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2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG [w/video]

The Original Four-Door Coupe Still Tickles Our Soul The Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG is an Olympic decathlete wearing a hand-tailored tuxedo – its well-rounded performance is every bit as impressive as its physical appearance. Such talent and charm is often acknowledged by the automotive press, but such accolades don't always guarantee a winning combination in the showroom. But Mercedes-Benz knows its AMG customers, understands what stirs them and realizes how to pry open their checkbooks. The automaker is aware that its affluent clientele don't purchase objectively. Rather, they ga... Read More

Vital Stats

Engine:
5.5L Twin-Turbo V8
Power:
550 HP / 590 LB-FT
Transmission:
7-Speed MCT
MSRP:
$115,435 (as tested)
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