Carlsson unveils upgrade kit for Mercedes-Benz A-Class at IAA

Posted on Thursday, 12 September 2013 , 14:09:02 byEmil

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Carlsson unveils upgrade kit for Mercedes-Benz A-Class at IAA

Carlson presents the aftermarket kit for the new Mercedes Benz A Class during the Frankfurt Motor Show.  The tuning house only released a similar kit dedicated to the Mercedes B Class last month. The package will be available for purchase starting October 2013. Customers that choose to tune the vehicle can obtain a significantly personalised exterior for the unit.

Carlsson enhances the auto`s sport character adding alloy wheels, kits for both petrol and diesel engines, sport exhausts and interior upgrades. The AMG Sport Version and the standard auto can be equipped with a new front spoiler with an upgraded grille front bumper air intake, a new rear apron with air diffuser and redesigned side skirts.

In addition to this, the AMG Sport version can be boosted with special grilles for the air outlets on the rear apron and can be fitted with a Carlsson sports exhaust silencer which outputs an additional 3 hp (2.2 Kw).

Redesigned wheels are available in different finishes, the 1/ 10 alloy wheel comes as Titanium or Diamond editions in 18 or 19 inch. Furthermore, the 19 or 20 inch sizes come in Ultra Light Forged versions.

Under the hood, the autos can be fitted with a C- tronic CB kit which enhances the output for the original four cylinder petrol engines. Regarding the A250 version the initial 211 hp output is increased to 253hp/ 186 kW. With this redesigned equipment, the A200 delivers 187 hp (156 hp original) with a 300 Nm peak of torque (initial 250 Nm).

The interior can be customized with new allow footrests, pedals and floor mats. The customization kit also includes redesigned leather upholsteries , polished and illuminated (by choice) door panels and new door lock pins.

Carlsson offers a standard three year warranty for all modifications and parts included in the customization kit.