The all-new Mercedes-Benz CLE made its debut earlier this year, replacing the E-Class and C-Class in coupe and convertible forms. It comes with an available six-cylinder turbocharged engine, and there’s an AMG-branded version currently under development. A new spy video has emerged, showing a fully camouflaged prototype of the CLE. Interestingly, despite being the range-topper, this model could potentially use a four-cylinder powertrain. The prototype appears similar to the AMG 63 variant, featuring rectangular exhaust pipes and a set of multi-spoke alloys. The big mystery surrounding the CLE 63 is what will be under the hood. While the CLE 450 4Matic has an inline-six engine, it would be unusual for the top-tier AMG model to have a smaller engine. One possibility is a hybridized four-cylinder mill, similar to the one in the C63, which generates impressive power. Alternatively, Mercedes-AMG might introduce a new plug-in hybrid powertrain based on the 3.0-liter engine. The exact details of the powertrain remain unknown for now. As for the debut of the CLE 63, it is expected to be unveiled in the first half of next year, with sales likely starting around the third quarter of 2024.
What models did the Mercedes-Benz CLE replace?
The Mercedes-Benz CLE replaced the E-Class and C-Class in coupe and convertible forms.
Is there an AMG version of the CLE under development?
Yes, there is an AMG-branded version of the CLE currently under development.
What type of engine does the CLE 450 4Matic have?
The CLE 450 4Matic comes with an inline-six engine.
What is the power output of the C63’s hybridized four-cylinder mill?
The C63’s hybridized four-cylinder mill generates 671 horsepower and 752 pound-feet of torque.
When is the expected debut of the CLE 63?
The CLE 63 is expected to be unveiled in the first half of next year, with sales likely starting in the third quarter of 2024.