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      03-11-2009, 06:50 AM   #1
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What the? Mercedes S-Class Coupe

http://www.motorauthority.com/spy-sh...coupe-amg.html

Looks like the CL will be called the S-Class coupe.
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      03-11-2009, 06:52 AM   #2
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i heard about a 2 dr E-class too.. 2010
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http://www.motorauthority.com/spy-sh...coupe-amg.html

Looks like the CL will be called the S-Class coupe.
Why does this surprise people? The W140 S-class coupe carried the S nomenclature for the first couple of years 92 - 94 after which they changed the name to CL.
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      03-11-2009, 01:39 PM   #4
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Good move, the "C" make you think the car is somehow based off the C-class (and should therefore be priced accordingly).
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This reminded me of a local shop that converted an S550 into a coupe. First thought that came to my head...why didn't they just buy a CL550 and call it a day?
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I know it's just camo but the front end looks like an Acura.
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This is going to get confusing though when I really think about it... they have 4 coupes in their line up currently. The CLC, CLK, CLS and the CL. The CL= S, CLK = E and assuming they follow the same lines of nomenclature, the CLC =C, what would they rename the CLS?
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I honestly don't know why they need this, there's the CL class for goodness sake.
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^they just change the name of it, it's still the CL but now it's called the S-class coupe coz of the MILLIONS of models Merc has they wanted to keep it a little more simple!
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^they just change the name of it, it's still the CL but now it's called the S-class coupe coz of the MILLIONS of models Merc has they wanted to keep it a little more simple!
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It's just weird though. They shoulda called it the "S" coupe to begin with. Renaming a model half way into its lifecycle is just weird.
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not bad...my dream coupe
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I don't care what they call it.

That car is NICE.
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It's just weird though. They shoulda called it the "S" coupe to begin with. Renaming a model half way into its lifecycle is just weird.
lol agreed, but was is not something about they changed the product responsible dude and he thought mercedes lineup was to complicated or something? I dunno, I atleast think this new way sounds better than the way it was before.
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lol agreed, but was is not something about they changed the product responsible dude and he thought mercedes lineup was to complicated or something? I dunno, I atleast think this new way sounds better than the way it was before.
Dont get me wrong the S-class coupe and E-class coupe are good names like the good old days, but the "CL" looks nothing like the S! They should at least have come up with the S-coupe name before launching it as a "CL".

Then again it's not the first weird thing manufacturers have done. Look at BMW's 3/M3 range. Very confusing.
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