Preview at the Los Angeles Motor Show, 2019 Mercedes CLS evolves on driving assistance and onboard technology. The New Mercedes CLS poses the stone of the third generation. Preview at the Los Angeles 2017, where it evolved in style but, above all, in the characteristics and the technical data sheet. The large sedan-Coupé Quattro Porte introduces the six-cylinder engines in-line turbocharged and turbo gasoline mild hybrid, with the 48-volt electrical system and starter-belt generator that can extend the coasting, use of the Start & Stop (up to 30 “stop and Automatic restarting) and give a boost of horsepower and torque in acceleration. The release on the market is scheduled for March 2018, with the special Mercedes CLS Edition 1, a commercial for 12 months and with a rich standard equipment, which provides the AMG Line base enriched with 20-inch rims, LED multibeam headlights, grille with a pin in Matt Chrome, black Nappa leather seats with special copper coloured stitching.
New CLS adopts a more dynamic frontal, the merit of the headlights, with LED technology series, high Performance, while on demand it will be possible to have the Ultra Range high beam, dazzling able to illuminate the road for 650 meters in front of the vehicle, with an intensity of 1 Lux. The 2019 Mercedes CLS project gains personality in style and improves aerodynamics, bringing the Cd to 0.26. New design even at the rear, with more angular and triangular headlights.
2019 Mercedes CLS Interior; 5 Seat
The main evolution of the interiors of Mercedes CLS concerns, however, the cockpit 5 seats. 40:20:40 fractional rear seats, to expand the capacity of the boot > that stands on the 520 liters in 5-seater configuration. The whole environment receives an increase in quality and technology. We pause on coatings and precious inserts. Let’s say, instead, of the configurable virtual instrumentation, the Widescreen will be proposed on demand and includes two 12.3-inch screens flanked, under a single pane of glass, from instrumentation to infotainment. Instrumentation that will be customizable in three styles: Classic, Sport, and Progressive.
Multimedia offers the services connected with Mercedes me, while the controls are reduced to the essentials, most of the functions are managed by the touchpad on the tunnel, which gives a tactile and sound feedback to each drive. The ambient lighting is composed of 64 different colors, LED lights that are also inserted in the air-conditioning vents. Among the options to improve comfort on board, comes the Energizing comfort Control, with six programs that affect the ventilation of the seats, the massage function, the heating of the steering wheel, the climate and the diffusion of fragrances, to the ambient lights.
No less interesting is to discover with which engines 2019 Mercedes CLS will go on the road. Three units, two 3-liter turbo diesel and a turbocharged gasoline of equal displacement. It starts with Mercedes CLS 350 D 4Matic, from 286 horsepower and 600 nm, able to detach a 5 “7 in acceleration, we continue with Mercedes CLS 400 D 4Matic: 340 horsepower and 700 nm, for a zero-hundred by 5” net; The alternative to gasoline is the mild hybrid Mercedes CLS 450 4Matic: The six cylinders develops 367 horsepower and 500 nm, to which are added the 22 horsepower and 250 nm of the EQ Boost, the alternator-starter belt, powered to 48 volt, which ensures in acceleration a support to the Thermal engine, in addition to allowing a long start & stop and coasting as well.
Start & stop up to 30 “which is used by help desk systems. The Driving Assistance package is an optional package of solutions, which automates and assists the steering wheel. There is an active maintenance of the distance, the active assistance on the steering wheel, the speed limiter, the active Brake with Rear Cross Traffic function, the aid for obstacle detection maneuvers, the support for the active lane change. Both the attention Assist, the maintenance of the active lane, the automatic braking and a myriad of other security systems now data for granted in a prestigious segment such as CLS. For the first time, 2019 Mercedes CLS – which takes up so much technology from Mercedes S-class – to instructions recorded by radar and cameras sums up the data of the navigator to predict the driving behavior. It also means intervening on the suspensions. The pneumatic air, adaptive, are an optional, like the Dynamic Body Control, which continuously regulates the stiffness of the shock absorbers.