The 2017 Los Angeles auto present is simply across the nook, which suggests it is teaser time! Mercedes-Benz is the subsequent automaker on the teaser practice with a shadowy seems at its upcoming 2019 CLS.
Here’s what we all know: This is an all-new CLS, updating its luxurious four-door coupe format with a brand new look that borrows styling cues from E-Clbad and S-Clbad Coupes that bookend it in Mercedes-Benz’s lineup, each on the skin and inside. Beneath, it is going to be underpinned by the brand new MRA (Modular Rear Architecture) platform, which it additionally shares with the E-Clbad. And within the cabin, we’re wanting ahead to an replace to Benz’s new-generation cabin expertise suite with the automaker’s mbrace connectivity suite.
Benz just lately confirmed off a CLS prototype in San Francisco, the place we realized that the brand new mannequin will debut within the U.S. because the CLS450 or CLS450 4Matic, the latter boasting all-wheel drive. Both can be powered by Benz’s inline-six cylinder engine that makes 367 horsepower and 369 pound-feet of torque and makes use of the automaker’s 48-volt EQ-Power delicate hybrid system to allow smoother stop-start anti-idling tech to avoid wasting gasoline.
We count on to get a clearer look and to study extra concerning the CLS on the 2017 LA Auto Show in just some days, so keep tuned.