New Mercedes-Benz CL-Class

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Mercedes CL 500

New Mercedes-Benz CL-Class

The international of the new CL-Class in autumn 2006 (UK spring 2007) will be the of a Mercedes-Benz coupй tradition back over 50 years. The model combines peerless and charismatic design with the of cutting-edge technology that no manufacturer can match worldwide.

innovations such as the Active Control (ABC) suspension the Intelligent Light System five lighting functions and anticipatory occupant protection all as standard. Furthermore, the luxury raises the bar in terms of vehicle with the PRE-SAFE® brakes: the system automatically brakes the before an imminent rear-end

Two powerful engines with or 12 cylinders are available, delivering a increase in output and torque. to their exemplary smoothness also live up to the Mercedes of superb motoring refinement.

The Mercedes Coupйs have synonymous with style and in the automotive industry for decades. set the standard in terms of design and combine exemplary safety an outstanding level of comfort and handling. In short, Mercedes are extraordinary dream cars automobile classics.

The new CL-Class is Mercedes-Benz masterpiece. Just as the coupй points the way to the future its innovative technology, the design has set the mould for a new Mercedes style. Its is the interaction between distinctive drawn lines with unruffled surfaces.

This lends the Coupй its own particular power, emphasising the calm and of its powerful, self-confident nature.

Mercedes features have given a contemporary twist, in a harmonious blend of the classic and Examples include the hallmark radiator grille with its chrome louvres, and the design of the The unique, slightly downwards-tapering configuration is a typical feature of the Mercedes Coupйs whose go right back to the 1950s: in the 220 S/SE Coupй (W 180/W 128 series) first captured with this striking design, and a few years later the was further refined in the successor the 220 SE Coupй (W 111/112).

Other design features were already acclaimed then have also reinterpreted for the CL-Class, keeping the large coupй tradition of the brand: the fully retractable windows, for instance, whose aperture is not interrupted by a B-pillar, and the curving panoramic rear In the early days this was a styling feature of the Mercedes and in its stylistically evolved form for the new it is just as appealing as in the 220 SE Coupй of

Interior: equipment for even the discerning driver

Style its way into the interior too: the side window aperture the eye to the stylish dashboard, exquisite trim and soft leather In an instant you realise that in the interior of the new CL-Class is designed for and relaxation. The atmosphere is reminiscent of an club: take a seat and

Five stylish colour are available; automatic climate COMAND with car radio and player as well as a glass are all part of the standard specification, that come together to a unique motoring and comfort

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In the top-of-the-line CL 600 the PASSION leather appointments, selected poplar wood and an roof liner with seams provide the finishing to an exquisite first-class ambience, a and feel also echoed in the with their designo the chromed door sill and floor mats with edging. The standard specification includes dynamic multicontour with massage function and ventilation, the hard-disc navigation COMAND APS, the LOGIC7® sound system with DVD and the KEYLESS-GO access and drive system.

Compared with the model, the new Mercedes-Benz top-of-the-range has grown slightly in every 5065 mm long, 1871 mm and 1418 mm high, the body is 75 mm 14 mm wider and 20 mm higher than providing even more and space on all four seats. The capacity has been increased by 40 to 490 litres (VDA measuring

Control concept: fewer for more functions

A newly control concept, which has been successfully implemented in the worldwide, refines driver-vehicle even further. Above it provides convenient, rapid to frequently used functions as car radio, DVD player, car phone or system.

Depending on the driver’s own these systems can be controlled switches in the centre console, a button on the multifunction steering or using the COMAND controller on the console. This central unit is linked to the large, COMAND colour display to the instrument cluster, providing to the user-friendly main and sub-menus activate the various functions.

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The standard-specification automatic control with four adjustable temperature zones is integrated into the new control The driver and front passenger can temperature, air distribution and other either using the COMAND and menu-based control, or by means of an styled switch array the air vents. The COMAND system other individual climate to be adjusted such as air distribution and the temperature.

The newly developed seats in the CL-Class provide individual seating comfort. means that all components of the system are incorporated directly the seat; hence the seats an important component in the occupant system. The standard specification provides electric adjustment of the setting, incline of the seat and seat height, head and length of the front seat

Pneumatic lumbar supports the driver and front passenger to the backrest contour to suit build and consequently reduce the on the back muscles.

Optional include luxury seats active ventilation (standard in the CL that provide even individual comfort, along the further enhanced multicontour with nine air cushions, and multicontour seats with function (standard in the CL 600).

The driver and front passenger with multicontour function been awarded the AGR (healthy campaign) seal of approval.

Body Control: the perfect of dynamism and comfort

The standard in the new Mercedes Coupй features innovations that no other can match anywhere in the world. and foremost is the Active Body (ABC) suspension system, in its latest, even more guise delivers unprecedented dynamics while offering an appreciable improvement in ride

Based on sensor signals and specially designed hydraulic at the axles, ABC all but entirely eliminates the pitch and roll of the body occur when moving cornering and braking. ABC responds split-second speed to ensure the damping is adjusted instantly to any At speeds above 60 mph, ABC the body by up to 10 millimetres to reduce and improve handling stability.

Light System: five functions to match driving and conditions

The Intelligent Light which makes driving safer in the dark, is equally Together with bi-xenon it forms part of the standard for the new CL-Class and provides five lighting functions that are to match driving and weather the new country mode illuminates the edge of the road more and brightly than the existing headlamps.

Motorway mode, comes on automatically when above 56 mph, delivers a cone of light that the entire road width. In the of this cone the driver is to see around 50 metres further. The fog lamps are also new, Mercedes-Benz uses to provide orientation in adverse weather

Active light function and light function are also of the standard-fit Intelligent Light on the CL-Class.

PRE-SAFE®: automatic braking before an impending

Mercedes-Benz is the world’s first car to develop an anticipatory occupant system that recognises a accident situation in its early and takes anticipatory occupant measures: PRE-SAFE® is standard-equipment on the new During emergency braking or skidding is imminent, the system the passenger seat into the favourable position so that and airbags have maximum on impact.

It also inflates air in the dynamic multicontour seats in the CL 600), which envelop and the driver and front passenger. also closes the side and the sunroof in critical situations high lateral dynamics are

Mercedes-Benz has just made multi-award-winning anticipatory protection even better in the CL-Class the newly developed PRE-SAFE® They operate in tandem Brake Assist PLUS PLUS), which warns the of an imminent rear-end collision visual and audible signals and calculates the required braking to prevent an accident. This support is available as soon as the pedal is operated.

If the driver not react to the BAS PLUS warnings, the brakes trigger automatic braking where an accident is and slow the CL-Class down around 40 per cent of the total power.

The automatic partial provides the driver with clear warning to act. If the then immediately applies the the maximum braking force is and the accident can — depending on the — be averted at the last If an accident is unavoidable, the PRE-SAFE® reduce the impact severity in turn, the risk of injury to the occupants.

Mercedes CL 600

As with Brake PLUS, the new PRE-SAFE® brakes utilise state-of-the-art radar to scan the situation in front of the car and a potential accident. Two short-range sensors with a range of 30 and a scanning angle of 80° are located the front bumper fascia on the The additional long-range radar in the grille has a range of 150 metres.

Mercedes-Benz also offers BAS and PRE-SAFE® brakes in conjunction the optional DISTRONIC PLUS cruise control.

Assistance radar sensors make child’s play

The newly parking guidance system extra) also works on the of radar technology: the sensors the length of a parking space driving past and show on the display whether there is space to park. The display includes a symbolic representation of the manoeuvre; guide lines the required steering angle and the path into the parking In this way the system helps the park inch perfect.

view assist with headlamps, reversing camera, control for car radio, DVD changer and as well as tyre pressure system are other optional assistance systems for increased safety and comfort.

Engines: and 12-cylinder powerplants with more power

The new luxury is ready for any challenge on motorways and roads thanks to the most Mercedes engines to date. The powerplant in the CL 500 delivers 285 kW/388 hp and a maximum torque of 530 Nm from rpm. As such the newly engine outperforms the existing V8 by 26 per cent in terms of output and 15 per when it comes to torque.

with four-valve technology, adjustable shifting camshafts, a intake module and tumble in the intake ducts, the new V8 is among the advanced, powerful engines in its class. The CL 500 accelerates from to 62.5 mph in just 5.4 seconds model: 6.3 seconds).

An ultra-modern 12-cylinder engine under the of the new CL 600 generates its impressive power. engineers have enhanced details of the power unit compared to the predecessor model, increased output by 12 kW/17 hp to 380 hp. The maximum torque, already on tap 1900 rpm, has been further by 30 Nm to 830 Nm and remains constant up to rpm.

The new CL 600 accelerates from 0 to 62.5 mph in 4.6 seconds (previous model: 4.8 And despite the significant performance the V12 engine is 0.6 mpg more efficient the outgoing model.

Mercedes-Benz has the standard-fit automatic transmission the new DIRECT SELECT gearshift: the can select the transmission settings P, N, R and D by a lever on the steering column. commands are transmitted electronically by

Tradition: seven generations of the Coupй

The new CL-Class ushers in the generation of the large Mercedes The two-door model replaces the outgoing model, which the ranks of the best-selling luxury with around 46,800 sold.

The history of the large Coupйs stretches back to when Mercedes-Benz launched the 300 S Coupй — a car for the world’s was the verdict of the motoring press in its In 1956 it was followed by the 220 S Coupй as of the W 180 model series, which the public’s imagination with its Pontoon body in particular. And in the derder 220 SEb Coupй (W 111 model took up the baton with its elongated body.

In 1981 the SEC from the C 126 model series based on the then S-Class and in the Mercedes-Benz line-up for 10 years over 74,000 units In 1992 the Geneva Motor was host to the launch of the successor (C 140 model series), powered for the time by a 290-kW/394-hp twelve-cylinder The predecessor to the new CL-Class Coupй its world premiere in March setting new standards with Mercedes innovations such as the Body Control (ABC) system and bi-xenon headlamps.

has built over 178,000 coupйs since 1952.

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