Sunday Drive: 2003 Mercedes-Benz CL-600

Today’s Sunday drive is a nice luxury car. This is not your entry-level M-B. This is the top of the line luxury coupe. I found quite a few of these images at the Usenet group alt.binaries.pictures.autos. Here are the specs:

General specifications
Country of origin: Germany
Year of introduction: 2003
Weight: 2075 kg / 4574.6 lbs

Drivetrain
Engine: V12
Engine location: Front, longitudinally mounted
Displacement: 5.513 liter / 336.4 cu in
Valvetrain: 3 valves/cylinder, SOHC
Fuel feed: Fuel injection
Aspiration: TwinTurbo
Gearbox: 5-Speed Automatic
Drive: Rear wheel drive

Performance figures
Power: 500 bhp / 373.0 kW @ 5000 rpm
BHP/Liter: 90.7
Torque: 800 Nm / 590.1 ft lbs @ 1800 – 3500 rpm
Power/weight ratio: 0.24 bhp/kg
Top Speed: 155.3 mph / 250.0 km/h (limited)
0-60 mph Acceleration: 4.70 s

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Side view

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Interior

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Rear view

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Birds-eye view of engine bay

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Another nice rear view

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