2008 Mercedes Benz Cls Class
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The very best car that I have ever owned

by from Milwaukee on July 24, 2007

The CLS 550 has more toys, gadgets and options that continue to amaze me. You can adjust the ride to Sport or Comfort....you can raise or lower the entire car for city or highway driving. This is a d...
The CLS 550 has more toys, gadgets and options that continue to amaze me. You can adjust the ride to Sport or Comfort....you can raise or lower the entire car for city or highway driving. This is a dream car that you love and also a car turns heads wherever you go. Very fast: 0-60 in 5+ seconds...incomparable handling in every condition. Sport tires are not meant for rugged roads or pot holes, so...avoid them!
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Like this Car

by from on May 23, 2014

Have had a 2008 CLS for 4 years...really like it. I was a bit worried that I might encounter some issues with this vehicle and end up having to pay lots of $ for it but it has been great. No issues wi...
Have had a 2008 CLS for 4 years...really like it. I was a bit worried that I might encounter some issues with this vehicle and end up having to pay lots of $ for it but it has been great. No issues with it at all and really drives great! The engine is truly impressive. Suggest buying a used model of it and avoid paying the big ticket price that comes with this car.
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Great car

by from Detroit on September 21, 2015

what a blast to drive this car, it's beautiful and unique. Horse power up the wazoo. Having driving big American cars all my life this is a breath of fresh air. mine is arctic white and loaded. AMG ki...
what a blast to drive this car, it's beautiful and unique. Horse power up the wazoo. Having driving big American cars all my life this is a breath of fresh air. mine is arctic white and loaded. AMG kit is awesome. responsive fast beautiful well worth the money. mine is a 2008 and im ready for a new one. keeping the 08 though its still more amazing that anything out there in its class. its problems are minor and easy dealt with. chances are that whatever road you are on you are the only 550 on it and that is the best part.
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after one week

by from dallas on July 26, 2007

after one week, still think best looking car on the road. Mercedes still needs to get with the times on phone interface, beyond the pricey after market kits to make today's phones interface with the v...
after one week, still think best looking car on the road. Mercedes still needs to get with the times on phone interface, beyond the pricey after market kits to make today's phones interface with the vehicle. power is great but little or no exhaust note. feels like driving a very fast in a library.
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2008 Mercedes CLS550

by from Gainesville, FL on December 18, 2014

What an awesome car. I have love this car for a while, each time i see one on the road I always wish I can get one. I did last week and I am not disappointed. This is by far the best car I have ever d...
What an awesome car. I have love this car for a while, each time i see one on the road I always wish I can get one. I did last week and I am not disappointed. This is by far the best car I have ever driven, smooth, reliable, and worth the money. Although it is used, I drives like new. The one I bought was well taken care of by previous owner. I would not suggest buying a new one; I don't believe its worth the $$$. I will definitely recommend it to my friends and family.
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Excellent Vehicle

by from Wash. DC on May 25, 2009

If you are looking for a luxury vehicle with 382HP or 507 HP and all the amenities, the CLS 550 and CLS 63 AMG is the vehicle. BMW was my vehicle brand of choice, but the CLS has changed all that, bou...
If you are looking for a luxury vehicle with 382HP or 507 HP and all the amenities, the CLS 550 and CLS 63 AMG is the vehicle. BMW was my vehicle brand of choice, but the CLS has changed all that, bought my 2008 with 7000 miles. This vehicle drives smoothly and performance is exceptional, plenty of HP for the CLS 550, but for those who really want HP, opt for the CLS 63 AMG. Both vehicles are a little pricey, 80k and 100k, but trust me you will not be disappointed, AMG package is a must for CLS 550. Interior is plush, leather seats,wood grain accents, satellite radio, heated and cooled seats, IPOD connector, sunroof, large trunk, Harmon Kardon premium stereo, parktronic, MB bluetooth, good gas mileage for V8 and much more. Mercedes Benz has made me a believer. Buy the CLS, its a true winner with great style and performance.
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Best of my 14 Benzs

by from Annapolis, Md on February 4, 2008

I've been fortunate enough to have owned 14 MBs over the years including virtually all the "high line" cars... 4SLs, 2CLs, 2Ss, etc. This car is the most enjoyable to drive and own. At 14,000 miles it...
I've been fortunate enough to have owned 14 MBs over the years including virtually all the "high line" cars... 4SLs, 2CLs, 2Ss, etc. This car is the most enjoyable to drive and own. At 14,000 miles it's been flawless. If, like me, you mostly drive alone or with your wife, it's perfect. The back seats are comfortable once your in but not what you want for many hours of riding. I, at 300lbs, am comfortable for anything less than an hour. Much better than a CL in the back. Vs. my wife's Lexus, I now look forward to the next turn. Fun, good looking, yet still a very nice 4 seater. I'm also an audiophile and the sound system is fine unless you have an adolescent need for a goofy subwoofer. Someone please save me from all these unreliable bluetooth phones in all the new cars. I'll take MBs old dedicated cells anytime.
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Amazing Ride

by from Nashville on September 7, 2012

This car is amazing handles like a 2 seater sports car. Has a great Sedan feel but by tapping on the gas the car accelerates in No time at all.
This car is amazing handles like a 2 seater sports car. Has a great Sedan feel but by tapping on the gas the car accelerates in No time at all.
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Sexiest car I have ever owned

by from Clarksburg MD on October 31, 2011

I love my car. Wanted a Bentley Coupe. CLS quinches my thirst. Great performance. Smooth lines and a super bang for the buck.
I love my car. Wanted a Bentley Coupe. CLS quinches my thirst. Great performance. Smooth lines and a super bang for the buck.
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CLS-550 review

by from Honolulu Hawaii on May 3, 2009

GOOD: Exterior design High HP/Torque Power steering/brakes BAD: Windows are extremely small, making it impossible to view sides when turning. It isn't very fuel efficient. CLS-550 is a car to drive ...
GOOD: Exterior design High HP/Torque Power steering/brakes BAD: Windows are extremely small, making it impossible to view sides when turning. It isn't very fuel efficient. CLS-550 is a car to drive when you are very confident about your driving skills. The small front/side windows are extremely difficult to view the road, especially at night. Except for that, the car is very nice and fun to drive.
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