[VIDEO] Lewis Hamilton is driving the new Mercedes-Benz CLA
The famous Formula One driver Lewis Hamilton has recently went for a spin in the brand new Mercedes-Benz CLA.
After pulling the wraps off the Mercedes-Benz CLA during the 2013 North American International Auto Show (NAIAS) in Detroit, just last week, in a world premiere, the German based automaker is placing the model into the spotlights once again, this time with the “help” of Lewis Hamilton. The F1 driver has recently went for a spin in the new small and elegant four-door coupe and what came out of that can be seen in the video posted below.
As a quick reminder, the Mercedes-Benz CLA is 56.6 inches tall, 182.3 inches long and 80.0 inches wide. The model is riding on the MFA platform and it was influenced by the new A-Class generation. The Mercedes-Benz CLA is coming with the Multimedia package with the COMMAND infotainment system and GPS navigation or the Premium package which is adding a Harman / Kardon audio system, black trim, silver accents, dual-zone climate control, heated front seats and much more. In the United States, the “baby CLS” will get a 2.0 liter four-cylinder petrol engine with 208 BHP (155 kW) and 258 lb-ft of torque, mated to a dual clutch seven-speed transmission.
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