GENEVA — Mercedes Benz's innovative new CL coupe combines several materials to reduce weight, yet still retains the vehicle's trademark performance and luxurious trimmings. Mercedes' flagship utilizes aluminum, magnesium, steel and plastic in various components to make the car 340 kg (740 lbs.) lighter than its predecessor and 37% stronger. Both the CL 500 and CL 600 are set to go on sale late this year in Europe and early next year in the U.S. Mercedes forecasts global sales of 3,500 in ...
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