Mercedes-Benz celebrate 60th anniversary of the S-Class Coupe

Mercedes-Benz have shown off the CL Grand Edition at the Geneva Motor Show. It’s an extremely high end type of vehicle containing the highest amount of quality. It will be a special edition model that is expected only to be released in Europe.

The Grand Edition will be handcrafted with the AMG division playing their part. The car will come with a choice of three colours. These include platinum black metallic, mocha black metallic and matte magno cashmere white, which comes for an extra $2,000. Everyone will be able to tell that it is a Special Edition Luxury Coupe with the sign of a badge.

The AMG influence on the exterior will come from the rear, front and side sill panels making the car look extremely sporty and expensive.

Engine variants

The vehicle will contain two variants, one with a 4.6 litre V8 bi turbo which produces 435 BHP and the other a 5.5 litre bi turbo V12 achieving 517 BHP which will come under the CL600 name badge.

Special design

Special features of the car include lightweight 20 inch wheels and high quality leather seats. The alloy wheels come with either a five spoke design or a 10 spoke design. There are three choice of leather to choose from which include design anline leather Armagnac, design anline leather deep black and design anline leather porcelain. Finishing trims within include black ash as well as high gloss burr walnut. It is not just outside the car that looks stunning. When sitting inside, everyone gets the feeling that they are sitting amongst pure luxury and quality.

The Grand Edition looks absolutely stunning from almost every angle. It will be hard to believe that anyone could find faults in the design. From looking at the vehicle everyone will know why Mercedes-Benz are considered by many as the best luxury car manufacturer.


It all started with the Mercedes-Benz 300 S back in 1952. This was beginning of the CL-Class. This heavily the creation of the S-Class Coupes which have become one of the most desired cars in the world.  Both strike an amazing balance between a powerful, dynamic sports car with great quality and luxury.

Safety Equipment

The CL Grand Edition will also come with Active Body Control (ABC) which adopts crosswind stabilisation. There are advanced pieces of safety equipment within which includes a drowsiness detection system.


One Comment

  1. Green Car Company
    Mar 25, 2012 @ 16:46:09

    A great achievement by Mercedes-benz. Just want to point out that Mercedes-Benz 300 S was a very classy car.

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