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Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG F1 Limited Edition

The 2d era of the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class is the C215-chassis coupé of 2000-2006. It is primarily based totally at the 1999-2006 Mercedes-Benz S-Class (W220), aleven though it rides on an eight-inch (203 mm) shorter wheelbase. Sales in Germany commenced in August 1999 for the CL 500 V8.

The C215 outside layout and lively suspension changed into previewed via way of means of the Mercedes-Benz F200 idea in 1996.

The CL is obtainable as 5 fashions: the V8-powered CL 500, the supercharged V8-powered CL fifty five AMG, the V12-powered CL six hundred, a constrained-version V12-powered CL sixty three AMG, and the uncommon bi-faster V12-powered CL sixty five AMG. All fashions seat 4.

The CL coupes come prepared with the very ultra-modern in Mercedes-Benz technology, and together with the S-Class sedans the CL coupes get hold of new technological capabilities. It changed into the second one vehicle, (after the W220 S-Class), with Distronic: the primary global radar-assisted Autonomous cruise manage machine.

It changed into the primary vehicle withinside the global with each low beam and excessive beam (Bi-Xenon) High Intensity Discharge headlamps.It delivered the subtle Active Body Control completely lively suspension machine. Active Body Control makes use of 4 hydraulic suspension rams that use 3 stress regulators linked to a aggregate electricity guidance and suspension pump, pushing fluid at a stress of 2,960 psi (20,four hundred kPa) thru the machine that, together with numerous intermediate computer systems and grasp CPU, continues this vehicle definitely flat thru the corners. The CL-elegance has a prolonged listing of custom to be had capabilities. The following capabilities are preferred: weather manage, ABC (hydraulic) suspension, all-leather-based indoors, clothier wooden trim, journey computer, CD, navigation machine, the front heated seats, electricity moonroof, in addition to electricity door and trunk remaining assist. Optional capabilities consist of a heated guidance wheel and voice-activated phone, in addition to, the front fan-cooled and heated seats.

The CL sixty three AMG is the rarest W215 CL of all. It changed into produced simplest in November 2001 and simply 26 examples have been ever constructed for sale. Some UK examples have been registered in March 2002. The V12-powered CL sixty three AMG changed into simplest offered in Europe and Asia. Mercedes-Benz in no way provided the W215 CL sixty three for sale; all have been offered completely thru AMG.

From 1999 thru 2003, the V12-prepared automobiles featured a cylinder deactivation machine known as Active Cylinder Control. The characteristic changed into dropped while the five hundred PS (368 kW; 493 hp) bi-faster V12 changed into delivered. This disactivation characteristic allowed the CL six hundred to get higher gasoline economic system than the similar CL500 (while now no longer prepared with ACC itself, an choice for the V8), particularly on the street in which the six-cylinder operation might be successfully used. Basically this engine is Mercedes six-cylinder collection engines mated to a not unusualplace crank with suitable engine tracking systems.

In 2003, the automobiles have been upgraded with Pre-Safe precrash machine and a more recent electronics package deal that blanketed a DVD-primarily based totally navigation machine in place of the CD-primarily based totally COMAND machine. Also, the engine alternatives changed. The CL55 AMG have become supercharged permitting the automobile to boost up from 0-60 mph in four.27sec in step with Motor Trend and the V12 CL six hundred had turbochargers introduced and a moderate engine reduction, from 5980 cc to 5513 cc. Both automobiles produced 500 PS (368 kW; 493 hp) the distinction, again, changed into the quietness of the CL six hundred in comparison to as an alternative noisy CL fifty five AMG. The greater effective CL sixty five produced 612 PS (450 kW; 604 hp). The pinnacle velocity of the automobile changed into constrained to 250 km/h (a hundred and sixty mph).


  • Pre-Safe, the included Mercedes-Benz collision avoidance and reaction machine, that debuted with the W220 S-Class.
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and Brake Assist have been preferred capabilities for hard riding situations and emergency maneuvers.
  • The C215 CL-Class introduced preferred the front and rear facet curtain airbags. In total, the C215 capabilities eight airbags: 2 frontal (motive force and passenger), four facet airbags (one for every passenger, non-compulsory for rear seats) and a couple of window-airbags.
  • LED brake lighting have been additionally preferred trouble at the C215. LED brake lighting remove darkness from quicker than traditional bulbs.

Comfort and convenience

  • Distronic cruise manage, that could keep a fixed distance among the CL-Class and any car in the front.
  • Speedtronic adjustable velocity limiter for now no longer exceeding a fixed velocity on roads with velocity limits.
  • Keyless Go, a clever key access and startup machine.
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers.
  • Light sensors to show the headlights on and stale mechanically, relying on lights circumstances. The device show and the COMAND screen's backlight and coloration additionally regulate mechanically relying at the ambient mild situation.
  • Parktronic visible and audible parking aid, with sensors withinside the the front and rear bumpers. Also, the passenger facet replicate can swivel down mechanically while enticing reverse, to assist see the curb.
  • Automatically heated outside mirrors.
  • Fully automated weather manage machine with pollen and charcoal filters and non-compulsory separate rear-seat weather controls.
  • COMAND machine combines the controls for audio systems, the television, the navigation and the phone. COMAND primarily based totally automobiles provide better high-satisfactory audio as in comparison to the Audio 10 machine.
  • Optional BOSE sound machine.
  • Summer Open/Close - Ability to open and near all 4 home windows and the sunroof on the sametime upon access and/or go out from the car.
  • Self starting and remaining trunk.
  • Self-remaining doors.
  • Electrically adjustable seats are preferred. Optional have been the reminiscence feature for the seats (preferred in many nations on the bigger engine fashions) and the multi-contour backrests with rubdown feature.
  • Easy access/go out feature.
  • Auto-dimming indoors and motive force's facet outside rear view mirrors to save you being dazzled via way of means of automobiles behind.
  • bi-xenon headlamps
  • Linguatronic voice popularity machine which may be used to govern the audio machine, navigation machine, and a mobile phone thru voice commands.

Drivetrain technologies

The C215 featured simplest the hydraulic Active Body Control (ABC) machine. It is technically greater superior than preferred Airmatic air suspension determined at the W220 S-Class sibling, and continues the automobile stage even in speedy corners, presents a consolation and sports activities setting. Also, the automobile peak may be improved via way of means of the usage of a button, growing floor clearance (2 settings) for riding on hard terrain, lowers mechanically at better speeds.