Mercedes Benz CL55 Parts and Mercedes Benz CL55 Accessories
Fun Facts about the Mercedes Benz CL55
- The Mercedes Benz CL55 model belongs to a line of personal luxury coupes that were produced from the year 2000 to 2006 by the German automaker. Dubbed as the Mercedes CL-CLass, these coupes were the successors to the 1980s SEC models. The Mercedes Benz CL55 was the high-performance version of the entry-level CL500 that was introduced in 2001. Some of its significant features inCLuded a sport-tuned suspension, a supercharger, and sportier body accents.
- The CL-CLass line up was based on the flagship S-CLass sedan. But because of its name designation, the CL-CLass models inCLuding the Mercedes Benz CL55, are often confused with the C-CLass or CLK-CLass models.
- The Mercedes Benz CL55 was supercharged in 2003 when the automaker decided to upgrade its engine options. According to Motor Trend, the supercharged Mercedes Benz CL55 was able to accelerate from 0-60 mph in 4.27sec.
- The Mercedes Benz CL55 is equipped with a supercharged 5.4-liter V-8 motor engine that has a 24-valve SOHC design, a 3.82-inch bore, and a 3.62-inch stroke. Aside from being mated to a five-speed automatic gearbox, this engine also produces 516 ft-lb of torque at 2,750 rpm and 493 horsepower at 6,100 rpm.
- The CL55 AMG produces more horsepower and more ft-lb of torque than the CL500 coupe that's equipped with a naturally aspirated 5.0 L V-8 engine. Although it generates the same amount horsepower as the turbocharged V-12 powered CL600, the CL55 AMG produces 74 less ft-lb of torque than the CL600.
- Because of its lighter weight that makes handling more nimble, both consumers and enthusiasts prefer the Mercedes Benz CL55 inspite of CL600's higher torque numbers.
- Models from the Mercedes Benz CL-CLass inCLuding the CL55 have a passenger space of approximately 88.5 cubic feet and can accommodate four people and a luggage space in the trunk that measures around 12.3 cubic feet.
- The Mercedes Benz CL55 has a high-tech feature called the PreSafe system. This system is capable of anticipating an impending accident. It prepares and protects the vehiCLe's passengers by automatically tightening the seatbelts and positioning the power seats before an accident occurs.