In Pictures: The Mercedes-Benz CLS 450 4MATIC June 25, 2018 | BY Michael Wan Hot off the press: The all-new CLS was unveiled in Hong Kong recently. This model pioneers the new design idiom of Mercedes-Benz, reflecting the timeless aura of the first CLS, which founded a new segment and quickly became a design icon. Go inside to discover more: START GALLERY Cars #Cars #MercedesBenzCLS #MercedesBenz #LuxuryCars Related Stories World's Best Drives: A Ride Through Picturesque Germany In A Mercedes-Benz 280 SL November 27, 2017 | BY Hong Kong Tatler The Mercedes-AMG Project ONE Brings F1 Dreams To The Road September 27, 2017 | BY Kevin Cureau 5 Things To Know About The New Mercedes-Benz S-Class August 31, 2017 | BY Michael Wan Race-Bred Luxury: Barney Cheng Test Drives The Maserati Quattroporte GTS GranSport September 10, 2018 | BY Hong Kong Tatler 10 Must-See Classic Cars At Grand Basel Motor Show September 7, 2018 | BY Michael Wan photo_library Grand Basel—The Art Basel Of Cars—Opens In Switzerland September 3, 2018 | BY Marianna Cerini In Pictures: The Mercedes-Benz CLS 450 4MATIC June 25, 2018 | BY Michael Wan × Photo: Courtesy of Mercedes Benz New looks, new design The CLS is a completely new car and is recognisable by the diamond grille with a single louvre, its clear contours and reduced lines resembling the sportiness of the Mercedes-Benz coupes. The new LED headlamps are flat and wide with inward-slanting flanks. Advertisement Click To Skip Photo: Courtesy of Mercedes Benz Luxurious interior Similar to the E-Class sibling and the larger S-Class, the interiors come with high-resolution widescreen cockpit with two 12.3-inch displays. The design of the air vents is reminiscent of jet aircraft turbines. The ambient lighting includes these air vents that briefly change colour to show if the temperature is being made warmer or cooler. The seats were designed exclusively for this model series. Photo: Courtesy of Mercedes Benz Technology The S-Class technology such as the range of driving assistance and safety systems are present in this latest model of CLS. You have the option of specifying Active Distance Control DISTRONIC, Active Speed Limit Assist, Active Brake Assist with cross-traffic function, Active Blind Spot Assist, Active Lane Keeping Assist and PRE SAFE® PLUS. Photo: Courtesy of Mercedes Benz Power and performance The engines are completely new with in-line six-cylinder petrol units. The new, systematically electrified in-line six-cylinder with EQ Boost (integrated starter/generator) and a 48 volt onboard electrical system pushes out 367 hp of power and 500 Nm of torque plus a further 22hp and 250 Nm via EQ Boost (integrated electric motor) over short periods. This new system delivers the performance of an eight-cylinder engine with significantly lower fuel consumption.