2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class

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$113,150-$209,300
$105,230-$194,649
11 CITY / 18 HWY
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Overview

The Mercedes-Benz CL-Class is a high-performance luxury car, similar to the S-Class, but with long doors and a shorter wheelbase. For 2011, new twin-turbo V-8 engines have been introduced.

The 2011 Mercedes-Benz CL550 4Matic features 18-inch wheels, sunroof, leather seats, leather and genuine wood steering wheel, power accessories (including door and trunk closers and 14-way heated and ventilated front seats), bi-Xenon headlights, keyless entry and ignition, Harman Kardon sound system, and hard-drive-based navigation system. Several option packages are available, and can include 19- or 20-inch wheels, performance tires, upgraded front seats, and various safety features. The progressively more powerful CL600, CL63 AMG, and CL65 AMG trims add many more enhancements, including standard adaptive cruise control, sport-tuned suspension, premium brakes, and a wealth of options.

The various trim levels of the 2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class come with different engines and drivetrains. The CL550 4Matic features a twin-turbocharged, 429-horsepower, 4.6-liter V-8 engine that delivers 516 lb.-ft. of torque. It comes with a 7-speed automatic transmission and all-wheel drive. The CL600 uses a 510-horsepower, 5.5-liter, twin-turbo V-12 engine that produces 612 lb.-ft. of torque, plus a 5-speed automatic transmission and rear-wheel drive (RWD). The CL63 AMG's engine is a 536-horsepower 5.5-liter V-8 that works with a 7-speed automatic transmission and RWD and produces 590 lb.-ft. of torque. The optional AMG Performance package will boost its power to 563 horsepower and 664 lb.-ft. of torque. The CL65 AMG features a 621-horsepower, 6.0-liter, twin-turbo V-12 engine, 5-speed automatic transmission, and RWD. That engine can produce 738 lb. ft. of torque.

In addition to a full complement of air bags, steadying controls, and pre-impact reactors, a great many exclusive safety features are standard or optional with the 2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class. These include lane-departure and blind-spot warning systems, and Attention Assist, which sounds an alarm if the driver appears to have lost focus.

Starting MSRPs for the 2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class ranged from $113,150 to $209,300.

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