Mercedes CLS 2005 on


June 1, 2013 By Mike Lee
Last updated on July 30, 2015
Mercedes CLS 500 (2006-2008)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155
0-60 mph
5.2
BHP
382 @6000rpm
Torque lbft
391 @2800-4800rpm
BHP per ton
208
MPG UK/US
24/20
Engine capacity CC/CU
5461/333
Engine type
V8 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
10.7:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 32
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic
No of speeds
7
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
193.3
Width (in)
73.7
Height (in)
55.7
Kerb Weight (lbs)
4040
Additional Info: The CLS 500 was introduced in 2005 with a 306bhp 4966cc engine with a 0-60 of 5.9, before getting an increase in engine size and power in 2006. Facelift from 2008. Other engines include a 272bhp & 287bhp CLS 350 with 0-60 in 6.8 & 6.5 respectively, a 220bhp CLS 320/350 CDI with 0-60 in 6.8 and a 268bhp CLS 350 CDI with 0-60 in 6.3.

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Mercedes CLS 63 AMG (2006-2008)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155
0-60 mph
4.4
0-100 mph
9.7
1/4 mile
12.5
BHP
507 @6800rpm
Torque lbft
465 @2650-5200rpm
BHP per ton
266
MPG UK/US
19/16
Engine capacity CC/CU
6208/379
Engine type
V8 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Normal
Compression Ratio
11.3:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 32
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic
No of speeds
7
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
193.3
Width (in)
73.7
Height (in)
54.7
Kerb Weight (lbs)
4199
Additional Info: Facelift in 2008. A CLS 55 AMG with a 476bhp/516lb-ft 5439cc engine, 5 speed automatic giving 0-60 in 4.6, 0-100 in 10.3, 1/4 mile in 12.8 was built from 2005-2006. Also the Mercedes tuner Brabus have made a 530bhp CLS 55 with 0-60 in 4.3 and a twin turbo 720bhp/810lb-ft 6.2 litre V12 Brabus Rocket that gets to 60 in 3.9 secs and onto a 220+mph top speed.

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Mercedes CLS 63 AMG (2011)
Country
Germany
Top Speed (mph)
155 (limited)
0-60 mph
4.3
BHP
518 @5250rpm
Torque lbft
516 @1750-5000rpm
BHP per ton
277
MPG UK/US
28/23
Engine capacity CC/CU
5461/333
Engine type
V8 Fuel Injection
Aspiration
Turbochargers x 2
Compression Ratio
10.0:1
Valve Type/No
DOHC 32
Transmission (manual/auto)
Automatic
No of speeds
7
Wheels driven
RWD
Brakes F/R
Disc/Disc
No. of Seats
2+2
Length (in)
196.7
Width (in)
74.1
Height (in)
55.4
Kerb Weight (lbs)
4120
Additional Info: Also available is a 382bhp 5.7 CLS550, a 4.7 twin turbo 402bhp CLS 500 (0-60 in 5.3 secs) and a 302bhp CLS 350 (0-60 in 5.9 secs). Diesels versions provide a 261bhp CLS 350 CDi (0-60 in 6 secs) and a 201bhp CLS 250 CDi (0-60 in 7.3 secs). The 2011 CLS uses smaller engines and turbochargers to improve efficiency.  CLS 63 AMG power increased to around 550bhp in 2013 reducing the 0-60 time to 4.1 secs. Also in 2013 a five-door CLS 63 AMG estate ‘shooting brake’ was added.

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