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April 2014

En route for adventure

  • Mercedes-Benz GLA



The manufacturer has added a fifth model to its SUV range. The new GLA's looks and manoeu­vrability are impressive enough but it's also the first in the range to offer the option of the new-generation all-wheel-drive system. Plus it has numerous built-in driving-aids.


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