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Mercedes-Benz CLS 55 AMG

2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG


Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG 2006 Preview: Buyers are for high performance, asserts Rob AMG Product Manager. Luckily, is the name of the game at AMG, the firm owned by Mercedes-Benz. To what the company perceives to be desire for more, more, nearly every model in the luxury automaker’s lineup a massage by AMG that adds power and torque, better a tighter suspension, and special inside and out. The upcoming Mercedes-Benz CLS 500 is no exception to the rule. In with its four-door coupe and rakishly elegant bodywork, a prime candidate for the AMG hot-rod

Under the 2006 Mercedes-Benz AMG’s shapely hood a supercharged and intercooled 5.5-liter V8 belting out 469 horsepower and 516 lb.-ft. of Power is routed to the massive wheels through an AMG Speedshift transmission equipped with paddles that are mounted to the wheel, Formula 1-style. to 60 mph takes about 4.5 seconds.

five forward speeds, the operates in fully automatic or as a clutchless sequential manual that allows the driver to through gears via the paddles or by the gearshift lever. Speedshift automatically shift when in manual mode, giving the complete control of gear at all times. Active braking technology helps to select the gear for exiting curves the transmission is in full automatic and software mapping that calls optimal gear delivers gear changes up to 35 faster than normal.


Performance upgrades to the semi-active air suspension include adaptive damping springs and a ride height dropped by and larger stabilizer bars. To the suspension to specific conditions, the can choose between comfort and modes, or one in between that characteristics of the two. Automatic leveling keeps the 2006 CLS55 AMG on an even keel no how many people are along for the

Sensotronic Brake Control, an brake-by-wire system that has troublesome for Mercedes on other is standard on the 2006 Mercedes AMG. In this application of the the system is upgraded for performance with silver-painted calipers front and four-piston rear) clamp down on internally and perforated antilock disc measuring 360x36mm up front and in back. Interestingly, the standard control system can brake inside wheels on corners reducing engine power, the effect of a mechanical limited differential.

Calibrated to automatically increase levels at speeds under 60 mph and greater effort at speeds 60 mph, the 2006 Mercedes AMG’s power speed-sensitive is able to supply easier and in-town maneuverability while optimizing road feel and Five-spoke AMG wheels measure 19 in diameter and wear 255/35 up front with 285/30 tires. Standard equipment a tire pressure monitoring

Mercedes-Benz CLS 55 AMG


Of course, no AMG model is without the subtle styling kit gives a highest-performing Benz its appearance. The real difference, is inside, where the 2006 CLS55 AMG features a sport wheel and special sport upholstered in exclusive leather. with the AMG logo and heated for days, the seats have side bolsters to help occupants in place during speed cornering. AMG instruments white dials with red the doorsills are trimmed in chrome the AMG logo, and the pedals are polished steel with rubber

Standard equipment on the 2006 CLS 55 AMG includes matte silk walnut interior trim, climate control, and bi-xenon with an Active Light that illuminates around Adaptive front airbags, and side-curtain airbags, and front pretensioners with force come standard to keep the Mercedes CLS 55 AMG’s occupants Side airbags are an option for the seats — optional so that buyers with children don’t put them at

Mercedes-Benz Pre-Safe technology is optional. Using software monitors vehicle behavior, determines when an accident occur and pretensions the seatbelts, the front seats for optimal protection, and closes the sunroof and windows for added safety. both high style and performance, look for the 2006 CLS55 AMG to swamp swanky from Newport, RI, to Newport CA, at the rate of 1,500 annually.

By Christian Wardlaw

Photos of Mercedes-Benz North America

Mercedes-Benz CLS 55 AMG
Mercedes-Benz CLS 55 AMG
Mercedes-Benz CLS 55 AMG
Mercedes-Benz CLS 55 AMG
Mercedes-Benz CLS 55 AMG


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