The Mercedes-Benz CLS – which was unveiled recently at the LA Auto Show – is now available to buy with prices starting from £57,510 for the CLS 350 d 4MATIC AMG Line. The CLS 400 d 4MATIC AMG Line is priced from £60,410, while the petrol-powered CLS 450 4MATIC AMG Line is available from £57,610.
- The 350 d and 400 d both come with a new in-line six-cylinder diesel engine. It produces 286 hp and 600 Nm in the 350 d and 340 hp and 700 Nm in the 400 d.
- The 350 d can sprint from 0 to 62 mph in 5.7 seconds, while the 400 d takes five seconds. Both have an electronically limited top speed of 155 mph.
- The 350 d can achieve 48.7 mpg (combined) and emits 156 g/km of CO2. The 400 d delivers 47.9 mpg and emits 156 g/km of CO2.
- AMG Line is the only trim level available, and comes with comprehensive standard equipment including 19-inch alloy wheels; parking package, including reversing camera; leather upholstery; split folding rear seats (40:20:40); 12.3-inch infotainment screen with Audio 20 multimedia screen; 12.3-inch cockpit display; ambient lighting with a choice of 64 colours; Agility Control suspension; and DAB radio.
The Premium Plus equipment line is available for an additional £3,895, and includes Keyless Go Comfort package; Memory package, including electrically adjustable front seats and steering wheel; Burmester surround system; 360° camera; Command Online infotainment system; and electric sliding sunroof.
The Comfort package can be specified in conjunction with Premium Plus and adds Air Balance; Air Body Control air suspension; Energizing comfort control package; and black nappa leather upholstery. The Comfort package costs £2,495.
Driving Assistance Plus package is optionally available for £1,695. The package contains the latest in driving assistance technology, as recently launched in the new Mercedes-Benz S-Class. The innovative system now features route-based speed adaptation – meaning the vehicle can detect upcoming junctions and roundabouts and adjust its speed accordingly.