2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG

Matt Tierney
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2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG

MSRP (with destination): $95,775
PRICE AS TESTED: $129,840

ENGINE:
5.5-liter twin-turbocharged V-8
Horsepower: 550 hp @ 5250 rpm
Torque: 590 lb-ft @ 2000 rpm

TRANSMISSION:
7-speed automatic

DRIVE:
Rear-wheel

WHEELS AND TIRES:
19-inch aluminum wheels
255/35YR-19 Continental ContiSportContact front tires
285/30YR-19 Continental ContiSportContact rear tires

FUEL ECONOMY (city/highway):
16/25 mpg

CURB WEIGHT:
4277 lb

CAPACITIES:
Doors/Passengers: 4/4
Cargo: 15.3 cu ft
Legroom (front/rear): 42.1/35.0 in
Headroom (front/rear): 36.9/36.1 in
Towing: N/A

EXTERIOR/INTERIOR COLOR:
Iridium silver/black

STANDARD FEATURES:
40GB hard drive GPS navigation w/voice control
Bluetooth
Harman/Kardon surround sound audio system
Auxiliary audio input
Satellite radio
Central controller w/7-inch display
4.5-inch color instrument cluster
Power sunroof
Alcantara headliner
AMG steering wheel w/shift paddles
4-way tilt-and-telescopic steering column
Power rear sunshade
Dual-zone automatic climate control
Cruise control
Split-folding rear seats
AMG-calibrated adaptive sport suspension
Sport exhaust system
Stability control
Predictive protection system
Drive drowsiness monitor
Tire pressure monitoring system

OPTIONS ON THIS VEHICLE:
AMG carbon ceramic braking system- $12,625
AMG performance package- $6990

Carbon fiber spoiler
Carbon fiber engine cover
Red brake calipers
Raised top speed
AMG performance steering wheel
Sport suspension
Increased engine output
Night View Assist Plus- $1780
19-inch AMG twin-spoke forged wheels- $1790
Rear side airbags- $420
Parktronic- $970
Driver assistance package- $2950

Blind spot assist
Lane keeping assist
Distronic Plus
Premium package 1- $3690
iPod/MP3 media interface
Rearview camera
Heated and ventilated front seats
Active mulitcontour
Full-LED headlights
Electronic trunk closer
Keyless entry and ignition

KEY OPTIONS NOT ON THIS VEHICLE:
Limited slip differential- $2030
AMG illuminated door sills- N/A

ADDITIONAL SPECS:
With AMG Performance package, Mercedes-Benz says this car will go from zero to 60 in 4.3 seconds. The performance package also bumps the car's top speed up from 155 mph to 186 mph.

COMPARE TO:
Audi S6, BMW M5, Cadillac CTS-V, Jaguar XFR

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