Car review: Mercedes-AMG CLS 53 is a regal beefcake refreshed with new tech

The CLS 53 is equipped with the latest digital cabin found in a combustion-engine Merc. ST PHOTO: ALPHONSUS CHERN
New: Gift this subscriber-only story to your friends and family

SINGAPORE - As a pioneer of the four-door coupe concept, the Mercedes-Benz CLS is still as grand and pampering as the day it was unveiled nearly two decades ago.

The problem is, other cars have ventured into the same ballpark since.

Already a subscriber? 

Read the full story and more at $9.90/month

Get exclusive reports and insights with more than 500 subscriber-only articles every month

Unlock these benefits

  • All subscriber-only content on ST app and

  • Easy access any time via ST app on 1 mobile device

  • E-paper with 2-week archive so you won't miss out on content that matters to you

Join ST's Telegram channel and get the latest breaking news delivered to you.