TTAC Photochop: New Mercedes CL

Andrei Avarvarii
by Andrei Avarvarii

The Mercedes CL is a high-price, low-volume product, but the car usually points the way to the future design of the entire Mercedes line-up. Divining the model's next iteration is both incredibly difficult and tremendously exciting. My guess: the new design will incorporate trademark elements like the C-pillar, fully retractable side windows (no B-pillar). The chromed radiator grille will blend seamlessly with completely new styling details. Mercedes have shown their future intentions for the luxury segment with the F700 concept. While it's not exactly (or even generally) what you'd call "pretty," the research car has a few interesting touches that could be adapted for a classy coupe like the CL. This approach is dedicated to those who consider Mercedes automobiles a little bit dull, and don't want to see their billious Bangle-ization continue.

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  • Shoes Shoes on Jan 28, 2008

    How about a prediction on the CLK since it is right over the horizon? The CL was just updated last year and isn't due for revision in another five years.

  • Mastermik Mastermik on Jan 28, 2008

    that is hot. It should be a caddy...

  • Doctorv8 Doctorv8 on Jan 28, 2008

    Shoemaker took the words right out of my mouth. CLK, or maybe the SL, which is going on its 6th year.