Mean & Lean: High-Performance 4-Cylinder Cars

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2016 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG
Price: Starting at $49,500
The CLA45 AMG is the high-performance version of the smallest Mercedes-Benz 4-door, with a sloping coupelike roofline similar to the CLS sedan and aggressive styling to attract new buyers. The CLA45 AMG is the top performance model, powered by a transverse-mounted turbocharged 2.0-liter 4-cylinder engine that produces 355 horsepower and 332 lb-ft of torque. Power gets delivered through an AMG SPEEDSHIFT DCT 7-speed sport transmission and AMG 4MATIC all-wheel drive, which features three drive modes, rev matching and Race Start. Standard equipment includes an AMG Sport exhaust, 3-stage ESP and AMG Sport suspension.

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