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 automoti... Read More
- Twin-Turbo 4.6L V8
- 429 HP / 516 LB-FT
- 7-Speed Auto
- $127,565 as tested
Rather than fuss with the seemingly pedestrian, entry-level Mercedes-Benz CL550 4Matic, starting at just $116,205, we recently straightened our tie and climbed right into the burly flagship at the other end of the CL-Class range – the most exclusive entry behind the velvet ropes that goes by the name CL65 AMG. With a price of $214,105, the bad-boy ...