Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class alternatives

Latest model: Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 2012
Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 2012Outrageous proportions: a long bonnet, narrow-look windows with frameless side windows, dynamic roof sweeping rear at an angle towards the back. In 2003 the 4-door Coupé was born: and the Mercedes-Benz Cls-class immediately established itself as a new style icon. The proportions have stayed the same - and yet everything is different: the second generation of this layout trendsetter has adopted a completely new exterior.



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What immediately strikes the eye is the high-tech front layout, which is reminiscent of the Mercedes-Benz SLS AMG. Visually, the radiator grille is not integrated into the bonnet but is formed separately. This highlights the long, sporty bonnet even further. The grille is dominated by the big central star, which underlines the car's relationship to the other coupés of the make and strengthens the make identity. The big, elongated dark air inlets with black grilles also add to the vehicle's athletic look.

Another distinguishing option comes in the form of the LED High Performance headlamps, which are the world's first to provide all of the regular dynamic light functions using LED technology. This innovation boasts an cool layout - inside it is divided into three arrow-shaped layers from top to bottom: the upper layer contains an LED indicator, beneath which is a striking LED side light product LED low beam functions. The side light can also be seen when the dipped beam function is switched on, thereby creating a novel and separate night-time layout as a distinctive exterior. The lowest level of the headlamp houses the main beam and nightview functions. A total of 71 Leds not only offer an unmistakable look, but also provide a significantly improved view of the road compared with previous systems.

The typical Mercedes-Benz Cls-class outline, with its elegantly long proportions, is the dominating attribute of the new model. The effect of the dynamic, athletic form has been improved with a new interplay of lines and areas. The front edge of the structure above the wings slopes off towards the back. This novel layout option, named the dropping line by developers, introduces a new interpretation of a formal layout element harking rear to the uniquely rich wealth of forms present in historic Mercedes sports vehicles.