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Mercedes-Benz CLS 250 CDI AT Base

Mercedes-Benz Introduces Facelifted

Dog years, it’s said, up at the rate of seven for each year, with the exception the first dog year actually to fourteen of ours. Car years up even faster. By the time a car its fourth birthday, it’s the equivalent of 40: A little past its a little out of touch with the trends, and in desperate need of a plastic surgeon for a new lease on

Mercedes-Benz’s CLS is coming up on that soon, and instead of giving it a certificate for a tummy tuck or job, Mercedes gave it a of nice earrings. The totality of changes for the CLS’ midcycle can fit in this next sentence: New mirrors, a two-slat grille of the existing four-slat, different tips, different tail a new wheel design, and a new rear Inside, the navigation screen has enlarged and a new steering wheel that has been patterned a T-bone steak.

A new base has been added, the CLS 280, uses the company’s three-liter gas V6 good for 231 horsepower and 24mpg on a cycle. Meanwhile, the CLS 63 AMG has been a new downshift algorithm that the throttle before selecting making downshifts smoother as as more aggressive-sounding. The AMG model new wheels and a two-slat grille as The full press release is after the jump.

Stuttgart Mercedes-Benz is making the CLS more irresistible. This four-door coupé the pioneer of a new automotive segment has now been to give it added appeal. The new model version, the CLS 280 with its V6 power unit, develops 170 hp. Meanwhile, the flagship model in the the CLS 63 AMG with its 378 kW/514 hp AMG 6.3-litre V8 now comes with 19-inch AMG wheels plus a new AMG sports system.

Understated but masterly sums up the result of the restyling for the CLS. At the front, it is the modified grille that stands with two louvres now instead of the four. The diamond-shaped, three-dimensional painted in atlas grey cover the air intakes project an greater air of self-assurance as well as further emphasis to the vehicle’s The exterior mirrors have been given a new look. The LED indicator lamps that are into them are arranged in the of an arrow to produce a most effect, especially in the dark. The surface has furthermore been by 32 per cent to afford a clearer of the traffic behind and thereby active safety.

The side is dominated by new, attractively light-alloy wheels, measuring 17 inches (CLS 280, CLS 320 CDI and CLS 350 or 18 inches (CLS 500) in When viewed from the the new-generation CLS makes its mark a new rear apron, new tail as well as modified tailpipes. The section of the rear bumper now down further, while the light-catching contour running it adds to the impression of breadth. is further emphasised by the exhaust which are trapezoidal in shape, and not as before. LED technology is now deployed for the lights: the brake lamps, lamps and indicator lamps all use of the extra-fast-reacting light-emitting diodes. like the side indicators in the mirrors, the rear indicators like arrows when light up, which is particularly in the dark. The same is true of the fibres at the side, which are activated whenever the low-beam are switched on.

A new deactivation function for the low-beam when the ignition is switched off to optimise energy management.

The new details harmonise perfectly the multi-award-winning design of the CLS and make the Coupé always look as if it is to dash off. Almost years on from its world the electrifying, muscular lines of the are as unique and as unmistakable as ever.

New inside: three-spoke steering and new telematics generation

Great to detail was paid while the interior too: modifications a restyled leather steering in a three-spoke design with buttons, as well as a new-look cluster, whose white now contrast distinctly with the surface of the backplate. The previous laurel colour scheme has replaced with new chestnut trim elements.

The CLS features the new NTG 2.5 generation, whose high-performance combines straightforward operation and menu navigation with in-vehicle entertainment. Features speed-sensitive volume control, a for entering telephone numbers and frequencies, an MP3-compatible CD and DVD player, as as a Bluetooth interface which can a wireless connection between a phone and the vehicle’s hands-free

The Audio 20, Audio 20 CD with CD Audio 50 and Audio 50 APS with DVD and LINGUATRONIC voice control have now been upgraded to a colour screen. The COMAND APS with a high-resolution 6.5-inch display, LINGUATRONIC for audio, and telephone calls, a music for storing audio files, an SD memory card slot.

CLS new entry-level engine variant 170 kW/231 hp

Mercedes-Benz CLS 250 CDI AT Base

The CLS 280 is equipped with a new entry-level a sophisticated V6 powerplant with a of 2996 cc developing a peak of 170 kW/231 hp and a maximum torque of 300 metres. This propels the CLS 280 standstill to 100 km/h in 7.7 seconds and it a top speed of 245 km/h. Combined consumption on the NEDC driving is 9.8 — 10.0 litres per 100 The second V6 petrol model in the is the CLS 350 CGI. Its advanced six-cylinder featuring piezoelectric direct and spray-guided combustion generates 215 hp and returns impressively low fuel figures of 9.1 to 9.3 litres per 100 kilometres combined). Under the bonnet of the CLS 500 is a V8 unit with a displacement of 5.5 and a maximum output of 285 kW/388 hp. makes the CLS 320 CDI with its 165 kW/224 hp V6 engine especially thrilling is the torque of 540 Newton metres on the one and, on the other, low fuel of just 7.6 — 8.1 litres of for every 100 km (NEDC combined).

All CLS come fitted with the seven-speed automatic transmission as In manual shift mode M, the is able to shift through the using shift paddles on the wheel if desired. This the 0-100 km/h acceleration by 0.2 seconds.


The flagship model in the CLS range, the CLS 63 is powered by the AMG 6.3-litre V8 engine 378 kW/514 hp and 630 Newton metres of The high-revving, naturally aspirated now makes its presence known in an more distinctive fashion: the AMG exhaust system’s redesigned silencers deliver an even captivating soundtrack through the two of oval-shaped, chromed twin The AMG SPEEDSHIFT PLUS 7G-TRONIC now incorporates a function which the throttle automatically during This does more just intensify the emotive experience — the virtually downshift procedure also to a reduction in load-alteration effects, is of particular benefit when ahead of corners on the race The CLS 63 AMG accelerates from 0 to 100 km/h in 4.5 while its top speed is limited to 250 km/h.

Also new is the black-painted grille with two louvres of the previous three, which in perfectly with the AMG bodystyling. The AMG wheels, with their new design and a titanium grey, paint finish, now measure 19 in size instead of 18 as before, and are with tyres measuring R 19 at the front and 285/30 R 19 at the rear. the CLS 63 AMG boasts a new AMG sports steering with a three-spoke design. The areas are specially contoured and in perforated leather. Gear can be performed manually by means of two AMG shift paddles.

Attractive optional extras AMG

There is an exclusive choice of new extras from the AMG Performance for the CLS 63 AMG: take the AMG performance wheel, for instance, with a diameter, a rim that is flattened at the and silver-coloured aluminium shift Or the titanium-grey painted AMG 19-inch wheels with a twin-spoke and a polished finish, which are using first-rate forging

All CLS models can be embellished by the addition of the AMG package: this comprises a front apron with air intakes, a beefy rear featuring a black insert, as as side skirts. There is the option of new AMG 19-inch light-alloy in a high-sheen finish with 255/35 or 285/30 tyres.


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