By on July 23, 2018

While the rest of the world will be able to enjoy the new Mercedes-Benz A-Class hatchback, the United States is patiently waiting for the sedan. Since Americans won’t be privy to the liftback model, it’s to be four doors or nothing.

This is our first look at the model without camouflage and, while it resembles the A-Class hatchback to a large extent, there are some aspects unique to the sedan. The most evident change will be the rear end but, as the teaser image doesn’t show that portion of the car, we’re left analyzing the front bumper — which scales down the oversized air inlets and ditches the slats.

According to Mercedes-Benz, the changes weren’t entirely aesthetic. It claims the vehicle’s shape results in a drag coefficient of only 0.22. That beats the outgoing CLA Coupe (along with the BMW 5 Series) as the most aerodynamic production car in the world.  (Read More…)

Recent Comments

  • Inside Looking Out: Never saw this Celica but I owned ’89 Carina II. There was nothing sporty about Carina. It...
  • dal20402: Wife issued a hard veto of a minivan (“like sweatpants”) or I would own one of these, likely a...
  • Tele Vision: Reminds me: A guy I went to school with was quite proud of the fact that he was wrenching for a local...
  • Tele Vision: @DenverMike Agreed, as my neighbour across the street has had his ’06 Super Duty broken into four...
  • mcs: @Inside Looking Out: or Lada! :^) Plus, manual transmission and a manual choke!

New Car Research

Get a Free Dealer Quote

Who We Are

  • Adam Tonge
  • Bozi Tatarevic
  • Corey Lewis
  • Mark Baruth
  • Ronnie Schreiber