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Mercedes-Benz CL Class News

  • 2009 Mercedes Benz CL65 AMG by Kicherer

    Kicherer may not be as well known as its rival German tuners such as Brabus and MTM, but the company has a penchant for building some of the most stylish and aggressive kits in the business - especially when it comes to modifying cars from Mercedes Benz. Some recent highlights include the SL63 Evo Edition and CLK63 Black Edition, and now the tuner has released a package for the luxurious CL65 AMG. Aptly named the CL65 Coupe, the new package adds several subtle styling mods, both inside and out, as well as a range of engine and wheel and tire upgrades. Some of the pieces include a carbon-fiber...

  • VITT widebody Mercedes Benz CL550
    Widebody Mercedes Benz CL-Class by Japan’s VITT Performance

    We’re used to seeing plenty of modified Mercs from the German tuners, but rarely do we see a Japanese customizer give the Teutonic saloons and coupes the aftermarket treatment. VITT Performance is one such tuner that specializes in the modification of some of Europe’s finest, and for...

  • Kicherer CL 60
    Kicherer launches new kit for Mercedes' CL mega coupe

    Kicherer may not be as well known as its rival German tuners such as Brabus and MTM, but the company has a penchant for building some of the most stylish and aggressive kits in the business - especially when it comes to modifying cars from Mercedes Benz. Some recent highlights include the SL63 Evo...

  • Lorinser tweaks the Mercedes CLS 500
    Lorinser tweaks the Mercedes CLS 500

    The pioneer of the four-door coupe niche, the Mercedes CLS line ranges from luxurious traveler to raging powerhouse - in stock form. The stock CLS 500 slots in between those two extremes, but Lorinser's version closes part of the gap to the range-topping CLS 63 AMG with power upgrades and a...

  • Elite Sports Vorbild Mercedes-Benz CLS
    Elite Sports Vorbild Mercedes-Benz CLS

    We’re used to seeing plenty of modified Mercs from the German tuners, but rarely do we see a Japanese customizer give the Teutonic saloons and coupes the aftermarket treatment. Vorbild, more specifically its Elite Sports subsidiary, is one such tuner that specializes in the modification of...

  • Vath tuned Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG
    Vath tuned Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG

    It never ceases to amaze us how many tuning packages there are for even super expensive luxo-mobiles like the Mercedes CL. We've seen packages from Japan's Wald and Germany's Brabus and now we have the latest kit from fellow German tuner Vath. Not content with the power output of the ordinary CL500...

  • Updated: Mercedes CLS production stays in Germany

    Updated: An official spokesman for Mercedes-Benz has confirmed that production of the CLS will remain at the current plant in Sindelfingen, Germany. This is in contrast to earlier comments from Mercedes COO Rainer Schmueckle, who said outsourcing of the CLS was in fact being considered. Original: There was a time when buying an expensive luxury car meant you were paying for the knowledge your car was designed and built to a standard beyond that of cars manufactured by mainstream makes. Today, however, the people who designed and engineered a particular model aren’t always the same...

  • 600HP Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG by WaM
    600HP Mercedes-Benz CLS55 AMG by WaM

    German tuning company WaM, short for ‘WheelsandMore,’ is best known for its outrageous wheel designs but the tuner has proven that it can match the big boys like Brabus and Lumma with its latest performance upgrades for the AMG CLS55. The latest package includes the tuner’s...

  • Mercedes-Benz unveils 2009 CLS facelift
    Mercedes-Benz unveils 2009 CLS facelift

    The styling of the Mercedes-Benz CLS still looks fresh to this day even though it's been on sale since 2004. It’s a look numerous other carmakers including the likes of Porsche, VW and BMW are rushing to emulate, but as stunning as the original CLS is designers have given the car a slight...

  • 2008 Mercedes CLS facelift leaked
    2008 Mercedes CLS facelift leaked

    Hot on the heels of the new Mercedes SL facelift leak we have pictures and information on the facelift for the new CLS class. The pictures are for the AMG 63 model - itself only introduced in 2006 - however some of the basic changes will also appear on the non-AMG models. Compared with the current...

  • Mercedes-Benz CL-Class by Wald
    Mercedes-Benz CL-Class by Wald

    We’re used to seeing plenty of modified Mercs from the German tuners, but rarely do we see a Japanese customizer give the Teutonic saloons and coupes the aftermarket treatment. Wald International is one such tuner that specializes in the modification of some of Europe’s finest, cars...

  • Spy Shots: 2008 Mercedes Benz CLS facelift
    Spy Shots: 2008 Mercedes Benz CLS facelift

    With many of its competitors planning sleek four-door coupes of their own, Mercedes Benz has decided to update its original CLS sedan, the car that created the segment back in 2004. Similar models from the likes of Porsche, Aston Martin and Jaguar have been confirmed, but it’s also rumored...

  • Brabus CLS Rocket in police uniform

    For the upcoming Essen Motor Show, Germany’s Tune It Safe! program has called on supertuner Brabus to highlight the cause. The Tune It Safe! program was started only last year by Germany’s Federal Traffic Ministry and an association of local tuners to promote safe and legal tuning practices at enthusiasts. For its first year, another German tuner, TechArt, created the world’s fastest police car using a Porsche 911 S. This year, Brabus’ CLS V12 S Rocket, touted as the world’s fastest sedan, will be featuring on stands. Once again wearing full police livery, the...

  • The big bad Mercedes Benz CL600 tuned by Brabus
    The big bad Mercedes Benz CL600 tuned by Brabus

    The power obsessed tuners at Brabus have already got their hands on the brand spanking new Mercedes Benz CL600 and from their efforts we have the new SV12 Biturbo monster. The car packs a 6.3-litre V12 with two blowers attached and manages to develop a maximum output of 730hp with an electronically...

  • New collection of high-end CL accessories
    New collection of high-end CL accessories

    So you’ve just dropped a hundred grand on a new Merc CL and want everyone to know about it. Rather than trying to slip references to it in conversations, you can try buying one of the new range of accessories Mercedes has just released to accompany your car. There are the usual executive toys...

  • Mercedes Benz CL63 AMG details released
    Mercedes Benz CL63 AMG details released

    The CL we’ve all been waiting for has finally been unveiled by Mercedes, and will take prime position in the model line-up as their best luxury coupe. It’s propelled by an AMG 6.3L V8 with a maximum output of 386 kW/525 HP and 630 Nm. Other AMG equipment includes an enhanced body kit...

  • Mercedes CL showcases latest Active Body Control technology
    Mercedes CL showcases latest Active Body Control technology

    After originally introducing the technology back in 1999, Mercedes Benz has installed an updated version of its ride handling feature for its new CL. Active Body Control works by automatically adjusting the suspension firmness depending on the current driving situation. ABC provides a solution to...

  • New parallel parking guidance system in Mercedes CL
    New parallel parking guidance system in Mercedes CL

    Mercedes is jumping on the parking assistance bandwagon by introducing a system that will help drivers to parallel park. The system uses side-mounted sonar sensors to detect whether there’s sufficient space to park on the side. If a driver indicates and is travelling less than 16km/h the...

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