2003 Mercedes-Benz CL600 - AZH-CARS

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2003 Mercedes-Benz CL600

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 began out in August 1999 for the CL 500 V8.

The C215 outdoors layout and energetic 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 confined-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 geared up with the very brand new in Mercedes-Benz technology, and in conjunction 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 device.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 absolutely energetic suspension device. Active Body Control makes use of 4 hydraulic suspension rams that use 3 stress regulators related to a mixture energy guidance and suspension pump, pushing fluid at a stress of 2,960 psi (20,four hundred kPa) via the device that, in conjunction with numerous intermediate computer systems and grasp CPU, continues this vehicle really flat via the corners. The CL-magnificence has a prolonged listing of custom to be had capabilities. The following capabilities are trendy: weather manage, ABC (hydraulic) suspension, all-leather-based indoors, fashion dressmaker wooden trim, journey computer, CD, navigation device, the front heated seats, energy moonroof, in addition to energy door and trunk ultimate assist. Optional capabilities consist of a heated guidance wheel and voice-activated smartphone, 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 bought in Europe and Asia. Mercedes-Benz in no way presented the W215 CL sixty three for sale; all have been bought completely via AMG.From 1999 via 2003, the V12-geared up automobiles featured a cylinder deactivation device referred to 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 gas economic system than the similar CL500 (while now no longer geared up with ACC itself, an alternative for the V8), specifically on the street in which the six-cylinder operation may 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 device and a more moderen electronics package deal that blanketed a DVD-primarily based totally navigation device in preference to the CD-primarily based totally COMAND device. Also, the engine alternatives changed. The CL55 AMG have become supercharged permitting the auto to boost up from 0-60 mph in four.27sec in keeping with Motor Trend and the V12 CL six hundred had turbochargers delivered and a mild 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 alternatively noisy CL fifty five AMG. The extra effective CL sixty five produced 612 PS (450 kW; 604 hp). The pinnacle pace of the auto changed into confined to 250 km/h (a hundred and sixty mph).


  • Pre-Safe, the included Mercedes-Benz collision avoidance and reaction device, that debuted with the W220 S-Class.
  • Electronic Stability Program (ESP) and Brake Assist have been trendy capabilities for tough using situations and emergency maneuvers.

  • The C215 CL-Class delivered trendy the front and rear aspect curtain airbags. In total, the C215 capabilities eight airbags: 2 frontal (motive force and passenger), four aspect airbags (one for every passenger, non-compulsory for rear seats) and a pair of window-airbags.
  • LED brake lighting have been additionally trendy problem at the C215. LED brake lighting remove darkness from quicker than traditional bulbs.

Comfort and convenience

  • Distronic cruise manage, that can keep a hard and fast distance among the CL-Class and any car in the front.
  • Speedtronic adjustable pace limiter for now no longer exceeding a hard and fast pace on roads with pace limits.
  • Keyless Go, a clever key access and startup device.
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers.
  • Light sensors to show the headlights on and rancid routinely, relying on lights circumstances. The tool show and the COMAND screen's backlight and shade additionally alter routinely relying at the ambient mild situation.
  • Parktronic visible and audible parking aid, with sensors withinside the the front and rear bumpers. Also, the passenger aspect reflect can swivel down routinely while enticing reverse, to assist see the curb.
  • Automatically heated outdoors mirrors.
  • Fully computerized weather manage device with pollen and charcoal filters and non-compulsory separate rear-seat weather controls.

  • COMAND device combines the controls for audio systems, the television, the navigation and the smartphone. COMAND primarily based totally automobiles provide better first-class audio as in comparison to the Audio 10 device.
  • Optional BOSE sound device.
  • 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 commencing and ultimate trunk.
  • Self-ultimate doors.
  • Electrically adjustable seats are trendy. Optional have been the reminiscence characteristic for the seats (trendy in many nations on the bigger engine fashions) and the multi-contour backrests with rub down characteristic.
  • Easy access/go out characteristic.
  • Auto-dimming indoors and motive force's aspect outdoors rear view mirrors to save you being dazzled via way of means of automobiles behind.
  • bi-xenon headlamps
  • Linguatronic voice reputation device which may be used to manipulate the audio device, navigation device, and a mobile smartphone via voice commands.

Drivetrain technologies

The C215 featured simplest the hydraulic Active Body Control (ABC) device. It is technically extra superior than trendy Airmatic air suspension located at the W220 S-Class sibling, and continues the auto degree even in rapid corners, offers a consolation and sports activities setting. Also, the auto peak may be accelerated via way of means of the use of a button, growing floor clearance (2 settings) for using on tough terrain, lowers routinely at better speeds.