AMG A45 v Tuned CLA 45: DRAG RACE *Shock Result*
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It’s time for the AMG A45 S to go head to head with the AMG CLA 45 S!

Now you might think that this is a bit of an odd drag race, given both of these cars are effectively just the same but in different bodies, right? Well that’s where you’re wrong!

First up we have Mat in the AMG A45. It’s powered by a 2-litre 4 cylinder engine to deliver 421hp and 500Nm of torque. It also weighs in at 1,635kg.

Alongside him we have the CLA. However, it’s had £800 worth of Stage 1 upgrades, and as a result its 2-litre 4 cylinder produces 490hp \u0026 660Nm of torque. It also weighs in slightly heavier, at 1,675kg.

So how do you think it’ll play out? Will the wet track stop the CLA from properly putting its power down? There’s only one way to find out… LET’S RACE!

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  • carwow

    Check out Mat over on Instagram -

    • Rico Smoorg
      Rico Smoorg


    • Mr330d

      Let’s settle this once and for all Diesel vs petrol. Golf 8 2.0 Tdi 150 vs 1.5 Tsi 150 💪🏻

    • Keaoleboga Loabile
      Keaoleboga Loabile

      Mat Please do a drag race with Toyata Quantam and Nissan minibus. I want to see something.

    • Yantonay Franco
      Yantonay Franco

      Please come up with a SUV drag race between the Volvo XC40 vs Volvo XC60 vs Volvo XC90

    • aroSiv ag
      aroSiv ag

      Mat drag an alpine vs cla, it would be close

  • XxCossiePowerxX

    why do you always test in dirty weather

  • Pratap Rana
    Pratap Rana

    Race the same in dry conditions

  • Diego Effe
    Diego Effe

  • Nabil M
    Nabil M

    That's it I'm getting my CLA tuned lmfao gonna hit that guy up for where get got that ecu flash.

  • Sandor Varga.
    Sandor Varga.

    VRAU. Másiké.asta.

  • Aaron K
    Aaron K

    Pretty impressive in water

  • Luka Pejić
    Luka Pejić

    Why is there no Mat x Yianny vidoes anymore?

  • Yahya Hany
    Yahya Hany

    Kia stinger gt2 please!!!

  • Mosa Saba
    Mosa Saba

    Kick down =Nm=CLA 160Nm more.

  • Michael Guillermo
    Michael Guillermo

    Love that new cla 45. Dream car

  • Ilia Lozanski
    Ilia Lozanski

    Imagine tuning a car, to make it slower xD

  • luvstatus1

    Next time just race on top of a lake 🤦

  • Dewan Tausif Yar Chowdhury
    Dewan Tausif Yar Chowdhury

    The extra 800 pounds ruined the car tbh

  • Szymiq Offical
    Szymiq Offical

    OHHH yea a class

  • Manu

    490 hps from a 4 cylinder? A ticking high boost time bomb waiting to explode?

  • Rico Smoorg
    Rico Smoorg

    No way it’s raining. Never would have thought. What a waste of time. I soon as I saw the rain I dropped a dislike and bounced. Wasted 17 seconds though.

  • Kurt Müller
    Kurt Müller

    Got to admire Mercedes Benz for launching special versions for Albanian Mafia Gangsters.

  • Mouaad All
    Mouaad All

    Don't forget that the tiny One's lighter

  • Junior Sadiki
    Junior Sadiki

    Mat this days your editing is so good 🔥

  • Paul Chambers
    Paul Chambers

    Matt.....great at launching, absolute shit at gauging when to brake for the end of the runway.

  • R J
    R J

    Cla 45 my dream car 😍

  • Fire Hazard
    Fire Hazard

    That CLA driver is damn good.

  • Zayn

    Ikram? Beautiful name. Means honour, respect.

  • He Man
    He Man

    500hp from an 2L 4 cyl. Im not an Expert but i guess this car wont last long.

  • Mahmoud samir
    Mahmoud samir

    Please no more tuned cars

  • Mister Smith
    Mister Smith

    when will you compare the amg gt R VS M5 F90 competition and M8 competition

  • Mareuuu

    I love the fact that the subtitles call the a45s sound [Music]

  • Leesha Pv
    Leesha Pv

    "Now let's listen to this engine" *Incoming zomato ad*😑

    • Marakesh

      old spice for me🤣

  • S K
    S K

    waste of 800 quid

  • Jens Vielmann
    Jens Vielmann

    Where does the “shock result” come in here?

  • The Right Way
    The Right Way

    Please can we bring Yanni back😭😭😭

  • Lord Butler
    Lord Butler

    £800 remap - mug !

  • Ioannis Plagos
    Ioannis Plagos

    Seriously, is that racetrack always damp/ raining or is it just me?

  • Ahmed Farzan
    Ahmed Farzan

    Who else thinks these cars look 10x times better in the rain with a gloomy atmosphere?

  • Javier

    What is the stage 1 brand? Many thanks from Spain!

  • panteisd

    i love a45s amg

  • K Sal
    K Sal

  • UnLogitech

    70% of the drag races are on a rainy day...

  • Cakeman Up
    Cakeman Up

    It says a45 v not a45 s. Grammar error -…-

  • PassatCCR36

    best weather conditions for a drag race ...

  • Karel Diyani
    Karel Diyani

    Please carwow let me see a drag race with 765lt 🙏🙏🙏🙏😭😭😭😭

  • HnH

    Why is he so annoying?

  • Kai Cairns
    Kai Cairns

    naughty boy those aren't 145 d or e complient plates on the cla

  • Samuel Szmajda
    Samuel Szmajda

    Small cars but so heavy. Modern cars.

  • costafilh0

    Better newer GoPros with hidrofobic lenses/filters! You are welcome!

  • costafilh0

    Crappy low light camera on a huge channel like this is just dumb!

  • Steven Armishaw
    Steven Armishaw

    I checked it out

  • Muhammad Hart
    Muhammad Hart

    4:47 who else thought that the windscreen wipers squeaking was Matt....💨💨

  • Lusanda Radebe
    Lusanda Radebe

    We need a RS3 vs A45 S AMG

  • Gursharn Gill
    Gursharn Gill

    I really thought he called himself batty boy AHAHHA

  • Itzz Aland
    Itzz Aland

    Can someone explain to me how this tune work? Like Idk is this a hardware tune? Like new components were added? Or just a software tune? And what are the downsides to this tune?

  • Kofi Vegas
    Kofi Vegas

    What a race!🤩

  • Aadith Sujith
    Aadith Sujith

    The fact that the CLA 45 is a sedan and it beat the a45 although it is tuned... wow

  • Uwaiis x
    Uwaiis x

    Do a drag race with the 140i and 340i

  • Miljörör för Språkpartiet
    Miljörör för Språkpartiet

    During heavy rain, the CLA can also be turned upside down and used with paddles.

  • Just a normal road man In the endz
    Just a normal road man In the endz

    Concentrate batty boy 😂😂

  • Olin Blackwell
    Olin Blackwell

    The *shock* result was that the tuned car didn’t blow up

  • Wout B
    Wout B

    But was the gearbox software tuned?

  • Elliot Ericsson
    Elliot Ericsson

    Would love to see the old Audi tt rs (340hp) vs the new Audi tts (310hp). Maybe bring the old rs3 (340hp) and the new Audi s3 (310) in the same race!

  • Ankur Kumar Saha
    Ankur Kumar Saha

    I literally thought Yanni was driving the other car 😂

  • ovuvuevuevue onyetenyevwe ugwemubwem ossas ossas
    ovuvuevuevue onyetenyevwe ugwemubwem ossas ossas

    If the gearbox is confused then why don’t you use it on Manual with the flappy paddles

  • -Igg1 -
    -Igg1 -

    ...what a bad tune ..🐢🐢🐢

  • Renny 73
    Renny 73

    Pretty impressive when you consider these are £50k cars that comfortably keep a current 911 honest...for half the cost.

  • Semir

    2022: 2.0 turbo petrol super sport $1.000.000 car with 800HP, lasting 50.000km Btw New A45S is slow as fuck, it doesnt drive over 200kph Where is this all going🤮🤮🤮

  • word for word
    word for word

  • word for word
    word for word

  • VUG

    Matt: Hi, how are you? Me: :-) Not bad, I... Matt: Matt Watson here. Welcome to another... Me: :-|


    :( pensé que era del traducido

  • AudiS4B7

    yet again sore loser Matt Watson

  • Pradeep Sinhji Vaghela
    Pradeep Sinhji Vaghela

    I can't hear a thing on radio please give him a mic extra bro please.

  • Ahmed Bager
    Ahmed Bager

    Next a bugatti race please

  • Ricky Kaneno
    Ricky Kaneno


  • Robert Sedgwick
    Robert Sedgwick

    let's make a new rule- MAT CAN'T USE THE LEFT SIDE OF THE STRIP! we all know it's got more grip

  • 中華翡翠

    It's raining again!😭

  • Alessandro Filippi
    Alessandro Filippi

    Great value for money if you do not consider that voids the warranty and reduces the lifespan of the engine on top of murdering the resale value.

  • faki84

    You don’t have sun in this shit place? Why you testing always on shitty rainy days??

  • Glacier Bouy 6ix
    Glacier Bouy 6ix

    Was happy to see Yenny

  • Janghoon Sun
    Janghoon Sun

    How pathetic is that. I remember how cla45 amg used to sound like, before the stupid regulation. BRUTAL!

  • Giuliano Giannini
    Giuliano Giannini

    Do one with the old A45 vs the new A45S!

  • Jorge Corona
    Jorge Corona

    Vercion en español?

  • Penny Hardaway
    Penny Hardaway

    This 2.0L unit is an engineering marvel. AMG cranked even more power out the unit in the new C63.

  • Mike G
    Mike G

    I just wonder how long these little four bangers will last pushing that much power and boost...

  • eRaness

    I bought the 2021 cla 45 AMG. We don’t get the 45s in the usa. But let me tell you is more than enough. It’s a beast how it drives and preforms

  • Osama Ayyad
    Osama Ayyad

    i love this channel but i literally cant take almost every time they have really cool cars the road is always wet it really sucks good work tho

  • DoplerE

    Every UK based car video it's frikken raining or wet surface.. Miserable

  • Ronnie Burns
    Ronnie Burns

    Would like to see bmw M4 competition F80 with a basic tune race M4 G80. Don't think that there would be much in the performance, big difference in the price, £35.000 or £80.000

  • xBytez

    Glad to see a CLA on the channel :)

  • omar ali
    omar ali

    So which is faster ? Cla45s or Audi rs3 ?

  • Fabio Bernardi
    Fabio Bernardi

    Not a surprise it’s raining in The UK 🙊

  • Genis Hoti
    Genis Hoti

    so why doesn't the amg 4l TT V8 make 842hp since the amg engine with half the elements makes 421 ???

  • VAGabond

    Gearbox map=essential 👍🏻

  • Shadi Bouhajib
    Shadi Bouhajib

    The "that is not correct". Sent me 😂😂🤣🤣 who ever edits and puts the meme's in needs a raise👏🏽👌🏽

  • Terrence Gift
    Terrence Gift

    I thought those mercedes' were going to have soft rev limiters.

  • Eat Me
    Eat Me

    Fart at 4:47 lol. Cmon Matt, while on camera ?;D

  • Brad

    I don't think this gets mentioned enough, of course Mat is a legend, but the editing is also just super awesome in these.

  • ishak muhsin
    ishak muhsin

    Please can you get an A45s with similar tuning and drag that against others

  • Bunny

    So the Stage 1 tuning kicks in when you need it the most, which is driving around casually then overtaking someone in force.

  • MrDgt66

    A45 and CLA45, both proudly made in Kecskemét, Hungary. 👌

  • Tims MGF
    Tims MGF

    wow so surprised Matt chose the car he has the best chances of winning with 🥱🥱🥱🥱🥱🥱🥱 his getting freaking annoying, can anyone suggest another You tube page for similar videos PLEASE!