2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class Styling

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Almost completely revised for the 2012 model year, the 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS sees no major aesthetic updates. Fortunately, it's far enough fashion-forward in its basic premise that it's still fresh and sophisticated.

The CLS Class' silhouette is unmistakable, drawing a long, arching curve from nose to tail, with short front and rear ends that enhance the sleek, coupe-like profile.

At the nose, bold angles and a strong grille stand out, carving more masculine lines than the first-generation CLS. In CLS63 AMG form, these aspects are highlighted, with more aggressive aerodynamic elements marking it out as the brawny version of the CLS.

The 2014 Mercedes-Benz CLS Class combines the best of sleek coupe style with full-size sedan presence.

The theme continues inside, with dramatic styling statements that border on busy at times, though curves and expansive surfaces help mitigate the proliferation of detail. Materials are as pleasing to the eyes as the hands, yielding a rich, luxurious atmosphere.

For those opting to enter AMG territory, the experience becomes even richer--if also somewhat busier. Customization and options expand in the CLS63 AMG as well, though even the standard AMG interpretation puts the car in company of some of the greatest luxury sedans outside of the Rolls Royce and Bentley realm.  

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