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Old 04-19-2011, 09:40 AM
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Lightbulb Pocket Rocket: AMG reportedly working on 350-hp Mercedes-Benz A-Class

Filed under: Performance, Europe, Hatchback, Mercedes-Benz, Luxury

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The Mercedes-Benz Concept A has been enjoying lots of hype as the seductively-styled concept will donate most of its design cues to the upcoming 2012 Mercedes-Benz A-class. Now, the next small Mercedes has gotten even more enticing, with AMG reportedly hard at work on a 350-horsepower version of the diminutive Benz. Rumors of a baby AMG have been swirling for months now, but with the new styling comes new hope that the car will actually exist.

That much grunt goes a long way in any application, but in a car the size of the A-class, it's borderline murderous. Word is AMG will attempt to rein in the herd with a four-wheel-drive system gleaned from Mercedes' upcoming small SUV.

Details like what engine AMG will shoehorn into the A-class are nonexistent, though we'd expect it to be a tuned version of the 2.0-liter, turbocharged BlueEFFICIENCY four pot in the standard car. Whatever winds up motivating the baby 'bahn stormer, with that much power and a possible four-wheel drive setup, it promises to be a stone riot. No word yet on whether the AMG A-class will make it to the States, but Mercedes is reportedly thinking about bringing the standard version here, which at least gives us a small shred of hope.

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[Source: Top Gear]Pocket Rocket: AMG reportedly working on 350-hp Mercedes-Benz A-Class originally appeared on Autoblog on Tue, 19 Apr 2011 09:30:00 EST. Please see our terms for use of feeds.

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