This 2009 Mercedes-Benz CL550 was originally sold at Fletcher Jones Motorcars of Newport Beach, California on December 30th, 2008. It remained with the first owner through 2015 and received regular dealer service throughout the ownership per the included Carfax. This specific example shows 89,457 miles and is finished in Black (040) over a Black/Anthracite Nappa Leather (801) interior. Power is provided by a naturally aspirated 5.5-liter M273 V8 engine paired to a seven-speed automatic transmission. Equipment includes an AMG Sport/Styling Package, backup camera, Bi-Xenon headlamps with Active Curve Illumination, heated and ventilated multi-contour dynamic front seats, Keyless-Go, Harmon-Kardon Logic 7 surround sound system, a six-disc DVD/CD changer and more. This CL550 is now offered by the seller with recent service showing fresh engine and transmission mounts, a recent oil change, a clean Carfax report, and a clean Florida title.
This CL550 is finished in Black (040) and features the AMG Sport Styling Package (772) including sculpted front and rear bumpers, side skirts, and dual exhaust tips. Additional exterior features include Bi-Xenon headlamps with Active Curve Illumination, a power glass sunroof, folding side mirrors, and halogen fog lamps positioned in the Sport bumper. The nose of the car shows rock chips along the front bumper and lower portion of the hood and the rear bumper shows light scratches along the ledge below the decklid.
The standard Sport-optioned 19” wheels have been replaced with later model S-Class wheels from a W222 series. The OEM+ wheels measure 19x8.5” on all four corners and wear 255/40 Michelin Pilot Sport 4S tires with 2020 date codes.
The interior is trimmed in Black/Anthracite Nappa Leather (801) and features Burl Wood veneers on the doors, center console and dashboard with Black contrasting carpets and headliner. OEM S55 AMG floor mats are shown covering the black carpets for the front seats. Amenities in this example include dual-zone automatic climate control, Keyless-Go, heated and ventilated multi-contour front seats, rear headrests with power assist, a glass power sunroof, a power rear window shade, and a Harmon-Kardon surround sound system with a six-disc DVD changer. The seller mentions intermittent difficulty connecting a cell phone to the bluetooth calling system.
Factory digital instrumentation consists of a 160-mph speedometer, 7k-rpm tachometer, fuel-level gauge, coolant temperature gauge, and configurable digital readouts. The digital odometer shows 89,457 miles.
The naturally aspirated 5.5-liter M273 V8 was rated at 382 horsepower and 391 lb-ft of torque when new and featured an aluminum engine block, sequential fuel injection, forged steel connecting rods, a one-piece cast camshaft, and a magnesium intake manifold. The seller mentions recent maintenance includes a fresh oil and filter change along with new engine and transmission mounts. Power is sent to the rear wheels through a 7G-Tronic seven-speed automatic transmission.
The Carfax report shows no accidents or other damage and lists linear mileage updates since new along with selling dealer service records. This CL550 is now offered by the seller with recent service showing fresh engine and transmission mounts, a recent oil change, a clean Carfax report, and a Clean Florida title.
The sexy, sweeping silhouette of this C216 pillarless coupe remains one of the most-loved modern models providing performance, power and precision. The luxurious cabin still energizes enthusiasts as much as anything on showroom floors today. As many enthusiasts and automotive journalists have noted of late, the similar facelifted, low-mile, well-kept W221 S-Class sedans appear to be primely placed in the sweet spot of depreciation, relevant useable tech, performance and reliability. Thereto, it follows, that its door-deprived brethren – the C216 – provides all the same Hegelian desirability while making your heart flutter at its façade, and delivering a dopamine drip under your right foot. To quoth the Scorsesean bard: “Buy this thing and you’ll be upper-class by about Tuesday…”
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