The Mercedes-Benz CLA-Class is a coupe launched at the January 2013 North American International Auto Show. The vehicle was previewed as the 2012 Concept Style Coupe at various international locations. The CLA is Mercedes' first ever front-wheel drive three-box saloon car. In 2015, Mercedes-Benz expanded the CLA family to include the Shooting Brake, a station wagon configuration.
The CLA is offered with petrol and diesel engine options mated to a 7-speed dual clutch transmission. (DCT). Additionally, a performance variant Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 Coupe producing 381 hp is available.