NEW FOR 2010:

– Limited-edition CLS550 Grand Edition
– CLS550 adds standard AMG styling package, AMG 19-inch five-spoke wheels with performance tires, and steering wheel-mounted shift paddles; heated steering wheel and wood steering wheel options no longer available

For 2010, the CLS-Class adds a new CLS550 Grand Edition, with 25 units allotted for Canada; the package includes an exclusive Palladium Silver Matte exterior colour, dark tinted active bi-xenon headlamps, Palladium Silver grille, 19-inch five-spoke AMG wheels, and Grand Edition floor mats and badge. The CLS550 also receives a standard AMG styling package, which was previously an option, which eliminates the previously-available heated steering wheel

The CLS-Class is available as the CLS550, with 5.5-litre V8 and seven-speed automatic transmission, and the CLS63 AMG, with 6.2-litre V8 and seven-speed AMG Speedshift transmission.

Features on the CLS550 include 19-inch alloy wheels, four-zone automatic climate control, air suspension with adaptive damping system, COMAND APS with hard-drive navigation system, Harman/Kardon Logic7 surround sound system, Sirius satellite radio, media interface, Bluetooth connectivity, active bi-xenon headlamps with washers and cornering lights, heated washers, two-stage rain-sensing wipers, ten-way power heated front seats with three-position memory, leather upholstery, black bird’s-eye maple trim, heated leather-wrapped multifunction wheel with power tilt and telescopic column, power sunroof, auto-dimming rearview and driver’s side mirrors, trunk pass-through with ski sack, Parktronic parking sensors, garage door opener, cruise control, first-aid kit, and tire pressure loss warning system.

The CLS63 AMG adds multi-contour front seats, AMG Nappa leather upholstery, and wheel-mounted shifter paddles.

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