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The new Mercedes-Benz CLS: The original perfected

The new Mercedes-Benz CLS combines unique design with a luxurious interior and an extensive standard equipment package. The third generation of the original can now be ordered at prices starting at 68,127.50 euros[1]. The new CLS will come onto the market in March 2018.

The AMG Line (2,737 euros) makes for added sportiness of the exterior and interior. External features are dynamic AMG styling (consisting of AMG front apron with chrome trim, sportily distinctive air curtains, AMG side sill panels and AMG rear apron in diffuser look with chrome trim strip), a diamond radiator grille with chrome pins and 48.3 cm (19-inch) 5-twin-spoke AMG light-alloy wheels painted in tremolite grey with a high-sheen finish. In the interior, the AMG Line comprises specially designed seats in ARTICO man-made leather/DINAMICA microfibre in black, an AMG multifunction sports steering wheel with flattened bottom section as well as AMG sports pedals and AMG floor mats.

The Edition 1 special model adds even more to the exclusivity of the CLS (extra price of 12,495 euros, combinable with all engine variants). The exclusive details include the COPPER ART interior concept with seats in black pearl nappa leather with centre section in diamond design and copper-coloured highlights. There is copper-coloured contrasting topstitching on the centre console, seats, armrests, instrument panel and door trim panels. In addition, exclusive trim in open-pore black ash wood with Edition 1 laser engraving on the centre console comes as standard.

The prices at a glance:

CLS 350 d 4MATIC CLS 400 d 4MATIC CLS 450 4MATIC
Number of cylinders/arrangement 6/in-line 6/in-line 6/in-line
Displacement (cc) 2925 2925 2999
Rated output (kW/hp) 210/286 250/340 270/367
Extra output from EQ Boost (kW/hp) 16/22
Rated torque (Nm) 600 700 500
Combined fuel consumption (l/100km)2 5.6 5.6 7.5
Combined CO2 emissions (g/km)2 148 148 178
Acceleration 0-100 km/h (s) 5.7 5.0 4.8
Price from (euros)1 68,127.50 72,506.70 70,906.15

Interior: comfort and versatility

On request, a high-resolution Widescreen cockpit (1,011.50 euros) is available for the new CLS, with two 12.3-inch displays arranged beneath a shared, continuous glass cover.

The ENERGIZING comfort control offers up to six programmes, which bundle various comfort features into a coordinated package. This makes for enhanced physical comfort and performance while at the wheel and during breaks. ENERGIZING comfort control is available in combination with the AIR BALANCE package (398.65 euros) and COMAND Online (2,142 euros) and costs 238 euros.

For the first time, the CLS Coupé is a five-seater. The optionally available EASY-PACK Quickfold (517.65 euros) allows the backrests to be folded down in a 40/20/40 split to versatilely expand the large 520-litre luggage compartment.

Intelligent Drive: safety systems from the S‑C lass

The new CLS comes with the latest driving assistance systems with route-based support for the driver. The standard equipment includes Active Brake Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, ATTENTION ASSIST, Speed Limit Assist and the occupant protection system PRE-SAFE®.

The optional Driving Assistance Package (1,796.90 euros) consists of Active Distance Control DISTRONIC, Active Steering Assist, Active Speed Limit Assist, Active Brake Assist with cross-traffic function, Evasive Steering Assist, Active Blind Spot Assist, Active Lane Keeping Assist and PRE‑S AFE® PLUS. The Driving Assistance package Plus (2,391.90 euros) includes PRE-SAFE® Impulse Side. This system can brace the front occupants for a side impact by nudging them sideways to reduce the risk of injury.

MULTIBEAM LED headlamps with ULTRA RANGE high beam (1,636.25 euros) are optionally available. These allow extremely quick and precise, electronically controlled adjustment of the headlamps to suit the current traffic conditions. ULTRA RANGE Highbeam generates the maximum light intensity permitted by law.

For the first time, the CLS is optionally available with a fully electronic trailer coupling (1,142.40 euros). The push of a button is all it takes to extend or retract the otherwise concealed coupling. Vehicles with trailer coupling are equipped with ESP® trailer stabilisation as standard.

[1] All prices are recommended retail prices in Germany incl. 19% VAT
[2] NEDC, combined, acc. to Euro 6d temp

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