• Mercedes just unveiled the 2021 Mercedes-AMG GLA 45, and it's the most powerful version of Mercedes's smallest SUV.
  • The crossover packs 382 horsepower and 354 pound-feet of torque from what Mercedes is calling the most powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine in a production car.
  • The GLA 45 blasts to 60 mph in 4.3 seconds, and hits an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph.
  • It goes on sale later this year.
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Mercedes just announced the most hardcore version of its most petite SUV. The newest member of Mercedes' crossover lineup packs almost 400 horsepower, more than 350 pound-feet of torque, and a big spoiler out back.

Meet the Mercedes-AMG GLA 45 it's so cute, it might even trick you into thinking your car can take it.

The GLA 45, as Mercedes advertises it, is for people who need a track car and a spacious SUV all rolled into one. It comes with high-performance suspension and brakes, standard torque vectoring, and what Mercedes calls the most powerful turbocharged four-cylinder engine in any production car.

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