Mercedes-AMG CLE Coupé: New entry into the performance coupé segment

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  • The latest generation MBUX with AMG-specific functions and displays
  • Mild-hybrid six-cylinder inline engine with double turbocharging and starter-generator
  • Fully variable all-wheel drive and active rear-axle steering

With the new CLE 53 4MATIC+ Coupé (combined fuel consumption 9.7-9.3 l/100 km, combined CO2 emissions 220-212 g/km)[1], Mercedes-AMG is sharpening its product portfolio and redefining the entry-level performance coupé segment. The sporty, elegant two-door model combines the best of two worlds: the agility and sportiness of the C-Class with the space and status of the E-Class. The 3.0-litre six-cylinder in-line engine with double charging via an exhaust gas turbocharger and an electric additional compressor has been thoroughly modified and produces now 330 kW (449 hp). It provides a maximum torque of 560 Nm (with overboost 600 Nm for 12 seconds). The integrated starter generator briefly supplies an additional 17 kW (23 hp) of power and 205 Nm of torque. It also feeds the 48-volt on-board electrical system. Other technical features of the new model include the AMG SPEEDSHIFT TCT 9G transmission and the fully variable AMG Performance 4MATIC+ all-wheel drive.

Typical visual identifying features of a coupé are the long hood embedded in the front end with two powerful power domes. The strongly sloping windshield and the elongated roof that slopes towards the rear also reference this. The passenger cell, which is set far back, leads to the sporty, short rear via the rear window, which is also flat.

[1] The values given are the determined WLTP CO2 values in accordance with Article 2 No. 3 Implementing Regulation (EU) 2017/1153. The fuel consumption values were calculated based on these values. The electricity consumption was determined based on Regulation 2017/1151/EU.

 

 

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