The high-performance luxury crossover 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 is ready for another facelift. If you didn’t know, this subcompact crossover slot just below a 45 variant, and it provides more luxury than before. Besides sporty styling, the AMG GLA 35 comes with a spacious and techy cabin.
Under the bonnet, it’s powered by a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine, and it can produce up to 302 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque. The same output engine can also be found under models such as CLA 35, A35, and GLB 35.
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 Design
Interestingly, the forthcoming 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 crossover will not depart significantly from the current model. In terms of styling, this compact high-performance crossover offers a unique design that departs it from the rest of the models. Firstly, the new GLA is more significant than its predecessor in every dimension except length.
It looks sleeker compared to the GLB model that has a square shape. Furthermore, new upgrades will make AMG GLA 35 easy to spot. It comes with an AMG-specific radiator grille, unique silver chrome trim elements, and wheels ranging from 19, 20, to 21-inch size. From the back, the AMG model looks more aggressive thanks to the modified rear bumper, new diffuser insert, roof spoiler, and two round tailpipes.
Like any other brand’s model, the new 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 offers a high package of tech. This model provides a spacious cabin through two rows of seats, and there is room for five occupants. However, because this SUV is coupe styling, some occupants may experience a lack of space behind.
In terms of techs, the from the Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 comes standard with the latest MBUX infotainment system. The manufacturer added two 10.25-inch touchscreens under one piece of glass. Basically, you can easly control it by touch, gesture control, or voice command. Compared to the regular model, the cabin of GLA 35 comes with AMG-style gauges, stainless steel sports pedals, and optional sport bucket seats.
2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 Engine
Under the bonnet, the forthcoming 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 comes with a 2.0-liter four-cylinder turbo engine that can also be found under the CLA 35, A35, and GLB 35 models. This engine is potent thanks to the turbo, and it can produce up to 302 horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque.
Like the current model, the new one comes with eight-speed automatic Speedshift dual-clutch transmission, and it uses a standard all-wheel-drive system. It also comes with a new suspension, brakes, and four-link rear axle. From some recent testings, the new GLA 35 can accelerate from 0 to 60 mph in just five seconds.
Release Date and Price
The high-performance model 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 35 is coming with a great package of upgrades. The sales of the new AMG GLA 35 will begin later this year. Unfortunately, the price of this model is not available yet.
From some gossips, the more powerful GLA 45 model this year will cost little less than $54,000. Compared to the current model, this is around a boost of $500. Moreover, GLA 35 will cost a thousand dollars below that price. In the same category and price range are models such as BMW X3 M235i and Jaguar E-Pace R-Dynamic S, which makes them ideal competitors.