Nice car, few challenges.
By Richie Etwaru on
2006 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class CLS500 4dr Sedan (5.0L 8cyl 7A)
I have had the opportunity to own and drive this car for an entire year now. Overall the experience has been enjoyable. I have owned Mercedes and BMWs in the past and while this car is marketed as a combination of a sedan and a coupe, I would submit that it also delivers a combination between a BMW and a Mercedes. The car performs very well, it manages its multiple personality disorder very well and is able stay under the radar as a chameleon transforming from executive luxury during the week in the employee parking lot to sporty/sexy transportation for a Saturday night out in New York City.
Style, performance, comfort, multiple personality & handling.
If you are a smoker and it is raining, a small crack in the windows to allow your smoke to sneak out of the car opens way to downpours of water sliding off the roof right into the car (no ridge to prevent this) Visibility when turning is a bit cumbersome since the side mirrors in directl