CL500 launch: Oct. 9 in Europe, mid-December in United States
CL600 launch: January 2000
Platform: S class
Segment: Luxury coupe
Base price: In Germany, $92,317 for the CL500; $118,000 for the CL600
Competitors: Aston Martin range, Jaguar XK, Porsche 911
Engines: 5.0-liter, 306 hp V-8; 5.8-liter, 367 hp V-12
Length: 199.7 in.
Width: 74.3 in.
Height: 55.9 in.
Wheelbase: 115.4 in.