MercedesBenz

Major Motor Cars: Mercedes Benz Lineup
   

Engineered to move the human spirit.

  Mercedes-Benz is a German automobile manufacturer, a multinational division of the German manufacturer Daimler AG. The brand is used for luxury automobiles, buses, coaches, and trucks. The headquarters of Mercedes-Benz is in Stuttgart, Baden-Württemberg, Germany.
 The name first appeared in 1926 under Daimler-Benz but traces its origins to Daimler-Motoren-Gesellschaft's 1901 Mercedes and to Karl Benz's 1886 Benz Patent Motorwagen, which is widely regarded as the first automobile. Mercedes-Benz's slogan is "Das Beste oder nichts" (English: "The best or nothing"). Mercedes-Benz is part of the "German Big 3" luxury automakers, which are the best selling luxury automakers in the world. 
         
                                       
           

CLA-Class

           
                                                                                       
           

2014

           
           

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  • New midsize sedan.
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  • CLA250 powered by a 208-horsepower turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder delivering the power through a 7-speed dual clutch transmission to the front wheels or to all four wheels with available 4MATIC all-wheel drive.
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  • CLA45 AMG powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged engine developing 355 horsepower mated with the 7-speed dual clutch transmission and performance-oriented AMG 4MATIC all-wheel drive.
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  • Standard COLLISION PREVENTION ASSIST.
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C-Class

           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
           

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  • Sedan updated, new C-Class coupe added.
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  • Exterior changes for sedan.
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  • C250 powered by 1.8-liter 4-cylinder turbocharged engine.
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  • C300 4MATIC sedan powered by a 3.0-liter V6.
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  • C350 sedan and coupe powered by new direct-injection 3.5-liter V6.
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  • Both body styles offer a C63 AMG version powered by a naturally-aspirated 6.3-liter V8.
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  • Most powerful: C63 AMG Coupe Black Series, powered by a 510-horsepower 6.3-liter V8 engine.
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  • Fuel-economy numbers improve for all engine options.
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  • C300 gets a boost in power to 248 horsepower and 251 lb-ft of torque.
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  • C300 and C350 trims: ECO Start/Stop system.
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  • All equipped with a 5.8-inch color display that features Bluetooth connectivity; several new features.
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  • C63 AMG still boasts a 451-horsepower V8, however the optional AMG Development package bumps that number to 481 horsepower.
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  • Unchanged for this model year.
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2011

           
           
                   
  • Offered as Luxury or Sport.
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  • C350 Sport powered by a 268-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 mated to a seven-speed automatic transmission.
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  • C300 Sport and C300 Luxury are powered by a 228-horsepower 3.0-liter V6 with a 6-speed manual for the C300 Sport.
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  • Both C300s available with 4Matic all-wheel-drive system.
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  • Adds Comfort Suspension to the C300 Luxury.
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  • New optional color interiors for C300 Sport and C350 Sport: Grey/Black and Almond/Mocha; Burl Walnut trim is available.
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  • Technological upgrades available.
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  • Eight airbags are standard including new Pelvic airbags for front-seat occupants.
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  • Several new features.
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  • Sport model option: Dynamic Handling Package with active suspension, faster speed-sensitive steering and 18-inch split-spoke AMG alloy wheels plus paddle shifters with the automatic transmission.
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  • C300 Sport now standard with 17-inch 5-spoke alloy wheels.
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  • Continues unchanged for 2011.
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  • All C-Class sedans and coupes equipped with 17-inch alloy wheels and high-performance tires.
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  • Sedans get lowered sport suspension, sportier exhaust sound, and more powerful brakes.
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  • Exterior and interior updates.
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  • C55 AMG replaces the C32 AMG; powered by a hand-built, normally aspirated AMG V8 that produces 362 horsepower and 376 lb-ft of torque.
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  • C230 powered by a 201-horsepower 2.5-liter V6, the C280 is powered by a 228-horsepower 3.0-liter V6, and the C350 is powered by a 268-horsepower 3.5-liter V6. The C55 AMG still has 362-horsepower 5.4-liter V8.
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  • Standard active front head restraints.
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  • New standard equipment to C280 and C350 Luxury trims.
  • Sport models now feature black Birdseye maple.
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  • C230 Sport Sedan now E85 capable.
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GLK

           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
           

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  • Updated headlights and bumper design with new LED daytime running lights and tail lights.
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  • New gear selector, color instrument display cluster, and optional ambient lighting.
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  • GLK350 still equipped with 302-horsepower direct-injection V6 engine.
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  • GLK250 BlueTEC features new 2.1-liter 4-cylinder diesel engine that puts out 200 horsepower and an impressive 369 lb-ft of torque.
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  • Carries over unchanged from the previous year.
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2010

           
           

2011

           
           

2012

           
           
                   
  • All-new vehicle for the 2010 model year; available as the GLK350 or GLK350 4MATIC, the latter utilizing Mercedes' proven full-time all-wheel drive system.
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  • Both powered by a 3.5-liter 268-horsepower V6 engine teamed with an advanced seven-speed automatic transmission.
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  • Towing capacity is rated at 3,500 lbs.
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  • GLK350 estimated to achieve 23 mpg on the highway.
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  • GLK well equipped with the latest safety equipment as well as an array of luxury features.
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  • Essentially unchanged from previous model year.
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  • Essentially unchanged from previous model year.
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R-Class

           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
           

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  • Adds the R320 BlueTEC, powered by a 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel that produces 210 horsepower and 398 lb-ft of torque at 1,600 to 2,400 rpm combined with a 7-speed driver adaptive automatic transmission and 4MATIC permanent all-wheel drive.
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  • R320 BlueTEC uses ADBlue exhaust injection for an 80 percent reduction in NOx emissions.
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  • PRE-SAFE preventive occupant protection system standard.
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  • Available rear-seat entertainment system includes two eight-inch screens, wireless headphones and an integrated DVD player with dual-source capability.
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  • New multimedia head unit includes a more colorful display, in-dash 6-disc CD/DVD changer and Bluetooth hands-free connectivity.
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  • Premium leather-wrapped steering wheel and advanced tire pressure monitoring system added for all trim levels.
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  • R350 BlueTEC powered by a turbodiesel V6; replaces the R320 BlueTEC in the lineup.
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  • R350 4MATIC has larger 19-inch 5-spoke wheels, privacy glass, and darkened taillight lenses.
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  • POST-SAFE system will automatically unlock the doors, shutoff the engine, and shutdown the fuel system after an accident.
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  • New exterior colors: Palladium Silver and Steel Grey.
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  • Remains largely unchanged.
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  • New 302-horsepower direct-injection V6 engine for the E350 4MATIC.
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  • Both the E350 4MATIC and E350 BlueTEC get a 7-speed automatic transmission that provides better fuel mileage, more responsive driving, quieter operation, and increased durability.
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  • New standard equipment: enhanced navigation, voice control, and audio.
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  •    Engine: 268 - 302 horsepower
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  •  Seating: 6 passengers
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  •   Driving Range: 274 - 443 miles
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  •    Drive: Four-Wheel Drive
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  •    Cargo Capacity: 15.3 cu. ft.
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  • R320 CDI and R63 AMG added to lineup.
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  • Diesel-powered R320 CDI delivers 221 horsepower and 398 lb-ft of torque with 21/28 (city/hwy) mpg.
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  • R63 AMG sports more aggressive look with AMG front grille, flared fenders, AMG side skirts, tinted taillights and two sets of chromed twin exhaust pipes. The interior is fitted with AMG sport seats, a leather AMG sport steering wheel, a special instrument cluster with AMG graphics, AMG door sills and stainless steel pedals with rubber studs. Under the hood is a 6.3-liter V8 engine that produces 503 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque.
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  • The R63 AMG rides on a height-adjustable AIRMATIC air suspension with special AMG shocks and 19-inch AMG alloy wheels.
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  • Adds optional seven-passenger seating.
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  • R350 now available with two- or all-wheel drive.
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  • All models come with standard AMG body styling and 18-inch wheels.
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  • R500 and R63 AMG discontinued.
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E-Class Wagon

           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
           

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  • E350 4Matic Wagon is powered by a 268-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine and features a 4Matic all-wheel-drive system that is integrated with the 7-speed automatic transmission.
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  • Offered in both Luxury and Sport trim levels.
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  • Luxury trim: comfort suspension, four-bar grille, and four-spoke steering wheel.
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  • Sport version: LED daytime running lights, three-bar grille, 3-spoke steering wheel, and sport suspension with slightly lower ride height.
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  • The E350 4MATIC is powered by a new 3.5-liter direct-injection V6 engine generating 302 horsepower.
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  • New transmission with a more advanced torque converter lock-up clutch that provides better fuel mileage, more responsive driving, quieter operation, and increased durability.
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  • Carries over unchanged from the previous model year.
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  • All-new for 2004; E500 4MATIC marks the first time that Meredes-Benz has offered a V8 wagon in the U.S., with the E500 powered by a 5.0-liter V8 with all-wheel drive.
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  • Continues unchanged for this year.
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  • Powered by a new-generation 3.5-liter V6 that delivers more power and better fuel economy. The 3.5-liter V6 produces 268 horsepower, a 20 percent increase over the 3.2-liter engine that it replaces, and 259 lb-ft of torque.
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  • Receives new exterior and interior styling.
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  • New standard equipment: glass sunroof, power tailgate, six-disc CD changer and Harman/Kardon Logic 7 premium audio system.
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  • E63 AMG replaces the E55 AMG featuring a 6.3-liter naturally aspirated V8 that produces 507 horsepower and 465 lb-ft of torque.
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  • All models receive the Mercedes-Benz PRE-SAFE safety system.
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  • Adds new AMG Sport package that includes AMG front and rear aprons, 18-inch five-spoke wheels, dual chrome exhaust, and an AMG steering wheel with shift paddles available on E350 and E550.
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CLS-Class

           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
           

2011

           
           

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  • Remains primarily unchanged for the new model year.
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  • Redesigned, two versions offered.
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  • CLS550 powered by a biturbo 4.6-liter V8 engine that produces 402 horsepower and 443 lb-ft of torque.
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  • CLS63 AMG powered by a biturbo 5.5-liter V8 engine rated at 518 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque.
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  • CLS550 available with 4Matic all-wheel drive.
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  • Remains primarily unchanged for the new model year.
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  • New trim: the 577-HP CLS63 AMG S-Model; replaces last year's CLS63 with the optional performance pack.
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  • All-wheel drive now standard on CLS63 AMGs.
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  • CLS500 powered by a 302-horsepower 5.0-liter V8 combined a 7-speed automatic transmission.
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  • CLS55 AMG powered by a supercharged 5.5-liter V8 engine that produces 469 horsepower and 516 lb-ft of torque.
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  •  Standard equipment includes Airmatic air suspension, electro-hydraulic braking, ABS with brake assist, traction control, and ESP stability control.
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  • Adds the CLS550 and CLS63 AMG to lineup.
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  • Replacing the CLS500, the CLS550 is powered by a new 5.5-liter V8 engine that delivers 382 horsepower and 391 lb-ft of torque.
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  • CLS63 AMG replaces the CLS55 AMG and is powered by a 507 horsepower 6.3-liter V8 that produces 465 lb-ft of torque.
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  • CLS63 AMG has sports suspension, springs, shocks, and stiffer stabilizer bars than the CLS550, 19-inch wheels, and giant vented and perforated disc brakes.
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  • Continues unchanged for this year.
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  • Exterior upgrades: new two-bar grille with the upper and lower mesh now finished in Atlas Grey, outside mirrors are larger with integrated arrow-shaped turn signals, new dual-spoke 18-inch alloy wheels, new bumper, trapezoidal dual exhaust outlets, and arrow-shaped LED taillights.
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  • Interior updates: 3-spoke steering wheel, white gauges with silver background, new COMAND display that incorporates Bluetooth for hands-free cell phone use, a 6-CD changer, and voice controls for audio and phone.
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  • Upgrades: new steering wheel covered in premium leather and new monitoring system that shows individual tire pressures.
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  • CLS63 AMG has optional Performance Package that allows a top speed of 186 mph instead of the usual 155-mph speed limiter; package also includes an AMG track-calibrated Airmatic sport suspension with stiffer spring rates, 19-inch forged alloy wheels, larger front discs (15.4-inch diameter), a limited-slip rear differential, and a leather / Alcantara-wrapped AMG sport steering wheel.
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S-Class

           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
           

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  • Adds the S350 BlueTEC to lineup, featuring a 3.0-liter 240-horsepower V6 turbodiesel.
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  • S550 receives new 4.6-liter twin-turbo direct-injection 429-horsepower V8.
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  • S63 AMG has new engine, a 5.5-liter 536-horsepower biturbo V8 that features twin turbochargers.
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  • Most models equipped with more fuel efficient 7-speed automatic transmission.
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  • Remains primarily unchanged for the model year.
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  • Redesigned flagship sedan that continues to feature the latest technology and new systems to make the new S-Class more comfortable and even safer than previous generations.
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  • Adds the S63 AMG powered by a 518-horsepower 6.2-liter normally aspirated V8 engine combined with a 7-speed automatic transmission. Featuring AMG styling and 20-inch AMG wheels, the S63 AMG will accelerate from zero to 60 mph in only 4.5 seconds.
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  • Joins the S65 AMG that is powered by a 604 horsepower 6.0-liter twin-turbocharged V12 that produces 738 lb-ft of torque.
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  • All trim levels receive new gear shift paddles that replace gear shift buttons, new window switches and a Hold convenience braking function.
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  • S550 and S550 4MATIC receive the Premium 1 Package and Wood/Leather steering wheel at no additional charge as well as 18-inch 7-twin-spoke wheels.
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  • S600 features new 19-inch 9-twin-spoke wheels.
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  • Exterior changes.
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  • Headlights use bi-xenon technology and LED indicators on the lower edge of the headlamp now standard.
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  • New advanced safety features: Adaptive Highbeam Assist, Lane Keeping Assist, and the PRE-SAFE® brake system.
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  • Now standard: ATTENTION ASSIST driver drowsiness monitor and Active Body Control with automatic crosswind stabilization.
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  • Debuts the S350 BlueTec with standard 4Matic all-wheel drive and a 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel that produces 241 horsepower and 429 lb-ft of torque.
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  • S63 AMG receives a new 5.5-liter direct-injection biturbo V8 that produces 536 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque with Start/Stop functionality and a 7-speed AMG Multi-Clutch transmission.
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  • Power increased for S65 AMG to 510 horsepower and 612 lb-ft of torque.
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2004

           
           

2005

           
           

2006

           
           

2007

           
           
                   
  • The S430 and S500 receive an all-new 7-speed automatic transmission.
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  • New DVD navigation system with MP3 play capability standard.
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  • Optional 18-inch wheels available.
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  • 4MATIC all-wheel drive system offered as a no-cost option for S430 and S500.
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  • S65 AMG added, capable of accelerating from zero to 60 mph in 4.2 seconds.
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  • Powered by a hand-built 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 engine that develops 604 horsepower and 738 lb-ft of torque.
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  • Completely redesigned with bold new styling, spirited driving dynamics and technical innovation.
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E-Class

           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
        ��  

2012

           
           

2013

           
           

2014

           
           

2015

           
           
                   
  • Coupe and Cabriolet receive new powertrains: The E350 is powered by a new 3.5-liter direct-injection V6 engine and the E550 gets a bi-turbo direct-injection 4.6-liter V8.
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  • New transmission with a more advanced torque converter lock-up clutch.
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  • New hybrid version added to lineup.
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  • E400 Hybrid sedan combines 302-horsepower V6 engine with a 27-horsepower electric motor to provide electric-only maneuvering and up to 30 mpg.
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  • Receives a front-end facelift and numerous styling changes throughout the interior.
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  • New safety features added, as well as an auto stop-start feature to cut fuel consumption.
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  • Four-cylinder diesel engine replaces last year's V6.
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  • E63 AMG now has AWD as standard and an optional power pack.
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Coming Soon!
           

2008

           
           

2009

           
           

2010

           
           

2011

           
           
                   
  • Adds new AMG Sport package that includes AMG front and rear aprons, 18-inch five-spoke wheels, dual chrome exhaust, and an AMG steering wheel with shift paddles available on E350 and E550.
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  • Adds standard AMG Sport Package for E350 Sport and E550 Sport.
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  • Luxury sedans receive new 17-inch 7-spoke wheels.
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  • 4MATIC all-wheel-drive offered at no additional charge on all trims.
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  • New multimedia head unit.
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  • Features the Attention Assist system.
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  • E-Class Coupe is added, replacing the CLK: E350 versions are powered by a 268-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine and the E550 trims are powered by a 382-horsepower 5.5-liter V8 engine.
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  • E350 BlueTec is powered by a twin-turbo 3.5-liter V6 diesel engine.
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  • E63 AMG features a 518-horsepower 6.2-liter V8.
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  • All-new AIRCAP wind deflector, adjustable AIRSCARF, and improved 3-layer soft-top.
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  • E350 BlueTec debuts powered by a 3.0-liter turbodiesel V6 engine that produces 210 horsepower and 400 lb-ft of torque.
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  • New features: Active Lane Keeping Assist and Active Blind Spot Assist with automatic brake intervention.
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2004

           
           

2005

           
           

2006

           
           

2007

           
           
                   
  • 4Matic all-wheel drive systerm now available on all trims.
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  • E500 features new 7-speed automatic transmission.
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  • E320 CDI added to lineup, marking the first diesel-powered Mercedes-Benz for U.S. market since 1999.
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  • 3.2-liter 6-cylinder produces an impressive 369 lb-ft of torque as low as 1800 rpm, and earns a highway fuel economy rating of 37 mpg.
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  • E350 powered by new 3.5-liter V6 that delivers more power and better fuel economy through the use of variable valve timing and a two-stage intake manifold. The 3.5-liter V6 produces 268 horsepower, a 20 percent increase over the 3.2-liter engine that it replaces, and 259 lb-ft of torque.
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  • Receives new styling inside and out.
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  • Four new interior colors.
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  • New standard equipment.
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  • E320 BLUETEC replaces the E320 CDI.
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  • Replacing the E500, the E550 is powered by a new-generation 32-valve 5.5-liter V8.
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  • E63 AMG replaces the E55 AMG featuring a 6.3-liter naturally aspirated V8.
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S-Class Hybrid

           
                                                                                                                                       
           

2010

           
           

2011

           
           

2012

           
           

2013

           
           
                   
  • First hybrid sedan from Mercedes-Benz that combines a 3.5-liter V6 engine with an electric motor to produce a combined 295 horsepower and 284 lb-ft of torque.
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  • Receives new 10-spoke wheels and dark brown eucalyptus wood interior trim.
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  • Receives new transmission with a more advanced torque converter lock-up clutch that provides better fuel mileage, more responsive driving, and quieter operation.
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  • Remains primarily unchanged.
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SL-Class

           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
           

2012

           
           

2013

           
           

2014

           
           

2015

           
           
                   
  • Continues relatively unchanged from the previous model year.
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  • Over 200 pounds cut from the previous model's weight. New SL body is about 20 percent stiffer.
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  • Increased interior room and new features.
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  • New 4.6-liter V8 engine produces 14 percent better fuel economy and 12 percent more horsepower.
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  • Retractable top with several features.
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  • Now receives the 2013 model year's premium package as standard.
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  • Available with split infotainment screen that can display different images to the driver and passenger simultaneously.
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Coming Soon!
           

2008

           
           

2009

           
           

2010

           
           

2011

           
           
                   
  • Adds standard 18-inch five-twin-spoke wheels for the SL550.
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  • Premium Nappa Leather now available as part of SL550 Trim Package.
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  • Several exterior and interior updates.
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  • SL550 receives a 7-speed automatic transmission.
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  • SL63 debuts an exclusive new 7-speed MCT (multi-clutch technology) transmission with AMG Speedshift and four drive modes.
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  • Adds the SL550 Night Edition which features matte-finish designo magno night black paint and a black premium leather interior. The Night editions also includes 19-inch AMG 5-spoke light alloy wheels finished with a two-tone high gloss finish, silver-painted front brake calipers, darkened headlights and darkened taillights.
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  • A new seat design includes arrow-shaped seams and silver-colored details.
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2004

           
           

2005

           
           

2006

           
           

2007

           
           
                   
  • SL600 added for 2004, powered by a twin-turbocharged 5.5-liter V12 that produces 493 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque.
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  • SL500 receives new 7-speed automatic transmission.
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  • Heated steering wheel added.
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  • SL65 AMG added and powered by a 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 engine that produces 604 horsepower and 738 lb-ft of torque.
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  • SL65 also features a new compound braking system with a two-piece rotor and hub assembly.
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  • New center console added with updated COMAND head unit with DVD navigation.
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  • Adds Keyless Go, heated steering wheel, and corner illuminating fog lights as standard on SL600.
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  • New 18-inch double-spoke wheels added to the AMG sport package.
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  • Run-flat tires offered as new option.
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  • Several exterior and interior updates.
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  • Now standard: hands-free phone system and Sirius satellite radio.
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  • Replacing the SL500, the SL550 is powered by a new-generation 5.5-liter V8 that produces 382 horsepower and 391 lb-ft of torque.
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  • SL55 AMG updated externally; engine upgrade with horsepower increasing to 510 and torque to 531 lb-ft.
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  • SL600 receives power upgrade to 510 and 612 lb-ft of torque.
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CL-Class

           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
           

2012

           
           

2013

           
           

2014

           
           

2015

           
           
                   
  • Continues relatively unchanged from the previous model year.
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  • Adds the Grand Edition Package available in a choice of three designo paint colors and three designo interiors with AMG styling, 20-inch wheels, and unique badging.
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  • Now comes standard with previously-optional features such as rearview camera, night vision display, and massaging front seats.
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Coming Soon!
           

2008

           
           

2009

           
           

2010

           
           

2011

           
           
                   
  • CL65 AMG and a CL65 AMG 40th Anniversary Edition added to commemorate the 40th anniversary of AMG.
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  • CL65 AMG is powered by a twin-turbocharged V12 that produces 604 horsepower and 738 lb-ft of torque and includes the latest-generation AMG sport suspension based on Active Body Control, a high-performance AMG braking system and forged 20-inch AMG twin-spoke wheels.
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  • Continues relatively unchanged from the previous model year.
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  • New audio system.
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  • New premium wood/leather steering wheel, modified switches, larger outside mirrors, and multi-color ambient lighting.
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  • All non-AMG CL models now equipped with Direct Steer to provide better on-center steering feel as well as better responsiveness.
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  • Redesigned exterior.
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  • CL63 AMG receives new 5.5-liter direct-injection biturbo V8 that produces 536 horsepower and 590 lb-ft of torque with Start/Stop functionality and a 7-speed AMG Multi-Clutch transmission.
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  • Power increased for CL65 AMG to 510 horsepower and 612 lb-ft of torque.
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2004

           
           

2005

           
           

2006

           
           

2007

           
           
                   
  • New standard DVD navigation system.
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  • CL500 features a new 7-speed automatic transmisson.
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  • CL65 AMG added and powered by a 6.0-liter twin-turbo V12 engine that produces 604 horsepower and 738 lb-ft of torque.
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  • CL65 also features a new compound braking system with a two-piece rotor and hub assembly.
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  • Standard AMG Sport Package added for the CL500 and CL600.
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  • Standard equipment for the CL600 now includes Keyless Go, heated steering wheel, and electronic trunk closer.
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  • Updated lineup with the CL550 and CL600.
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  • Redesigned for this year.
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  • Powering the CL550 is a new-generation V8, while the CL600 receives a revised V12.
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  • CL63 AMG features a 6.3-liter normally aspirated V8 that produces 518 horsepower and 465 lb-ft. of torque.
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  • CL550 has new standard equipment.
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  • Several new features.
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SLK

           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
           

2012

           
           

2013

           
           

2014

           
           

2015

           
           
                   
  • Redesigned exterior.
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  • SLK350 powered by new 302-horsepower direct-injection 3.5-liter V6 engine combined with a 7-speed automatic transmission.
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  • SLK250 debuts powered by a new 201-horsepower direct-injection turbocharged 1.8-liter 4-cylinder with either a 6-speed manual or a 7-speed automatic transmission.
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  • Several new interior features.
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  • Several new safety features.
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  • Adaptive high-beam assist now available.
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  • Directional and cruise control switches updated.
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  • Now equipped with a stop-start system on SLK350 and SLK55 AMG models.
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  • Updated mbrace infotainment system.
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  • New direction and cruise control switches.
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Coming Soon!
           

2008

           
           

2009

           
           

2010

           
           

2011

           
           
                   
  • Adds a Ten-Year Anniversary SLK350 edition featuring standard automatic transmission, 17-inch wheels, Edition 10 badging, red stitching on seats, and red dash trim.
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  • Updated with new exterior styling.
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  • New instrument cluster and three-spoke steering wheel.
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  • SLK350 debuts a new 3.5-liter V6 that develops 300 horsepower with lower fuel consumption and reduced CO2 emissions.
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  • SLK55 powered by the AMG 5.5-liter V8 producing 355 horsepower.
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  • Limited-production SLK300 Diamond White edition made for 2010; features Diamond White metallic paint and a two-tone interior with high-contrast 'baseball' upholstery stitching. Will feature special standard equipment that includes sport suspension, steering-wheel shift paddles, and 18-inch AMG alloy wheels.
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  • All trims receive new sport body styling and black headlamp inlays at no charge.
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  • SLK350 gets new 18-inch, split five-spoke wheels.
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2004

           
           

2005

           
           

2006

           
           

2007

           
           
                   
  • Special edition SLK for 2004 includes 17-inch wheels, Nappa leather, sport seats, exterior chrome accents, and a painted front grille and spoiler.
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  • Second-generation SLK debuts with SLK350, with new 268-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine, more precise 6-speed manual transmission.
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  • SLK55 AMG is powered by a 355-horsepower 5.5-liter V8 engine with a 7-speed electronically-controlled automatic transmission.
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  • SLK280 joins lineup and is powered by a 228-horsepower 3.0-liter V6 engine.
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  • Continues unchanged for model year.
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SLS

           
                                                                                                                                                               
           

2011

           
           

2012

           
           

2013

           
           

2014

           
           

2015

           
           
                   
  • All-new sports car developed by AMG with an aluminum body and gullwing doors.
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  • Powered by a hand-built 6.3-liter V8 engine that produces 563 horsepower and 479 lb-ft of torque and the high-performance drivetrain includes a carbon fiber drive shaft and a 7-speed dual-clutch transaxle transmission with four driving modes.
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  • Other features include 265/35R19 front tires, 295/30R20 rear tires, two-piece brakes, and optional ceramic brakes.
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  • SLS AMG Roadster added to lineup.
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  • Roadster features the same 6.3-liter 563-horsepower V8 engine as the SLS AMG Coupe. It is mated to a 7-speed manual transmission with overdrive that achieves 14 mpg city/20 mpg highway and can sprint to 60 mph in 3.7 seconds.
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  • Power soft-top comes in choice of three colors and opens/closes in 11 seconds (up to 30 mph).
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  • New equipment for the AMG Coupe and Roadster includes standard Blind Spot Assist, optional 3-mode AMG Adaptive Suspension, and AMG Performance Media, including driving telemetry and G-Force measurement.
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  • Now referred to as the SLS GT, both coupe and convertible are powered by a 6.2-liter V8 engine producing an impressive 583 horsepower -- an increase of 20 horses versus the previous year's model.
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  • Engine is teamed with a re-calibrated AMG Speedshift dual-clutch 7-speed transmission as well as an upgraded AMG adaptive suspension.
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  • Darkened headlamp treatments, unique wheel color, and red-painted brake calipers.
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  • Now available in the SLS AMG Black Series guise that featres a 622-HP V8 and a host of other performance upgrades.
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M-Class

           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
           

2012

           
           

2013

           
           

2014

           
           

2015

           
           
                   
  • Redesigned exterior and interior upgrades.
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  • ML350 4MATIC equipped with new 302-horsepower direct-injection V6 engine.
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  • ML350 BlueTEC diesel gets 30 more horsepower.
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  • New transmission.
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  • New standard equipment includes mbrace2, Collision Prevention Assist, and a color instrument cluster display.
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  • New on- and off-road package is now offered with a two-stage transfer case, longitudinal differential lock, and six transmission settings.
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  • New options include multicontour driver & passenger seats with massage and comfort headrests.
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  • Now available with package for ML350 that mimics the looks of ML550.
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  • Optional split-screen dashboard display available.
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Coming Soon!
           

2008

           
           

2009

           
           

2010

           
           

2011

           
           
                   
  • ML550 replaces ML500, powered by a 382-horsepower 5.5-liter V8 with 391 lb-ft of torque.
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  • ML550 features AMG styling with deeper front and rear under bumper aprons, 19-inch AMG wheels, and running boards.
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  • Updated exterior and interior.
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  • ML320 BlueTEC added, replacing the ML320 CDI, powered by a 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel that produces 210 horsepower and 398 lb-ft of torque at 1,600 to 2,400 rpm combined with a 7-speed driver adaptive automatic transmission and 4MATIC permanent all-wheel drive.
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  • Available rear-seat entertainment system includes two eight-inch screens, wireless headphones, and an integrated DVD player with dual-source capability.
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  • New multimedia head unit.
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  • Standard burl walnut trim, premium leather-wrapped steering wheel, and advanced tire pressure monitoring system for all trim levels.
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  • ML350 BlueTEC powered by a turbodiesel V6, replaces the ML320 BlueTEC in the lineup.
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  • New POST-SAFE system.
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  • New exterior colors: Palladium Silver and Steel Grey.
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  • New side mirror design, rear-view mirror with integrated compass and Blind Spot assist, and new rear-view camera for all trim levels.
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  • The ML350 BlueTEC, two-mode ML450 Hybrid, and the all-wheel-drive and rear-wheel-drive ML350 receive available LED daytime running lights.
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  • New exterior color: Diamond White Metallic.
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2004

           
           

2005

           
           

2006

           
           

2007

           
           
                   
  • High-performance ML55 discontinued for this model year.
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  • M-Class Special Edition replaces the Inspiration Edition; includes unique 17-inch wheels, power dome hood, silver grille, aluminum roof rails, choice of matte birch burl or dark burl walnut interior trim, and metallic paint.
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  • All-new for 2006, offered as the ML350 powered by a 268-horsepower 3.5-liter V6, and the ML500 powered by a 302-horsepower 5.0-liter V8.
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  • Several new standards.
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  • Height-adjustable AIRMATIC air suspension optional.
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  • Adds the ML320 CDI diesel and high-performance ML63 AMG to lineup.
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  • The diesel-powered ML320 CDI boasts 215-horsepower.  
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  • ML63 AMG powered by 6.3-liter naturally aspirated V8 engine that produces 503 horsepower.
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M-Class Hybrid

           
                                                                                       
           

2010

           
           

2011

           
           
                   
  • First full hybrid from Mercedes-Benz.
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  • Combines a 3.5-liter V6 engine with two electric motors included in the transmission that run on a self-charging battery.
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  • Power output for the combined system is 335 horsepower and 381 lb-ft of torque. Fuel economy is estimated at 21/24 mpg city/highway.
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  • Remains largely unchanged.
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GL-Class

           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               
           

2013

           
           

2014

           
           

2015

           
           
                   
  • Redesigned for the first time since it joined the lineup as a 2007 model.
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  • Minor updates and options for the interior.
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Coming Soon!
           

2010

           
           

2011

           
           

2012

           
           
                   
  • GL350 Bluetec and GL450 sport new front grilles and bumpers, chrome-ringed fog lights while LED technology is implemented for taillights and optional LED daytime running lights. Inside are new seats, burl walnut interior trim and an enhanced instrument cluster.
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  • GL550 receives new burl walnut interior trim, ambient interior lighting, and standard LED daytime running lights.
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  • GL350 Bluetec replaces the GL320 Bluetec in the lineup.
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  • Adds new saddle head restraints for the second and third row, a rearview mirror with an integrated compass, and available Blind Spot assist for all trims.
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  • GL550 gets a restyled front bumper.
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  • exterior paint color: Diamond White.
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  • Essentially unchanged this model year.
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2007

           
           

2008

           
           

2009

           
           
                   
  • Debuts in the U.S. as the GL450, powered by a 335-horsepower 4.6-liter V8 with a 7-speed automatic transmission and 4MATIC full-time 4-wheel drive.
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  • Standard: four-wheel independent suspension, speed-sensitive power steering, and 265/60R18 all-season tires, burl walnut wood trim, power front seats, a glass sunroof with a fixed glass panel over the third-row seats and two third-row seats that can be stowed electrically to provide a flat cargo floor.
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  • Options: height-adjustable Airmatic springs with ADS adaptive damping.
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  • Optional Off-Road Pro package includes a two-speed transfer case, locks for the center and rear differentials and modified air suspension that can increase ground clearance to 12 inches.
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  • Adds the GL550 powered by a 382-horsepower 5.5-liter V8 that produces 391 lb-ft of torque.
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  • GL550 features distinctive exterior styling that includes 21-inch AMG wheels fitted with all-season tires, fender flares, chrome trim, blue-tinted glass, and a larger execution of the Mercedes-Benz star integrated into the front grille.
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  • Adds the GL320 BlueTEC to lineup, powered by a 3.0-liter V6 turbodiesel that produces 210 horsepower and 398 lb-ft of torque at 1,600 to 2,400 rpm combined with a 7-speed driver adaptive automatic transmission and 4MATIC permanent all-wheel drive. The GL320 BlueTEC uses ADBlue exhaust injection for an 80 percent reduction in NOx emissions and is approved for use with B5 biodiesel.
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  • Keyless-Go standard for the GL550.
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  • PRE-SAFE preventive occupant protection system standard for all trim levels.
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  • Available rear-seat entertainment system includes two eight-inch screens, wireless headphones and an integrated DVD player with dual-source capability. A new multimedia head unit includes a more colorful display, in-dash 6-disc CD/DVD changer and Bluetooth hands-free connectivity.
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G-Class

           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
           

2012

           
           

2013

           
           

2014

           
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2015

           
           
                   
  • Edition Select option package: choice of paints--Black, Arctic White or Iridium Silver--AMG fenders, exhaust sidepipes, silver-painted wheels, and interior highlights, including 2-tone upholstery.
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  • Now features a 7-inch tablet-style display, COMAND control system, as well as Blind Spot Assist.
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  • Exterior updated with LED daytime running lights and new side mirrors.
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  • G63 AMG gets a new 5.5-liter biturbo V8 producing a whopping 544 horsepower.
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  • AMG models get unique grille and red brake calipers.
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  • Carries over unchanged from the previous model year.
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2008

           
           

2009

           
           

2010

           
           

2011

           
           
                   
  • Adds new taillight design, gauges, steering wheel, rear-view camera, and a hands-free phone interface.
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  • G500 receives a new seven-speed automatic transmission.
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  • New three-bar front grille and chrome grille guard.
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  • G500 is replaced by the G550 and is powered by a 382-horsepower V8 and features 18-inch alloy wheels.
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  • G55 AMG now gets 500 horsepower out of its supercharged 5.5-liter V8 engine.
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  • Both models feature a new COMAND system featuring a large color display screen with a standard in-dash, six-disc DVD / CD changer and Bluetooth connectivity; iPod/MP3 interface, SIRIUS satellite radio, HD radio, and an enhanced voice control system are also standard.
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  • Adds chrome trim around the gear selector, door pulls, and rear cargo sill.
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  • Sport-tuned exhaust standard.
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  • New premium leather-covered dash, 14-way power front seats, heated wood and leather-covered steering wheel, ambient lighting, and a 115-volt power outlet in the cargo area.
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  • New 18-inch twin 5-spoke wheels for G550.
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2004

           
           

2005

           
           

2006

           
           

2007

           
           
                   
  • Remains primarily unchanged for this model year.
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  • Offers the special edition Grand Edition in both G500 and G55 AMG versions. A sequentially numbered silver 'Grand Edition' badge is placed on the center console of each vehicle.
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  • Continues unchanged from the previous model year.
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  • DVD navigation, bi-xenon headlights, and 7-speed automatic transmission are all standard.
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  • Fog lights redesigned.
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  • Inside changes: redesigned center console controls, leather door handle grips, and improved front seat cushioning.
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Sprinter

           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
           

2013

           
           

2014

           
           

2015

           
           
                   
  • Continues essentially unchanged from previous year.
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  • New grille, front bumper, and headlights.
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  • New base engine, a turbocharged four-cylinder turbo diesel mill.
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  • V6 from previous Sprinters also available.  
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2010

           
           

2011

           
           

2012

           
           
                   
  • Commercial van new to lineup for the U.S. market.
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  • Powered by a 3.0-liter turbo diesel engine, the Sprinter is offered in both cargo van and passenger van configurations with the choice of two wheelbase lengths, three overall lengths, and two roof heights.
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  • Continues essentially unchanged from previous year.
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  • Essentially unchanged after its introduction in the 2010 model year.
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C-Class-Wagon

           
                                                                                       
           

2004

           
           

2005

           
           
                   
  • Remains primarily unchanged for the model year.
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  • Receives exterior and interior updates including new body styling, headlights, taillights, grille, wheels, dashboard, instrument cluster, steering wheel, and seats.
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CLK-Class

           
                                                                                                                                                                                                                       
           

2007

           
           

2008

           
           

2009

           
           
                   
  • Adds the CLK550 and high-performance CLK63 AMG to the lineup.
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  • Replacing the CLK500, the CLK550 is powered by a new 5.5-liter V8 engine delivering 382 horsepower and 391 lb-ft of torque.
  •                
  • The CLK63 AMG replaces the CLK55 AMG with a 507-horsepower 6.3-liter V8 that produces 465 lb-ft of torque.
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  • The CLK63 AMG rides on 'staggered' 18-inch wheels, a sport suspension and more powerful compound brakes.
  •                
  • A new Sport package available on the CLK350 and CLK550: 10-spoke 17-inch wheels, shorter springs for a lower ride height, sport shocks, perforated brake discs and brake calipers, black ash wood interior trim, black carpets, and a special instrument cluster with white gauges.
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  • Adds the CLK63 AMG Black Series, a street legal version of the Official F1 Safety Car.
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  • Powered by a 507-horsepower 6.2-liter AMG-developed normally-aspirated V8 engine, the CLK63 AMG Black Series is lighter than other CLK coupes and feature carbon-fiber flared fenders, 19-inch AMG forged aluminum wheels, Pirelli P Zero Corsa sport tires, larger perforated composite disc brakes, aggressive front spoiler with carbon-fiber air intakes, flared rear fenders, and a new rear apron with carbon-fiber air diffuser fins.
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  • Continues essentially unchanged from previous year.
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2004

           
           

2005

           
           

2006

           
           
                   
  • The second-generation CLK Cabriolet joins the coupe with a number of new features.
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  • CLK500 receives new 5-spoke AMG wheels, a rear spoiler, gear shift buttons, and a standard 7-speed automatic transmission.
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  • CLK320 receives a standard appearance package that includes a sport shift knob with chrome trim, a large chrome exhaust tip, brushed aluminum pedals, and 17-inch 5-spoke alloy wheels.
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  • All trims have redesigned center console with new buttons and shift knob.
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  • New grille and new taillights for coupes and cabriolets.
  •                
  • CLK350 replaces the CLK320, powered by a 268-horsepower 3.5-liter V6 engine with a seven-speed automatic transmission.
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  • CLK350 also receives new wheels and a new front apron.
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  • CLK500 updated with a more sport-oriented interior and AMG exhaust.
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  • New active front head restraints are standard for lineup.
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SLR

           
                                                                                                                                                               
           

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  • SLR McLaren powered by a 617-horsepower supercharged 5.5-liter Mercedes-AMG V8 combined with a 5-speed automatic transmission and AMG Speedshift with Comfort, Sport, and Manual programs.
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  • No changes from previous model year.
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  • SLR now available as a roadster with the semi-automatic roof that opens or closes in less than ten seconds.
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  • Available in three different colors, the roof can be opened and closed at speeds of 120 mph.
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  • SLR McLaren available as a roadster. With 617 horses at its disposal, the SLR reaches 60 mph in less than four seconds with a top speed of 207 mph. The car company also claims that with the SLR's aerodynamic shape, the cabin is quiet enough to have a conversation at 120 mph with the top down.
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