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View Poll Results: Mercedes-Benz CLA45 AMG
Sub Zero 1 3.70%
Cool 11 40.74%
Uncool 10 37.04%
Seriously Uncool 5 18.52%
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If Alfa made anything as lumpy as this they'd get slated on here!
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Not by me. I quite like that. Looks like a shrunken CLS, which i think is a great looking car

Its nice, but i dont think cool.
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Yes, it's not cool. But as you say , a means of getting a sort of CLS.
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It might just be me, it might be modern cars, it might be MB. But does this car know what it is?

I can see a 4 door miniature executive coupe muscle car punching above its weight
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A very self conscious thing to position a car on a marketing chart between x And y axis . The designer was responsible for the VW cc but left to go to Mercedes so his replacement designer is interviewed here
Interview: Volkswagen CC Designer - Latest News, Features, and Reviews - Automobile Magazine
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Don't like this one at all but that doesn't make it uncool in itself.

Can't think of any modern Merc I'd consider cool.
 
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Its not good looking, or cool. But its probably a good car and is certainly priced very competitively.
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It may be an excelent car, but it sure isn't cool.
As a side note, i don't even find it a true AMG.
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Hard to believe this is the same company that brought us the delicate and tasteful pagoda roofed 230SL all those years ago.

Ghastly.
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Between cool and uncool i would say.............
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Don't like this one at all but that doesn't make it uncool in itself.

Can't think of any modern Merc I'd consider cool.
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CLS is cool.
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Too schizophrenic. It's your mild-mannered assistant accountant who works out on the quiet, overdoes the steroids and turns out to be a mass-murderer.

Uncool.

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Voted cool.

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I think not.
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Like nearly all the current crop of Mercs I find it very brash and vulgar. A wannabe WAGS car.......
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Probably a very good car but looks bably proportioned and certainly isn't cool in my book. Agree with the above poster in that all modern Mercs are just too flash and vulgar.
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360bhp
450ft lb of torque
Four wheel drive!!!

Yes please though I prefer the normal a class that its based on

First of the a class shaped amg 45 should be on the roads by mid summer
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"Brash and vulgar " and the standard model is getting common already .
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Not particularly cool but not uncool either.

Mini CLS looks are easier to discern and the car doesn't look anywhere near as dumpy in the metal.

Am undecided if it's a "real AMG" or not but suspect it'll be fun to drive.

As for all Mercs being vulgar - utter nonsense, there are few more outwardly restrained ( verging on boring even) cars in their respective classes than the C, E and S classes.
 
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AutoBild , the German Autoexpress question if the standard CLA is a real Mercedes "Mercedes CLA: Test
Is this still a Mercedes? Our review reveals the Mercedes CLA than extroverted show star who ever forgets his good manners for the big show." (Translated by google )
Mercedes CLA: Kleines Coup mit groen Mngeln - autobild.de
And that's from Mercedes fans. They go on to criticise the cheap seats and visible paint on the interior as well as the dodgy dynamics !
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Quite like the look of that.
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