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Mercedes-Benz CL500

The 0.33 technology of the CL is the W215-chassis coupé of 2000 to 2006. It is primarily based totally at the 2000-2004/five Mercedes-Benz S-Class, thogh it rides on an 8-inch shorter wheelbase. It is obtainable as 4 fashions: the V8-powered CL500, the supercharged V8-powered CL55 AMG, the V12-powered CL600 and the uncommon bi-faster V12-powered CL65 AMG. The limited-version V12-powered CL63 AMG became bought in 2001 handiest. All fashions seat 4.

The CL coupes come ready with the very modern-day in Mercedes-Benz technology, and the CL is continually the primary version to acquire new technological functions (it added the progressive Active Body Control fully-energetic suspension gadget and Bi-Xenon HID lights, each as global firsts).The CL-elegance has a few of the maximum famous luxurious coupes withinside the global, outselling opponents along with the Jaguar XK8 coupe and the Bentley Continental GT.

The CL-elegance has a prolonged listing of to be had functions. The following functions come standard: weather control, all-leather-based indoors, wooden trim, experience computer, CD, navigation gadget, the front heated and cooled seats, energy moonroof. Optional functions consist of a heated guidance wheel and voice-activated telephone.

Exclusive "designo" programs also are to be had. These programs upload custom shadeation steel paint, custom shadeation Nappa leather-based indoors and unusual burl walnut trim. They are to be had in 3 variants: designo Cashmere, designo Espresso and designo Silver.

As with all main German manufacturers (besides Porsche) Mercedes restriction their automobiles to 250 km/h (one hundred fifty five mph). The justification for having fashions with the equal energy (CL600 and CL55 AMG) is that the CL55 AMG is sportier and greater responsive, at the same time as the CL600 is greater high-priced with a smoother ride. The CL65 AMG is made to reserve in very small numbers, and is the maximum effective CL to date.

The CL63 AMG is the rarest CL of all. It became produced handiest in November 2001, and simply 26 examples have been ever constructed for sale. The V12-powered CL63 AMG became handiest bought in Europe and Asia. Mercedes-Benz by no means supplied the CL63 for sale; all have been bought solely via AMG with a base charge of £110,000 (~US$200,000).

From 1999 via 2002, the V12-ready automobiles function a cylinder deactivation gadget known as Active Cylinder Control. The function became dropped while the 493hp biturbo V-12 became added.

EnginePowerTorque0-100 km/h (62 mph)Top speed
CL5005.0 L V8225 kW (306 hp DIN)460 N·m (339 ft·lbf)6.3 seconds250 km/h (155 mph)
CL600Turbocharged 5.5 L V12368 kW (500 hp DIN)800 N·m (590 ft·lbf)4.8 seconds250 km/h (155 mph)
CL55 AMGSupercharged 5.5 L V8368 kW (500 hp DIN)700 N·m (516 ft·lbf)4.8 seconds250 km/h (155 mph)
CL63 AMGNaturally aspirated 6.3 L V12326 kW (444 hp DIN)620 N·m (457 ft·lbf)5.5 seconds250 km/h (155 mph)
CL65 AMGTwin-Turbocharged 6.0 L V12450 kW (612 hp DIN)1000 N·m (737.6 ft·lbf)4.4 seconds250 km/h (155 mph)