2017 MAMA Rally: 2018 Mercedes GLA45 AMG

This quirky little crossover SUV sported an eye-catching green paint job and a snarly 2.0-liter turbocharged 4-cylinder cranking out 350hp. It had driving dynamics to match the aggressive good looks, but is more of a hot-hatch than an actual SUV. That’s okay with us, however, as hot-hatches are some of the most fun cars on the road. Its small size, big torque and AWD meant that even on a wet track, we could really scoot with this thing. And the interior keeps up Mercedes’ relentless march forward in terms of design, materials and craftsmanship. The biggest gripe was how much engine sound they pumped through the speakers, really unnecessary considering how nice the burble of the actual engine is. Either way, this is a really cool way to have lots of space in a small vehicle and still go fast. Read more at www.mychinews.com/cars/2017-mama-rally