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    • Low 12's out of the 45 AMG's and M133 four-cylinder already? Yep. Willall Racing Stage I tuned A45 goes 12.2@112 in the 1/4 mile

      Low 12's with just a plug and play tune from a 2.0 liter four-cylinder? Believe it! Australia's Willall racing was able to get the A45 AMG equipped with the M133 2.0 liter four-cylinder turbocharged motor to run a 12.280@112.14. This is with just a Stage I piggyback tune and pump gas. For those who wondered if it was possible for tuned 45 AMG's to break into the 11's it appears they will be able to do so rather easily with supporting modifications.

      To put this performance in perspective the car gains roughly 3 miles per hour of trap speed and about half a second in elapsed time. Car and Driver hit a 12.8@110 with a CLA45 AMG and Australia's own Drive.com.au managed 12.715@109.99 on the strip.

      Low 12's with just a Stage I piggyback? What's not to like? Check out the timeslip and video below.






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      1. boostedmaserati's Avatar
        boostedmaserati -
        I'm fighting the urge to buy one of these for fear of having my wife destroy me when I void it's warranty and blow it sky high
      1. mjmarovi's Avatar
        mjmarovi -
        I'm interested to see what happens with this platform, but honestly I feel like it's going to turn into the tuner bastard child for Mercedes creating a car with their badge on it with an image they really never wanted...but they that's what they get for putting a boosted 4 cylinder in an AMG...
      1. boostedmaserati's Avatar
        boostedmaserati -
        I love it, a European answer to the Evo. I'm really wanting one of these
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by mjmarovi Click here to enlarge
        I'm interested to see what happens with this platform, but honestly I feel like it's going to turn into the tuner bastard child for Mercedes creating a car with their badge on it with an image they really never wanted...but they that's what they get for putting a boosted 4 cylinder in an AMG...
        They built that stupid C hatchback thing with a supercharged motor and it never happened.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by boostedmaserati Click here to enlarge
        I love it, a European answer to the Evo. I'm really wanting one of these
        This car is freaking awesome.
      1. boostedmaserati's Avatar
        boostedmaserati -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        This car is freaking awesome.
        Agreed. I love the new mb offerings, if I was balling real hard I'd go for a new TT cls no doubt. This car will attract middle class youth looking for a tunable car with a nice badge presence and will be wildly successful because of that. I can't think of much for the price I'd rather have. I'm bmw in and out but hate the F30 and F32. This car is superior
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        I don't consider it superior to the F30/F32 I just consider it different. This is more of a 2-Series and A3 competitor.
      1. mjmarovi's Avatar
        mjmarovi -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by Sticky Click here to enlarge
        They built that stupid C hatchback thing with a supercharged motor and it never happened.
        But that car was slow...it will really just depend on what kind of easy power the CLA's make. 12's is great, but 11's will really be exciting. Doesn't look like they're too far away.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by mjmarovi Click here to enlarge
        But that car was slow...it will really just depend on what kind of easy power the CLA's make. 12's is great, but 11's will really be exciting. Doesn't look like they're too far away.
        It's already on the doorstep with a piggyback.

        Downpipe, intake, exhaust, race gas, 11's.
      1. onisyndicate's Avatar
        onisyndicate -
        That is awesome. Defiantly a bang for buck car! Just as quick as the C7 with having 2 more seats! Click here to enlarge

        On a serious note though, you can't really beat it. MB quality and plenty of power stock then you add in a tune you have a car that will give a RS5, X5M, X6M and possibly the new M4/M3 a good run for its money and it's a turbo 4 banger.

        "Hey man you were just beat by a turbo 4 cylinder!" HAHAHAHAH my inner Honda is coming out sorry!
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by onisyndicate Click here to enlarge
        That is awesome. Defiantly a bang for buck car! Just as quick as the C7 with having 2 more seats! Click here to enlarge

        On a serious note though, you can't really beat it. MB quality and plenty of power stock then you add in a tune you have a car that will give a RS5, X5M, X6M and possibly the new M4/M3 a good run for its money and it's a turbo 4 banger.

        "Hey man you were just beat by a turbo 4 cylinder!" HAHAHAHAH my inner Honda is coming out sorry!
        Exactly. It's pretty damn cool.
      1. m54b25's Avatar
        m54b25 -
        M133 will be an interesting case compared to all other AMG V8/V12's. I hope those new young owners (ex. Honda, Mitsu, VW, Subaru, etc) will be willing to fix out of their pocket when they push engine to the limit, instead of passing the bill to MB/AMG.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by m54b25 Click here to enlarge
        M133 will be an interesting case compared to all other AMG V8/V12's. I hope those new young owners (ex. Honda, Mitsu, VW, Subaru, etc) will be willing to fix out of their pocket when they push engine to the limit, instead of passing the bill to MB/AMG.
        That's going to be the interesting question.

        The CLA is bringing a lot of new owners to the brand. Yes, they will be younger.
      1. onisyndicate's Avatar
        onisyndicate -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by m54b25 Click here to enlarge
        M133 will be an interesting case compared to all other AMG V8/V12's. I hope those new young owners (ex. Honda, Mitsu, VW, Subaru, etc) will be willing to fix out of their pocket when they push engine to the limit, instead of passing the bill to MB/AMG.
        oh don't worry about that with me. I'll have no problem fixing the damn thing myself or paying to get it fixed.

        I looked up the price of the new SRT Jeep and it was around 70k and ran a 13.3

        I'll be waiting for the GLA though. I want a SUV not a 4 door car.
      1. Group.america's Avatar
        Group.america -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by mjmarovi Click here to enlarge
        I'm interested to see what happens with this platform, but honestly I feel like it's going to turn into the tuner bastard child for Mercedes creating a car with their badge on it with an image they really never wanted...but they that's what they get for putting a boosted 4 cylinder in an AMG...
        "And I'm loving it Chief"

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      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by onisyndicate Click here to enlarge
        I'll be waiting for the GLA though. I want a SUV not a 4 door car.
        I'd rather have the GLA too. I don't know what it is about that vehicle but I dig it.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Looks like they are getting ready for the next stages, 11's will come easy:

        Click here to enlarge
      1. TT C6's Avatar
        TT C6 -
        Why would anyone buy these AMGs over a Audi S4 DCT?

        If the $29,900 CLA did 12.2@112 with just a tune, it might make a good daily beater in you have cold winters and need 4 doors.
        But only IF these MAXED OUT TINY MOTORS prove to be reliable.
      1. TT C6's Avatar
        TT C6 -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by onisyndicate Click here to enlarge
        Just as quick as the C7 with having 2 more seats
        100% stock C7 on stock rubber has already gone 11.6 @120.
        Not even close.
      1. Sticky's Avatar
        Sticky -
        Click here to enlarge Originally Posted by TT C6 Click here to enlarge
        100% stock C7 on stock rubber has already gone 11.6 @120.
        Not even close.
        A6 I take it? In negative DA probably? MIR? ATCO?

        12.2 is right there with 6-speed C7's that are well launched and if a driver makes a mistake, game over. The ET actually is close.

        Not bad for a tiny little motor eh?