Mercedes-Benz will unveil a new top A-class model, the A210 Evolution, at this week’s Geneva motor show.

The newcomer has a 103 kW/140 hp four-cylinder engine developing 205 Nm of torque, a maximum speed of 203 km/h and accelerates from zero to 100 km/h (62mph) in 8.2 seconds.

The car has an AMG body styling kit, 17-inch light-alloy wheels and a ‘sports design’ radiator grille with perforated silver louvres. Exterior mirrors with integral indicator repeaters are also new.

The interior features dark-grey leather, light Alcantara and brushed aluminium.