The first video presentation of the brand new Mercedes-Benz GLA Concept has been recently released by the German based automaker.
Following the official unveil of the Mercedes-Benz GLA Concept just a day ago, this first video is showing some interesting driving footage of the model and it’s also revealing other new cars in the company’s lineup, including the new A-Class generation, the CLS Shooting Brake or the facelifted E-Class. The Mercedes-Benz GLA Concept is previewing a production model which will become a direct rival for the BMW X1 and Audi Q3, and it will be officially presented this weekend, during the2013 Shanghai Motor Show.
The Mercedes-Benz GLA Concept is powered by a 2.0 liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine, borrowed from the A-Class, which is producing a total output of 211 HP (155 kW). The unit is mated to a 7G-DCT dual clutch automatic transmission, which is sending power to the 4MATIC all-wheel drive system. The model is riding on large 20-inch five-spoke wheels, wrapped in 255/45 tires. The GLA Concept is also getting a large roof spoiler, a twin pipe exhaust system, a mixture of leather and aluminum in the cabin, individual seats, a multi-layer layout for the instrument panel and more. The Mercedes-Benz GLA Concept is also expected to debut in Europe during the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, in September.