Luxury four-door coupe gets power boost and premium features
18 June 2009

Mercedes has unveiled a Grand Edition of its CLS four-door luxury coupe.

Only 560 Grand Editions will be coming to the UK next month, and special features include five-spoke, Titanium Grey 18-inch AMG alloy wheels.

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A Palladium Silver matt finish will also be available on the Grand Edition, the first time matt paint has featured on a CLS.

Other Grand Edition features include front grille louvers, headlamp housings in the same Palladium silver matt finish and specially branded floor mats.

A power upgrade of 47bhp takes the overall power output of the CLS in 350 CDI V6 trim to 268bhp, and torque is up by 37 lb ft.

Both these changes help the CLS Grand Edition from 0-62mph in 6.5secs, an improvement of half a second over the standard car.

The Mercedes-Benz CLS Grand Edition is priced from £48,445, a £2495 increase over a standard CLS 350 CDI.

Mark Tisshaw

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