Corporation Mercedes-Benz showed a new variation of the standard CLS sedan, which has got the index 260. For the first time in the history of the model received a 1.5-liter engine.
4-cylinder turbo engine M264 reduced working volume from 1991 to 1497 cubic centimeters, for this reason the performance dropped from 258 HP (370 Nm) to 184 HP (280 Nm). Together with the power unit works 9-speed automatic transmission and the starter-generator EQ Boost that adds 14 HP (150 Nm).
CLS 260 rear-wheel drive accelerates to 100 km/h in 8.7 seconds – this is the slow variation in the family. “Maximum speed” of the novelty is limited to 250 km/h.
A new version developed specifically for the Chinese market, where cars with volume of the engine more than 1.5 liters, the tax rate increased almost 2 times. But the release of the Mercedes-Benz CLS is available only in Germany and the sedan is subject to high import duties. For this reason, the cost of CLS 260 is 576 800 yuan ($81 500).
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