Mercedes-Benz CL 600 

  • $149k
  • 2007
  • 517 HP 5.5L
  • 155 mph
Considering how many mechanisms have to be controlled from the cockpit, we find that this latest version of Benz's COMAND interface is more-or-less intuitive to the computer-savvy driver.
by Car and Driver (Jun, 2007)
The leather is set off with high-quality moldings and chestnut or burled-walnut trim used sparingly in a stylish flourish.
by Car and Driver (Jun, 2007)

Road Tests Real world tests of the Mercedes-Benz CL 600


Mercedes-Benz CL 600
4.5 s
Arnage T
5.5 s

Top speed

Mercedes-Benz CL 600
155 mph
911 Turbo S S
195 mph

Data points Key details of the Mercedes-Benz CL 600


Mercedes-Benz CL 600


Mercedes-Benz CL 600
517 HP

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Mercedes-Benz CL 600
Thanks to this advanced engine technology and efficient emission control with two firewall-mounted catalytic converters the new Mercedes twelve-cylinder already meets the stringent EU-4 emission limits for the year 2005.
Torque was increased 51% over the 2000 model.

Mercedes-Benz CL 600
Whereas, in conventional vehicles, the body movements due to the action of forces of inertia, braking or acceleration and to the variations in wheel loads can only be limited after the event, Active Body Control detects these movements in the very early stages and can immediately correct them, within a fraction of a second.
The amount of pressure applied to the springs and the duration of application are determined by the sensor signals indicating the current body position relative to correct leveling and the body acceleration.

Mercedes-Benz CL 600
Mercedes engineers have enhanced numerous details of the power unit and, compared to the predecessor model, have increased output by 12 kW/17 hp to 380 kW/517 hp.
The history of the large Mercedes Coupes stretches back to 1952 when Mercedes Benz launched the legendary 300 S Coupe - a ''car for the world's elite'' was the verdict of the motoring press in its day.

Specifications Full list of technical specs


Brand Mercedes-Benz
Price $148,775
Year 2007

power & handling

Power-to-weight ratio 9.32 lb/hp
Maximum hp 517 HP @ 5,000 RPM
Maximum torque 612 ft-lb @ 3,500 RPM
Max RPM 5,750 RPM
Steering system Rack and pinion


Displacement 5,513 cc
Cylinders V12
Fuels Gas
Compression ratio 9:1
Bore/stroke 3.23 in / 3.43 in
Valvetrain Single overhead camshaft (SOHC)
Valves per cylinder 3 valves

road tests

Top speed 155 mph
0-60mph 4.5 s


Drivetrain RWD
Gearing Traditional
# of gears 5 gears
Axle ratio 2.65:1

suspension, wheels & brakes

Front brakes Disc
Rear brakes Disc
Front wheels 457/? 216
Rear wheels 483/? 241

physical dimensions

Curb weight 4,817 lb
Width 73.7 in
Height 55.9 in
Length 199.4 in
Front track width 63 in
Wheelbase 116.3 in
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