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Mercedes Officially Reveals CL-Class AMG Sport Package
Posted July 14th, 2006 At 9:30 AM CST

Mercedes-Benz New CL-Class With AMG Sport Package

As you may remember, a couple weeks ago we brought you the first photos of the 2007 CL-Class fitted with the always-popular AMG Sport Package. Today, Mercedes has released the official details of the AMG sport package, along with a few additional photos to further entice prospective CL-Class customers.

Highlights of the package include a redesigned front bumper with enlarged air intakes and chrome-ringed fog lights, new side skirts, and a rear bumper featuring a black insert and chrome trim strip. To top it all of, customers also have the option of 19 inch five-spoke AMG light-alloy wheels, which feature widths of 8.5/9.5 inches and carry 255/40 (front) and 275/40 (rear) tires.

If you're interested, the market launch for the new AMG components is set for this September, with pre-orders being taken immediately. The AMG package and wheels are available for both the CL 500 and CL 600 models, with prices set at EUR 5,336 for the AMG bodystyling package, EUR 3,132 for the light-alloy wheels fitted on the CL 500 and EUR 1,972 for the light-alloy wheels fitted on the CL 600. All figures include 16% VAT.

To learn more, keep reading to see photos of the new CL fitted with both options, followed by the full press release. Enjoy.


Mercedes-Benz New CL-Class in White with New AMG Sport Package

New Mercedes-Benz CL-CLass in Black With AMG Sport Package

New Mercedes-Benz CL-Class in Black With AMG Sport Package, Closeup of the wheel


OFFICIAL PRESS RELEASE


Exclusive dynamism for the new top coupé from Mercedes-Benz: Powerful AMG styling for the new CL-Class


Stuttgart, Jul 14, 2006
For the new CL-Class, the ultimate luxury coupé, Mercedes-AMG has now developed two AMG optional extras: a powerful AMG bodystyling package and expressive 19-inch AMG light-alloy wheels with mixed-width tyres. These distinctive AMG components are available for both engine versions.

The AMG bodystyling for the new Mercedes-Benz CL-Class comprises a front and rear apron and side skirts. The redesigned front bumper with enlarged air intakes and chrome-ringed circular fog lamps is lithe and athletic in appearance. Typical AMG styling, with two slanted struts and a smooth transition to the prominent wheel arches, gives a strong air of confidence and emphasises the sense of width.

The AMG side skirts carry the muscular lines seamlessly through to the AMG rear apron. The rear bumper with its black insert and chrome trim strip flanked by tailpipes on either side creates a dynamic and exclusive impression.

19-inch AMG light-alloy wheels combine superb looks with optimal handling

Also available for the new CL-Class, as an optimal complement to the AMG bodystyling, are 19-inch five-spoke AMG light-alloy wheels with embossed AMG lettering. The high-sheen rim flange and spokes are always eye-catching, whether the vehicle is standing still or on the move. The 8.5/9.5-inch-wide wheels carry 255/40 (front) and 275/40 (rear) tyres. The wide AMG wheels fill out the prominent wheel arches perfectly, giving the side view a sporty appearance.

AMG bodystyling and AMG light-alloy wheels available for both engine versions

Pre-orders are already being taken for the AMG bodystyling and AMG light-alloy wheels. The market launch date will be September 2006. The AMG components are available for both the eight-cylinder CL 500 and the V12 top-of-the-line CL 600 model. The ex-factory prices are EUR 5,336 for the AMG bodystyling package and EUR 3,132 (CL 500)/EUR 1,972 (CL 600) for the AMG light-alloy wheels (all figures include 16 % VAT).

Copyright © 2006, DaimlerChrysler AG

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