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2006 Mercedes-Benz CLK350 Cabriolet Review

Stylish Convertible

In short: A luxurious, boulevard-cruising convertible.

This beautifully crafted four-seat drop top coddles its passengers with soft leather, burl walnut trim, a fully automatic roof and harman/kardon LOGIC7 surround sound stereo. It's not bad to look at, either.

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Warranty/Service: Four-year/50,000-mile new vehicle warranty

Base Price: $53,700 /As tested: $56,665

Technical Specifications

Vehicle type: front-engine, rear-wheel-drive, 4-passenger, 2-door convertible

Engine: 3.5-liter V6
Horsepower: 268 bhp @ 6000 rpm
Torque: 258 lb-ft @ 2400 rpm
Transmission: 7-speed automatic

Curb weight: 3845 lbs
Wheelbase: 106.9 in
Length/Width/Height: 183.2/68.5/54.4 in
Turning circle: 35.3 ft

Brakes: four-wheel disc with ABS and electronic brake assist
independent front and rear
traction control, vehicle stability control

0-60 mph: 6.7 seconds
Top Speed: 155 mph (governed)

EPA City: 18 mpg
EPA Highway: 27 mpg

Safety: front air bags, front side head air bags, automatic pop-up roll bars, Tele Aid emergency calling service

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