The Big Boy Coupe
By Dr. james Madson on
Vehicle2003 Mercedes-Benz CL-Class CL600 2dr Coupe (5.5L 12cyl Turbo 5A)
ReviewMy 2003 CL600 is a rocket. I know many
will say the CL55 may be a better car,
but one was not available at my
dealership so i took the V12 600. The
torque is scary. Even with the ESP on
the car breaks loose without hardly any
pressure on the gas pedal. The power is
so prevelant that even after releasng
your foot from the accelerator the car
still forges forward from built up
power. Now this may seem like a bad
thing but you get used to it and it is
a rush. I drove an SL55 and it too was
fast but did not seem to have the
overall power of the CL600. The torque
is just under 600 lb ft on the 600. An
amazing car driving experience.
Best FeaturesThe raw power.
Worst FeaturesI would not change a thing about the car. The ABC makes it handle much better than i had expected. It's a large coupe but handles like a much s,aller car. It's no Porsche on handling but MB did an amazing job with the suspension
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