It's a busy day over at Mercedes-Benz. In addition to taking the wraps off of the all-new 2014 S-Class sedan, the company's engineers have been spotted testing the rakish, two-door variant of the Mercedes flagship, which will ditch its CL-Class nomenclature in favor of a more precise S-Class Coupe moniker. (Remember, the coupe and convertible versions of the E-Class used to go by the name CLK.)

Now that we have all the details on the big S-Class sedan, we have a pretty good guess as to how all of that will work its way over to the two-door model. What we're most curious about, however, is how the new car will look when its swirly paper is removed. Up front, the fascia looks like a slightly redesigned version of what's found on the sedan, but it's around back where things get really interesting. Rather than using the vertical rear lighting elements of the four-door, the S-Class Coupe seems to be fitted with some slim, horizontal units. Color us intrigued.

Mercedes-Benz will initially launch the S-Class sedan with twin-turbo V8 power in both the S550 and S63 AMG, so we expect those same powerplants to make their way over to the coupe, as well. We'll know more when the two-door gets its official reveal in the not-too-distant future (Frankfurt Motor Show, perhaps?).


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      artandcolour2010
      • 1 Year Ago
      I'm sure it will only come with the "SL" type grille with the large central star but I'd like it to have the option of the classic "radiator" grille, which on the new S Class is larger and more upright. I like the classic grille motif on everything but the actual 2-seat sports cars.
        Winnie Jenkems
        • 1 Year Ago
        @artandcolour2010
        me too
        nettsu
        • 1 Year Ago
        @artandcolour2010
        I think it will follow the twin-bar grill that's appearing on most of the coupes/convertibles/roadsters now
      scooter
      • 1 Year Ago
      ok, which one of you geniuses is going to cry out that "it looks just like an Accord Coupe!"
      Jonathan
      • 1 Year Ago
      The CL was called the "S class coupe" back in the early 90s before Mercedes started to loose their mind. I'm glad they're bringing back the "S class coupe" name. It makes so much more sense.
        Teleny411
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Jonathan
        It actually was called SEC in the 80s & early 90s. Those were some bad azze looking cars.
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Teleny411
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        Greg
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Jonathan
        It was the late '90s that they had S on the back of the cars, but they were still officially called "CL".
          Tyler
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Greg
          Almost. The W140 was called the s-class coupe for a while but at the end of its life cycle it did have CL lettering on the trunk.
      Shahul X
      • 1 Year Ago
      I can't wait to see the S coupe Convertible... will be very bently-ish. Get a hot stone massage, in a awd convertible S63 AMG .... oh yea
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Shahul X
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      muspod
      • 1 Year Ago
      Maybe this will lower the price of existing CL's and I could score one of those....
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      jasonwarreny
      • 1 Year Ago
      Yawn. Which one is this now? an SL? CL? CLS? CLS coupe? I can\'t keep track of Mercedes models anymore. And they look so tacky now. What happened to the Mercedes of the 80s and early 90s? Mercedes hasn\'t made a good looking S class since the W140 from the 90s.
        • 1 Year Ago
        @jasonwarreny
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      knightrider_6
      • 1 Year Ago
      Come on BMW. Now you need to make 8-Series and 10-Series
        Lachmund
        • 1 Year Ago
        @knightrider_6
        do you EVER have anything to say. man you must have a sad and miserable life.
          knightrider_6
          • 1 Year Ago
          @Lachmund
          Thanks Oprah! I would have lived my entire life without realizing that.
        • 1 Year Ago
        @knightrider_6
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      Lachmund
      • 1 Year Ago
      the shape looks soo much like the renault laguna coupe. not a bad thing. that car is gorgeous
        knightrider_6
        • 1 Year Ago
        @Lachmund
        do you EVER have anything to say. man you must have a sad and miserable life.
      INCREDIBLE BOB
      • 1 Year Ago
      EXPENSIVE GUN TURRET
        • 1 Year Ago
        @INCREDIBLE BOB
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      Greg
      • 1 Year Ago
      Looking a bit like the BMW 6-Series…
      mbukukanyau
      • 1 Year Ago
      This was shown a long time ago http://worldcarupdates.com/showthread.php?566-2015-Mercedes-Benz-S-Class-Coupe-Caught&s=1d02e15abcf43d2a3ab9ac95a9f46a50
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