Russians Turn CL Mercedes Into Red Menace, We Show You How

Though companies like BRABUS will take your Mercedes CL and mold it into a V12-powerd monster, they'll only tweak the exterior so much. And what's the point of tweaking a car if you can't drop wheels on it that are many orders of magnitude larger than the stock ones, or swap the grille out for something that looks… » 5/29/08 1:00pm 5/29/08 1:00pm

Mercedes-Benz CL500 4MATIC, For Those Ski Trips In The Swiss Alps

No, 4MATIC does not mean that the CL500 has a 4-speed slushbox; it actually has Mercedes' 7-speed automatic. 4MATIC is Mercedes' all-wheel-drive system, which makes this the first time ever that the big CL coupe has been fitted with such a drivetrain. That means the V8 will send 55% of its 388 HP and 391 lb-ft of… » 3/05/08 11:15am 3/05/08 11:15am

It's CL-obbering Time: Brabus SV12 S Biturbo Coupe

The engineers at Brabus, whom we hear laugh maniacally while performing outlandish feats of speed in overclocked Mercedes iron, have turned their attention to the Mercedes CL-Class. The result is the Brabus SV12 S Biturbo Coupe, a 730-hp sleeper with a top speed of 211 mph and enough torque, at 973 lb-ft, to turn the… » 5/15/07 7:47am 5/15/07 7:47am

Early Tuner: Wald International Tweaks the New Mercedes-Benz CL-Class

The 2007 Mercedes Benz CL-Class is already a high-concept design, but the jury's still out on how the major tuning houses will improve or completely mangle it. The first out of the box is Wald International, with a body kit package that includes front bumper spoiler, vented front fenders, side skirts and rear bumper… » 8/25/06 2:00pm 8/25/06 2:00pm

Spy Photos: Still More on the Mercedes C63 AMG

Because we're required by international law to act as a conduit for every single spy shot taken of the upcoming Mercedes CL63 AMG, here again is the 500+hp CL63, likely again taken at or near the N rburgring, where it had been engaged in shakedown tests — ahead of its Paris debut next month. Now, spies are saying the… » 8/22/06 12:08pm 8/22/06 12:08pm

Dynamism in Skirts: Mercedes Introduces AMG Body Kit for CL-Class

We'll have to wait a couple of months for Merc's CL-Class stormer, CL63 AMG, but the company today announced it would make available a body kit and 19" AMG alloys to tart up the base model in kind. The styling kit includes front and rear aprons and side skirting, and the wheels are five-spoke AMG light-alloys with… » 7/14/06 10:21am 7/14/06 10:21am

Mercedes Drops New CL Class into Laps of Luxury Buyers

The Benzo Bunch have let fly with the official shots of their 2007 CL-Class coup-ay, a few days after the first such shots were leaked across the webs. The official line goes like this: The CL-Class, which is built on the S-Class platform — and has gotten a redesign that brings it closer to the S's styling — will… » 6/26/06 9:49am 6/26/06 9:49am