The new generation Mercedes CLS is about to make its debut. How do we know that? Well, because Mercedes has already been taking a few official photos of the four door coupe and one lucky guy just happened to be at the right place at the right time during a Mercedes press shoot.

The 2011 CLS will feature a larger, more upright grille with bold horizontal bars and angular headlights with LED lights and chrome inserts on the rubbing strips, window trim, and bootlid.

Under the hood Mercedes will place a pair of petrol and diesel engines, with the top version getting a new twin-turbo 4.7-liter V8 engine with an output of 429bhp and 700Nm of torque. That’s an improvement of more than 12% over the current CLS 500, while in the same time fuel economy is also improved to 30mpg. The CLS 63 AMG will get a new 5.5-liter bi-turbo engine that will be able to produce over 571 HP and 664 lb-ft of torque.

Stay tuned, we’ll get back with more details!


Source: AutoExpress

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  (939) posted on 09.5.2010

Hmm, not quite impressive yet.

  (158) posted on 07.27.2010

Looks awesome!! I love the rear lights, looks almost italian, like Maserati or so. The first CLS was great, but this is even better.
This will look unbelievable as AMG version.

  (23) posted on 07.23.2010

I think, it’s quite a good looking car; but, seen with European eyes, it seems strange that Mercedes will have huge petrol engines in the CLS, but for the Diesel: only a V6... Where’s the logic? The S class has V 8 diesel enginges, too, so why not take the 420 CDI..?

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