2011 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class Technical Data

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CL550 4MATIC

CL600

Vehicle type

Two-door, four-passenger coupe

Two-door, four-passenger coupe

Chassis

Steel unit body; aluminum front fenders, doors and hood; composite trunk lid.

Steel unit body; aluminum front fenders, doors and hood; composite trunk lid.

 

Engine

90-degree V8

60-degree V12

Valve arrangement

Four valves per cylinder

Three valves per cylinder

Valvetrain

DOHC per cylinder

Single overhead camshaft per cylinder band

Displacement (cc)

4,663

5,513

Bore (in./mm)

3.66

3.23

Stroke (in./mm)

3.39

3.43

Compression ratio

10.7:1

9.0:1

Horsepower @ rpm

429 @ 5,250

510 @ 5,000

Torque (lb-ft.) @ rpm

516 lb-ft @ 1,800 - 3,500

612 @ 1,900 - 3,500

Intake system

Direct gasoline injection with piezo injectors, twin turbo

Twin turbochargers (Borg Warner),
twin intercoolers

Max. engine speed (rpm)

TBD

5,950

 

Transmission

Seven-speed automatic

Five-speed automatic

Shift controls

Direct Select

Direct Select

Gear ratios

Automatic

Automatic

1

4.38:1

3.60:1

2

2.86:1

2.19:1

3

1.92:1

1.41:1

4

1.37:1

1.00:1

5

1.00:1

0.83

6

0.82:1

--

7

0.73:1

--

R

- 3.42:1

- 3.16:1

R2 "comfort mode"

- 2.23:1

-1.93:1

Final drive

2.65:1

2.65:1

 

Stability control

4MATIC All-wheel-drive, ESP stability control

ESP stability control

Suspension

Four-wheel independent

Four-wheel independent with ABC
active suspension; Automatic fourwheel
level control, adjustable ride
height and automatic lowering

 

front

Four-link, anti-dive control, gas shock absorbers, stabilizers

Four-link; Active Body Control

 

rear

Multi-link independent suspension, anti-squat and anti-dive, gas shock absorbers

Multi-link independent suspension;
Active Body Control

Steering

Speed-sensitive power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Speed-sensitive power-assisted rack-and-pinion

Turns, lock-to-lock

2.8

2.8

Steering ratio

17.3:1

17.3:1

Turning radius (ft.)

38.1

38.1

Wheels (in.)

front

8.5 x 18

8.5 x 19

rear

8.5 x 18

9.5 x 19

Tires

front

255 / 45 R 18

255 / 45 R 19

rear

255 / 45 R 18

275 / 45 R 19

Brakes

Hydraulic power assisted 4-wheel discs with 4-channel ABS anti-lock; Brake Assist

Hydraulic power assisted 4-wheel discs with 4-channel ABS anti-lock; Brake Assist

Disc diameter (in./mm)

front

13.2 / 335; perforated, ventilated

13.8 / 350; perforated, ventilated

rear

11.8 / 200; ventilated

12.6 / 320; ventilated

Disc thickness (in./mm)

front

1.4 / 36

1.3 / 32

rear

1.0 / 26

0.9 / 24

 

Exterior dimensions (in. / mm)

Wheelbase

116.3

116.3 / 2,955

Length

200.6

200.6

Width

73.7

73.7 / 1,871

Height

55.8

55.8 / 1,419

Ground clearance (in.)

5.1 / 130

5.2 / 131

Track

front

63.0 / 1,601

63.0 / 1,601

rear

63.3 / 1,607

63.3 / 1,607

Interior dimensions (in.)

Head room (w/sunroof)

front

36.9

36.9 / 936

2nd row
3rd row

36.4

36.4 / 925

Leg room

front

42.2

42.2 / 1,071

2nd row
3rd row

32.2

32.2 / 818

Shoulder room

front

59.2

59.2 / 1,505

2nd row
3rd row

55.2

55.2 / 1,403

Cargo Length

Back row up

--

--

Back row down
2nd and Back row down

--

--

Cargo floor width (narrowest)

--

--

 

Capacities

Cabin volume (cu. ft.)

104.2

104.2

Cargo volume

seats up

13.5

13.5

Back row down

--

--

Curb weight (lbs.)

4,619

4,894

Gross vehicle weight rating (lbs.)

--

--

Towing (lbs.)

--

--

Max. total payload

 

 

Fuel tank/reserve (gallons)

23.8 / 2.9

23.8 / 2.9

 

Performance

0-60 (seconds)

4.8 (est)

4.5

Top speed (mph)

155

155

Fuel mileage, city/hwy

TBD

TBD

Note: Technical specifications are subject to change.

 

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