First Look: 2012 Mercedes Benz CLS63 AMG

Since no space craft is complete without electronics, Mercedes employees a fair share of those as well. Stability and traction control are standard on all Mercedes cars, but they really earn their money on the AMG models. With so much power on tap, they are constantly working to keep the vehicles pointing where the driver is aiming. Mercedes ahs also introduced The Driver Assistant Package, which in the past would have meant someone to hold your helmet when you got out of the car. The modern version includes active blind spot assistance, active lane keeping assistance and DISTRONIC Plus. All three systems help keep inattentive drivers from becoming inattentive accident victims. The lane changing and blind spot assistance will apply the brakes to one rear wheel at a time to steer the car in order to keep the driver from drifting into other vehicles or oncoming lanes. DISTRONIC PLUS will apply the brakes when an imminent collision is detected.

Several other options will be offered at roll-out including a new full-LED lighting package that will not only consume less power but also increase safety with a total of 71 LED lights and Adaptive Highbeam Assist. Theo ptional "Launch Edition" will feature Matte Mangnit Gray Magno paint. We can only guess that is not-so shiny version of gray paint. The Interior will be done in Corteccia Pearl Designo Leather which is said to have a shimmering metallic surface finish, we imagine this will not look like your teenage daughter borrowed your car wearing too much body glitter, but we can't say for sure. Floor mats will cut from black velour and edged in the same shimmering seat leather while the A,B and C pillars will be upholstered in anthracite alcantera. To finish the package, all AMG trim elements will be finished in piano carbon fiber black. US Market launch of the 2012 Mercedes CLS63 is expected in the summer of 2011. Buyers anxious to see the SLS inspired 4-door coupe will have their first chance at the LA Auto Show. We assume it will make appearances at following shows, so everyone has a chance to wrap their hands around the flat top and bottom steering wheel and dream of launching into a different world, quickly.

Source: Mercedes

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