Mercedes-AMG to release 55 units of CLA 45 ‘Edition 55’ in the US

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Mercedes-AMG announced that it will be allocating 55 units of the CLA 45 “Edition 55” four-door coupes in the US. The CLA 45 “Edition 55” is a special model that commemorates the 55th anniversary of Mercedes-AMG alongside other “Edition 55” models like the A35, CLA 35, and G63.

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  • When will Mercedes-AMG release the CLA 45

    Per Mercedes' high-performance division, it will be released later this year.
  • The US-bound CLA 45 “Edition 55” features a slew of cosmetic updates by throwing in otherwise optional bundles like the AMG Aerodynamics package which includes a front apron with a larger front splitter and additional flics, an AMG rear wing, deflector elements at the simulated side air outlets of the rear apron, and a diffuser blade, all painted in high-gloss black.

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    It will also come with the AMG Night package and the AMG Night package II which adds a front splitter, trim elements on the louvers in the outer air intakes, inserts in the AMG side sill panels, beltline trim strip, window line trim strip, and exterior mirror housings that are all finished in high-gloss black.

    In addition, the sexy four-door coupe boasts tailpipe trims finished in black chrome and heat-insulating dark-tinted glass. Complementing the aforementioned dark accents are black chrome louvers in the AMG-specific front grille and high-gloss black model badges on the trunk lid and wings.

    Rounding up the dark exterior appeal of the CLA 45 “Edition 55” is its Cosmos Black Metallic finish. The AMG emblems on each side of the vehicle run from grey to transparent to match. Meanwhile, the 19-inch AMG cross-spoke forged wheels have been painted in matte grey with a high-sheen rim flange and center cap with “Edition 55” elements.

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    Inside the limited Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 “Edition 55” are AMG Performance seats covered in two-tone Classic Red/Black Nappa Leather. Complementing the sporty seats is the Microfiber-finished AMG Performance steering wheel complete with an “Edition 55” badge and black 12 o'clock marking to celebrate Mercedes-AMG’s 55th anniversary. AMG door sill panels with red illuminated AMG lettering and black AMG floor mats made of high-quality velour with red contrasting stitching and “Edition 55” lettering woven in red further enhance the cockpit of the special anniversary model.

    Finally, AMG trim elements in dark brushed aluminum in the “Edition 55” design, with accents in black/red and an AMG logo completes the interior of the CLA 45 “Edition 55.”

    Would-be owners of the CLA 45 “Edition 55” will also receive a customized AMG Indoor Car Cover in elegant black with a silver-colored AMG logo. The car cover, per Mercedes-AMG, is made from breathable, tear-resistant synthetic fiber fabric with an antistatic inner fabric made of flannel.

    The Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 “Edition 55” is expected to be made available in the US market later this year.

    Photos from Mercedes-AMG

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