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Mercedes-Benz CLS (2018–)

Last updated 8 June 2018

Same stylish interior as latest E-Class in a lower, more sporty looking body.
Expensive.
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Introduction

The 2018 CLS takes the same sleek, four-door profile of its predecessor and tightens it up, with sharper lines and more angular lights, taking inspiration from the high-performance Mercedes-AMG GT.

Inside, the layout is similar to the current E-Class, with a widescreen instrument binnacle that flows into the infotainment screen. Mercedes-Benz promises high-grade materials and a very high level of finish.

From launch there are three engine options. The entry-level choice is the CLS 350 d, a diesel with 286PS, plus there is a CLS 400 petrol and a CLS 450 hybrid. All of the engines have six cylinders and come with 4MATIC all-wheel drive, along with a nine-speed automatic transmission.

Among the equipment on offer is adaptive cruise control with lane assistance, auto emergency brakes, along with various other active safety systems. Final details of these, along with UK specifications and prices, will be announced in 2018.

Mercedes-Benz CLS 2018 Range Road Test

 

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