We continue to lust after the forbidden fruit of European hatchbacks. And, it is only getting worse thanks to Mercedes AMG. The A45 AMG is basically the hottest A-class ever. F'ing fast, the little number pushes 349 hp, propelling the car to 60mph in about 5 seconds. Yes, that is tremendously awesome. The gearbox comes from Mercedes-Benz's in-house Stuttgart plant and features a seven speed dual clutch. Top speed will reach almost 170mph.
Go ahead, drool with us. This gem will be fully unveiled at the Geneva Motor Show.
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