Here comes the refreshed CLS
ALMOST four years on from its world premiere, the seductive and yet
muscular lines of the trendsetting Mercedes-Benz CLS is still unique and
Now, the one-of-its-kind four-door coupe has been given a
makeover to further enhance its appeal. For a start, the CLS gets a new
radiator grille with two louvres now instead of the previous four, lending
an air of self-assurance as well as adding emphasis to the vehicle's width.
The new LED indicator lamps on the wing mirrors are re-arranged in an arrow
orientation for an eye-catching effect especially in the dark.
technology is also extended to the tail lights and stop light.
rear, the new CLS is easily recognized by its redesigned rear apron, tail
lights and rectangular twin tail pipes.
Other new enhancements include a
new-look instrument cluster with white dials, ventilated seat,
speed-sensitive volume control, a keypad for entering telephone numbers and
radio frequencies, a DVD changer, a Blue-tooth hands-free interface
compatible with most mobile phones and a satellite navigation system with
maps of major Malaysian towns.
Familiar items include the AIR-MATIC DC air
suspension system, LINGUATRONIC voice-activated navigation, audio and phone
control system a seven-speed 7G-tronic transmission and the DISTRONIC
radar-controlled active cruise control system.
It comes with a 3.5-litre
V6 engine that produces 272bhp.
For those seeking higher perfromance,
Mercedes-Benz offers the flagship CLS 63 AMG with a 514bhp 6.3-litre V8