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2021 Mercedes-AMG A45 S review: Track test with Pirelli Trofeo R tyres

James gets a chance to sample the manic Mercedes-AMG A45 S without speed limits, and with a new set of sticky tyres. Will he ever bring it back?

2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 S review

The hottest of the hot has landed, but is the Mercedes-AMG A45 S packing too much heat for the road? James deploys it to find out!

2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 review: International launch

The most anticipated new AMG model since, well, the last one.

AMG Driving Academy Bathurst: The chance to conquer Mount Panorama in AMG’s street-legal hot rods

Pushing the pedal to the metal in a spanking new Mercedes-AMG E63 S down Mount Panorama’s Conrod Straight with the speedo counter nudging 250km/h might seem like a silly thing to do on a Monday morning, but to any car enthusiast worth their salt, it’s quite literally the Holy Grail...

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Mercedes-AMG A45 Videos

Video review: 2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 S

There are other hatches, there are other AMGs, most of which will suit the majority of your needs better than this one, but if you really must have the hottest of the hot, there is no other option: it's the 2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 S!

2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 S track test: video review

What a worthwhile wait. With the new 2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 S, the only negatives are the lack of noise and the similar-to-A-Class interior. We don’t know yet how much it will cost, but hopefully you can take one home for about the $100K mark when it shows up in Australia in the first quarter of 2020. And for that price, you’re not going to find much that will outperform this...

BMW M2 v Audi RS3 v Mercedes-AMG A45: Track battle

We have received countless emails about three of the hottest sub-$100k performance cars on the market. So, we're going to finally settle it. Which is quicker around the track? We pit the BMW M2 against the Audi RS3 and Mercedes-AMG A45. We get former World Rally Car driver Chris Atkinson behind the wheel to set lap times and figure out which is quickest...

Mercedes-AMG A45 Comparisons

Hot 'hatch' review: 2020 Audi RS Q3 Sportback v Mercedes-AMG A45 S comparison

Audi’s high-performance crossover takes on Mercedes-AMG’s hyper-hatch in a battle of racy compacts.

Audi RS3 v BMW M2 v Mercedes-AMG A45 Comparison: Track Test

What’s the fastest performance car you can buy for under $100,000? That’s the question we keep getting asked over and over again. The number of contenders is rather varied and the argument remains that you can certainly buy a $50,000 car and spend another $50k to make it supercar fast, but ultimately, there are only three cars that have the credibility to make it to this test...

Audi RS3 vs Mercedes-AMG A45 Comparison: Dynamic Test

This is a continuation of our two-part comparison between the Audi RS3 and Mercedes-AMG A45. For the road test component and finer details of the cars and this comparison’s setup, click here. Less than a decade ago it would have been hard to imagine that a 2.0-litre engine would come from the factory with 280kW of power and offer a 0-100km/h time of 4...

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Mercedes-AMG A45 News

2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 S and CLA45 S recalled with spark plug fault

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled seven examples of its Mercedes-AMG A45 S and Mercedes-AMG CLA45 S, citing a potential fault with spark plug durability. The affected Mercedes-AMG vehicles were sold between 3 February 2020 and 24 April 2020 (Model Year 2020). The recall notice, lodged with the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission (ACCC), says: “The spark plugs in vehicles may not meet specification...

The 2021 Driver's Car of the Year

Forget ISOFIX points, boot volumes and soft-touch plastics, as we're about to focus on one thing, and one thing only... fun! This is the Drive 2021 BP Ultimate Driver's Car of the Year In a world where there is daily discussion about technology that lessens (or even removes) your involvement from piloting a car, you could be forgiven for thinking that the role of the driver is becoming less and less relevant to actually driving...

2021 Drive Car of the Year – Best Sports Car (under $100k)

Drive Car of the Year 2021 - Best Sports Car (under $100k) Finalists: Ford Fiesta ST Ford Mustang GT Mercedes-AMG A45 S Toyota Supra With a field that includes a front-drive, rear-drive and all-wheel-drive finalist, the Best Sports Car Under $100,000 is a competition like no other! Who doesn’t want to have a bit of fun behind the wheel from time to time? Sports cars are becoming more advanced, more accessible and arguably more sporty than ever, all while evolving from the traditional two-door, rear-drive, manual-transmission approach of old...

2020 Mercedes-Benz A-Class recalled with belt bracket fault

Mercedes-Benz Australia has recalled 19 examples of its A-Class hatchback and sedan in Australia, citing a potential fault with the rear seat’s belt bracket. The affected vehicles were sold between 1 September 2020 and 26 November 2020 (Model Years 2020)...

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Mercedes-AMG A45 Owner Reviews

2017 Mercedes-AMG A45 review

It's 5pm on a Sunday evening in the Victorian alpine region. The golden sunlight is glistening in through the snow gums, falling softly on to the black road. Rounding the bend, the 381hp, 475Nm A45 AMG engine begins to snarl and growl as the right foot is eased into the carpet. 'What a sound!' I begin to think as the revs build...

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