Mercedes-Benz GLA Edition 1 Announced

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Having recently debuted its GLA-Class at the 2013 Frankfurt Motor Show, Mercedes-Benz is introducing a limited-run of the ‘Edition 1’ GLA compact crossover which will apparently be available for 12 months only.

Exclusive exterior paint schemes

The Mercedes-Benz GLA Edition 1 will be offered with four exclusive exterior paint schemes such as Cirrus White, Mountain Grey Metallic, Orient Brown Metallic and Designo Magno Mountingrau, along with five-spoke 19-inch AMG black alloys and bi-xenon headlights. Other distinguishing features include aluminium roof rails, chrome bumper protection and chrome dual tailpipes.

Interior Features

The interior comprises of various aluminium inserts and comfort seats, a three-spoke flat-bottomed steering wheel covered in leather, and brushed stainless steel sport pedals. The GLA Edition 1 will be available with any of the four standard engines.

Ordering of this model will begin overseas in November, and as for South African customers, they can expect the standard GLA-Class in mid 2014. More details will be made available closer to the launch.

Mercedes-Benz GLA Edition 1 gallery