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“Baby” CLS to replace A&B class from Mercedes

Lately, rumors fly around about the 3 pointed star manufacturer giving up the costly sandwich structure of the current A and B class in favor of a small 4 door coupe named CLA. This is only one of the four distinct products that will take over the A and B class positions.

While giving up the sandwich structure, we can only ask ourselves if the new models will line up with the rest of the fleet and have proper RWD so we won’t hear enthusiasts complaining that “its not a real Mercedes” anymore.

The German Car Magazine Autozeitung has generated an artist’s impression of what might the CLA look like, although we will not know for sure until around 2012. Furthermore, the small coupe will probably be built in the new plant Mercedes is starting in Hungary.

Via: Carscoop


2 Responses to “Baby” CLS to replace A&B class from Mercedes

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    [...] the A and B Class and replace them with four new models. After last month we told you about the CLA (or the “baby CLS”), here’s another possible new car, the GLA. Though [...]

  2. Rumors: Mercedes Benz BLK | Auto Unleashed says:

    [...] on dropping the A and B Classes and replace them with a range of vehicles. If details about the CLA are scarce, one thing’s for sure, a small crossover will be part of this range. What’s [...]

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