Cheap thrills
Auto Today|April 2021
Relatively speaking, of course, as the A 35 becomes the most affordable AMG on sale in India promising exclusivity, excitement and luxury without losing out on the practical aspects of a four-door family sedan
Dhruv Saxena

With the new A-Class range, Mercedes-Benz doesn’t just intend to make its presence felt in the entry-level luxury space, but the entry-level performance segment as well. To that effect, the company has introduced the Mercedes- AMG A 35 4MATIC. The 35 here signifies that this is the slightly more docile member of the AMG family positioned bang in the middle of the regular A-Class and the full fat AMG A 45. The recipe is quite simple and one that I personally am a big fan of. A small easy to handle luxury sedan with a healthy dose of power and torque, a stiffer and consequently more performancefriendly setup and a tad more aggression to the way it looks inside out.

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