The 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is a 4-passenger sedan fastback some might refer to as 4-door coupe. Its based on the platform of Mercedes-Benz E-Class and sold as the CLS550 and CLS63 AMG for optimized performance. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class CLS63 AMG is covered in a separate description. Standard equipment for the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class CLS550 includes bi-xenon headlights, LED position lights, LED taillights, standard sport body kit and alloy wheels 18 inches.
2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Interior
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is equipped with dual-zone automatic climate control standard, leather upholstery, power front seats 14 position, tilt / telescoping steering wheel and power an electric sunroof. A full-length center console separating the individual rear seats and the CLS550 includes ambient cabin lighting and universal door opener garage. Bluetooth connectivity with music streaming capability, system voice-activated navigation with traffic information in real time, and a premium audio system with 14 speakers CD changer / DVD, HD Radio, Satellite Radio and 10GB digital music storage are also standard.
2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Features
Options for the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class include Premium 1 package (reversing camera, heated front seats and ventilation, LED headlamps with automatic high beam and Active Curve Illumination, power trunk closing, Keyless entry and on, iPod docking station, power rear sunshade), Package wheels, Lane Tracking package and driver assistance package.
Additional options include the wheel of a multi-contour active seat, wood / leather, heated steering wheel, heated rear seats, and split folding backseat driver. An entertainment system for rear seat and Wi-Fi mobile hotspot technology are also optional, and Mercedes CLS offers with Night View Assist Plus with pedestrian detection, parking assistance system active, rear air bags and side impact . Buyers can also custom tailor the 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class CLS550 Design through the paint and interior materials options.
2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Engine
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS550 is equipped with a 4.6-liter V-8 twin-turbo engine that produces 402 horsepower at 5,000 rpm and 443 lb-ft of torque between 1,800 rpm and 4,750 rpm. A 7-speed automatic transmission equipped with paddle shifters provides power to the rear wheels. A system 4Matic all-wheel drive is optional. The 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class CLS550 is also equipped with Airmatic semi-active suspension with Normal and Sport settings.
2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Safety
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is equipped with 10 airbags, traction control, stability control and 4-wheel anti-lock disc brakes with brake assist, brake priming predictive, and automatic brake drying. Hill-start assist and hill-hold systems are standard, and rain-sensing wipers and ATTENTION ASSIST drowsiness detection system driver. Options include a monitoring system and blind spot warning system exit lane. For an additional cost, each of these systems technology that can actively correct the vehicle’s course if the driver does not respond to the audible warnings, according Mercedes adds.
The 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class system Distronic adaptive cruise control maintains a certain distance Plus between CLS and traffic ahead, accelerating or automatically slow the vehicle as required. The Pre-Safe technology prepares the brakes for maximum braking power if the CLS detects an imminent danger and can prepare the car for an accident if necessary, close the windows and move the seats to a safer position.
For 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class, Night View Assist Plus with pedestrian detection system projects an infrared image of the road on the screen on the board, and may help identify when a pedestrian has entered the dark path.