Germans at Mercedes will introduce in 2014 a new four-door coupe to be positioned under the current CLS. It will be based on future B-Class architecture and platform will use the new MFA.
German manufacturer Mercedes-Benz has big plans regarding the launch of new models, and a smaller version of the current CLS can grasp the ideas for the future of the Germans. According to company sources, German officials will produce a “baby CLS ‘to be based on future B-Class. The same sources, the new four-door coupe will see daylight in 2014.
Will take its design elements from the current CFA and the F800 concept shown at Geneva last year, and overall architecture will be for the new Mercedes philosophy. In the future the German model will be the new platform with front MFA. In terms of future engines that could animate a four-door coupe, the solution could come from Renault.
Mercedes could offer supercharged petrol engines of 1.4 and 1.8 liters, and will belong to the flagship of the Mercedes 1.8-liter gasoline engines of 203 bhp.
Mercedes has revealed today in the California Lounge the performance version of the CLS model . Equipped with the new AMG V8 engine, coming from the new CLS63 is available in two versions of power.
To cope with strong competition in the industry, here comes the new CLS63 AMG V8, offered in two versions of power. The first one delivers 518 horsepower and 698 Nm of torque, a resource that guarantees a sprint from 0 to 100 km / h in just 4.4 seconds and a top speed limited electronically to 250 km / h.
For the most demanding customers there will be a Performance Package that delivers a total of 550 horsepower and 800 Nm of torque under the hood. Resources ensures acceleration from 0 to 100 km / h in 4.3 seconds and a top speed limited electronically also of 300 km / h.
Although the performance coupe with four doors have improved comparatively the old generation, Mercedes has managed to reduce the consumption by 33 percent.
The V8 engine is assisted by a transmission Speedshift MCT seven, with seven reports, which comes with start-stop system, available in run mode C (Controlled Efficiency). When the box is scheduled to Sport mode (S) and Sport Plus (S), the system is idle to save fuel, increase driving pleasure. There are of course the option M Speedshift box, which allows the driver to change gears using shift paddles behind the steering wheel positioned.
To maximize the sensations offered by V8 engine, Mercedes has installed and a start assist system, dubbed RACE START. The package also includes an adaptive suspension technology with three functions, Comfort, Sport and Sport Plus, combined with the latest workshops developed AMG sports steering. However, the driver can select three levels of intervention of the safety system ESP.
To properly manage power baggage, the Mercedes C63 AMG has four perforated discs measuring 360 mm, hidden behind 19-inch wheels with five spokes shod with 255/35 tires in front and 285 / 30 back. Contrast is provided by calipers painted red.
On the aesthetic level, Mercedes C63 AMG comes with a revised aerodynamic package, which includes a new front spoiler with large air intakes, side skirts and a rear deflector with four tailpipes.
Market debut will be marked by a special version, Launch Edition, which suggests a body finished in Grey manganite Magno, a leather interior Corteccia Pearl color, combined with the anthracite alcantara. Furnishings are made of carbon fiber and black wood.
Huge Image Gallery of the new Mercedes CLS63 AMG below
Mercedes introduces a new basic version of the CLS model, powered by a 2.1 liter diesel engine capable of delivering 204 horsepower and 500 Nm, with a consumption of just 5.1 litres/100 km.
Following the precedent set with the release of the S250 CDI Mercedes S-Class model, the German manufacturer introduced four-cylinder engine and new-generation CLS.
Four-door coupe have such an entry-level version, powered by diesel engine with a capacity of 2.1 liters, capable of delivering a total of 204 horsepower and 500 Nm. According to officials in Stuttgart, as in the case of S-Class, the version will try to provide an optimal compromise between performance and efficiency.
Thus, the new CLS 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY resources will be sufficient to propel the four-door coupe from 0 to 100 km / h in just 7.5 seconds, while promising a top speed of 242 km / h. Even so, the value remains relatively low consumption of only 5.1 liters per 100 kilometers.
Debut of new Mercedes CLS is fast approaching and before the official presentation of the Paris Motor Show, fans can admire the brand new photos of German coupe.
Mercedes CLS will dubut in early October under the Paris Motor Show a new series of informal photos of the second generation of German model appeared on the Internet. This time new CLS pictures are much clearer. Broad lines were retained from the old generation, and the Germans have applied the new design philosophy. The result is impressive. Mercedes CLS looks more aggressive and sporty and elegant and at the same time inspiring.
In front you can see some elements taken from the SLS AMG. Redesigned grille and bonnet with smoother lines, adjacent to the new optical blocks gives a future CFA aggressive silhouette. Germans have not forgotten inside the four-door Coupé. They installed a center console similar to the new E-Class and S-Class.
In the engines, Mercedes promises to top the 3.5-liter V6 that produces 306 horsepower and 4.7 liter V8 unit capable of developing 435 horses. Later we can assist and a lively version of a V8 AMG 5.5-liter twin-turbo, producing 544 horsepower. Also, four-cylinder engine with 204 horses and 250 CDI unit will also be present in the new CLS.