Despite its small size, the new 2020 Mercedes AMG A45 S managed to break a record set in the past by one of Lamborghini’s legends, on the”green hell” track of the Nürburgring circuit in Germany.
As the Sport Auto team documented, the German high-performance of subcompact executive hatchback managed to lap the Green Hell Circuit in less than 8 minutes, specifically in 7.48.8 minutes. Thus, the high-performance version of Mercedes A-Class managed to break the record set by Lamborghini Murcielago supercar, as the small car from Mercedes 1.2 seconds faster than Murcielago.
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Just as a reminder, our dear ArabGT followers, Lamborghini Murcielago came to replace Lamborghini Diablo, and only 4,099 copies were built between 2001 and 2010. Its successor, the Aventador, was unveiled at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show, and ArabGT team has presented a number of test drives of the new Lamborghini flagship.
With this number recorded by the 2020 A45 S on the Nürburgring circuit, the car also became faster than its sister, Mercedes SLS AMG Black Series, which took 7:51 minutes to travel the same distance.
In the end, we would like to remind you that we have previously test-driven this small AMG within one episode of Special Coverage program presented to you by our editor-in-chief Suhaib Shashaa. Watch It Here!
This high-performance German hatchback is powered by a turbocharged 2-liter 4-cylinder engine that generates a power of 415 hp and 500 Newton meter of torque, this beating heart is connected to a dual-clutch 8-speed automatic transmission.
The small all-wheel-drive car, can accelerate from zero to 100 km / h in 3.9 seconds, and reach a top speed of 270 km / h.
As we mentioned earlier, the price of the 2020 Mercedes-AMG A45 S in starts from 67,000 USD, which equals 251,250 SAR.