The New CLS

Set to arrive in showrooms in August, the Mercedes-Benz CLS has had a facelift for 2021. The new look exterior shows a sharpened design with new radiator grilles and bumpers expressing the dynamism of the four-door coupé. At the same time, the interior has been upgraded with additional leather and trim combinations as well as a new-generation steering wheel.

Design update for the exterior

CLS Exterior

Standard AVANTGARDE exterior with new front apron based on previous AMG Line: side louvres and front splitter in silver chrome.

  • Rear apron with black diffuser-look insert and silver chrome trim.
  • New designs for standard 19-inch light-alloy wheel: 5-twin-spoke or multi-spoke rims.
  • The AMG Line Exterior includes:
    • AMG-specific front apron with A-wing in black, front splitter in silver chrome, air intakes with vertical struts, aerodynamically shaped flics in high-gloss black.
    • AMG door sill panels at the side.
    • AMG spoiler lip on the boot lid.
  • New colours for 20-inch AMG multi-spoke light-alloy wheel with high-sheen finish and bi-colour look: tremolite grey or high-gloss black.
  • New front-end styling for AVANTGARDE and AMG Line Exterior:
    • Radiator grille with three-dimensional star pattern and high-sheen chrome surfaces.
    • one high-gloss black louvre with chrome inlay and integral Mercedes star.
  • New paint colour: spectral blue metallic.
  • New special paints from the designo range: jupiter red, cashmere white magno and emerald green.

Design update for the interior

CLS Interior

  • New woods for trim elements and centre console: open-pore brown walnut and high-gloss grey.
  • New two-tone leather seat covers: neva grey/magma grey and siena brown/black.
  • Two-tone designo interiors with Exclusive nappa leather in five new combinations: classic red/black, saddle brown/black, truffle brown/black, deep white/black and yacht blue/black.
  • Newly designed multifunction steering wheel in nappa leather:
    • Spokes in high-gloss black with silver chrome edging.
    • Paddle shifters in silver chrome.
  • Steering wheel rim with capacitive dual-zone sensor mat for driver hands recognition.
  • Fully digital, high-resolution displays in the cockpit in two sizes: compact in 2 x 10.25 inches or as Widescreen Cockpit with 2 x 12.3 inches.

Keep an eye out for more details on the CLS in the coming weeks. The Mercedes-Benz CLS is due to be available in the UK from August. If you would like to know more information, complete the form below and a member of our sales team will be in touch.