Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG lap time at Nürburgring Nordschleife

Image of Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG

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 / 1569 kg
Driver Christian Gebhardt
Time 8:04.000
Estimated time 8:05 (+1.0 sec)
Est. peak speed 269 kph (167 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 8 years ago by FastestLaps
Source Sport Auto magazine (Germany)
Views 11.6k

Reference:   Image of source Sport Auto - 2/2016

E 63 AMG T8:03.00-1.0
Porsche 911 GT38:03.00-1.0
911 Carrera S8:03.00-1.0
Jaguar XKR-S8:03.00-1.0
A 45 AMG8:04.00
Porsche 911 Targa 4S8:05.00+1.0
A 45 AMG8:05.00+1.0
Alpina B5 Bi-turbo8:05.00+1.0
Audi RS68:05.00+1.0
Megane RS Trophy R257+8.0
Toyota Supra255+6.0
VW Golf R252+3.0
BMW M240i XDrive250+1.0
Mercedes-Benz A 45 AMG249 kph
Porsche Cayman R (987)248-1.0
VW Golf R (Mk VIII)247-2.0
BMW M235i247-2.0
Alpine A110 (Mk II)246-3.0
User avatar
User avatar

Zippy  2y ago

Great time for a car that hasn’t been stripped out unlike the other race tuned hatches…

User avatar

Steve   5y ago

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


User avatar

DeDe  5y ago

Laptime was done on Pilot Sport Cup 2 tyres.

User avatar

Tony  6y ago

its still slower than the Honda civic type R - 2017


User avatar

dude  4y ago

factory type r 8:16 by same driver

User avatar

AK45  3y ago @dude

Dude source???

User avatar

FastestLaps  8y 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)


User avatar

Ex A45 Owner  4y 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.

User avatar

saxy  8y ago

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