Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG laptime at Nürburgring Nordschleife

2016 Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG completed a flying lap of Nürburgring Nordschleife in 8 minutes and 4 seconds.

Track Nürburgring Nordschleife
Type flying start
Vehicle Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG (380 PS)
Power / weight 380 ps / 1567 kg
Driver Christian Gebhardt
Time 8:04.000
Estimated time 8:08 (+4.0 sec)
Est. peak speed 255 kph (158 mph)
Peak speed 249 kph (155 mph)
Average speed 153 kph (95 mph)
Air temperature 9 C (48 F)
Track temperature 13 C (55 F)
Submitted 24.01.2016 by FastestLaps
Reference Sport Auto - 2/2016
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Steve   1y ago

Standard Dunlop’s. Interesting to see what it could do on PS Cups


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DeDe  1y ago

Laptime was done on Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres.

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Tony  2y ago

its still slower than the Honda civic type R - 2017

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FastestLaps  4y ago

But non of the other hatches can touch this monster in straight line acceleration. 380 ps from 2.0 liter - simply amazing.

The fuel economy, however, is less amazing, and what you would expect from nearly 400 ps car (12+ liters per 100 km)


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Ex A45 Owner  3m ago

Regarding the fuel economy: my average of driving the A45 for 1.5 years without any regard for fuel consumption was 10.1 l/100 km.
If I nursed it in Comfort mode below boost at high gear I could easily get 7.5 l / 100 km. I never saw below 7.0 as officially cited, though.

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saxy  4y ago

I wonder what kind of tires it was on. The other hatches that have been chasing records are on serious rubber