The standard audio system is a harmon/kardon LOGIC7 system featuring Dolby Digital 5.1 surround sound and a sound profile engineered specifically for the CLS. A total of 610 watts of power and 14-speakers push the sound of HD Radio, a six-disc DVD/CD changer, Bluetooth audio streaming, SiriusXM satellite radio, the Gracenote music database, or music stored on the 10GB hard drive. An iPod/MP3 interface is also available.
Apple iPad owners will appreciate the optional docking station, allowing rear-seat passengers to watch movies, play music, surf the web, and more. A built-in rear-seat entertainment system is also available, offering 7-inch screens, DVD player, and integrated SD card/USB stick reader.
The mbrace2 telematics and connectivity suite is a comprehensive update from the previous mbrace system, with upgraded features and new remote services. Some of the features include Mercedes-Benz Apps with Google Local Search, Facebook, and Yelp functions; remote vehicle monitoring for service and usage statistics; the mbrace Concierge service with round-the-clock personal assistance (even when you're not in the car), and much more.
The COMAND infotainment system wraps together control of most of the car's major in-cabin functions, including audio, climate control, and more. Voice-control functions and the central console controller enable less-distracted access to these functions.
The CLS63 AMG model includes many of the optional features in the base CLS as standard equipment, while adding some of its own, including new-for-2014 features such as Collision Prevention Assist, 19-inch AMG alloy wheels, plus an Alcantara headliner and more.
A wide range of wheel, paint, upholstery, trim, and other personalization options are also available.