We've spent the last few days out in sunny San Diego poking and prodding the 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG. Our full take on the new four-door uber-coupe will be live shortly, but in the mean time, we thought we'd give you this smoky little appetizer. Enjoy.

To brush up on the CLS 63 AMG's details, check out our mega-gallery here.