You’ve seen the A 45 AMG Edition 1; now it’s high-rider time. The Mercedes-Benz GLA Edition 1 detailed here will be available to order in Europe from next month before the start of deliveries next March.

Taking the Urban trim as its base, the GLA Edition 1 boasts bi-xenon headlamps, chrome-finished skidplates and roof rails and 19-inch high-gloss black AMG alloys. Black are the door mirrors, waistline trim strips and tinted windows.

Step inside and you’ll find stainless steel pedals, aluminium trim, special floor mats and black headlining. The seats are in a mix of nut brown leather and Alvorada fabric, while the Light and Sight package (ambient lighting, door sill illumination, auto wipers) comes as standard.

Cirrus White, Orient Brown Metallic, Mountain Grey Metallic and Designo Magno Mountain Grey body colours are offered, all exclusive to the special-edition crossover.

Buyers can have their Mercedes-Benz GLA Edition 1 with any of the available engines: 156 PS/250 Nm GLA 200, 211 PS/350 Nm GLA 250, 136 PS/300 Nm GLA 200 CDI and 170 PS/350 Nm GLA 220 CDI.

Other Edition 1 models include the A 45 AMG Edition 1, CLA 45 AMG Edition 1 and S-Class Edition 1. The A 45 AMG Edition 1 is available in Malaysia – more details here.