Mercedes CLA45 AMG pictures have leaked out ahead of launch
It's tipped to have 355bhp and 332lb ft of torque
Mercedes CLA45 AMG is due to be officially launched next week
Mercedes CLA45 AMG will be unveiled at the New York motor show
Mercedes CLA45 AMG uses same running gear as A45 AMG
Interior carries same hallmarks as A45 AMG brethren
Power comes from a turbocharged 2.0-litre unit
Familiar Mercedes A-class interior gets additional highlights
The pictures, which have leaked on to the internet ahead of the car's launch, reveal the full styling of the CLA45 AMG, which will use the same running gear as the Mercedes A45 AMG, which was shown at the Geneva motor show.
Power will come from a turbocharged 2.0-litre four-cylinder engine with 355bhp and 332lb ft of torque. All four wheels will be driven through a seven-speed dual-clutch automatic transmission.
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