Mercedes-Benz CL550

Mercedes-Benz CL550

There is something magical about the way the Mercedes-Benz CL550 turns asphalt into silk.

It’s an exceptional vehicle, with effortless performance, an incredible feeling of solidity, silence at speed and an impressive array of electronic wizardry.

“It is the most luxurious coupe, period,” said Jerrold Winful, Internet manager at New Country Motor Cars in Hartford.

Making this praise more amazing is that the CL550 is the base version of the CL model lineup.

For 2011, Mercedes-Benz has freshened the styling and added new engines through the lineup.

Our review CL550, on loan from Mercedes-Benz, is one of the recipients of a new engine. Gone is the 382-horsepower...