2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG, First Drive, Bilster BergEnlarge Photo
We're setting out this week on an in-depth look at the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 250. But before we dig too deeply into the details, it's time to take a tour through our past coverage--the headlines that show where we've already been with the CLA, from Detroit to Geneva, from southern France to Washington, D.C.:
2013 Detroit Auto Show's New Cars And Concepts: Detroit hosted the global unveiling of the new CLA earlier this year.
Discussing Mercedes-Benz, AMG, And The Future: Google+ Hangout Video: Our editors talk about the CLA, and how the CLA45 AMG version would be a first for the sub-brand, on many levels.
Mercedes-Benz CLA Overview and History: Our main directory for information on the CLA, here at The Car Connection.
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA Review: Ratings, Specs, Prices, and Photos: Our full review of the 2014 CLA lineup, including the CLA45 AMG.
Geneva Motor Showdown: Mercedes-Benz, CLA Pick A Fight With Audi, BMW: The CLA arrives months--or years--before its competition can field new front-drive cars for less than $30,000. Is it game on--or game, set, match?
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA Video Preview: Our first look at the CLA, live from Detroit.
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA: 2013 Detroit Auto Show: Our first reports, live from the floor of Cobo Center.
Mercedes Claims Its CLA Is The World's Most Aerodynamic Production Car: What's the magic number for the new front-drive Mercedes?
Mercedes Using Kate Upton To Introduce The CLA Class At Super Bowl XLVII: International famous person picked to front for the new CLA. What happens next? ...
Mercedes CLA, Kate Upton, & The Super Bowl: What Is Going On Here?:...understandably, there's some confusion about that.
Lewis Hamilton Drives The CLA On His First Day At Mercedes: Video: And we're back on track, with some pro hands putting the CLA through its paces.
Mercedes-Benz Details Its New 4MATIC System For Compact Cars: Variable torque distribution is new, for starters.
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG: The Sound & The Fury (Of Four Cylinders): We wondered if the AMG four-cylinder would deliver on the soundtrack angle, but not for long.
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG Set For 2013 New York Auto Show: A preview of a preview. Very meta.
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG: Under $50k, 0-60 In 4.6s: The numbers speak for themselves.
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG Video Preview: New York Auto Show: Our second look at the first-time baby Benz.
Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG & A45 AMG Attack Bilster Berg: Video: The CLA45 AMG hits Germany's best, newest privateer track--just before we do.
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA 45 AMG: First Drive: Live from Bilster Berg, with GoPro.
Forbidden Fruit: Mercedes-Benz A Class Quick Drive: A short spin in one of the CLA's country cousins.