Model CLS recently received an update in the form of facelift, but the end of the life cycle of the generation is already coming to an end and in 2018 the third generation Mercedes CLS will be released.
Interior and Exterior Design
Judging by the spy photos of the prototype, the new CLS will have an inverted grille (widening to the bottom), thin LED lights, a sloping roof. The rear looks strange in a camouflaged car, but still managed to consider a design reminiscent of the AMG GT and S-Class. But the Mercedes said that the rear end will be significantly different; new headlights, luggage compartment covers and sidewalls will be different, while still maintaining the appearance of the CLS.
The salon of the German 4-door sedan-coupe is luxurious and perfect. Not only in terms of the use of finishing materials, but also, in an understandable case, surpasses almost any of the competitors in terms of equipment level. The salon is available for order in 4 and 5 local versions, and the luggage space will accommodate 520 liters of luggage. If necessary, the useful volume of the trunk can be increased by adding a separate back of the rear row.
Workplace driver with exemplary organization and reference equipment placement. Available compact multifunction steering wheel, two 12.3-inch color display (first takes the role of the dashboard, serves as the second screen and multimedia complex responsible for virtually all of the equipment), a stylish front panel and a center console, seat comfort of the first row with the lateral rollers expressive support and cozy rear seats. Interestingly, the front and rear seats are original and specially designed for the new Mercedes CLS.
Exclusivity is added to the interior ambient lighting, which can choose the possible lighting options from 64 shades, analyzing the operation of the air conditioning system.
CLS 2018 will have new engines, among which – diesel 2.9-liter engine with six cylinders, capacity of 300 hp. and 400 hp, and gasoline capacity of 435-585 hp. In the future, a hybrid version will appear.
The engines on heavy fuel differ very modest consumption, 5.6-5.7 liters per 100 km of run in combined mode of motion. The petrol motor for the new Mercedes-Benz CLS is yet one, but what … The fuel consumption declared by the manufacturer is 7.5 liters in mixed mode of motion.
Release Date and Price
The debut took place on December 1, and was held at the world-famous exhibition, which is held annually in Los Angeles and lasts about ten days. Sales of the new 3-generation Mercedes CLS in Europe and America will start in March 2018 at a price of 57,000-58,000 euros.
Mercedes-Benz CLS 2018 caused a lot of discussions and comments, not always flattering. Our opinion is a model with a perfect design, a good bundle even in the standard version and a powerful engine. An increased level of security is achieved through the introduction of various intelligent systems. And the exterior design immediately catches your eye. The interior feels style and high quality. All is sustained in certain severity and minimalism. This model is a real representative of VIP cars.