Brabus Tunes the Mercedes CLA 45 AMG To Hit the 400PS Mark
Mar 23, 2014 11:53
The Mercedes CLA 45 AMG has enough power and sporty looks as it is right now. But Brabus thinks that they can go further. The aftermarket specialist just released a styling kit for the most powerful CLA model yet.
Brabus’ styling package features subtle upgrades including black alloy wheels with red inserts, matching carbon fiber mirror caps, as well as rear decklid and roof spoilers. Red trim matching the exterior accents are visible on the inside.
Brabus offers the PowerXtra B45 software upgrade for the 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine that increases output to 394 hp (400PS). Torque is also boosted from 450 Nm (332 lb-ft) to 500 Nm (369 lb-ft).
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