2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG: The Most Powerful Turbo 4-Cylinder in the World! – Ignition Ep. 87



On this episode of Ignition, Carlos Lago takes the brand new 2014 Mercedes Benz CLA45 AMG to the Hyundai Proving Grounds, to find out what makes this high-strung turbo four-cylinder AMG sports car so special. With it’s engine producing 355 horsepower and 332-lb-ft of torque, the CLA45 AMG easily packs one of the most powerful factory turbocharged four cylinder engines in the world, but with extra options, can it live up to it’s near $60,000 price tag? Stay tuned to find out.

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24 Comments

  1. Post By André Costa

    Ive been looking into these, im not sure either this or the new q60 coupe? or maybe a 370z

  2. Post By AMG or BUST

    Ugliest car amg made I swear. Could have been so nice but instead this shit.

  3. Post By Dem K.

    The twin power turbo petrol engines all and twin power turbo petrol engines hybrids plug in all : 20-100 l/100km, over 100 l/100km, easy damage with F1 speed in circuits allFromBMW databaseEnd report.

  4. Post By Dem K.

    Mercedes Benz and Mercedes Benz AMG Brabus Lorinser, which are bad cars styles by CEO, team, whoever support thus.1. wider rear track than front track chassises all : 0.7g the lowest traction, extreme tail flick, extreme slide, 20-100 l/100km, over 100 l/100km in all speed.2. front track as same dimension as rear track chassises all : 0.85g the medium traction, tail flick, slide, 20-100 l/100km, over 100 l/100km in all speed.3. wider front track than rear track in below 10 mm chassises all : 0.85g the medium traction, tail flick, slide, 20-100 l/100km, over 100 l/100km in all speed.4. wider front track than rear track in 10 mm chassises all : 0.9g the medium traction, tail flick, slide, 20-100 l/100km, over 100 l/100km in all speed.5. without rear fog lamp : no one see front car in fog simulation, easy damage, 20-100 l/100km, over 100 l/100km in all speed.6. CVT : easy damage, 20-100 l/100km, over 100 l/100km.7. 1-4 turbo intercooler petrol engines all : easy damage, 20-100 l/100km, over 100 l/100km in all speed.These one have been credited by terrorists brilliant, bountry hunters, street racers, spies, prisoners death, mechanics support with test F1 speed in circuit for test standard law.End report.FromMercedes Benz, Mercedes Benz AMG Brabus Lorinser database test F1 speed

  5. Post By kickcity DC

    MB should put a real AMG engine on C43 instead of this ugly cla

  6. Post By Lucas Foster

    I like these little entry level cars, like the CLA45, the A45, the M2 etc. Now that the M3's of the world are so insanely powerful and big and heavy, they've lost that fun factor. These cars really bring it back. You don't need 400+hp and all that equipment, this stuff is just more fun

  7. Post By Pickle Jay

    Mercedes: "hey, let's make these awesome,fast cars and put the worst matched transmissions ever in them".

  8. Post By Pipa Cacao

    Wanted to buy the car but when I test drove it that Subaru & Evo engine sound was a deal breaker for me…

  9. Post By Tharim Ahmed

    too bad you guys don't get the A45 AMG

  10. Post By LeStev

    I have a question, why is that engine in that car, and not the awd hatchback?

  11. Post By Fernando Busciglio

    As a daily driver in California, you'll be stuck in traffic quite a lot, and the interior of this car makes that bearable, not to mention great mpg when you're not going crazy on it.THEN, when you do wanna go fast and feel like a kid again, you can do that too!This gives you the best of both worlds, a taste of AMG, and the comfort and reliability (and bragging rights) of a Mercedes at a price that won't make you broke.Plus chicks dig it, what more do you want?

  12. Post By .a. .ko.

    what an ugly car..

  13. Post By 3arabi Gamer - عربي جيمر

    i need this car

  14. Post By Mrtay Bbn

    Nice review. Cla45 is an amazing fun. My daily driver – mostly in the city. So updated. I love it. Accelerates like a cheetah with that awd

  15. Post By Jason Clark

    lol everyone is comparing it to an evo

  16. Post By Trading Algo

    Suspension is very very harsh.  Before you decide 2nd hand or new, you might want to test drive this thing.  Honesty, it is like riding GTR in a bad way.

  17. Post By JACKSchannel1100

    all courtesy of the American made Borg Warner turbo.

  18. Post By joe r gonzales

    26.1psi of boost on a 4 banger producing 375hp and 350ft lbs!!!!!….thats way way more boost than a stock Nissan GTR! Talk about ALOT of stress on the engine and turbo.  Warranty is probably 3yrs/36,000??????  For those that don't know about turbo's and boost pressure…….I suggest you do your homework before buying this car or any car with that much boost.

  19. Post By Harman Sanghera

    isn't an evo fq400 a more powerful 2.0?

  20. Post By Bc. Martin Přistal

    Is he Ben Affleck ? :O

  21. Post By Where Has The Time Gone

    Meh I'll keep my old ass amg

  22. Post By ELAREH1

    amg cla 45 …dct loss of drive….welded seam in double clutch transmission could fracture and make car loose control…..contamination of oil line feed..cause turbo to blow….power steering problems….you know some goof with an opinion takes a car around a track for a day and can tell you ..what its all about?….ahahahh….24 pound boost through a 2litre engine means only one thing before 100 000 kms…..BOOM!!!…..

  23. Post By Jonas Bickford

    i love BMW AND MERCEDES. i just think Mercedes messed up on this design. it's a an all around nice car, don't get my wrong but it's just a weird design . but in a good way

  24. Post By Fugue State

    Am I the only one bothered by the new trend of 'tablets' glued to the dash for nav? I think it looks cheap.

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