The Volkswagen CC 2013 will make it global premiere at the LA Auto Show this month and will enter the German market early next year. The new Volkswagen CC now crosses over to the luxury class offering new styling, fatigue detection, bi-xenon headlights and innovative Side Assist Plus. With new front and rear styling, the new perfected Volkswagen CC makes an even bolder move towards the automotive luxury class.
2013 VOLKSWAGEN CC
Its extended range of standard features has become more exclusive as well they now include new bi-xenon headlights, static cornering lights and a new LED tail light design. Also standard fatigue detection, RCD 310 radio-CD system, stainless steel door sill plates and safety head restraints with additional longitudinal adjustment (front seats).
The Volkswagen CC will be powered by innovative petrol and diesel direct-injection engines all of the diesels (TDI) are equipped with a Stop/Start system and battery regeneration mode for recovering braking energy as standard. All petrol engines also have battery regeneration functionality. The TDI engines output 103 kW / 140 PS and 125 kW / 170 PS.
The petrol engines of the European CC versions develop a sporty 118 kW / 160 PS, 155 kW / 210 PS and 220 kW / 300 PS of power. In the USA, the Volkswagen will once again launch with petrol engines that output 147 kW / 200 PS (TSI) and 206 kW / 280 PS (FSI). All engines go to work with excellent efficiency. A prime example is the 140 PS TDI. Together with a manual six-speed gearbox, its combined fuel consumption is just 4.7 l/100 km (equivalent to 125 g/km CO 2).
New assistance systems are making their way into the CC as well. They include optional technologies such as Side Assist Plus with integrated Lane Assist, warns of vehicles in blind spots and assists driver in avoiding an accident by steering intervention, Dynamic Light Assist,automatic main beam control that is new in the Volkswagen CC and a camera-based traffic sign detection system. Meanwhile, comfort is optimised by the ‘climate seat’ with integrated massage function.
2011 BRABUS MERCEDES CL CLASS
BRABUS offers not just engine tuning but a complete customization program for the 2011 facelift generation of the Mercedes CL-Class. It includes a sporty-elegant aerodynamic-enhancement kit that fits all latest versions of the coupe not equipped ex-factory with AMG body styling. The BRABUS front spoiler attaches to the underside of the production bumper and gives the CL an even more energetic front end. The spoiler’s sophisticated shape was fine-tuned in the wind tunnel and reduces lift on the front axle at high speeds.
The all wheel drive versions of the CL 500 and S 500 are equipped ex-factory with a 4.7-liter eight-cylinder twin turbo engine that produces 435 hp (429 bhp) / 320 kW of power and a peak torque of 700 Nm (516 lb-ft). The BRABUS engine specialists have developed two different BRABUS PowerXtra CGI performance kits for this engine, which are also available for all rear wheel drive models.
The performance of the tuned CL 500 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY benefits accordingly. The all wheel drive coupe accelerates from rest to 100 km/h in just 4.5 seconds. It includes a sporty-elegant aerodynamic enhancement kit that fits all latest versions of the coupe not equipped ex-factory with AMG body styling. The BRABUS front spoiler attaches to the underside of the production bumper and gives the CL an even more energetic front end. The spoiler sophisticated shape was fine-tuned in the wind tunnel and reduces lift on the front axle at high speeds.