You are here

This tuned Mercedes CLA has 535bhp and will hit 199mph

Can’t wait for the new Merc-AMG CLA 45 S? You’re in luck

The new Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 S will have 415bhp. That kind of power from a 2.0-litre four-cylinder turbo was almost inconceivable just a few years ago.

Though, should you require yet more horsepower from your baby Merc, snappily-named Polish tuner has your back. This is its take on the outgoing CLA 45, and it’s got 535bhp and 472lb ft of torque. Wowsers.

That is quite a bit of power, and means the CLA will hit a stonking 199mph before it even thinks about running out of steam. Naturally, it’s taken quite a bit of work to get to this stage – auto-Dynamics says that the car is ‘extremely modified’. We don’t doubt.

Under the skin there’s a completely new turbo, as well as a parts list where the manufacturers read like a who’s who of the tuning world. So, there’s Pagid brakes, Bilstein suspension, a Remus exhaust system and BBS wheels to name but a few.

Styling-wise things are relatively restrained in comparison to the power outputs. auto-Dynamics has added its own package with a few gloss-black fins and lips, but it really does miss the AMG signature grille that the new car has gained.

Still, we think we could forgive a grille if it meant being able to experience 535bhp in a Mercedes A-Class. Those are properly crazy numbers.

Share this page: 

What do you think?

This service is provided by Disqus and is subject to their privacy policy and terms of use. Please read Top Gear’s code of conduct (link below) before posting.

Promoted content