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Mercedes-Benz introduces new A-Class

Our picture shows Mercedes-Benz chief executive Stephen Byrne and sales manager Ciaran Allen pictured with the stylish new A-Class, first versions of which have arrived in Ireland.

First to arrive is an A180d Automatic at €31.530 and an A200 petrol at €34.235 with an entry level A160 petrol and A160d to follow at prices likely to be in the €30,000 region.

Launched alongside the new, four-door CLS Coupé, the A-Class is larger than its predecessor. Aimed at a younger generation of motorists, its high-tech features include an ultra-modern multimedia and infotainment system with touch-screen operation and artificial intelligence that helps it memorise driver instructions and preferences.