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My passion is also my business, as I am with the Toronto based Hav-A-Kar Auto Group. I sell or lease any make of car, van or truck available in Canada. My interest in all things "car" has helped me with my many clients in Ontario over the past 20+ years. Please give me the opportunity to assist you.

Friday, April 19, 2013

April 19: Mercedes-Benz - dream maker?

Mercedes-Benz "dream maker"? What's up with a statement like that? Used to be that Benz cars could be equated with looks similar to plain Jane military vehicles, but those days are long, long gone. And if you've read this blog before, you'll know my very positive feelings about most of the current Mercedes designs and unfortunately their prices (out of my league). Recently I blogged about the upcoming CLA. Well it appears that there is more where that came from. Keep reading.......

This is the latest model to come off of the A class platform, the 2014 GLA. If you know Benz naming practices, you'll recognize that the G signifies a sport utility. So from the A class hatchback below, which we don't get in Canada.......

..... came the hot "coupe" sedan, the CLA.......

.....and now the GLA. Everyone one of these little gems is a real looker and more to my point about Benz being a "dream maker", they are all priced around the $30-$40k mark. Thinking of getting a loaded Camry or Accord, but actually aspire to more automotive greatness? Well then, here is the answer to your prayers.

One after another of hot, daring designs, from what we used to think of as a very conservative German car manufacturer. And at the price of a well equipped Hyundai. Mercedes-Benz "dream maker" indeed.

One certainly can't fault Benz strategy of getting young folks into one of their products and then hopefully retaining them as they move up the car ladder. At least that is the idea and with great looking, well priced vehicles like these A class derivatives. How can they lose?

Mercedes-Benz "dream maker"? Absolutely!

Until next time.....