The 2011 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is the last in the line of the first-generation CLS, which first went on sale in 2004 and is now set to be replaced by a brand new model
coming in for the 2012 model year. However, Mercedes-Benz has packed the outgoing model with its latest technology and features to keep it fresh and we think it’s a great buy if you manage to catch a good deal on a run-out model.
This is the first of the modern day four-door coupes, the progenitor of more modern examples such as the Aston Martin Rapide, Porsche Panamera and upcoming BMW 6-Series Gran Coupe
The car is essentially a reskinned version of the previous generation Mercedes-Benz E-Class, though its styling is dramatically different, as is its interior. Unique elements introduced just last year include a new steering wheel and white-faced instruments.
Another major difference between the two is that the CLS only comes in two trims, the base--if you can call it that--CLS550 and the high-performance...