Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG 2003 - AZH-CARS

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Mercedes-Benz CL55 AMG 2003

The 2d technology 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 energetic suspension changed into previewed through 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-rapid V12-powered CL sixty five AMG. All fashions seat 4.

The CL coupes come prepared with the very modern day in Mercedes-Benz technology, and along side the S-Class sedans the CL coupes acquire 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 international with each low beam and excessive beam (Bi-Xenon) High Intensity Discharge headlamps.It added the delicate Active Body Control absolutely energetic suspension machine. Active Body Control makes use of 4 hydraulic suspension rams that use 3 strain regulators related to a mixture energy guidance and suspension pump, pushing fluid at a strain of 2,960 psi (20,four hundred kPa) thru the machine that, along side 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 widespread: weather manage, ABC (hydraulic) suspension, all-leather-based indoors, clothier timber trim, ride computer, CD, navigation machine, the front heated seats, energy moonroof, in addition to energy door and trunk ultimate assist. Optional capabilities encompass 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 handiest in November 2001 and simply 26 examples had been ever constructed for sale. Some UK examples had been registered in March 2002. The V12-powered CL sixty three AMG changed into handiest bought in Europe and Asia. Mercedes-Benz in no way supplied the W215 CL sixty three for sale; all had been bought solely thru AMG.

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

In 2003, the motors had been upgraded with Pre-Safe precrash machine and a more recent electronics bundle that covered a DVD-primarily based totally navigation machine as opposed to 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 line with Motor Trend and the V12 CL six hundred had turbochargers introduced and a mild engine reduction, from 5980 cc to 5513 cc. Both motors produced 500 PS (368 kW; 493 hp) the distinction, again, changed into the quietness of the CL six hundred in comparison to instead noisy CL fifty five AMG. The extra effective CL sixty five produced 612 PS (450 kW; 604 hp). The pinnacle pace of the automobile changed into confined to 250 km/h (one hundred 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 had been widespread capabilities for hard riding situations and emergency maneuvers.
  • The C215 CL-Class introduced widespread the front and rear aspect curtain airbags. In total, the C215 capabilities eight airbags: 2 frontal (driving force and passenger), four aspect airbags (one for every passenger, optionally available for rear seats) and a pair of window-airbags.
  • LED brake lighting fixtures had been additionally widespread difficulty at the C215. LED brake lighting fixtures remove darkness from quicker than traditional bulbs.

Comfort and convenience

  • Distronic cruise manage, that can keep a fixed distance among the CL-Class and any automobile in the front.
  • Speedtronic adjustable pace limiter for now no longer exceeding a fixed pace on roads with pace limits.
  • Keyless Go, a clever key access and startup machine.
  • Rain-sensing windshield wipers.
  • Light sensors to show the headlights on and stale robotically, relying on lighting fixtures circumstances. The device show and the COMAND screen's backlight and coloration additionally regulate robotically 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 replicate can swivel down robotically whilst enticing reverse, to assist see the curb.
  • Automatically heated outside mirrors.
  • Fully computerized weather manage machine with pollen and charcoal filters and optionally available separate rear-seat weather controls.
  • COMAND machine combines the controls for audio systems, the television, the navigation and the phone. COMAND primarily based totally motors provide better first-class 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 automobile.
  • Self beginning and ultimate trunk.
  • Self-ultimate doors.
  • Electrically adjustable seats are widespread. Optional had been the reminiscence feature for the seats (widespread in many nations on the bigger engine fashions) and the multi-contour backrests with rub down feature.
  • Easy access/go out feature.
  • Auto-dimming indoors and driving force's aspect outside rear view mirrors to save you being dazzled through motors behind.
  • bi-xenon headlamps
  • Linguatronic voice popularity machine which may be used to govern the audio machine, navigation machine, and a cell phone thru voice commands.

Drivetrain technologies

The C215 featured handiest the hydraulic Active Body Control (ABC) machine. It is technically extra superior than widespread Airmatic air suspension located at the W220 S-Class sibling, and continues the automobile degree even in rapid corners, gives a consolation and sports activities setting.

Also, the automobile top may be elevated through the use of a button, growing floor clearance (2 settings) for riding on hard terrain, lowers robotically at better speeds.