H247 Mercedes-Benz GLA 200 AMG Dynamic established in Thailand – 1.33L turbo motor; priced from RM328k

The second-generation Mercedes-Benz GLA has formally made its launch debut in Thailand, where it is available in a sole GLA 200 AMG Dynamic variation, costing 2.399 million baht (RM327,634). The H247 GLA first made its international debut back December a year ago, and is meant to be a sportier, lifestyle-oriented option to the GLB in the German carmaker’s compact vehicle range.

The Thailand market, the GLA 200 utilizes similar powertrain once the GLB 200 Progressive offered there. In hood, there’s a M282 1.33 litre turbocharged four-cylinder engine that makes 163 PS (161 hp) at 5,500 rpm and 250 Nm of torque from 1,620 to 4,000 rpm.

The mill is paired with a 7G-DCT seven-speed dual-clutch transmission, which drives the leading wheels, allowing for a zero to 100 km/h time of 8.7 moments and a premier speed of 210 km/h. The SUV additionally rides on lowered convenience suspension system and is designed with the Dynamic choose system, providing some drive modes that affect the traits of this powertrain.

On the exterior, the SUV gets the AMG styling package, so the bumper is a lot more aggressive to look at, with bigger, faux intakes within the corners, no bumper guard, and is joined by a diamond grille with chrome pins and one louvre.

Around back, you obtain slim, two oval-shaped exhaust outlets placed below a wide-width silver trim. The surface kit list also incorporates LED High Performance headlamps, 19-inch AMG five-twin-spoke alloy wheels in tremolite grey, and polished aluminium roof rails.

Moving inside, there’s an AMG interior package, along with Artico leather and Dinamica microfibre furniture, which includes red contrast topstitching (perhaps not pictured here). Other products include sports seats, a Nappa-leather trimmed steering wheel, carbon-structure trim, AMG recreations pedals, AMG flooring mats, Thermatic dual-zone environment control with back ports, and an ambient lighting system.

The Mercedes-Benz consumer experience (MBUX) can be standard right here, and is comprised of a touchpad, Touch Control on-wheel buttons, Android os Auto and Apply CarPlay support, alongside two 10.25-inch displays – one acts as an electronic digital tool cluster, even though the other is touchscreen the infotainment system.

As for safety, the GLA 200 comes with seven airbags (front side, side, curtain and driver’s knee), combined with usual gamut of passive systems like ESP, ABS, Active Brake Assist and adaptive braking system lights. There are numerous driver assists too, including Speedtronic cruise control, Parktronic, Attention Assist, a tyre pressure monitor, but things like autonomous emergency braking alongside active security systems aren’t fitted.

In Malaysia, we still obtain the GLA in its first generation (X156), with four variants to be had – the GLA 200 Style, GLA 200 evening Edition, GLA 250 4Matic, and AMG GLA 45 4Matic. Searching ahead to your arrival associated with the new model?

GALLERY: H247 Mercedes-Benz GLA

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