RevoZport Mercedes-Benz A 250 ‘RZA-290’ tuning package announced

The new Mercedes-Benz A 250 has been waiting to be tuned up. From factory it’s already a zesty little machine. RevoZport in Germany has just announced the ‘RZA-290’ package to amplify its traits.

RevoZport Mercedes-Benz RZA-290

Starting with the engine, the standard 2.0-litre turbocharged four-cylinder unit produces 155kW. The RZA-290 kit, including an ECU retune, a freer flowing carbon fibre air intake, and a custom turbo dump pipe and titanium exhaust system, allows the potent pocket rocket to breathe much easier.

Power output is pushed out to a much more serious 213kW, which nudges on the upcoming A 45 AMG (265kW). The RevoZport package doesn’t use all-wheel drive though, however, acceleration from 0-100km/h should be drastically reduced from the factory 6.6-second time.

To help the bodywork keep up with the tune of the engine, RevoZport offers a number of different enhancements options. You can start with a carbon fibre front lip spoiler and carbon rear diffuser, and work your way up to carbon side skirts, a carbon grille, a custom vented bonnet, and even a large carbon rear wing if you wish.

RevoZport hasn’t mentioned any enhancements for the interior. Mercedes-Benz has done a great job with that though, with a sporty three-spoke steering wheel and a set of aviation-style air vents on the dash.

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The company offers the parts as a complete kit or you can mix and match the aspects you like. Either way, you’re going to give your A 250 a definite boost in attitude.

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 CarAdvice. His dream is to live next door to the Nurburgring in Germany.