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2011 Mercedes-Benz CL550 4Matic

Twin Turbos Add Welcomed Personality 2011 Mercedes-Benz CL550 4Matic - Click above for high-res image gallery Some folks say there's no replacement for displacement. We'll agree that there's nothing quite like the roar of a big ol' naturally aspirated V8, but in modern times (and with new fuel efficiency laws taking hold), turbocharging points the way forward. Nearly every automaker on the planet is scrambling to create turbocharged alternatives to larger-displacement engines, and over the past few years, not offering some sort of forced-induction mill has become quite the... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
Twin-Turbo 4.6L V8
Power:
429 HP / 516 LB-FT
Transmission:
7-Speed Auto
MSRP:
$127,565 as tested
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