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Mercedes-Benz CL AMG (07-14) - rated 4.5 out of 5
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PROS

Astoundingly fast, thunderous engines, luxury cabin, superb build quality

CONS

Expensive to buy and run, hardly understated, lacks sophisticated image of alternatives

PROS

Astoundingly fast, thunderous engines, luxury cabin, superb build quality

CONS

Expensive to buy and run, hardly understated, lacks sophisticated image of alternatives

Mercedes-Benz CL AMG rivals

The Mercedes-Benz CL is designed to be the ultimate grand tourer - the equal to illustrious names like Aston Martin and Bentley - and the AMG is the more sport-focused version of this large coupé. There are actually two models - one using an enormous 6.2-litre V8 (Mercedes actually calls it a 6.3) and the other packing a 6.0-litre bi-turbo V12. Performance is as thunderous as you'd expect, but it's not all about sheer power.

It also has a luxuriously appointed interior and space for four adults to travel in supreme comfort. It's a rare beast but one with the ingredients to make it every bit as desirable as an Aston Martin DB9 or a Bentley Continental GT.

Mercedes-Benz CL AMG rivals

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