An unfettered desire for freedom.

An unfettered desire for freedom.

The tail end of the GLA AMG performance model features a forceful expression. The spoiler lip and the AMG rear apron with diffuser look reduce the lift at the rear axle and keep the vehicle safely on the ground. Signature features at the front: the AMG radiator grill with silver chrome twin louvre and the AMG front apron with A-wing design. Large cooling air inlets as well as striking louvres at all air inlets underline the confident, dynamic appearance of the vehicle. This way, a compact SUV can hold its own on any terrain.

The tail end of the GLA AMG performance vehicle embodies an SUV and thoroughbred sports car in equal measure. Experience the exciting evidence as part of a wild ride into the desert. With the performance-oriented AMG Performance 4MATIC all-wheel drive and the optional AMG DYNAMIC PLUS package including AMG front-axle differential you're sure to take any type of surface in your stride. The optionally available AMG RIDE CONTROL sports suspension with adaptive adjustment damping and additional "Race" drive mode generate the most intense driving experiences. Can you make it even more dynamic? Yes, on a private race track. The 3-stage Electronic Stability Program (ESP®) helps you to safely steer your vehicle across the asphalt.

Technology for pole position.

The image shows the GLA AMG performance model from a front side perspective in an airport setting.
The image shows the GLA AMG performance model driving from behind in an airport setting.

Technology for pole position.

What do AMG drivers and AMG engineers have in common? They are petrol heads. This is underlined by the most powerful series-production four-cylinder turbocharged engine with an output of 280 kilowatts<p>Figures for rated output and rated torque pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 715/2007 in the currently applicable version.</p> (381 hp). With an output per litre of 141 kW/l (191 hp/l) it even exceeds the majority of super-cars. A twin-scroll turbocharger ensures fast response and maximum agility.

The engine is hand-built according to the "One Man – One Engine" principle; it generates 475 Newton-metres of torque<p>Figures for rated output and rated torque pursuant to Regulation (EC) No. 715/2007 in the currently applicable version.</p>. It accelerates the GLA AMG performance model from 0 to 100 km/h in just 4.4 seconds. A short roar, then it's full thrust ahead.