Carlsson Reveals Mercedes A-Class Upgrade Kit at 2013 IAA
German tuning powerhouse, Carlsson amplifies the A-Class’ sporty exterior with a wide range of customization products.
by Thomas Philips | 11 September 2013
With its striking lines, dynamically curved surfaces and the coupe-like window line, the Mercedes A-Class is setting the tone in the compact car segment. German tuning powerhouse, Carlsson amplifies the A-Class’ sporty exterior with a wide range of customization products.
The program for the A-Class includes, among other aero parts, suspension solutions, muffler and complete wheels and performance improvements for gasoline and diesel engines and leather interiors.
The Carlsson front spoiler is available for both the series and look for cars with AMG line. The range of aerodynamic components is complemented by a grille insert for the front bumper. The side skirts fit on all model variants and let the compact look look lower. The sporty rear apron including diffuser is available in two versions (standard and sport optics). To the racing, the air outlet cover remember for the AMG rear apron with models of line.They replace the standard air outlet grille left and right.Immediately catch the eye of the rear spoiler with lateral extension in Carlsson design, and the specially-designed, four-pipe rear muffler. It makes for a sporty sound and a power increase of 3 hp.
Significantly more depth guarantees the Carlsson coilover suspension with rebound adjustment and comfort vote.Alternatively, there are lowering springs available. The right wheel and tire combination Carlsson provides optional. Two wheel designs can be ordered in different finishes.
It is the wheel 1/10, which is available in sizes from 18 to 20 inches. The 18-inch model is delivered as a brilliant and Titanium Edition to 225/40 R18 tires. In 19 and 20 inch wheels following the 1/10-Reihe are ordered: diamond, graphite and Titanium Edition.As “Ultralight” is the 1/10 in 19 and 20 inch on the market. The wheel 1/16 RS fits 18 to 20 inches at the A-Class.
More driving fun with the Carlsson C-Tronic
The petrol engine of the A200 sparked by the power increase 187 hp / 138 kW and a maximum torque of 300 Nm (250 Nm Series). The top model A250 is as high as 253 hp / 186 kW and a maximum torque of 420 Nm (350 Nm Series).
For the interior, Carlsson offers optional illuminated or non-illuminated door sills, floor mats, footrest, pedals and door pins and a customized means of leather interior.
Carlsson offers on all items that 3 year warranty. When fitting in a workshop and proper entry of the conversion in the vehicle documents the series of the basic vehicle warranty is preserved, the component assumes Carlsson warranty in full.