Mercedes-Benz presents the World Premiere of the new CLE

The new CLE Coupe uses the conceptual and technical innovations of the C-Class and E-Class.

Shaped by desire: the new series of Mercedes-Benz dream cars

The new CLE Coupe: the essentials in brief

Shaped by desire: Mercedes-Benz is continuing its long tradition of sporty, elegant dream cars with a new, independent series. The new CLE Coupe uses the conceptual and technical innovations of the C-Class and E-Class. With its expressive design, exclusive comfort features for maximum individuality and confident, sporty driving performance, the new two-door coupe raises the bar for its segment. The 2024 Mercedes-Benz CLE Coupe will arrive in U.S dealerships in early 2024. The CLE Cabriolet will follow for open-air connoisseurs.

Iconic design: The striking exterior design features a long wheelbase, well-positioned and strongly inclined A-pillar, a short front overhang and a slightly longer rear overhang, as well as pronounced shoulders and large wheel arches. The new CLE Coupe combines these sporty, elegant proportions with the modern design language of Mercedes-Benz. True to the Mercedes-Benz design philosophy of Sensual Purity, the result is a powerful, dynamic design that embodies an emotional statement from every perspective.

Athletic appearance: The progressively forward-leaning front section (“shark nose”) with a low-slung hood, unique, flat LED headlights and the newly designed, three-dimensional radiator grille contribute to the athletic yet highly elegant appearance. The strongly contoured power domes on the long hood denote the powerful engines with up to six cylinders. The vehicle’s profile features a distinctive shaped edge. This character line runs from the headlight to the exterior mirror and from the taillight to the door handle. The muscular back end is characterized by flowing surfaces, smooth transitions and two-part LED taillights with new contours and three-dimensional light bodies.

Plenty of space: At 191 inches long, 73.2 inches wide and 56.2 inches high, the new two-door model is the largest coupe in the midsize segment. With its dimensional concept, including a 1 inch longer wheelbase, the CLE Coupe offers more space than the C-Class Coupe. Rear passengers benefit from 0.4 inches of additional headroom, 0.75 inches of additional shoulder and elbow room and 2.8 inches of additional knee room. The trunk volume offers 2.1 cu-ft of additional space and can easily accommodate three golf bags.

Sporty luxury: The interior features a free-standing 12.3-inch, fully digital driver display and 11.9-inch, driver-oriented central display in user-friendly portrait format. The enhanced 64-color ambient lighting, available standard, extends from the center console to beneath the outer air vents. In each of the doors, a strip of light runs along the contours of the armrest and beltline to the rear cabin. Another highlight is the front seats in integral sport design, developed exclusively for the CLE. With the standard Burmester® 3D surround sound system with Dolby Atmos®, the fronts seats are each fitted with two speakers at the level of the headrests to create an individual and immersive music experience.

Specific EASY-ENTRY function: For the first time at Mercedes-Benz, the front seats are unlocked with an elegant loop made of Nappa leather conveniently located at the upper edge of the backrest of the front seats.

Latest generation MBUX: The CLE Coupe adopts numerous digital innovations from the new E-Class. With new electronics architecture and the third generation MBUX infotainment system, it is the most intelligent coupe from Mercedes-Benz. It offers an exceptionally interactive entertainment experience with third-party apps and a new level of personalization with automated convenience functions (routines).

Electrified driving experience: The available engines are exclusively mild hybrids with an integrated starter generator and 48-volt electrical system. Customers can choose from 2.0-liter four-cylinder and 3.0-liter inline-six powertrains.

Extensive safety: Numerous driver assistance systems, some of which have been further developed, offer situation-specific support for more safety. The extensive standard equipment includes ATTENTION ASSIST, Active Brake Assist and the Parking Package with reversing camera.

With its dimensional concept, the CLE Coupe is in a league of its own. At 191 inches long, 73.2 inches wide and 56.2 inches high, the new two-door is significantly larger than the C-Class Coupe, but 0.08 inches flatter and 0.6 inches longer than the E-Class Coupe.

  CLE CoupeDifference to  
C-Class Coupe
Difference to 
E-Class Coupe
Length in 191+6.5 +0.6
Widthin 73.2+2 
Heightin 56.2+0.90-0.08 
Wheelbase in 112.8 +0.98-0.3
Front overhangin 35 +3.8 +1.5
Rear overhang in 43.2 +1.6 -0.6 
Track width front/rear in 63.2/63.6 +1.5/+2.70/+0.3 
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