What does Mercedes-Benz USA, which sold more luxury cars than anyone else in the nation last year, do for an encore in 2000? Ironically, one thing is to launch a vehicle with an incredibly limited production. It's the CL500 Coupe, retailing for $85,500 and billed as one of the most technologically advanced cars ever. MBUSA's allotment for this year is 2,500 units in the U.S. That's about 20% of worldwide distribution for the German-made vehicle. In contrast, MBUSA sold 189,437 units in ...

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