Mercedes-Benz India has launched the 2014 edition CLS 350 at Rs 89.90 lakh ex-Delhi. The updated CLS comes in a ‘diamond silver’ colour, with 18-inch alloys and a 15-spoke design and LED tail lights on the outside. This though isn’t the Multibeam equipped CLS which was unveiled a few days back.
Inside the cabin, there is a Harman Kardon music system, 3D instrument cluster, multi-function steering wheel, sliding sunroof and ambient mood lighting. Other features include Active park assist and Airmatic suspension. The CLS 350 continues to be powered by a 3.5-litre V6 engine which makes 306PS of power and 370Nm of torque and boasts a 0-100kmph sprint in 6.1s and top speed of 250kmph.
Eberhard Kern, managing director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India: âCLS-Class is a perfect embodiment of modern sense of status and sensual shapes. With its exciting design and refined sportiness, the model year 2014 CLS offers highest level of exclusivity, ride comfort and safety that is second to none.â
Â Here is the press release
Mercedes-Benz India today announced the launch of the stylish CLS 350 Model Year 2014 editionâ A combination of scintillating design and exclusivity. The new model year 2014 showcases the best of luxury and innovation with design that is sporty, muscular and yet elegant. Reinforcing the very lineage that the brand is synonymous with, the car is a compelling proposition for the discerning customers.
Eberhard Kern, Managing Director and CEO, Mercedes-Benz India:Â âCLS-Class is a perfect embodiment of modern sense of status and sensual shapes. With its exciting design and refined sportiness, the model year 2014 CLS offers highest level of exclusivity, ride comfort and safety that is second to none.â
âMercedes-Benz combines timeless elegance with expressive design like almost no other car. The fascinating new Diamond Silver colour, plush interiors and an attractive introductory price in its segment makes CLS a compelling choice to our discerning customers in India.âÂ Mr. Kern further added.
The CLS 350
Exterior- New Design elements
The New CLS 350 with its new Diamond Silver colour remains as spectacular as its predecessors, combining animated, luminous design with top notch exclusivity and sportiness. The exterior of this beauty conveys more esteem and dominance with its elongated front and its governing radiator grille. The muscular rear end with its wide shoulder line appends to the appearance, interpreting the athletic character of the new CLS. The CLS sports a new 18 inch alloy wheel with 15 spoke design. The sporty aura is a combination of the prevailing shoulder line that develops from the heavily contoured wheel arches and wide LED tail lights drawn well into the sides sweeping around the rear end. The design of the lights rightly delineates royalty on the road. From the side and from the front, the car is sculpted to rise and glide likes a powerful machine, emanating its lively, sporty presence. With a body that gracefully boasts of its sleek lines and shapely contours The New CLS 350 demonstrates its supremacy over others.
The interior is plush and spacious, with an exquisite three dimensional display instrument cluster. The multi-function steering wheel is fused with the gear shift paddles. The ambient lights in Neutral, Solar and Polar augments the mood to a different world altogether. The sliding sunroof lets in fresh air and natural light.
The Harman KardonÂŽ Logic 7ÂŽ surround sound system delivers outstanding sound, as it has been custom-tuned for the interior of the CLS 350. With 14 high-performance speakers, including a subwoofer, and a 9-channel DSP amplifier, this 610-watt Dolby Digital 5.1 system delivers first-class acoustics.
Equipped with AIRMATIC Suspension the CLS 350 offers uncompromising ride comfort. The driver is additionally able to alter the vehicle’s characteristic by means of the damping programme switch in a broad range extending from comfortable to sporty handling. The ride height control is a feature of the AIRMATIC that enables increased ground clearance, on rough roads or difficult upward slopes as well.
The CLS-Class comes with âActive Park Assistâ enabling the driver with information for the most suitable parking space, the technology is additionally equipped to help with active steering intervention, creating a more reliable mechanism for better driving comfort and effortless parking. Providing to this comprehensive security feature are audio and visual warnings aided by sensors in the front and rear bumpers.
The New CLS 350 is unrivalled in its segment with its variety and innovations. It is equipped with a robust 3498cc, V6 Petrol engine delivers 370Nm torque that offers a high level of responsiveness where 0-100 is reached in 6.1 seconds, with the top speed at 250 km/hr (electronically limited) making the CLS 350 impressive in every aspect.
Priced at an introductory price of Rs. 89.9 Lakhs (Ex-Showroom Delhi), the new CLS 350 model year 2014 will be retailed through Mercedes-Benz Dealerships across the country.