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Mercedes-Benz CL 500 Gets A Revamp With Revised Stance, New Wheels


Replaced by the S-Class Coupe in 2014, the Mercedes-Benz CL was the most luxurious two-door model in the brand’s range, and this one has been slightly revised with some aftermarket parts.

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One of the most noticeable things of the entire build are the rims. Signed by Cor.Speed and installed by TR Exclusive, the 10-spoke alloys measure 9×21 inches up front and 10.5×21 inches at the rear. they have a gunmetal matte finish and are shod in 255/30 front and 295/25 rear tires.

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Bringing the car closer to the tarmac is a lowering module from Cete Automotive, whereas the final upgrade is a sports exhaust system from TR Exclusive. According to Cor.Speed, the part makes the engine sound “more distinctive”, and has likely added a few extra horses to the luxury coupe’s V8. From 2006 to 2011, this used to be a 5.5-liter V8 with 383 HP (388 PS / 285 kW), whereas the facelifted model, which was launched in 2011, had a new 4.7-liter unit with 429 HP (435 PS).

Equipped with a seven-speed automatic transmission, the facelifted CL 500, which seems to be the model depicted here, did the 0 to 62 mph (0-100 km/h) sprint in a 4.8 seconds, and could hit a maximum speed of 155 mph (250 km/h). The 4Matic all-wheel drive model was equally quick and had an identical top speed.

The pinnacle of the series was the CL 65 AMG, with its 603 HP (612 PS / 450 kW) and 783 lb-ft (1,000 Nm) twin-turbo 6.0-liter V12. This variant was capable of sprinting from rest to 62 mph in 4.1 seconds, while the V-max was also limited to 155 mph.





Updated: December 27, 2020 — 11:04 am

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