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Mercedes-Benz CLS (C218)

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Mercedes-Benz CLS 220d/Mercedes-Benz CLS 250 CDI/Mercedes-Benz CLS 300/Mercedes-Benz CLS 350/Mercedes-Benz CLS 350d/Mercedes-Benz CLS 350 CDI/Mercedes-Benz CLS 400/Mercedes-Benz CLS 500/Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG (C218/X218). 2011–18 (prod. n/a). 4-door coupé, 5-door estate. F/R, F/A, 2143 cm³ diesel (I4 DOHC), 2987 cm³ diesel, 3498 cm³ petrol (V6 DOHC), 4663, 5461 cm³ (V8 DOHC). Newer, more swooping design with sculpted lines on the side, and less geometrically simple rear end, styled by Mercedes-Benz’s California studio. Bulkier appearance. Despite use of aluminium panels, stiffer bodyshell meant a weight gain over the C219. Drag coefficient down to a very creditable 0,26. Well trimmed cabin, and improved handling over previous model. Shooting Brake (X218) from 2012. Mercedes-Benz E-Klasse (W212) platform.

Manufacturing location: Sindelfingen, Baden-Württemberg, Germany

Marque: Mercedes-Benz | Model: Mercedes-Benz CLS | Predecessor: Mercedes-Benz CLS (C219) | Successor: Mercedes-Benz CLS (C257)

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