The revamp of their smallest offering comes on the back of a successful 2016 which saw Mercedes-Benz overtake BMW in global luxury car sales, with twice the amount of growth.
Gone are the creases and mouldings on the side panels and in are curves and a contoured look.
Mercedes says the next-generation A-class will be sportier creating the curvier figure through shadows and lighting instead of metal edges.
The grille too will become more aggressive and predatory, elongated and a grate giving a toothy appearance.
But even we at Behind the Wheel aren’t privy to the exact dimensions and characteristics of the new model with Mercedes-Benz showing only a mock-up in a darkened room of the A-class at a recent presentation in Germany.
The public will have to wait to till next year to discover its new design.
Mercedes-Benz chief designer Gorden Wagener says they don’t to become repetitive and try keep things fresh.
“It’s our job to reinvent ourselves. Creases have had their day.”
“The A-class will be a very sporty, aggressive car, even as it’s pared back and pure.”
We will continue to bring you the latest Mercedes-Benz A-Class News as it comes to hand.