Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG ripping up sand dunes

We bet you didn’t know a Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG could go off road. Well, it seems it can. Option Auto has just tested out such abilities on some sand dunes in a desert. The result is awesome action shots.

To remind you, the A 45 AMG is powered by a 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder producing 265kW and 450Nm. It’s the most powerful production 2.0-litre engine ever made. The power is sent through an all-wheel drive system.

Brett is the editor and founder of PerformanceDrive. He's obsessed with driving, having played with Matchbox cars until he was tall enough to drive a real one. After initially working as a mechanic, Brett earned a degree in journalism and entered media as an editorial assistant at Top Gear Australia magazine. He then worked at His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.

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