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Old 11-18-2016, 12:03 PM
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Default 2018/19 Mercedes CLS

http://www.auto-motor-und-sport.de/n...r-1477606.html

First pictures of the next generation of the creator of the "4 door coupe" hype.



Although it will be derived from the E-Class platform, unlike say the SLC name switch won't happen here, but the CLS name remains, so again already breaking with the new found "naming logic".

Apart form the name staying the same, platform and engines will be new, and it also seems that the car will look sleeker, with an even faster rear window, and a longer tail, including a rear end that looks similar to the S-Class coupe and convertible, including the horizontal taillights.
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Old 11-18-2016, 12:59 PM
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This will be a four-door E coupe, more than ever. It couldn't be any other way if they still want to market it like a coupe. Besides, any departure from that theme is very unlikely given the latest MB releases. Lengthwise it looks closer to the S class, and i bet price will be too.
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Old 11-18-2016, 01:27 PM
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Finally Mercedes moving away the the ugly anti-wedge dropping line, to a line-less Porsche-like design. Will look clean, but to stand out, proportions are even more important. So far a see a sportier looking S Class without the ugly dropping line. Gets my approval.
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Old 11-18-2016, 02:39 PM
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The tail is horribly proportioned. I'm hoping the trunk lid does not revive the Bangle atrocity of a stuck on lid.
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Old 11-18-2016, 05:13 PM
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The tail is horribly proportioned. I'm hoping the trunk lid does not revive the Bangle atrocity of a stuck on lid.
Agreed. The car looks thick waisted and stretched (as opposed to long and lean). The trunk looks like its lifted from the C-Class coupe. This is most unfortunate since I think that that's the absolutely WORST part of that car (and that car as a whole is very awkward looking).

But perhaps it will look different in real life? (the original CLS looked considerably better this way, IMHO).
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Old 11-18-2016, 11:05 PM
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..(the original CLS looked considerably better this way, IMHO).
Agree! I thought the first CLS was atrocious because of its droopy tail and that it couldn't get worse, but the second CLA was and then I thought it couldn't get worse, but apparently it can.
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