GENEVA – The debut of the new Mercedes-Benz CLK goes smoothly at the Geneva International Motor Show, in no small measure because of its enviable drag coefficient (cd). The sleek profile of the new coupe lends itself to a cd of 0.28, which approaches the 0.26 reading of Lexus LS 430, the industry’s benchmark among luxury vehicles. As expected, CLK’s slippery dimensions produce tangible benefits. Combined with improved airflow management beneath the car, the auto maker lays claim to less ...

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