2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class

CLS550 RWD 4-Dr Sedan V8 auto trans

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2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class
The Mercedes-Benz CLS established the "four-door coupe" genre in 2006, eventually inspiring imitators like the Volkswagen CC, the Hyundai Sonata, and the Audi A7. While the sleek shape erodes some of the practicality associated with a typical four-door, the success of the CLS reinforces a simple truth: people want beautiful cars. Mechanically, the CLS is a reskinned E-class with high-end equipment, but in terms of packaging it is a very different car. The CLS is about three inches longer and two inches lower than the E-class, and the sweeping roofline creates a more intimate cabin. The top of the windshield sits closer to passengers and the center console stretches between the rear seats, making the CLS strictly a four-seater. Optional active parking assist steers the CLS into parallel parking spots as the driver controls the throttle and brakes. A twin-turbo 4.6-liter V-8 good for 402 hp powers the base CLS550. Rear-wheel drive is standard, and all-wheel drive is standard in the CLS550 4Matic. The CLS63 AMG uses the new 5.5-liter twin-turbo V-8 to produce 518 hp and 4.4-second runs to 60 mph. The AMG car also incorporates start-stop technology to eliminate fuel consumption when stopped at traffic lights. Every CLS is equipped with Mercedes' Airmatic suspension and a well-mannered seven-speed automatic transmission. It all adds up to a creamy, polished, and poised car. Factor in the beautiful body of this posh cruiser, and it's easy to see why the CLS sells for $12,000 more than the E-class that it's based on.
2012 Mercedes Benz CLS550 4MATIC Front Three Quarter
2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 4MATIC
The latest Mercedes-Benz CLS is very true to the original's design, and that is a great thing. The menacing front end keeps it from looking too soft, which is also good. The design is very distinctive, but one unexpected annoyance caused by the car's appearance is the fact that the rear doors are extremely long, such that you must be very careful opening them lest you bump them into another car. The CLS also inflicted pain because of the hunched-over positioning required to install a pair of child seats. Fortunately, I wasn't uncomfortable with the rear roofline when I sat back there (I'm 5'6").
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2013 Mercedes Benz CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake Front
Big Bad Benz Wagon: Mercedes-Benz Unveils CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake
We already got a look at the all-new 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake two weeks ago, but now enthusiasts really have something to salivate over: the 2013 CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake, complete with rear-wheel drive, wagon-like space, and up to 557 hp.
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Mercedes Benz CLS Shooting Brake Side View
Mercedes-Benz Shows Production-Spec CLS Shooting Brake
Following the Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake concept’s debut at the 2012 Beijing auto show, the automaker announced plans to actually build a version of the stylish yet practical four-door. Now the automaker has released details on the production version of the CLS Shooting Brake, which isn’t planned for the U.S. market.
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Mercedes Benz CLS Golden For 65th Palme DOr
Gold Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG 45th Anniversary on Display at Cannes Film Festival
Mercedes-Benz and AMG will display a gold Mercedes-Benz SL 65 AMG 45th Anniversary at the Cannes International Film Festival to celebrate the 65th Palme d’Or (Golden Palm). A variety of Mercedes and AMG vehicles painted gold will be on hand for shuttle service to different festival events.
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1937 Mercedes Benz Type 320 Cabriolet B Front View With Jessi Lang
Feature Flick: WOT Checks Out 1937 Mercedes-Benz Type 320, Concept Style Coupe
This week’s episode of Wide Open Throttle is all about Mercedes-Benz, as host Jessi Lang gets an in-depth look at a rare car in the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center’s collection and gets artsy at the Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) in Los Angeles with the Mercedes-Benz Concept Style Coupe. To start things off, Lang first gives us a walk-around of a 1937 Type 320 Cabriolet B, one of the many cars restored by the Mercedes-Benz Classic Center in Irvine, California. This executive touring car was originally available in two wheelbase lengths and came powered by a six-cylinder engine. The car sported modern features like an independent coil-spring suspension and four-wheel hydraulic brakes. This particular cabriolet is for sale and can be yours for just $595,000 – perhaps not an outrageous amount when you consider the 75-year-old classic’s immaculate restoration and roughly 40,200-mile odometer reading. Next, Lang jets across town to take a look at the Mercedes-Benz Concept Style Coupe on display at MOCA. Mixed in with a variety of interesting exhibits chosen by curator Mike D of the Beastie Boys, the Mercedes concept is integrated into an art piece that synchronizes music with lights. While the concept is presented as part of a piece of art, it previews an actual production car on the way from the German automaker. Expected to be called the CLA, the upcoming CLS-inspired four-door coupe will share underpinnings -- and likely drivetrain options -- with the new A-Class. Lang goes on to talk about what the car might mean for Mercedes’ future success. Hear what she has to say in the video below.

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2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Specifications

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Engine
4.7L V8Engine
Fuel economy City:
17 MPG
Fuel economy Highway:
25 MPG
Horsepower:
402 hp @ 5000rpm
Torque:
443 ft lb of torque @ 1600rpm
  • Air Conditioning
  • Power Windows
  • Power Locks
  • Power Seats (optional)
  • Steering Wheel Tilt (optional)
  • Cruise Control
  • Sunroof
  • ABS
  • Stabilizer Front (optional)
  • Stabilizer Rear (optional)
  • Electronic Traction Control
  • Electronic Stability Control
  • Airbag Driver
  • Airbag Passenger
  • Airbag Side Front
  • Radio
  • CD Changer (optional)
  • DVD
  • Navigation

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