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New Mercedes CLK and E Class Prices

Thu, 13 Jun 2002
Road test of W203 CLK and updated road test of W211 E Class coming up. But meanwhile, here are prices for the new Mercedes CLK hard-top coupe which went on sale on 6th June, and for the new W211 E Class, which goes on sale on 15th August.

CLK 200K 6-speed manual: £27,240 (coming autumn)
CLK 200K 5-speed auto: £28,690 (coming autumn)
CLK 240 6-speed manual: £29,120 (here now)
CLK 240 5-speed auto: £30,570 (here now)
CLK 270 CDI 6-speed manual: £29,685 (coming autumn)
CLK 270 CDI 5-speed auto: £31,135 (coming autumn)
CLK 320 5-speed auto: £34,590 (here now)
CLK 500 5-speed auto: £43,040 (here now)
CLK 55 AMG 5-speed auto: £57,040 (coming autumn)

All come in either Elegance or Avantgarde trim at the same price. More details, with CO2 ratings, in forthcoming road test.

E200K Classic 6-speed manual: £24,940 (coming late 2002)
E200K Classic 5-speed auto: £26,390 (coming late 2002)
E220 CDI Classic 6-speed manual: £25,985 (coming August)
E220 CDI Classic 5-speed auto: £25,985 (coming August)
E240 Classic 5-speed auto: £27,435 (coming August)
E270 CDI Classic 6-speed manual: £27,435 (coming August)
E270 CDI Classic 5-speed auto: £28,885 (coming August)
E320 CDI Elegance 5-speed auto: £32,795 (coming late 2002)
E320 Elegance 5-speed auto: £33,440 (coming August)
E500 Elegance 5-speed auto: £41,840 (coming August)
E55 AMG 5-speed auto: “Under £60,000” (coming late 2002)

Elegance trim upgrade costs £2,100. Avantgarde trim upgrade from Classic price costs £2,600 and from Elegance price costs £500.

E55AMG versions of both CLK and E Class will have 476bhp, will get to 60 in 4.5 seconds and will top out at close to 200mph.

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