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The new Mercedes-Benz A Class – everything you need to know

Written by Scott Pharoah

The new Mercedes-Benz A Class – everything you need to know

The long-awaited Mercedes-Benz 2018 A-Class is expected to be launched in South Africa before the end of the year. With its beautifully re-imagined design, it’s worth getting excited about. Here are some of the highlights you can expect:

What’s new in the 2018 Mercedes-Benz A-Class?

In-car office

The in-car office feature turns the A-Class into a virtual personal assistant. Whether you need to check when your next meeting is, or need the directions to a new restaurant, the A-Class has you covered.

A user-experience revolution

Mercedes-Benz User Experience – MBUX – transforms every drive into a relaxing, personal experience. With voice-activated controls, a touch screen, and controls on the steering wheel, Mercedes’ has thought of everything to make driving an everyday luxury.

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Image credit: Mercedes-Benz


The Mercedes Me App brings your car to your phone. Connecting the A-Class to your smartphone allows you to lock your car, find its location and even check the fuel. The new A-Class comes ready to connect to your phone, and it makes for a perfectly smooth experience.


The A-Class has been designed by humans, for humans. Peter Balko – Manager Creative Interior of Mercedes-Benz Design – aimed to bring a human element into the interior design of the A-class, while also pushing innovation.


Michael Danner – Manager Strak Exterior (Class-A Surfacing) designed the outside of the new A-Class to be sporty while maintaining its classic look. It’s a progressive and emotional exterior for a new car that is sure to make waves in hatchback design.

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Image credit: Mercedes-Benz

 If you can’t get enough of the A-Class, watch the official release videos from Mercedes-Benz here.

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June 18, 2018
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