2021 Mercedes-Benz CLS facelift at Shanghai Auto - this or the Audi A7?

Shaun · Apr 20, 2021 05:50 PM

The front grille features the three-pointed star pins and redesigned front bumper with more striking intakes.

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Apart from those, it’s virtually indistinguishable from the pre-facelift Mercedes-Benz CLS. Perhaps Mercedes-Benz got it right in the first place. After all, the A-Class’ front fascia seems to be modelled after the CLS.

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Inside, changes include a new touch pad and more distinctly, a new steering wheel that’s seen in the facelifted W213 Mercedes-Benz E-Class.

Also read: The first-ever steering wheel was invented by Mercedes-Benz for racing

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The latest MBUX infotainment system is now integrated with Mercedes' trademark dual high-resolution 10.25-inch screens.

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Mercedes-Benz says a latest-generation diesel with an integrated starter-generator has been added to the model range. Displayed at the motor show is a CLS 350 4Matic, which hints a mild hybrid 2.0-litre turbocharged engine paired to a 9-speed automatic that drives all four wheels.

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