2011 Geneva Preview: Brabus does the 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS
The new 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class is here and Brabus is ready to offer its modification kit for the new sedan. The new Brabus Mercedes-Benz CLS will make its debut at the 2011 Geneva Motor Show and will feature some exterior, interior and performance upgrades.
Brabus developed all the upgraded CLS body components in a wind tunnel and says that they are manufactured in OEM quality from flexible high-quality Pur-R-Rim.
On the outside, the Brabus Mercedes-Benz CLS gets a new front spoiler mounted to the production bumper, new air inlets with LED daytime running lights (available with either dark or chrome surrounds), Brabus sport fenders, Brabus sill skirts, a new Brabus rear apron, a Brabus rear spoiler and Brabus Monoblock wheels ranging from 17 to 20 inches. Interior upgrades include a custom-tailored cabin made from durable Brabus Mastik leather and Alcantara. Buyers can also add other upgrades including scuff plates with illuminated Brabus logo, a speedometer with a 213 mph dial, aluminum components such as pedal pads, door-lock pins and shifter, carbon-fiber inlays for dashboard and center console. Brabus also offers wood trim in any color and grain you desire..
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Performance tuning allows for an additional 31-hp on the Mercedes-Benz CLS 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY with a maximum torque of 413 lb-ft. For the CLS 350 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY Brabus is offering the ECO PowerXtra D6S tuning kit. The plug-and-play auxiliary control unit can be installed by any authorized Mercedes-Benz dealer or any Brabus’ partner in less than 45 minutes. Mated to the 7G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission, in ‘Eco’ mode torque is increased to 509 lb-ft. In ‘Sport’ mode, output is increased to 313-hp from 265-hp, allowing for a 0-62 mph time of 5.9 seconds with a top speed of 155 mph. Performance is enhanced through suspension upgrades that were developed in cooperation with BILSTEIN. The ride-height is lowered by 30 millimeters (1.2 in.). For those that have a 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS with a AIRMATIC air suspension system, ride height is lowered by some 35 millimeters (1.4 in.) with the Brabus’ suspension upgrades.
2012 Brabus Mercedes-Benz CLS:
– By: Omar Rana