...Either car feels well balanced in turns, but a little heavy. The 320 drives more like a sedan than a sports car: surefooted and steady rather than agile and quick. The speedy 430, on the other hand, is tuned for a firm ride and taut handling. In either case, the CLK is an attractive car that turns heads. Safety is addressed by the CLK as well as beauty. Antilock brakes with Brake Assist and full-range Automatic Slip Control (ASR) traction control come standard. Other standard features include front and side airbags and BabySmart child-detection protection for the front passenger seat. For...
...a cellular- and satellite-based system that summons help in emergencies and provides a direct link to Mercedes? roadside assistance program. Among new options is the COMAND (Cockpit Management and Data) system that controls a satellite-based navigation system, the sound system and optional telephone via voice commands, and buttons on the steering wheel or controls around a dashboard display screen. Under the Hood The CLK320 models use the same 215-horsepower V-6 as the larger E320 and other Mercedes models. The CLK430 comes with a 275-hp 4.3-liter V-8 also used in larger Mercedes models. Both...
While production of the CLK Coupe ceased back in January, the CLK Cabrio has been rolling off the Karmann factory floor in Osnabrück, Germany, right up until today. Karmann... June 19, 2009 by Jeremy Weber 2
Mercedes Benz surprised many by offering its new E-Class Coupe for less money than the E-Class Sedan, with which it shares its styling, interior and positioning. After all... May 18, 2009 by Jeremy Weber 2
The new Mercedes Benz E-Class Coupe may be a month away from its U.S. release but the first of the stylish two-doors was delivered to a customer in Germany today. The... May 12, 2009 by Alex Kaufmann 2
In what may prove to be a major blow for the BMW 3-Series Coupe and Audi A5, the upcoming Mercedes Benz E-Class Coupe will actually cost less than the E-Class Sedan on which... May 1, 2009 by Viknesh Vijayenthiran 6
Sometimes, making cars more efficient is best done through the application of more fundamental principles such as improved aerodynamics, rather than complex and expensive... April 30, 2009 by Alex Kaufmann