The 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS has the styling of a coupe with the comfort and functionality of a sedan.
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One fuel-efficient feature of the 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG is start/stop technology. Any time the AMG is in drive or neutral with the brake pedal depressed, the engine stops. The engine starts again when the brake is released.
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Despite a slightly longer and wider body style, all three of the CLSes offer better fuel economy than that of previous years.
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The 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG is still all about class.
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For $94,900 (plus delivery charges), the CLS63 AMG offers a luxurious ride.
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The high-performance CLS63 AMG offers standard safety features including active blind-spot assist and lane-keeping assist.
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This top-of-line coupe is powered by the AMG 6.3-liter V8 engine. The 2012 CLS63 AMG also features a seven-speed MCT (multiclutch technology) sport transmission with an innovative start-up clutch that replaces the conventional torque converter.
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With special front control arms and wheel hub carriers that provide wider track and more negative camber, the 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG has even a better grip in high-speed curves.
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The 2012 CLS coupe will be available later this year.
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