Mercedes-Benz 2006 CLK 350 Specifications

CLK-Class
CLK 350 CLK 500 CLK 55 AMG
Mercedes-Benz 2006
MAGNETIC
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PASSIONATE
INTIMATE
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W H O S AY S
YO U R S O U L M AT E
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H A S TO B E A P E R S O N ?
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CARING
It’s an age-old question: Is there a perfect match out there, just for you? One that understands your moods and
responds to your needs. An ideal playmate — always exciting, yet never demanding. In your quest for that elusive
soulmate, look no further than the 2006 CLK-Class. There’s the instant attraction of its stunning lines — now more
breathtaking than ever — in your choice of well-toned pillarless coupes or free-spirited cabriolets. Equally inviting is
the embrace of four individually contoured seats in hand-fitted leather, surrounded by rich wood trim. You’ll find
enduring passion in the spirited performance of a 268-hp V-6 or the refined rumble of a powerful V-8 — both
featuring the industry’s first 7-speed automatic transmission. For the most demanding, there’s the ultimate thrill of
a 362-hp AMG V-8. And when you go beyond the looks and heart, the CLK provides the most important feature of
all — a soul of innovation that could only come from the manufacturer of the very first automobile, Mercedes-Benz.
Your search is over. But the adventure is just beginning.
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SPECIFICATIONS
EQUIPMENT
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CLK 500 Coupe shown at left in Obsidian Black metallic. CLK 350 Cabriolet shown in Pewter metallic.
MAGNETIC
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CLK 350 Coupe shown in Capri Blue metallic with optional sunroof, active Bi-Xenon headlamps with washers, and Tele Aid system.
CLK 350 Coupe. CLK 350 Cabriolet.
A MAG N E T I C
P E R S O NAL I T Y
WI T H E V E N
MO R E P U L L .
Your heart beats faster. Your breath quickens. There’s no denying the attraction, but who could blame you?
The 2006 CLK 350 Coupe and Cabriolet take alluring design to a higher level with aggressive new looks and
an equally impressive increase in power, thanks to a 268-hp 3.5-litre DOHC V-6. The pillarless elegance of
the CLK 350 Coupe is a testament to passionate engineering, creating a strong roof structure while allowing
unencumbered panoramic views. The CLK 350 Cabriolet can give you and three of your closest friends the
sun, the stars and gentle breezes at the touch of a button. And while you take a long, lingering look at both
the Coupe and Cabriolet, you have to wonder: Is it possible to be in love with only one?
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b.
Fresh new design
For 2006, every CLK 350 enjoys
an aggressive look that includes
a new front apron with a larger
intake — all the better to feed air
to that powerful new-generation
V-6 — and a crisp 3-slat grille that’s
both sporty and elegant.
a.
Standard 17" alloy wheels
Staggered-width 5-split-spoke
17" alloy wheels are fitted with
225/45 ZR17 high-performance
tires up front to help sharpen
steering response, and wider
245/40 ZR17 tires1 at the rear
to contribute an extra measure
of grip when it’s time to put
down the power.
b.
Fully automatic power top
Press a button on the Cabriolet’s
centre console or its SmartKey
remote, and in 17 seconds you’re
open for anything. With no manual
latches to operate, changing your
outlook is truly a one-touch affair.
A sculpted, rigid soft-top cover
completes the top-down look. With
its insulated, triple-layer soft top
and heated glass rear window, this
is a true year-round convertible.
1 Z-rated tires are optimized for performance driving and may provide reduced ride comfort, increased tire noise, substantially increased treadwear and
greater susceptibility to damage compared with H-rated tires.
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L O V E , H O N O U R AN D
CH ERISH
T H E R OA D.
Many new-car owners enjoy a period where everything is exciting and new. And yet far too soon the honeymoon
is over. Not so with the CLK 500. Whether you choose the CLK 500 Coupe or Cabriolet, the aggressive look of
AMG-design lower bodywork embracing staggered-width 17" AMG thin-spoke monoblock alloy wheels will keep
your heart racing. The feel of a 302-hp V-8 rocketing you to 100 km/h in 5.9 seconds1 through the quick shifts
of the industry’s first 7-speed automatic never loses its thrill. Steering wheel-mounted fingertip shift buttons
add to the fun. With a chassis that eagerly responds to your wishes and 4-wheel disc brakes with 4-piston front
calipers with tremendous speed-devouring abilities, even the most familiar roads suddenly become more
inviting. And along with this heart-pounding performance, the CLK 500 also remains remarkably refined and
poised in any driving situation, making it the perfect long-term partner for those who love to drive.
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b.
a.
AMG-design front apron
Technically, the large front air
dam with mesh intakes enhances
aerodynamics and gives the
powerful 5.0-litre V-8 and front
brakes the air they crave.
c.
b.
AMG-design rear spoiler
As the aerodynamic lines of
the CLK 500 slice through the
atmosphere, the colour-keyed
rear lip spoiler helps to reduce
rear-end lift for improved
handling at highway speeds.
d.
c.
Dual polished exhaust tips
Hinting at the spirited power
beneath the hood, these
eye-catching dual polished
stainless-steel exhaust tips
bring the perfect finishing
touch to the CLK 500’s design.
1 CLK 500 Coupe. 6.2 seconds for CLK 500 Cabriolet. Stated rates of acceleration are based upon manufacturer’s track results and may
vary depending upon model, environmental and road surface conditions, driving style, elevation and vehicle load.
d.
Fingertip shift controls
Enjoying the 7-speed automatic
transmission is even more fun
with steering wheel-mounted shift
buttons that let you enjoy the
Touch Shift feature without taking
your hands off the wheel.
CLK 500 Coupe. CLK 500 Cabriolet.
CLK 500 Cabriolet shown in Diamond Silver metallic.
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E N J O Y I N T I M ACY
W I T H O U T G I V I N G U P YO U R
P E R S O NA L S PAC E .
A little private time can be nice, especially when you’re surrounded by the numerous luxuries of the
CLK 350. From the supple leather of supportive 10-way power front seats to the reassuring touch
of the leather-wrapped steering wheel and shift knob, it’s an environment to savour. Enjoy the modern
style of aluminium or the warmth of optional hand-polished Burl Walnut wood trim on the doors,
dash and console. Become immersed in the depth of the optional 320-watt harman/kardon® digital
surround sound system,1 with 12 speakers in the Coupe and 10 in the Cabriolet. The attention
to design, luxury and style makes the CLK 350 models among the most personal of coupes and
convertibles — with ample interior room to make sure they’re never too personal.
To be an object of desire while still commanding
respect requires a rare blend of seductive traits
and superior intelligence. Inside the CLK 500, you’ll
find clever, thoughtful touches like front seats that
move up and forward for easy access to the rear
seats. The hand-fitted leather upholstery is worth
coveting — and it’s complemented by hand-polished
Black Ash wood trim and ivory-colour instruments
in a matte-chrome surround, or optional Burl
Walnut wood with chrome-ringed black gauges.
The optional digital surround sound system1 will
stir your soul, as will the incredibly responsive
7-speed automatic transmission with steering
wheel-mounted Touch Shift controls. Advanced
digital climate control can help keep you cool
while you challenge your favourite road — or it can
help keep the cabin warmer for up to 30 minutes
after you turn off the car. Whether you view it with
cool calculation or in the heat of the moment, the
CLK 500 is a seriously irresistible proposition.
CLK 500 Cabriolet shown in Black/Stone leather and Black Ash wood
with optional heated front seats and COMAND system.
CLK 350 and CLK 500 interiors.
CLK 350 Cabriolet shown in Black leather
with optional Burl Walnut wood trim.
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b.
c.
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Rubber-studded
stainless-steel pedals
The accelerator, brake and parking
brake pedals of the CLK 350 models
all feature stylish metal trim dotted
with rubber studs for a look that’s
gripping in more ways than one.
b.
Automatic seat-belt presenters
Allow us. Each front seat belt features
an automatic presenter that glides
graciously into action when you close
the front door, and then retracts once
you’ve buckled up.
10-way power front seats
Iconic seat-shaped controls help you
easily find your ideal driving position.
The 3-position memory even includes
your settings for the power steering
column and side mirrors.
c.
Multifunction display
A tap of the steering wheel-mounted
controls lets you view displays of
information, including trip computer
data and outside temperature, as well
as control and program your vehicle
and audio settings.
d.
Digital climate control
The CLK 500’s dual-zone climate
control system features left and
right temperature and airflow
controls, and a charcoal filter that
automatically recirculates interior air
when it senses an increase in smog.
d.
1 Surround sound provided for FM radio and CD playback.
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A F O R C E O F N AT U R E
C R E AT E D B Y
I N S TA N T C H E M I S T RY.
a.
AMG wheels, tires and brakes
Massive disc brakes with perforated front rotors and
enlarged 6-piston front/4-piston rear AMG calipers
give arresting braking performance. Staggered-width
18" double-spoke AMG alloy wheels are equally adept
at stopping passersby in their tracks.
The first time you see the electrifying CLK, it may strike you like a lightning bolt.
With the CLK 55 AMG Cabriolet, the passionate engineers at AMG — the highperformance division of Mercedes-Benz — have created some thunder to go along.
A handcrafted 5,439-cc V-8 pumps out 362 hp and 376 lb-ft of torque serves up
100 km/h in a mere 5.4 seconds,1 while AMG SpeedShift™ programming gives the
robust 5-speed automatic transmission 35% faster gear changes — easily snapped
off by Formula One-style buttons on the steering wheel. As responsive as it is
refined, the CLK 55 also features suspension and braking systems calibrated by
AMG. The muscular lines of the CLK 55 AMG sit aggressively over 18" wheels
carrying 225/40 ZR18 front and 255/35 ZR18 rear high-performance tires,2 while
contoured side sills and a functional rear lip spoiler show the wind the quick way
around. To the enthusiast, a vehicle like the CLK 55 AMG Cabriolet is more than
just appreciated, it’s coveted for the rarity that it is — because lightning seldom
strikes the same place twice.
CLK 55 AMG Cabriolet shown in Iridium Silver metallic.
b.
Low-backpressure exhaust
Announcing your presence is a deep 362-hp V-8
rumble speaking through a free-flowing dual exhaust
system that’s also respectfully subdued at cruising
speeds. Two stainless-steel tips make sure you’re
seen as well as heard.
c.
Extensive testing
AMG components are tested under brutal conditions,
from our labs to the most demanding race circuits in
the world. It’s more than just an uncompromising way
to build a performance car — it’s the only way for the
passionate engineers of AMG.
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1 Stated rates of acceleration are based upon manufacturer’s track results and may vary depending upon model, environmental and road surface conditions, driving style, elevation and
vehicle load. 2 AMG 18" wheels and accompanying high-speed-rated tires provide substantially increased treadwear and reduced ride comfort compared to H-rated tires. Serious wheel
and tire damage may occur if the vehicle is operated on rough or damaged road surfaces or upon encountering road debris or obstacles.
CLK 55 AMG Cabriolet.
When you’re piloting a car capable of storm-inducing performance, you want to be nowhere else than at the core of
comfort and control. The CLK 55 AMG Cabriolet puts it all at your fingertips — literally — starting with manual shift buttons
behind the spokes of the leather-wrapped steering wheel. To make sure other parts of your body are equally well
supported, the AMG-design heated multicontour sport front seats feature pneumatic side bolsters, dual lumbar supports
and thigh supports. Rich Black leather bolsters and soft, sanded nubuck inserts in your choice of Black, Merlot Red or
Dark Blue mean luxury need never take a back seat. A feast for the eyes, sand-cast aluminium trim lends a cool, confident
presence throughout the cabin, or if you prefer a more traditional look, rich Burl Walnut trim is optional.
a.
b.
c.
CLK 55 AMG Cabriolet shown in Black/Dark Blue leather/nubuck with sand-cast aluminium trim.
a.
Badge of honour
Step over the AMG stainless-steel
door sill trim and enter the world of
passionate performance. Subtle
metal detailing in the sport front
seats proudly carries the AMG
insignia as well.
b.
Fingertip shift controls
Tapping the steering wheel-mounted
buttons lets you manually shift up
or down through the forward gears,
for Formula One-inspired control
without having to take your hands
from the wheel.
c.
AMG-design instrument cluster
Distinctive ivory-colour instruments
with bright red indicators and a
matte-chrome surround are as
handsome as they are quickly read.
At night, soft white backlighting adds
to the ambience.
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1886
First car
1911
Multivalve engine
1934
Supercharged 500 K Coupe
1952
Mercedes-Benz wins Le Mans
1954
300 SL Gullwing: fuel injection
1962
300 SE Coupe: air suspension
1967
AMG established
1985
Electronic traction control
1995
Electronic Stability Program
1997
Championship CLK-DTM racecar
2003
7-speed automatic transmission
CLK 500 Coupe shown in Obsidian Black metallic.
CLK-Class engines and transmissions.
A SMOOTH OPERATOR
YO U CA N T RU S T.
CLK 350 V-6
Creating a seamless experience between you, your CLK and the road, Mercedes-Benz takes an integrated approach to
performance. This means that all elements — handling, acceleration, braking — are balanced to create a driving experience
that exceeds expectations in each area. At the heart of CLK performance is a variety of powerplants: a smooth and
responsive new-generation V-6, a powerful and refined V-8, and an adrenaline-surging AMG V-8. And for each engine,
there is a transmission specifically designed to give you unmatched comfort and control, whether you’re enjoying a
spirited drive on your favourite twisty road, or effortlessly gliding through your daily commute.
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5-speed and 7-speed automatic transmissions
Whether it’s the industry’s first 7-speed automatic in the CLK 350 and CLK 500, or the CLK 55 AMG’s robust 5-speed
automatic — with AMG SpeedShift™ programming that provides 35% quicker shifts — you’ve got advanced powertrain
management. Every CLK transmission also features our adaptive programming, which matches shift points to suit your
driving demeanour. You can tap the gear lever to the left or right of Drive to enjoy the manual-style control of Touch Shift.
Or hold the lever to the left for a second, and this perceptive partner will automatically choose the ideal passing gear.
1 Coupe figures shown. 6.9 seconds for CLK 350 Cabriolet; 6.2 seconds for CLK 500 Cabriolet. Stated rates of acceleration are based upon
manufacturer’s track results and may vary depending upon model, environmental and road surface conditions, driving style, elevation and vehicle load.
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TORQUE: 258 lb-ft
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TORQUE: 376 lb-ft
TORQUE: 339 lb-ft
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CLK 55 AMG V-8 engine
Every AMG engine is handcrafted by a single technician and carries their signature — but you’d expect no
less from a masterpiece. Pistons, crankshaft and connecting rods are all reinforced for strength and are
then selected by hand for ideal balance, making the CLK 55 AMG’s 362-hp V-8 a unique blend of modern
technology and Old World craftsmanship.
POWER: 362 hp
POWER: 302 hp
POWER: 268 hp
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CLK 350 V-6 and CLK 500 V-8 engines
Giving you the responsive horses you’d expect from a maker of thoroughbreds, the new-generation 3.5-litre
DOHC V-6 in the CLK 350 produces a vigorous 268 hp and 258 lb-ft of torque, and reaches 100 km/h in
as quick as 6.6 seconds.1 Innovative “turbulence flaps” optimize the flow of air into the engine at various
rpm, for ample low-end torque that keeps on giving throughout the rpm range. The CLK 500 is motivated by
a potent 5.0-litre V-8 that puts out 302 hp and 339 lb-ft of torque to rocket you to 100 km/h in as little as
5.9 seconds.1
5,439-cc AMG V- 8
5.0-litre V-8
3.5-litre V-6
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W E ’ V E S P E N T 65 Y E A R S
O F O U R L I F E P R E P A R I N G FO R
A S I N G L E M O M E N T I N YO U R S .
It happens when you least expect it. And even though you can’t
predict an accident, you can prepare for one. It’s something
Mercedes-Benz has been doing for over half a century — and
continues to drive us to remain at the forefront of automotive
safety today. Our integrated approach to safety starts by
optimizing your ability to stay out of harm’s way, with responsive
handling and features such as our pioneering Electronic Stability
Program (ESP) and emergency-sensing Brake Assist. When a
collision is simply unavoidable, the CLK-Class is prepared to help
protect you with a robust structure, advanced safety technologies
and the most standard air bags in its class. You might not know
what lies ahead, but you can drive confidently knowing your
CLK-Class considers your welfare its most important priority.
Tele Aid
The optional Tele Aid system uses GPS satellites plus a digital cellular link to provide live assistance at
the touch of any of three buttons in your CLK-Class. If you need help — or see someone who does — the
SOS button is for summoning emergency aid. Press the i-button for information. And the wrench
button connects you to our legendary Roadside Assistance. Tele Aid also includes Automatic Collision
Notification, which engages the SOS function if an air bag or Emergency Tensioning Device (ETD) deploys,
as well as stolen vehicle tracking and remote keyless unlocking service.1
1 First year’s monitoring provided at no cost with subscription. Subscription is required for service to be active. Tele Aid operates only where cellular and Global Positioning System coverage are available. Owner must authorize stolen vehicle tracking
and file a police report. 2 Braking effectiveness also depends on proper brake system maintenance, and tire and road conditions. 3 WARNING: THE FORCES OF A DEPLOYING AIR BAG CAN CAUSE SERIOUS OR FATAL INJURY TO A CHILD UNDER AGE 13. THE SAFEST
SEATING POSITION FOR YOUR CHILD IS IN THE REAR SEAT, BELTED INTO AN APPROPRIATE, PROPERLY INSTALLED CHILD SEAT, OR CORRECTLY WEARING A SEAT BELT IF TOO LARGE FOR A CHILD SEAT. OCS IS DESIGNED TO TURN THE FRONT PASSENGER’S FRONT AIR BAG OFF WHEN
THE SYSTEM SENSES THE WEIGHT OF A TYPICAL CHILD 12 MONTHS OLD OR LESS, PLUS THE WEIGHT OF A STANDARD APPROPRIATE CHILD RESTRAINT. SEE OPERATOR’S MANUAL FOR IMPORTANT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THESE SYSTEMS AND FOR FURTHER INFORMATION
REGARDING THE TRANSPORTATION OF CHILDREN HEAVIER THAN A TYPICAL 12-MONTH-OLD. 4 The roll bar system is designed to enhance the level of rollover protection compared to an open vehicle without one. No system, no matter how sophisticated, can
eliminate the chance of injury in an accident. Please always wear your seat belt, and always raise the rear head restraints when the rear seats are occupied. 5 No system, regardless of how advanced, can overcome physics or correct careless driving.
Please always wear your seat belt. Performance is limited by available traction, which snow, ice and other conditions can affect. Always drive carefully, consistent with conditions. Best performance in snow is obtained with winter tires.
CLK-Class safety and security.
Active Safety
Brake Assist
To help you avoid an accident:
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
4-wheel multilink suspension
Speed-sensitive rack-and-pinion steering
4-wheel disc brakes with ABS and Brake Assist
Complementing the antilock brakes,
Brake Assist can sense a panic stop
and automatically apply all available
brake power boost instantly, to potentially
reduce stopping distances.2
More standard air bags
Occupant Classification System
Every CLK Coupe provides the protection
of eight standard air bags, including four
side-impact air bags and Head Protection
Curtains. Cabriolets feature head-thorax
side air bags in the front seats, plus rear
side-impact air bags.3
OCS automatically turns the front passenger’s
front air bag on or off — or helps determine
its inflation rate — based on the weight
category determined by sensor readings
from the front passenger seat.3
High-strength/low-alloy steel
Side-impact protection
Advanced crumple zones
HSLA steel is used in critical areas
throughout the CLK-Class body shell, to
help create an exceptionally rigid structure
designed to maximize integrity and minimize
chassis flex for improved handling precision.
Reinforced doors, door sills, pillars, floorpan
and dashboard supports in every CLK-Class
are part of an integrated safety structure
that affords formidable side-impact
protection.
Front and rear crumple zones feature fullwidth crossmembers. An ellipsoidal front
bulkhead helps transfer some impact energy
around the cabin, and staggered underhood
components are designed not to stack up
as the front zone deforms.
Cabriolet side air bags
Rollover sensor
Electronic Stability Program (ESP)
The CLK Cabriolets provide head-thorax
side air bags up front, along with rear
side-impact air bags.3
If the CLK-Class senses a rollover, it will
automatically deploy the seat-belt Emergency
Tensioning Devices to help reduce occupant
movement, and if deemed necessary, inflate
the Head Protection Curtains (Coupes) or
pop-up roll bars in Cabriolets.4
In corners, ESP helps to correct oversteer
(fishtailing) or understeer (plowing) by
selectively applying the brakes to one or
more wheels and/or by reducing excess
engine power.5
Passive Safety
To help protect you in an accident:
Seat-belt Emergency Tensioning Devices
Seat-belt force limiters
A head restraint for every occupant
Adaptive dual-stage front air bags
Four side-impact air bags and Head Protection
Curtains (Coupes)
Two head-thorax side air bags for front-seat
passengers and two side-impact air bags
for rear-seat passengers (Cabriolets)
Pop-up roll bars (Cabriolets)
Reinforced body structure
Optional Tele Aid system
Emergency Tensioning Devices
and belt force limiters
In either a front or rear impact
exceeding a preset threshold
of severity, ETDs remove slack
from front and rear seat belts to
help hold you in place. Belt force
limiters can help reduce the peak
deceleration forces on belted
occupants.
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I N S P I R A T I O N,
THE MORE EXQUISITE THE
M A S T E R P I E C E.
CLK 350 Cabriolet shown with optional designo Silver metallic paint.
Whether it’s the elegance of the Coupe’s pillarless design or the rakish lines of the Cabriolet, every CLK is
truly art in motion. And to the artisans of designo, it’s the perfect canvas to create an exquisite masterpiece
of colour, texture and design. Their media include hand-selected and hand-fitted supple Nappa leather,
distinctive wood trim selected for its appearance and hand-finished to an incomparable lustre, and a
rich palette of exclusive paint colours to delight the eye and stir the soul. Once you’ve added a CLK with
designo paint or trim to your personal collection, no other piece of automotive art will look the same.
CLK-Class options and accessories.
a.
COMAND with DVD navigation
The optional COMAND system1 integrates the radio, CD
player, GPS satellite navigation, and controls for the optional
phone and 6-CD changer into a single in-dash unit that you
can access from the standard steering-wheel controls. A
large colour-LCD screen provides clear displays and crisp
map readouts. And with DVD-based navigation, a single disc
holds the maps of Canada and the contiguous U.S.
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b.
b.
Heated or Active Ventilated front seats
Heated front seats, optional on the CLK 350
and CLK 500 models and standard on the
CLK 55 AMG, provide two levels of soothing
warmth. Active Ventilated front seats,
optional on any CLK, also feature miniature
internal fans that circulate air through
perforations in the upholstery.
Every CLK- Class is luxuriously equipped with numerous
comfort and convenience items to make any drive a special
occasion. And with these innovative options, you can enhance
the experience by creating your own vision of the perfect
CLK. There’s lighting that helps you see into corners. The
ability to enter and drive off without touching a key. And an
array of options to make your in-car experience satisfying in
ways you might never have imagined.
c.
c.
Multicontour driver’s seat
Standard on the CLK 55 AMG and
optional on the other models, this
seat offers pneumatically adjustable
side bolsters, thigh support and dual
lumbar supports to provide a greater
degree of personalized support.
e.
Active Bi-Xenon headlamps and
corner-illuminating foglamps3
Curve-sensing Bi-Xenon High Intensity Discharge projector
headlamps provide a bright, blue-white light on both high
and low beam that more closely approximates natural
daylight, for better vision on both high and low beam. The
active headlamps also swivel to better illuminate curving
roadways, and they incorporate dynamic level control to
help cut glare. Also included are heated high-pressure
washers, along with corner-illuminating front foglamps
that can be activated by your turn signal (at speeds up to
40 km/h) to brighten your way into a driveway or alley.
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f.
d.
Leather and wood steering wheel2
With its polished wood and supple
leather, you’ll appreciate the added
luxury every time you drive. It’s
available to match the wood interior
trim of any CLK 350 or CLK 500.
g.
f.
Keyless Go
Optional on any CLK- Class, this
enhancement of the SmartKey
system lets you unlock or lock your
car with the touch of an outside
door handle — without removing
the key from your pocket or purse.
Start-up is equally easy: Put your
foot on the brake, tap a button atop
the gearshift, and you’re ready to
take off.
g.
6-disc CD changer3
Included with the optional harman/
kardon sound system or available
as a dealer-installed accessory
is our 6-disc CD changer. It’s
glovebox-mounted, within easy
reach but concealed from sight.
It also integrates seamlessly with
the CLK’s audio system — via an
innovative fibre-optic network — and
multifunction steering wheel.
h.
Electronic trunk closer
This convenient option allows you to
fully open and close the trunk of your
CLK-Class coupe via a pushbutton
on the driver’s interior door panel.
You can also close the lid from an
additional button on the underside of
the open trunk lid, or open it with the
SmartKey remote.
h.
i.
i.
Audio input for MP3 player
A standard glovebox-mounted input
jack for the audio system lets you
plug in your personal MP3 player
or other audio device. An accessory
iPod® interface kit4 also is available
that allows full integration of your
playlists with the audio system and
multifunction steering wheel.
1 While the navigation system provides directional assistance, the driver must remain focused on safe driving behaviour, including paying attention to traffic and street signs. The driver should utilize the system’s audio cues while driving and should only consult
the map or verbal displays once the vehicle has been stopped in a safe place. DVD-ROM maps do not cover all areas nor all routes within an area. 2 Deletes steering-wheel shift buttons on CLK 500 models. 3 Standard on CLK 55 AMG. 4 Accessory iPod
integration kit requires dock-equipped iPod, sold separately. See dealer for details. Apple and iPod are registered trademarks of Apple Computer, Inc.
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Roadside Assistance. For full details of the Roadside Assistance Program, please see your dealer. 2 Please see your dealer for warranty details as well as for terms, conditions and pricing for extended warranty options. 3 Maintenance items are
identified in the Service Booklet for each model. Driver is responsible for monitoring fluid levels and tire pressures between service visits. Limitations apply. 4 Certain restrictions may apply. Terms, conditions and dealer participation may vary.
CLK 500 Cabriolet shown in Diamond Silver metallic with optional active Bi-Xenon headlamps with washers.
24-hour Roadside Assistance
During the basic warranty coverage of 48 months and the time
duration of the optional Extended Limited Warranty, Mercedes-Benz
Roadside Assistance will be at your service. We’ll bring you some gas,
replace a flat tire with your spare, or jump-start your car. In the event
of a mechanical breakdown, if attempts by our Roadside Assistance
technician have not made your vehicle safely operable, towing
service will be provided to the nearest Mercedes-Benz dealership.
Assistance is available 24 hours a day, every day, to anyone driving
a Mercedes-Benz anywhere in Canada or the continental U.S.1
Wear and tear coverage
For 24 months or 40,000 km (whichever comes first), many items
normally considered “wear and tear,” such as light bulbs, wiper blade
refills, and brake pads and discs, are covered. If necessary, an authorized
Mercedes-Benz dealer will replace these parts at no charge to you.
Customer service
Owning a Mercedes-Benz means that when you have a question, we’re
here to help. Customer Service is open from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. EST, Monday
through Friday, and is staffed with knowledgeable Mercedes-Benz
people who can talk you through the finer points of working your car’s
audio system — or even assist you in locating the nearest Mercedes-Benz
dealership. Just call 1-800-387-0100. It’s that simple.
Mercedes-Benz warranties
The Mercedes-Benz New Car Limited Warranty covers defects in
materials or workmanship for 48 months or 80,000 km, whichever
occurs first. To widen your window of confidence, you can opt for a
Mercedes-Benz Extended Limited Warranty as well.2
Genuine Mercedes-Benz parts
Your dealer has access to a vast inventory of parts for both new and
vintage Mercedes-Benz vehicles. And we’ve made a nationwide effort
to encourage our dealers to keep parts and labour prices competitive
with those of independent garages.
Time for basic maintenance? Ask your CLK-Class.
No two drivers are the same. That’s why the Flexible Service System in
your CLK-Class monitors certain indicators of oil condition, engine
loads, rpm, operating temperatures and your driving habits to
determine when basic maintenance is really necessary.3 Then a display
on the dash reminds you to contact your Mercedes-Benz dealer for an
appointment. So you can spend less time servicing your CLK-Class and
more time enjoying your life.
Trip interruption reimbursement
If a breakdown covered by your New Car Limited Warranty occurs
more than 80 km from your home, leaves your Mercedes-Benz vehicle
inoperable or unsafe to drive, and requires overnight repairs, we’ve got
you covered. You will be reimbursed up to $500 for hotel accommodations
and up to $600 for alternate travel expenses per incident while your
car is being repaired at an authorized Mercedes-Benz dealership.
Alternate transportation
Your life doesn’t have to get put on hold just because it’s time for
service or maintenance on your car. That’s why your Mercedes-Benz
dealer always endeavours to provide you with alternate transportation
when you drop off your vehicle for service.4
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CLK-Class specifications.
ENGINE
Engine size and type
Construction
Net power
Net torque
Compression ratio
Induction
Fuel and ignition system
Fuel requirement
Fuel tank capacity
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3,498-cc DOHC 24-valve 90° V-6.
High-pressure die-cast alloy cylinder block. Alloy heads.
Counter-rotating balance shaft.
268 hp @ 6,000 rpm
258 lb-ft @ 2,400–5,000 rpm
10.7:1
Dual overhead camshafts with continuously variable intake and
exhaust timing. Magnesium 2-stage resonance intake manifold
increases intake runner length at lower rpm for improved response.
Electropneumatic turbulence flaps at start of intake path help
increase intake airflow speed at midrange rpm for greater air–fuel
mixture swirling and stronger, more complete combustion.
ME 9.7 engine management. Integrated sequential multipoint
fuel injection and ignition includes individual cylinder control of
fuel spray, spark timing and antiknock. Electronic throttle.
One high-energy ignition coil and spark plug per cylinder.
160,000-km spark-plug intervals.
Premium unleaded gasoline, 91 pump octane.
62.0 litres (with 8.0-litre reserve).
4,966-cc SOHC 24-valve 90° V-8.
High-pressure die-cast alloy cylinder block. Alloy heads.
302 hp @ 5,600 rpm
339 lb-ft @ 2,700–4,250 rpm
10.0:1
Magnesium 2-stage resonance intake manifold increases
intake runner length at lower rpm for improved response.
5,439-cc AMG-built SOHC 24-valve 90° V-8.
High-pressure die-cast alloy cylinder block. Alloy heads. Reinforced engine block,
oil pan structure, pistons, connecting rods, crankshaft and valvetrain.
362 hp @ 5,750 rpm
376 lb-ft @ 4,000 rpm
11.0:1
Magnesium 2-stage resonance intake manifold increases
intake runner length at lower rpm for improved response.
ME 2.8 engine management. Integrated sequential multipoint
fuel injection and phased twin-spark ignition includes
individual cylinder control of fuel spray, spark timing/phase
and antiknock. Electronic throttle. Two high-energy ignition coils
and two spark plugs per cylinder. 160,000-km spark-plug intervals.
Premium unleaded gasoline, 91 pump octane.
62.0 litres (with 8.0-litre reserve).
ME 2.8.1 engine management. Integrated sequential multipoint
fuel injection and phased twin-spark ignition includes
individual cylinder control of fuel spray, spark timing/phase and
antiknock. Electronic throttle. Two high-energy ignition coils and
two spark plugs per cylinder. 160,000-km spark-plug intervals.
Premium unleaded gasoline, 91 pump octane.
62.0 litres (with 8.0-litre reserve).
DRIVETRAIN
Transmission type
Driver-adaptive control
Touch Shift
Shift into Optimum Gear
Comfort mode
AMG SpeedShift
with fingertip manual mode
Fingertip shift control
Display
Drive configuration
Rear axle ratio
7-speed automatic
7-speed automatic
AMG-enhanced 5-speed automatic
Electronically controlled shifting. Driver-adaptive programming adjusts shift points to the driver’s current driving style.
Touch Shift allows driver to manually downshift and allow upshifts by nudging the shift lever left or right from the Drive position.
Shift into Optimum Gear programming allows one-touch selection of the best gear for maximum acceleration or engine braking by holding the shift lever to the left of Drive for one second.
Driver-selectable Comfort mode starts vehicle moving in 2nd gear or a second Reverse gear, and upshifts at lower rpm, to help improve control on slippery surfaces.
Not available.
Not available.
Standard.
AMG SpeedShift™ programming provides up to 35% faster gear changes, automatically downshifts during braking, prevents unwanted upshifting while cornering, and features torque converter lockup in all forward gears.
Fingertip manual mode allows direct-access shifting through forward gears via buttons on back of upper steering-wheel spokes (left button downshifts, right button upshifts) or via Touch Shift feature of shift lever, and will automatically
intervene only to select 1st gear when the vehicle stops. In Standard and Comfort modes, the steering-wheel buttons operate the Touch Shift feature.
Not available.
Standard.
Not available.
Fingertip shift control allows driver to operate Touch Shift feature via rocker-type buttons on back of upper steering-wheel spokes (both buttons can upshift and downshift).
Instrument-cluster readout of selected gear range and
Instrument-cluster readout of selected gear range and
Instrument-cluster readout of selected gear range and
Standard/Comfort mode.
Standard/Comfort mode.
Standard/Comfort/Manual mode.
Rear-wheel drive
Rear-wheel drive
Rear-wheel drive
Coupe: 2.82:1 Cabriolet: 2.82:1
2.65:1
3.06:1
TRACTION / STABILITY
Electronic Stability Program
PERFORMANCE
Acceleration, 0–100 km /h2
Fuel economy,3 city estimate
highway estimate
ESP compares the driver’s intended course, via steering and braking inputs, to the vehicle’s response, via lateral acceleration, rotation (yaw) and individual wheel speeds. ESP then brakes individual front or rear wheels and/or reduces
excess engine power as needed to help correct understeer (plowing) or oversteer (fishtailing). ESP also integrates all-speed traction control, which senses drive-wheel slip under acceleration and individually brakes the slipping wheel or
wheels, and/or reduces excess engine power, until control is regained.1
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CLK 500 COUPE
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6.6 seconds
12.2 l/100 km
7.7 l/100 km
6.9 seconds
12.8 l/100 km
8.2 l/100 km
5.9 seconds
14.0 l/100 km
8.7 l/100 km
6.2 seconds
14.0 l/100 km
8.7 l/100 km
5.4 seconds
14.4 l/100 km
9.7 l/100 km
1 No system, regardless of how advanced, can overcome physics or correct careless driving. Best performance in snow is obtained with
winter tires. Please always wear your seat belt.
2 Stated rates of acceleration are based upon manufacturer’s track results and may vary depending upon model, environmental and road
surface conditions, driving style, elevation and vehicle load.
3 These estimates are based on the Government of Canada’s approved criteria and testing methods. The actual fuel consumption of this
vehicle may vary. Refer to the Fuel Consumption Guide.
4 AMG 18" wheels and accompanying high-speed-rated tires provide substantially increased treadwear and reduced ride comfort
compared to H-rated tires. Serious wheel and tire damage may occur if the vehicle is operated on rough or damaged road surfaces or upon
encountering road debris or obstacles.
5 Z-rated tires are optimized for performance driving and may provide reduced ride comfort, increased tire noise, substantially increased
treadwear and greater susceptibility to damage compared with H-rated tires.
6 Braking effectiveness also depends on proper brake system maintenance, and tire and road conditions.
7 Coupe interior dimensions are with optional sunroof. Cabriolet dimensions are with top up unless otherwise noted.
CHASSIS
Front suspension
Rear suspension
Springs and shock absorbers
Sport suspension
Steering
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Independent 3-link with antidive geometry. Stabilizer bar.
Independent 5-arm multilink with geometry for antisquat
and alignment control. Stabilizer bar.
Front coil springs over gas-pressurized shock absorbers.
Separate rear coil springs and gas-pressurized shock absorbers.
Not available.
Independent 3-link with antidive geometry. Stabilizer bar.
Independent 5-arm multilink with geometry for antisquat
and alignment control. Stabilizer bar.
Front coil springs over gas-pressurized shock absorbers.
Separate rear coil springs and gas-pressurized shock absorbers.
Not available.
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5-split-spoke design, 7.5J x17 front and 8.5J x17 rear.
225/45 ZR17 front and 245/40 ZR17 rear, high-performance.5
AMG thin-spoke monoblock design, 7.5J x17 front and 8.5J x17 rear.
225/45 ZR17 front and 245/40 ZR17 rear, high-performance.5
Dual-circuit power-assisted 4-wheel disc.
300-mm internally ventilated /single-piston floating calipers.
Dual-circuit power-assisted 4-wheel disc.
345-mm internally ventilated /composite 4-piston fixed calipers.
Independent 3-link with antidive geometry. Enlarged stabilizer bar.
Independent 5-arm multilink with geometry for antisquat and
alignment control. Enlarged stabilizer bar.
Front coil springs over gas-pressurized shock absorbers.
Separate rear coil springs and gas-pressurized shock absorbers.
Standard AMG sport suspension with AMG-calibrated front and rear coil springs and
shock absorbers.
Rack-and-pinion with vehicle-speed-sensitive power assist and integrated hydraulic damper. Steering wheel turns: 3.0 lock-to-lock. Turning circle: 35.3 ft/10.76 m curb-to-curb.
WHEELS / TIRES
Wheels, aluminium-alloy
Tires, steel-belted radial
Polished AMG double-spoke design,4 7.5J x18 front and 8.5J x18 rear.
225/40 ZR18 front and 255/35 ZR18 rear, high-performance.4
BRAKES
Brake system
Brake discs /calipers, front
Brake discs /calipers, rear
Antilock Braking System
Brake Assist
EXTERIOR DIMENSIONS 7
Wheelbase
Overall length
Overall height
Overall width
Track, front
Track, rear
Coefficient of drag
Curb weight
INTERIOR DIMENSIONS 7
Headroom
Legroom
Hiproom
Shoulder room
Cabin capacity
Trunk capacity
AMG-enhanced dual-circuit power-assisted 4-wheel disc.
340-mm perforated and internally ventilated /enlarged AMG compound
6-piston fixed calipers.
290-mm solid /dual-piston fixed calipers.
300-mm internally ventilated /dual-piston fixed calipers.
330-mm internally ventilated /AMG 4-piston fixed calipers.
ABS senses impending wheel lockup under heavy braking and pumps the front brakes individually or the rear brakes together (to help maintain stability) as needed up to 30 times per second, to prevent lockup and maintain steering ability.
Brake Assist senses emergency braking via the speed at which the driver presses the brake pedal and immediately applies maximum available power boost, potentially reducing the overall stopping distance by eliminating the delay caused
by a common human tendency not to brake hard enough, soon enough. Letting up on the brake pedal releases Brake Assist.6
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CLK 350 CABRIOLET
CLK 500 COUPE
CLK 500 CABRIOLET
CLK 55 AMG CABRIOLET
106.9 in/2,715 mm
183.2 in/4,652 mm
55.4 in/1,406 mm
68.5 in/1,740 mm
58.9 in/1,495 mm
58.0 in/1,474 mm
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3,585 lb/1,625 kg
106.9 in/2,715 mm
183.2 in/4,652 mm
54.4 in/1,381 mm
68.5 in/1,740 mm
58.9 in/1,495 mm
58.0 in/1,474 mm
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3,845 lb/1,743 kg
106.9 in/2,715 mm
183.2 in/4,652 mm
55.4 in/1,408 mm
68.5 in/1,740 mm
58.9 in/1,495 mm
58.0 in/1,474 mm
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3,585 lb/1,626 kg
106.9 in/2,715 mm
183.2 in/4,652 mm
54.4 in/1,381 mm
68.5 in/1,740 mm
58.9 in/1,495 mm
58.0 in/1,474 mm
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3,905 lb/1,770 kg
106.9 in/2,715 mm
183.2 in/4,652 mm
54.4 in/1,381 mm
68.5 in/1,740 mm
58.9 in/1,495 mm
58.0 in/1,474 mm
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3,960 lb/1,795 kg
COUPES
FRONT
37.1 in/941 mm
42.0 in/1,067 mm
53.7 in/1,364 mm
53.2 in/1,351 mm
81.5 cu ft/2,308 litres
10.4 cu ft/294 litres
REAR
CABRIOLETS
35.8 in/908 mm
33.0 in/837 mm
45.9 in/1,167 mm
49.3 in/1,252 mm
38.4 in/976 mm
36.3 in/921 mm
42.0 in/1,067 mm
30.4 in/772 mm
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52.1 in 1,324 mm
46.9 in/1,190 mm
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53.2 in 1,351 mm
48.5 in/1,233 mm
85.2 cu ft/2,412 litres
8.6 cu ft/244 litres, top up — 5.4 cu ft/152 litres, top down
FRONT
REAR
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Atlas Grey grille with three chrome ribs.
Black grille with three chrome ribs.
AMG-design front air dam with mesh air intakes and chrome-ringed round front foglamps. AMG-design side skirts and
rear apron.
Colour-keyed AMG-design rear spoiler on edge of trunk lid.
Enlarged polished stainless-steel exhaust finisher.
Dual polished AMG stainless-steel exhaust finishers.
Low-backpressure exhaust system with dual polished AMG stainless-steel finishers.
Red and white rear lamp covers.
Red and smoke-colour rear lamp covers.
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Electrohydraulic insulated all-season soft top with flush-bonded glass rear window. Fully automatic operation allows
soft top and all four side windows to be lowered or raised from a single control on the console or from outside the
car using the SmartKey remote (see Locking/Security, below).
Dual power mirrors, linked to driver’s seat memory and automatically heated.
Auto-dimming left-side mirror.
Parking-assist right-side mirror can be programmed to tilt down upon shifting to Reverse.
Electrically heated rear window with auto-shutoff based on time and outside temperature.
Dual aero-blade windshield wipers.
Infrared rain sensor automatically adjusts wiper speed and intermittent wiper frequency from infinite delay to fast
wiping speed based on amount of rainfall measured on windshield.
Heated windshield washer nozzles, reservoir and fluid lines.
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Halogen front foglamps, in front apron. Single red rear foglamp, integrated in left taillamp cluster.
Bi-Xenon headlamps with active curve illumination. Heated headlamp washers. Corner-illuminating front foglamps.
Automatic lamp substitution uses a nearby lamp if a critical bulb fails.
Touch Turn Signals flash three times with one touch of turn-signal lever, for lane-changing. Auxiliary LED turn signal
indicators are integrated with side mirror housings.
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SmartKey uses an electronic code to unlock the steering column and ignition. Removing SmartKey from ignition
disables engine computer to help prevent unauthorized starting.
SmartKey remote control integrates: Door lock/unlock buttons. Trunk opener with valet lockout. Removable valet key.
Panic alarm. Driver may selectively unlock only the driver’s door and fuel filler, or both doors plus the trunk
and fuel filler.
SmartKey remote locking uses redundant infrared and radio-frequency signals for improved range, and rolling-code
signal for protection from transmitter cloning.
SmartKey offers infrared-remote opening/closing of windows (plus optional sunroof on Coupes, if equipped, and
remote raising and lowering of soft top on Cabriolets) from outside the car.
Driver-programmable driveaway locking can automatically lock all the doors when the car reaches 15 km/h.
Night security illumination uses the car’s exterior lights to help illuminate a path after parking.
Driver-programmable intervals allow lights to stay on for 60, 45, 30 or 15 seconds, or not at all.
Locator lighting uses the car’s lights to help light a return path when the car is remote-unlocked in darkness.
Unlocking car activates illuminated entry system.
Automatic antitheft alarm system with remote panic feature.
Emergency trunk release, located inside trunk and illuminated for 60 minutes after trunk lid is closed.
Integrated 3-button garage door control, compatible with HomeLink® components and some other systems.
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Multifunction steering wheel provides convenient, additional controls for basic functions of audio system and optional
phone, plus operation of multifunction display (see Instrumentation, below right).
Fingertip shift buttons behind steering-wheel spokes.
Power front and rear side windows, with one-touch express-up/down for front windows.
One-button lowering or raising of all four windows via power soft-top switch.
Fine-mesh wind deflector fastens over rear seat area or folds into molded case for storage in trunk.2
4-way (tilt/telescoping) power steering column, position linked to driver’s seat memory.
Electronic cruise control.
Auto-dimming rearview mirror. Delayed-shutoff courtesy lamps, front (and rear on Coupes). Entrance lamps in both
doors. Dual front reading lamps. Dual sun visors with illuminated vanity mirrors.
Height-adjustable front centre armrest with dual enclosed storage compartments and 3-way lid (upper tray opens
from left or right, lower compartment from front). Illuminated 2-tier glovebox. Retractable front cupholder in dash.
Pockets in both doors. Parcel net in right front footwell. Magazine pockets on both front seatbacks.
Folding rear centre armrest (with slide-out dual cupholder on Coupes). Open centre console between rear seats.
Illuminated, carpeted trunk (with tie-down hooks on Coupes).
Variable trunk compartment allows soft-top well to be used for additional cargo capacity with top up.
CLIMATE CONTROL
Dual-zone CFC-free automatic climate control with: Dual rotary temperature controls. Automatic control of blower
speed and airflow distribution (with manual override).
Digital dual-zone CFC-free automatic climate control with: Individual left and right digital temperature controls and
rotary airflow distribution controls. Automatic control of blower speed and airflow distribution (with manual override).
Sun sensor. Humidity/dewpoint sensor, to help reduce window fogging during humid weather, and help prevent
overdrying of cooled air. Activated charcoal filter with smog-sensing automatic recirculation of filtered cabin air.
Dash-top diffuser vent. Rear-cabin air vents at rear of front console. Electrostatic dust and pollen filter. Tunnel mode
offers one-touch closing of all windows, the sunroof (if equipped) and cabin air intake by pressing and holding the
air-recirculation button. Pressing button again restores previous window and sunroof positions. REST mode can
ventilate cabin or help keep cabin warmer using residual heat for up to 30 minutes after car is turned off.
SEATING / TRIM
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mirror positions. Dual individually contoured rear seats.
AMG-design sport front seats.
Heated front seats.
Multicontour front seats with pneumatically adjustable side bolsters, dual lumbar supports and thigh support.
Easy-entry system: When either front seatback is tipped forward, the entire front seat moves up and forward for easier
access to rear cabin. Seat returns to its previous position when seatback is returned upright.
60 /40-split folding rear seatbacks and flip-forward seat cushions.
Premium leather upholstery on seating surfaces, head restraints, front-seat side panels and door trim inserts.
Carpets, dash, consoles and door panels in complementary colour.
Premium leather upholstery on seating surfaces, head restraints, front-seat side panels and door trim inserts.
Carpets, dash, consoles and door panels in Black.
AMG-design two-tone Nappa leather upholstery featuring soft, sanded nubuck leather for perforated seat centre
panels and door trim inserts. Carpets, dash, consoles and door panels in Black.
Leather-trimmed 4-spoke steering wheel and shift knob.
AMG-design leather-trimmed 4-spoke steering wheel and shift knob.
Aluminium trim on doors, dash and console.
Hand-polished Burl Walnut wood trim on doors, dash and console.
Hand-polished Black Ash wood trim on doors, dash and console.
AMG-design aluminium trim with sand-cast finish on doors, dash and console.
Rubber-studded brushed stainless-steel pedals (including parking brake).
Stainless-steel door sill trim (with AMG insignia on CLK 55 AMG).
Velour floor carpeting and floor mats (exclusive AMG floor mats on CLK 55 AMG).
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AM/FM stereo/weatherband radio with in-dash single-CD player.
In-dash audio system operating panel integrates controls and displays for the radio, CD player, optional gloveboxmounted 6-disc CD changer, and optional portable digital telephone.
6-speaker audio system. Automatic speed-sensitive volume adjustment.
harman/kardon® LOGIC7® digital surround sound system: 12 speakers (Coupes) or 10 speakers (Cabriolets), including
dual surround speakers and a subwoofer. 7.1-channel amplifier with 320 watts (Coupes) or 240 watts (Cabriolets)
total output. Multichannel digital surround-sound technology developed for the professional recording industry, to
provide a natural and realistic sound stage. Digital Dynamic Volume Control, to help preserve the sound balance
under all driving conditions. Glovebox-mounted 6-disc CD changer with MP3 capability.
Fibre-optic network offers precise, high-speed communication among components. Factory preparation for optional
CD changer and cellular phone, using fibre-optic network.
INSTRUMENTATION
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Electronic analogue speedometer, tachometer and quartz clock. Electronic bar-graph fuel and coolant temperature gauges.
Black gauges with white markings, glacier blue backlighting, chrome rings and black surround.
Ivory-colour gauges with soft white backlighting, chrome rings and matte chrome surround.
AMG-design ivory-colour gauges with soft white backlighting and matte chrome surround.
Digital display for odometer and Touch Shift gear/mode selection.
Multifunction display in centre of speedometer, scrolled via steering-wheel controls to operate and display various
menus and vehicle features: Resettable trip meter and outside temperature indicator. Digital speedometer, Flexible
Service System (see below), and engine oil-level check. Radio station, CD player/CD changer,5 iPod® playlist/
track (with accessory iPod integration kit). Navigation system route guidance.5 Vehicle reminder and malfunction
messages. Driver-programmable settings for instruments, lighting, vehicle and convenience features. Trip computer
(elapsed time, fuel consumption, distance to empty). Mobile phone book.5
Flexible Service System displays distance remaining to next basic maintenance service, indicates type of service due,
and provides automatic reminder feature when service interval draws near.
Audible reminders and messages for open door or sunroof (if equipped); exterior lamp failure; low fuel, engine oil,
coolant and washer fluid; and to release parking brake, switch off headlamps and remove ignition key.
RESTRAINT SYSTEMS
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Integrated Restraint System: Driver and front passenger are each provided with a front air bag, a side-impact air bag
(Coupes) or head/thorax air bag (Cabriolets), and a 3-point seat belt with an Emergency Tensioning Device (ETD)
and adaptive belt force limiter.6 Rear passengers are each provided with a rear side-impact air bag and a 3-point
seat belt with ETD and belt force limiter.
Head Protection Curtains: In a side impact exceeding a preset threshold, a multi-chamber air bag deploys along the
front and rear side windows on the affected side of the car.
Adaptive dual-stage front air bags are deployed in response to frontal impact severity.6
Occupant Classification System (OCS) automatically turns the front passenger’s front air bag on or off based on the
weight category determined by weight sensor readings from the front passenger seat.6
ETDs are provided for all four seat belts and are deployed in a front or rear impact exceeding a preset threshold of
severity, or certain rollovers. A front ETD will not deploy if seat belt is unfastened.
Universal LATCH system (Lower Anchors and Tethers for Children) at rear seating positions. Selectable passenger seatbelt retractors help secure child seats.6
Front seat belts include automatic presenters and lower points attached to seat frames.
Rear seat belts include automatically height-adjusting shoulder belts.
Front head restraints power-adjust for height, manually adjust fore–aft, and automatically height-adjust as seat is
moved fore–aft.
Active front head restraints reduce the distance between the head restraint and the head in the event of a rear-end
collision, helping limit rearward movement of the head and thereby reducing the chances of “whiplash” type injuries to
the cervical spine.
Dual individually retractable rear head restraints, adjustable for height and 2-position tilt.
Dual height-adjustable rear head restraints.7
Driver can retract both head restraints remotely via a dash-mounted control, for improved rearward vision when the
rear seats are unoccupied.
Automatic rollover-sensing pop-up roll bars, integrated with dual rear-seat head restraints.7
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CLK-Class equipment.
OPTIONAL EQUIPMENT
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Power tilt/sliding tinted glass sunroof with one-touch open/close.
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Bi-Xenon headlamps with active curve illumination. Heated headlamp washers. Corner-illuminating front foglamps.
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Premium leather upholstery with carpets, dash, consoles and door panels in complementary colour. Black gauges with
white markings, chrome rings and black surround. (Option includes Burl Walnut wood interior trim on CLK 500.)
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Glovebox-mounted 6-disc CD changer with MP3 capability.
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COMAND Cockpit Management and Data system integrates: DVD-based in-dash GPS navigation system, with map
database for Canada and the contiguous U.S., all on a single DVD.8 DVD-ROM drive concealed behind in-dash screen.
AM/FM stereo/weatherband radio. In-dash single-CD player. Controls for optional glovebox-mounted 6-CD changer
and phone. A large colour-LCD in-dash screen, with motorized opening/closing to load CD player and DVD drive.
Ten mode-dependent soft keys alongside screen for easy access to commands and on-screen menus. Auxiliary input
jack in glovebox for connection of an MP3 player to audio system.
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Tele Aid uses Global Positioning System (GPS) satellites to determine the current location of your car, plus a cellular
link to provide 24-hour contact with Mercedes-Benz for emergency aid (SOS button), information (i-button) or
Roadside Assistance (wrench button). Automatic Collision Notification engages SOS function if an air bag or Emergency
Tensioning Device (ETD) deploys. Tele Aid also includes Automatic Alarm Notification (which alerts Mercedes-Benz
to contact you if the antitheft alarm is set off), stolen vehicle tracking, and remote keyless unlocking service.9
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Parktronic audio-visual parking assistance system uses ultrasonic sensors in the front and rear bumpers to help detect
nearby obstacles within the sensors’ field of view at parking speeds, alerting driver to their proximity and direction
via audio-visual indicators on dash and rear-cabin wall.
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Run-flat Tire Package: Mercedes-Benz extended-mobility tires. Low tire-pressure warning system (indicated in
multifunction display).
1 Deleted with optional wood and leather trimmed steering wheel.
2 Rear seats cannot be occupied while wind deflector is in place.
3 Optional for driver’s seat only.
4 Burl Walnut wood and black gauges available on CLK 500 models only in combination with optional premium leather upholstery featuring
complementary-colour interior trim. See Optional Equipment listing above.
5 When so equipped.
6 WARNING: THE FORCES OF A DEPLOYING AIR BAG CAN CAUSE SERIOUS OR FATAL INJURY TO A CHILD UNDER AGE 13. THE SAFEST SEATING
POSITION FOR YOUR CHILD IS IN THE REAR SEAT, BELTED INTO AN APPROPRIATE, PROPERLY INSTALLED CHILD SEAT, OR CORRECTLY WEARING A
SEAT BELT IF TOO LARGE FOR A CHILD SEAT. OCS IS DESIGNED TO TURN THE FRONT PASSENGER’S FRONT AIR BAG OFF WHEN THE SYSTEM SENSES
THE WEIGHT OF A TYPICAL CHILD 12 MONTHS OLD OR LESS, PLUS THE WEIGHT OF A STANDARD APPROPRIATE CHILD RESTRAINT. SEE OPERATOR’S
MANUAL FOR IMPORTANT ADDITIONAL INFORMATION ON THESE SYSTEMS, AND FOR FURTHER INFORMATION REGARDING THE TRANSPORTATION OF
CHILDREN HEAVIER THAN A TYPICAL 12-MONTH-OLD.
7 The roll bar system is designed to enhance the level of rollover protection compared to an open vehicle without one. No system, no matter
how sophisticated, can eliminate the chance of injury in an accident. Please always wear your seat belt, and always raise the rear head
restraints when the rear seats are occupied.
8 While the navigation system provides directional assistance, the driver must remain focused on safe driving behaviour, including paying
attention to traffic and street signs. The driver should utilize the system’s audio cues while driving and should only consult the map or verbal
displays once the vehicle has been stopped in a safe place. DVD-ROM maps do not cover all areas nor all routes within an area. One U.S./
Canada DVD-ROM is included with vehicle.
9 First year’s monitoring provided at no cost with subscription. Subscription is required for service to be active. Tele Aid operates only where
cellular and Global Positioning System coverage are available. Owner must authorize stolen vehicle tracking and file a police report.
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