out of marriage or not having sex at all. "Women empowerment is not always about the kind of clothes you wear, not …

  • 'Udta Punjab' made Alia fly off social media

    Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) The young and versatile Alia Bhatt was missing from the virtual platform for quite sometime. Abhishek Chaubey's film that addresses prevalent drug menace in Punjab also stars Shahid Kapoor and Kareena Kapoor Khan among others. Meanwhile, Alia has been finalised for Shakun Batra's upcoming modern family drama film "KAPOOR and SONS", which also stars Sidharth Malhotra, Pakistani actor Fawad Khan and veteran actor Rishi Kapoor. -*- Kapil croons for his debut film …

  • Abhishek to do cameo in Aishwarya's comeback film

    Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Sanjay Gupta's action film "Jazbaa" is special in many ways. It not only marks the comeback of actress Aishwarya Rai Bachchan, but also features her husband and actor Abhishek Bachchan in a special role. The film's director took to micro-blogging site Twitter to share the news. "Big excitement at the shoot today as Abhishek Bachchan shoots his special appearance in JAZBAA," Gupta tweeted. …

  • 'Citylights' to be screened at NYIFF

    Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Hansal Mehta's film "Citylights", which narrates a heart-wrenching tale of a couple who migrates to Mumbai to fulfill their dreams, will be screened at the upcoming edition of New York Indian Film Festival (NYIFF). Elated over the news, the director says screening dates are yet to be announced. "Citylights" is the story of Deepak Singh, who is forced to migrate to Mumbai from Rajasthan with his wife and child. Produced by Fox Studios and Mahesh Bhatt, "Citylights" film …

  • I'm not a greedy actor, says Nana Patekar

    Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) Veteran actor Nana Patekar says he does not want to involve himself with "too many" films because he is "not greedy" and he does not intend to buy luxury cars and bungalows. Choosy about his work, the acclaimed actor told IANS: "Whenever somebody comes to me with a script, I ask a question to myself - 'Why do I want to do the film?'. …

  • Pepsi MTV Indies kick off 'SPIRO' with 'The INDIE AwkWARDS'

    Mumbai, April 1 (IANS) TV Channel Pepsi MTV Indies will give a headstar to a four-day indie experience 'SPIRO' through a spoof award show - 'The INDIE AwkWARDS' on Wednesday. Artistes such Vishal Dadlani, Yo Yo Honey Singh and Monica Dogra have been nominated for multiple awards in the Indie AwkWARDS, which is touted as "India's only officially rigged awards". Pepsi MTV Indies that launched in February last year, is said to be reaching about 25 million homes and 10 million weekly viewers …

Loading...