2007 Mercedes-Benz Saks Signature Edition CL600 review and pictures

Posted on Thursday, 31 August 2006 , 05:08:38 byEmil

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Mercedes-Benz Saks Signature Edition CL600

Mercedes-Benz USA and Saks Fifth Avenue come together to offer the Signature Edition of the all-new flagship 2007 CL-Class coupe. Just 20 Signature Edition CL600 luxury coupes will be offered exclusively through Saks Fifth Avenue`s annual The Gift holiday catalog which mails to customers mid-October 2006. Last year`s 2005 The Gift catalog featured 20 examples of a specially equipped S600 flagship sedan priced at $145,775 which sold out in a staggering seven minutes.

Widely recognized as the world`s benchmark luxury coupe, the Mercedes-Benz CL-Class can trace its history back to the grand 300 S coupe in 1952. Today it continues to define the pinnacle of automotive innovation and design. The all-new 2007 CL-Class pairs its commanding presence on the road with revolutionary technology including Night View Assist infra-red driving assistance, parking guidance system, PRE-SAFE brakes, Distronic PLUS and COMAND Plus, the intuitively centralized entertainment interface.

The eagerly awaited new CL-Class will make its official US debut at the Miami Auto Show this October and is expected to arrive in US showrooms in late 2006. The Signature Edition CL600, built exclusively for Saks Fifth Avenue, offers elegance in abundance, with an exclusive color palette that suits the season the exterior is Mystic White, paired with Porcelain Nappa leather interior and Piano Lacquer Black wood-trim. It also features 5-spoke 18� wheels and high-performance tires. Under the hood is a twin-turbo V12 that boasts a whopping 510 horsepower and 612 lb.-ft. of torque, propelling the grand coupe from 0-60 in 4.5 seconds. Pricing for this special-edition super coupe has yet to be announced.

About Mercedes-Benz USA

Mercedes-Benz USA (MBUSA), headquartered in Montvale, New Jersey, is responsible for the sales, marketing and service of all Mercedes-Benz and Maybach products in the United States. In 2005, MBUSA achieved an all-time sales record of 224,421 new vehicles, setting the highest sales volume ever in its history and achieving 12 consecutive years of sales growth. More information on MBUSA and its products can be found on the Internet at www.mbusa.com and www.maybachusa.com.

About Saks Fifth Avenue

Saks Fifth Avenue, one of the world`s pre-eminent specialty retailers, is renowned for its superlative American and international designer collections, its expertly edited assortment of handbags, shoes, jewelry, cosmetics and home furnishings, and its first-rate fashion expertise and the exemplary client service of its Associates. Today, Saks operates 55 full-line stores in 26 states, 2 stores in the Middle East in Dubai and Riyadh, 52 OFF 5th Outlet Stores and www.saks.com, the company`s online store.