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September 2013


Design thought: Mercedes-Benz CLA

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The Mercedes-Benz CLA is a significant new addition to the market. It creates a new niche – the small, four-door coupe. It is based on the cheap A-Class, is the size of the more expensive C-class, and takes the design theme of the much more expensive CLS.  

It will compete with the forthcoming Audi A3. Respectively, they will be the smallest cars sold by Audi and Mercedes in China and America at the present time (the A-Class and A1 are not sold in these territories).

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