Drive 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 - Test Review 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLA250 - Road & Track
Another reference to 100% of the power being able to go into the rear.Like the Volkswagen Golf R's Haldex system, 4Matic can in theory deliver nearly 100 percent of available torque to the rear axle. But in the real world, 4Matic CLAs are front-drivers until the wheels slip, which they almost never do. Torque steer is virtually nonexistent on the two-wheel-drive car, and a pseudo-torque-vectoring function brakes the front wheels individually to help the car pivot into corners.
They got to drive one?The sole engine is a 2.0-liter turbo four developing 208 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque. It's mated to a mandatory seven-speed dual-clutch gearbox. Zero to 62 mph in 6.7 seconds