Mercedes-Benz USA priced the latest 2012 CLS 4-door coupe, today.  The price list includes CLS550, CLS550 4MATIC and the high-performance CLS 63 AMG.

2012 Mercedes CLS550 is powered by a new 4.6 liter direct-injected twin-turbo V8 with 402HP (296 kW) and 600Nm (443 lb-ft) of torque. 2012 CLS550 4MATIC has the same power unit, but sends the torque to all four wheels. The new engine offers better  mileage with a total of 26% over the previous CLS550. The new twin-turbocharged engine returns 18 mpg in the city and 26 mpg on the highway.

Among the stadard equipment, there are PRE-SAFE, ABS anti-lock brakes with Brake Assist, ATTENTION ASSIST, traction control and the ESP electronic stability control. The options list includes Active Blind Spot Assist and Active Lane Keeping Assist systems.

The top-of-line CLS 63 AMG is powered by a 5.5 liter direct-injected V8 with 518HP (381 kW) and 700Nm (516 lb-ft). It is mated to a 7-speed MCT (multi-clutch technology) sport gearbox. Additionally, the AMG Performance Package can be ordered. It improves the engine performance qualities of the engine – 550HP (405 kW) and 800Nm (590 lb-ft). Despite all that power, CLS 63 AMG manages to return 15 mpg in the city and 23 mph on the highway.

2012 Mercedes CLS550 US is priced at $71 300 USD, CLS550 4MATIC is tagged at $73 800 USD. 2012 Mercedes CLS63 AMG US has a price tag of $94 900 USD.

2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG

CLS-Class Four-Door Coupe (June)

  • New-generation four-door coupe debuts with dramatic styling, two new V8 engines, electromechanical steering, aluminum doors and world-first active LED headlights.
  • CLS550 new direct-injection 4.6-liter biturbo V8 (402 hp, 443 lb.-ft) with more fuel-efficient 7-speed automatic transmission, AIRMATIC suspension and available with 4MATIC all-wheel-drive (Sept).
  • CLS63 AMG new direct-injection 5.5-liter biturbo AMG V8 (518 hp, 516 lb-ft) with ECO Stop/Start technology, AMG 7-speed MCT and AIRMATIC rear suspension. Optional Performance Package yields 550 hp/590 lb-ft.
  • Other new technology includes a color instrument cluster display, multicolor ambient lighting and central controller
  • LED taillamps and PARKTRONIC with Active Parking Assist
  • Safety technology includes available Active Lane Keeping Assist, Active Blind Spot Assist, 10 standard airbags and standard ATTENTION ASSIST

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Source: Mercedes-Benz USA