While the idea of a compact sedan with an extended wheelbase might seem odd, extended sedans are huge in China.   

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Mercedes-Benz has introduced stretched variants of the C-Class and E-Class in the Middle Kingdom in years past.

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The front end of the A-Class L Sedan is the same as the A-Class hatchback, with its new triangular headlights drawing similarities to the new CLS-Class.     

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Out back, there's a traditional trunk with taillights that don't look much different than the hatchback's.   

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The angle on the rear glass doesn't appear to drop as early as on the current CLA-Class sedan.

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That means people might actually fit in the backseat this time around.     

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When the A-Class L Sedan launches in the second half of this year, it will arrive in China with a single engine -- a 1.33-liter I4 putting out either 134 or 161 horsepower.

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Eventually, a 2.0-liter I4 with 188 horsepower will arrive.    

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We'll see the US-spec version of the A-Class sedan later this year.

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Keep scrolling to check out more pictures of the new A-Class L Sedan from Mercedes-Benz.

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