Motoring: New wheels, new lights and a snazzy new grille - the Mercedes CLS gets a mid-life facelift

It’s no performance car, but this coupé makes for a stylish and relatively economical way to travel long distances

The new Mercedes CLS: prices start at €83,090

The Mercedes CLS is referred to as a four-door coupé by its maker due to its curvaceous styling, but it is essentially a less practical, more expensive take on the four-door E-Class saloon.

That hasn’t stopped it being a huge commercial success for the German firm, however, as there are clearly thousands of car buyers around the world that like the decadent feel of the big car. The third generation of the nameplate launched in ...