Under the name Mercedes-Benz CLC 350, the top C-Class coupes of the Swabian car manufacturer sold since 2008. Having been mainly the BMW 1 Series and the Audi A3 dominated the market in the premium compact car, the Daimler Group has high hopes on 350 to establish the Mercedes-Benz CLC as large-displacement V6 three-door model in this segment. The successor to the C-Class Sports Coupe is fired in its top version powered by a 3.5-liter V6 engine with 272 hp. That with a maximum torque of 350 Nm extremely torquey engine, after all, the 1.7-ton three-door model is motivated in substantial performance in 6.3 seconds to accelerate from 0 to 100 km / h and (electronically limited) 250 km / h top speed are values that can reach the competition from Munich and Ingolstadt only the motorsport versions of their compact class bestseller. The average fuel consumption for the Mercedes-Benz CLC 350 is factory specified with 9.5 liters of Super per 100 km. Compared to its predecessor, the CLC 350 is both externally and internally modified so that one might think that it was this top model is a completely new car: the front was the large headlights and the radiator grille of the new C-Class. At the rear, the designers dispensed with the somewhat unusually designed the predecessor rear spoiler. The interior presents itself, among others, strongly contoured sport seats and a new steering wheel. On the center console, the latest generation of technology has arrived: navigation information will be shared with a large color screen. In addition, the Mercedes-Benz CLC 350 has a multimedia system with DVD or hard drive, but also to the external music players like iPod, USB stick or SD card can be connected.