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Mercedes-Benz W215
Mercedes-Benz
aka Type aka here, not up there
Production produced from when to when+total units made (optional)
Class Full-size Coupe
Body Style 2 dr Coupe
Length 4993 mm
Width 1857 mm
Height 1398 mm
Wheelbase 2885 mm
Weight 1955 kg (600)
Transmission 6 speed Automatic, RWD
Engine 6.0L V12 (600)
Power 561 hp @ 5500 rpm
391.3 lb-ft of torque @ 4000 rpm
Similar similar (competition)
Designer Designer (lead designer if it was a team effort)

The Mercedes-Benz W215 is a coupé produced by the German automaker Mercedes-Benz between 1999 and 2006. It was sold under the CL-Class model name. The C215 replaced the previous Mercedes-Benz C140 CL-Class/S-Class coupés after 1998.

See Wikicars' comprehensive Mercedes-Benz W215 Review.

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Design quirks and oddities

  • A W215 CL500 was used in Series 1 Episode 1 of Top Gear when they attempt to beat the speed camera. The car travelled at about 200 mph when shot by the camera.
  • A CL600 appeared in Gran Turismo 3 A-Spec and is involved in the Race of the Silver Arrow race in beginner and ammateur leagues.

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Cars: S-Class · E-Class · C-Class · CLS-Class

Coupes: SL-Class · SLK-Class · CL-Class · CLC-Class · E-Class Coupe / Cabriolet · SLS AMG

SUVs/MPVs/Vans: GL-Class · G-Class · GLK-Class · M-Class · R-Class · B-Class · A-Class · Sprinter · Viano / Vito (V-Class) ·

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Historic

Cars: 600 Grosser Mercedes · 260 D · 770 Grand Mercedes · 500K · 540K · 300SEL 6.3 ·

Coupes: 300SL Gullwing · 190SL Roadster · CLK-Class · SLR-McLaren · SLR McLaren Roadster · SLR Stirling Moss · · · · · · ·

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Racing

W196 · W125 · C11 · MGP W01 · SLS AMG GT3 · · · · ·

Land Speed Record

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<--earlier Mercedes-Benz road car timeline, 1980s-present Edit
Type Class 1980s 1990s 2000s
0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 0 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9
Supermini A W168 W169
Entry-level C W201 (190) W202 W203 W204
Mid-size E W123 W124 W210 W211 W212
CLS W219
Full-size S W126 W140 W220 W221
Maybach W240
Roadster SLK R170 R171
SL R107 R129 R230
Coupé CLK W208 W209
CL W126 W140 W215 C216
Supercar SLR C199
SUV G W460/W461 W463
Crossover SUV GLK GLK
M W163 W164
GL X164
MPVs B W245
R W251
Vaneo Vaneo
Sprinter Sprinter



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