Mercedes-Benz today Launched the GLA and AMG GLA 35 in India , starting at INR 42.1 Lakh and ₹57.3 lakh respectively. The second wave of the pandemic delayed the launch by over a month . Both the AMG GLA and the GLA are CKD units which makes the AMG GLA 35 the 3rd AMG to be assembled in India . The New GLA and the AMG GLA 35 4M will be available across India in accordance with local economic activities and adhering to all local guidelines. The GLA will be offered in 5 colours with 2 upholstery offering and Brown open-pore wood trim. Beige upholstery would be provided with all 5 colours while Black upholstery would be given only with Polar White and Iridium Silver. The AMG GLA will come in 5 colours with Black Dinamica Microfiber upholstery and Aluminium trim.
Martin Schwenk, Managing Director & CEO, Mercedes-Benz India, “The health and safety of our people remain our utmost priority and we are contributing in our own way to support the community around us. At the same time sustaining the health of the business, supporting our network and the entire ecosystem are essential elements of managing this crisis at an economic level and helping us maintain a positive outlook for the future. We are standing firm with our 2021 strategy without any significant alterations at this point. However, there can be some delays expected in our product introductions due to the marketchallenges and sentiments.”
The striking front section is very distinct and imposing . The typical energetic look and thus the recognition value are highlighted by the new generation of headlamps , with an impressive high-tech appearance. The profile of the new GLA has an engaging appearance. The balanced and precisely defined proportions appeal with their stretched lines and extended wheelbase. On the interior the progressive design continues and the elaborate equipment line substantially enhances the car’s appeal. From every perspective the excitement and high-quality technology associated with GLA are intensified. The interior combines sportiness with an even more generous sense of space. It meets the highest of aesthetic standards and adds this to a versatility of design preferred by young customers.
The AMG GLA 35 4M comes with a powerful 2.0L in line 4 cyl Engine that puts out 306 HP and 400 NM mated to a 8G DCT transmission unit which propels the AMG GLA from 0-100 in 5.1 seconds to the limited top speed of 250KMPH while the GLA offers new diesel and petrol engines , specs comparison in graphic below –
The GLA and AMG GLA come with Best-in-class 8 years warranty on Engine and Transmission in addition to segment leading 3 years Comprehensive warranty. Both the GLA and AMG GLA come loaded with all the bells and whistles one can expect in a premium car and promise to deliver bang for the buck , which we will cover in detail in our Road Test Review soon .