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2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS400 [w/video]

She's No Lady, She's A Machine

The 2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS400 has squared off some of its feminine curves, and sharpened its demeanor to boot. Not unlike a certain 1980s 'Russian' ice princess we grew up admiring.

Recalls
Mercedes recalling 33k C-Class and CLS-Class models in separate campaigns

Mercedes-Benz is recalling over 33,000 examples of the C-Class and CLS-Class for separate issues in the two luxury models. The CLS has a problem with its LED taillights, and there are two possible faults with the fuel delivery module in the C-Class.

Recalls
Mercedes calling in CLS, E-Class over rubber seal fire risk

A rubber seal that could fall onto the exhaust and start a fire has prompted Mercedes-Benz and NHTSA to recall 147,224 E-Class and CLS models.

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2015 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG S 4Matic stands out in the LA crowd

Way back in June, Mercedes-Benz issued a light refresh of its svelte CLS-Class, adding one very notable new feature – MultiBeam LED headlamps. This new technology allows a camera to constantly adjust the output of the lamps, essentially letting driver to enjoy the power of full-b

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US market Mercedes-Benz CLS won't offer MultiBeam LEDs

With the unveiling of the refreshed Mercedes-Benz CLS, we're awash in information on the sleek new four-door. While there's plenty of exciting stuff to talk about, including the availability of a six-cylinder CLS on US shores for the first time, here, we're going to focus on headlights. Those bright, MultiBeam LED headlights are a big leap forward from anything that Mercedes has

Official
Mercedes reveals subtly updated new CLS-Class [UPDATE]

UPDATE: Autoblog has received confirmation on US availability of the new CLS-Class. The text below has been revised accordingly.

Spy Shots
Mercedes CLS is getting a facelift, interior and exterior spied

The Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class basically invented the four-door coupe niche when the first generation was unveiled in 2004. While it had less practicality than a traditional sedan, it made up for it with tons of style. The second generation continued the lineage in 2010, albeit with a less bulbous shape than the original. The refresh for the second-gen CLS has been recently spied, with an emphasis on improving the interior and adding n

Spy Shots
Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake looking fine with facelift

The Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake has been prescribed both a face- and butt-lift to bring it in line with current AMG standards, and our spy shooters caught it recovering from the surgery. There will be a slightly curvier grille and larger intakes on the front spoiler as on the S63 AMG, as well as a resculpted re

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2015 CLS will be first US Mercedes to get 9-speed

Earlier this week, we heard that Mercedes-Benz will be introducing its nine-speed automatic transmission in Europe, but while this 9G-Tronic will first launch over there in the E-Class, we'll get our first crack at this gearbox in the Jeffrey N. Ross

Podcast
Autoblog Podcast #326

Easter Jeep Safari concepts, Shelby 1000, 2014 Cadillac CTS and Mercedes CLA45 AMG leaks

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Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG gets same AWD, power boost as new E63 models [UPDATE]

Mercedes-Benz recently took the wraps off its updated 2014 E-Class, including the absolutely bonkers E63 AMG sedan (and wagon!). Aside from the obvious styling tweaks, the key changes for the AMG E-Class include a more po

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Mercedes-Benz thanks its 9 million Facebook fans

Mercedes-Benz has nine million Facebook fans. That's like every single member of genus Homo in Los Angeles, Chicago, Philadelphia and Dallas clicking the friend button. To throw its kisses to the crowd, the Stuttgart brand put together a video led by Finnish director, Anssi Määttä, that combines light painting and the CLS Shooting Brake.

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Brabus goes to work on Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake

Brabus has completed its makeover program for the Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake, with resultant menu ranging from a quick spruce to an all-day overhaul good for 619 horsepower, 737 pound-feet of torque and a top speed of 200 miles per hour.

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2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake is bringing sexy-functional back

While it might seem like the Mercedes-Bens CLS Shooting Brake was revealed a long time ago, truth is, this is our first time seeing the swoopy four-door coupe-gone-wagon on the auto show circuit. Ever since we first laid eyes on the shooting brake concept at the 2010 Beiji

First Drive
2013 Mercedes CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake [w/video]

A Heated Up Sports Tourer With One Stylish Tuckus

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Chris Harris discovers new niche with Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake

There are a number of interesting tidbits in Chris Harris' review of the Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake, one of them being that he spends most of his seat time talking about the station wagon like it's a sports car. This isn't all that surprising if you limit yourself to the side of the spec sheet that lists "twin-turbo V8 with 557 horsepower and 531 pound-feet of torque, limited-slip differential and seven-speed paddle-shift

Spy Shots
Mercedes-Benz CLA caught uncovered ahead of reveal

The ever-covert spy photographers at Brenda Priddy & Company have nabbed a fresh one. This time, it's a new Mercedes-Benz that looks to be a mix between an A-Class and the CLS-Class four-door coupe. It is being called the CLA-Class, and it has been caught completely sans-camo in prepar

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