Mercedes calso confirms new name for CL Coupe
26 June 2009

Mercedes is working on a facelifted CL coupe, in line with the recently tweaked S-class.

The car will be more appropriately named the S-class Coupe when it arrives next year and will feature LED daytime running lights in the mildy redesigned front lamp units.

See all the latest Mercedes reviews, news and video

Three air intakes now replace the single opening in the current car’s front bumper and there is also new door mirrors and LED rear lights. Also expect a host of new tech for the flagship two-door.

The S-class coupe could even get a hybrid powertrain, although this is unlikely from the launch.The technology in the S400 Hybrid could be transferred straight into the two-door.

Engines available at the S-class coupe’s launch are likely to be the same as seen is the rest of the saloon’s range.

However, expect improvements in fuel economy and better performance thanks to new engine management techniques.

Twitter - follow

Our Verdict

Mercedes-Benz CL

The Mercedes-Benz CL borrows much from the S-Class, so it's going to be good. But just how good?

Add your comment

Log in or register to post comments

Find an Autocar car review

Driven this week

  • Lexus LC500
    Car review
    20 October 2017
    Futuristic Lexus LC coupé mixes the latest technology with an old-school atmospheric V8
  • Maserati Levante S GranSport
    First Drive
    20 October 2017
    Get ready to trade in your diesels: Maserati’s luxury SUV finally gets the engine it’s always needed
  • Jaguar XF Sportbrake TDV6
    First Drive
    19 October 2017
    The handsome Jaguar XF Sportbrake exhibits all the hallmarks that makes the saloon great, and with the silky smooth diesel V6 makes it a compelling choice
  • Volkswagen T-Roc TDI
    First Drive
    19 October 2017
    Volkswagen's new compact crossover has the looks, the engineering and the build quality to be a resounding success, but not with this diesel engine
  • BMW M550i
    First Drive
    19 October 2017
    The all-paw M550i is a fast, effortless mile-muncher, but there's a reason why it won't be sold in the UK