Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has a commanding road presence. Check out the features & specifications of the four-door coupe- Mercedes CLS 500 and CLS 350.

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Mercedes Benz CLS-Class

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Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class was introduced to the world market in 2004, at the New York International Auto Show. Some time later, it was launched in the Indian automobile market. The four-door coupe is based on Mercedes-Benz W219 luxurious E-class model. CLS-Class combines the charm of a coupe with comfort and practicality of a sedan. Riding in it makes the occupants feel ecstatic. Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class has astonished the car connoisseurs in India with its mesmerizing looks and class-leading performance.

Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class coupe offers its buyers a good selection of engines. It comes with four engine options, two of them available in India. The CLS 500 V8 gasoline engine pumps out a power of 388 PS @ 6000 rpm and a maximum torque of 530 Nm @ 2800-4800 rpm. The CLS 350 V6 petrol engine delivers an output of 272 bhp @ 6000 rpm and 350 Nm of torque @ 2400 to 5000 rpm. Both the engines are known for their swiftness.

Design And Comfort
The exteriors of Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class exude dynamism, with a blend of the sporty elegance of a coupe and the classic feel of a sedan. The frontage of the car is expressive, with L-shaped headlamps and a muscular radiator grille. The arrow-shaped direction indicators and jewel-like taillights provide a striking effect at the rear end. The driver and front seat passengers of CLS-Class coupe get electrically adjustable multicontour seats, providing excellent lateral support. The Length of its central console has been increased, to ensure maximum comfort for the rear seat occupants.

The generous interiors of Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class coupe come with ample elbowroom for its rear seat passengers and good amount of storage capacity in the boot. Finest quality materials have been used in the cabin, giving a sense of flair. The dashboard and center console get a sleek wood finishing, which further enhances the appeal of the coupe. A pleasant onboard atmosphere is ensured by the automatic climate control system. The multimedia COMAND APS control and display system is optional.

Ride And Handling
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class coupe is very agile. Exceptional handling, characteristic of the vehicle, is ensured by an optional AIRMATIC DC semi-active air suspension system. The automobile is fitted with ASR acceleration skid control and Brake Assist System, which provide sophisticated driving dynamics. Both the variants of the coupe have been equipped with 7G-TRONIC automatic transmission, which helps reduce exhaust emissions and fuel consumption and enhances the vehicle's braking effect.
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Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is fully loaded with latest safety features, with Electronic Stability Program (ESP) as standard in all its variants. The Brake Assist System (BAS) helps the driver acquire control over the vehicle in an emergency braking situation. Apart from this, the car is also equipped with an Adaptive Brake braking system, Active Light System, and other individualized features, ensuring maximum protection for its passengers.

Mercedes Benz CLS-Class Price, Variants And Color
CLS 500 and CLS 350 are the two variants of Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class coupe, available in India. The car is priced between Rs 64 lakh and Rs 80 lakhs (approx). It is found in a wide range of colors, including Arctic White and Black and metallic colors - Barolo Red, Capri Blue, Designo Graphite, Diamond White, Flint Grey, Indium Gray, Iridium Silver, Jade Green, Obsidian Black, Pewter and Platinum Black.

Mercedes Benz CLS-Class Mileage
The CLS-Class justifies the elegance of Mercedes-Benz with its excellent interiors and catchy exteriors. The luxury car gives an average mileage of 6-9 kmpl on petrol version and 10-12 miles/gallon on gasoline variant.

Technical Specifications of Mercedes Benz CLS-Class
Model Mercedes CLS-Class
Body Type Coupe
Number Of Doors 4
Seating Capacity 4
Fuel Capacity 80 Litres
Length 4910 mm
Width 1403 mm
Height 1873 mm
Wheelbase 2854 mm
Ground Clearance 118 mm
Minimum Turning Radius 5.6 m
Kerb Weight 1835 kg (CLS 500), 1730 KG (CLS 350)
Type 5.0-litre V8 engine (CLS 500) V6 Petrol (CLS 350)
Number Of Cylinders 8 (CLS 500) 6 (CLS 350)
Displacement 5461 cc (CLS 500) 3498 cc (CLS 350)
Transmission 7G-TRONIC automatic transmission
Max. Power 388 PS @ 6000 rpm (CLS 500) 272 bhp @ 6000 rpm (CLS 350)
Max. Torque 530 Nm @ 2800-4800 rpm (CLS 500) 350 Nm @ 2400 - 5000 rpm (CLS 350)
Front Suspension 4-link suspension, Integral support frame, anti-dive control. Semi- active air-suspension with ADS II, automatic level control and stabilizer
Rear Suspension MB-Multi-Link independent rear suspension, anti-squat / anti-lift, Semi- active air-suspension with ADS II, automatic level control and stabilizer
Front Disc brakes, internally ventilated
Rear Disc brakes, internally ventilated
Steering Type Speed sensitive, rack and pinion, power assisted
Tyre Size 245 / 40 R18 (CLS 500), 245 / 45 R17 (CLS 350)

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