Mercedes takes wraps off its red hot GLA 45 AMG crossover

Leon Poultney
Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG (X 156) 2013
Mercedes-Benz GLA 45 AMG (X 156) 2013

Following Audi's recent decision to plonk a molten-hot 306bhp engine in the bulbous crossover shell of its Q3 range, the boys from Mercedes' AMG division have decided to create a performance version of its crossover GLA model.