The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is a four passenger, four door luxury midsize sedan. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class (CLS550) is available in rear-wheel drive and 4Matic all-wheel drive variations, and the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class 4Matic (CLS63) AMG is offered in base and S-Model versions.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class (CLS550) and 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class (CLS550) 4Matic come standard 18-inch wheels; all-season tires; i adaptive air suspension; bi-Xenon headlights; LED running lights; auto-dimming rearview and side mirrors; a sunroof; Dual-zone automatic climate control; 10 way power front seats and heating, memory functions and four-way lumbar adjustment; a power tilt-and-telescoping steering wheel and leather upholstery. Electronics include features a 7-inch video display interface COMAND infotainment; navigation system; voice control; Bluetooth phone connectivity and audio; Mbrace2 Telematics system Mercedes’ and 14-speaker surround-sound audio system Harman Kardon with Change six-CD, HD radio, satellite radio, USB / iPod integration and auxiliary audio input.
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class AMG (CLS63) adds a powerful twin turbo V8-, a different transmission, 19-inch wheels, summer performance tires, a sport organized in the adaptive suspension, sport steering wheel shift paddles, upgraded leather upholstery, a rear power sunshade and the separation of its rear seat ( optional for the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class CLS550).
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class (CLS63) AMG S-Model gets additional capacity, a higher Waiter top speed (186 mph instead of 155), the establishment of a more aggressively, a limited-slip difference, the launch control, a different 19-inch wheels with titanium finish, a carbon fiber engine cover and rear spoiler, red brake calipers, unique leather interior, and made of suede trim on the steering wheel.
Available on all sorts, 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Premium 1 package adds adaptive LED headlights with automatic high-beam control, camera rearview, power trunk closer, keyless ignition / entry and the front seats. On the CLS550, this package includes a power sunshade rear. The version of the CLS63 includes chairs enables active and massage.
Lane Tracking package adds the blind-spot warning and lane-warning system start. Driver Assistance package gets improved adaptive cruise control, active versions of the Lane Tracking. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Package Parktronic includes front and rear parking sensors and automatic parking system. The stand-alone options include an infrared night-vision display, heated rear seats and a premium Bang & olufsen surround-sound. The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class (CLS550) can also be equipped with a 19-inch AMG wheel package includes summer tires and paddle shifters, and a stand-alone options like a heated steering wheel and massaging seats offered active. Carbon-ceramic brakes are optional on the CLS63 S-Model.
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Interior
As with the exterior, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class cabin takes the current Mercedes-Benz design aesthetic and makes it more organic and Curvaceous. Materials are blameless. The control layout is similar to the E-Class, although 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class swaps in an analog clock and adult control knob-style weather instead of trusting the toggle buttons. Drops to the CLS63 4Matic adds wheel chunky AMG and fills the console and the AMG car controls the MCT transmission (complete with an embossed AMG crest) instead of the 550’s electronic shift lever on the steering column.
With its low, racy two roof line passenger in the back seat, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is not the ideal people carrier. If you always move people around or have friends, especially the tall, out of the less expensive E-Class concept-wise. Trunk space is, however, another liberal, and 15.3 cubic available.
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Engine
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class (CLS550) powered by a twin-turbocharged 4.7-liter V8 that provide 402 hp and 443 lb-ft of torque to the rear wheels through an automatic transmission seven-speed. On the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class (CLS550) 4Matic, the power goes to all four wheels through an all-wheel drive. In performance testing, a 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class (CLS550) rear-wheel drive went from zero to 60 mph in 4.6 seconds – truly impressive performance V8-powered years this site. EPA-estimated fuel economy of 21 mpg combined (18 mpg city / 27 mpg highway) for the rear-drive CLS550, and the 4Matic is rated at 20 combined (18 city / 25 highway).
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class (CLS63) AMG gets a twin-turbo 5.5-liter V8 that generate 550 hp and 531 lb-ft of torque, and specialty-seven-speed automatic transmission sends power to all four wheels through a standard awd system. If that’s not enough, the CLS63 AMG S-Model pumps out a massive 577 hp and 590 lb-ft of torque, thanks to an increase in turbo boost pressure and revised software engine. And both the economy of the 2014 Mercedes-Benz AMG CLS63 18 mpg combined (16 city / 22 highway).
2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class Safety
The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class standard safety features include four-wheel antilock disc brakes, fire and stability control, front knee airbags, front side airbags (both chest and pelvic), full length curtain airbags, and Mercedes-Benz mbrace2 Telematics system (smartphone integration and Web-based applications that include remote controls, monitor the driver of the emergency services). And standard Attention Assist (a driver drowsiness monitor alerting) and PreSafe (it in anticipation of the crash near automatically take steps to occupants better safe).
Options include rear side airbags, infrared the night-view sensors and rearview parking sensors. Driver Assistance package adds blind-spot and lane-departure programs; the active version of this package takes the initiative should not heed those warnings. A rearview camerais also optional. In brake testing, 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class (CLS550) with optional summer tires stood at 60 mph in 108 feet, which is very good but just a tad better than the average for the class.