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Lets use this space as general introductions, roll call of who has recently purchased a CLA45 and a place to organise possible group drives or coffee catch-ups (would like a few photos of a group of AMGs together).

I'll start.

Name: Marko
Age: 22
Car: Cirrus White CLA45 AMG, black wheels and CF interior
Area: South West Sydney (Be vague for obvious reasons).

ESP, counting on you next!
 

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Wow, definitely going to be the old man of this thread!

Jeff
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Patagonia red, black wheels, CF interior
Sydney northern beaches
Was 1st in queue at dealership until I changed colour from MG to PR. That will delay expected delivery from Oct/Nov until next Mar/Apr... more than one year after I put down holding deposit! I hope my current wheels, my patience and my body last that long!
 

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Hi guys
Dennis 32
Cosmos Black
Standard 19 inch wheels
Interior carbon fibre trim
Black seatbelts
Windsor Downs
Put deposit down with Marshalls June 2012 but had a falling out
Ordered with MB Sydney. Delivery date on paperwork 31st October. Fingers crossed!
 

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Can you guys provide some feedback as to why you went with CLA45? Just curious. I have seen quotes for both A45 and CLA45. The CLA45 is approx $13k AUD more on the road with similar options. Understand it is a coupe/sedan (and with limited rear headroom) but I'm having trouble justifying the price difference for essentially a bigger boot and slightly different styling.

There are also differences in the elasto kinematics fore and aft of the suspension and possibly other changes from the A45 (and who knows if this means it is better or not on Australian roads). Did you not like the A45? And how did you order black seat belts? I don't see that on the spec sheet. Thanks.
 

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I am driving a C250. It's mentally wrong to go back to a hatch car (this is a pure personal view).

Black seat belt is a No Cost Option.
 

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Can you guys provide some feedback as to why you went with CLA45?
Hi Wizard.
I wanted the bigger boot space which CLA offers. Unfortunately there is also less rear headroom for CLA45 compared to A45, but that was an acceptable trade-off for me. More annoying are initial reports of a slight performance hit for the 'coupe'. My main motivation, however, is that I just think the CLA looks better.
 

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Hi Wizard. For me it's just a matter of personal taste. I have always liked the look of sedans and the look of the CLA just appeals to me more ?
 

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Likewise, I prefer the CLA styling. If I'm paying close to $100k for the "AMG" badge, I'd like it to be on a coupe rather than a hatch. I've heard all great things regarding the handling of the A45 over the CLA, however I'm probably going to do 2-3 track days a year in the car, so it will never be pushed THAT hard. Styling is the main reason.
 

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Sedan for the bigger boot! And Styling.
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CLA45 white with no options.

Hey Dennis I dealt with Jake at Marshalls. Has been really good.
 

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Hey Glen
I won't go into it here but after being a customer of Marshalls since 1999 I was disappointed at how I was treated towards the end. My issues were with management but it's ok. I'm with MBSydney now and couldn't be happier
 

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Hi All,

Nauman
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Cirus white CLA 45
19 inch Matt black wheels
Black seat belts
Delivery 1 nov, production 1 sep
Marshall's.
I live in the Hills district.

Looking forward to the fully optioned Aus models of the CLA 45 and the Mott from the performance exhaust.
 

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Great work mate. We are all excxited. Hope u get that deliver date too. That seems early. But that's good for u good for me. E
 

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Hi, I've just ordered CLA45 AMG, cirrus white, 19" black rims, red belts optioned out - $95k driveaway, expected October delivery. Just wondering if anyone has received a sub $95k deal along with the corporate programme ie 3 years free servicing? Also, on a different matter - will Android smartphones be compatible as all I'm reading seems to lean towards iphone compatibility? Cheers.
 
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