20th Oct, 2022 13:00

Imperial War Museum, Duxford

Lot 239

2009 Mercedes-Benz CL500
Warranted 50,000 miles from new

Sold for £11,833

(including buyers premium)

Lot details

Registration No: HV59 UAF
Chassis No: WDD2163712A024291
MOT: Oct 2023

  • Finished in Iridium Silver Metallic with Black Anthracite leather
  • Specified with the desirable AMG Sport Pack
  • 5.5 litre V8 engine allied to seven-speed automatic transmission
  • Reputedly capable of 0-60mph in 5.4 seconds and 155mph (limited)
  • A stylish and imposing S-Class Coupe
  • Ten services and original bookpack etc.

‘Mercedes’ stated aim with the new CL was to build ‘the best luxury coupe in the world’ – what else? The engine is virtually inaudible at city speeds, adding to excellent overall refinement’ (Evo magazine, October 2006).

Launched at the 2006 Paris Salon, the C216 generation of Mercedes-Benz’s long-running S-Class Coupe was styled by Gorden Wagener and Peter Pfeiffer. An extravagant 2+2-seater intended to do battle with the Aston Martin DB9 and Bentley Continental GT, the newcomer was powered by various V8 and V12 engines with the CL500 reputedly capable of 0-60mph in 5.4 seconds and 155mph (limited). As technologically advanced and cossetting as its S-Class underpinnings would imply, the pillarless ‘Benz also boasted a wonderfully cocooning interior.

Finished in Iridium Silver metallic with Anthracite Black leather upholstery, this particular example has covered 50,000 miles from new (a figure corroborated by ten main dealer services). Visually enhanced via an AMG Sport Pack, 19-inch AMG alloy wheels and Black Ash wood trim, ‘HV59 UAF’ still has a wow factor about it. Close to £100,000 when it left the showroom, this decidedly smart CL500 is offered for sale with V5C Registration Document, book pack, digital service history printout and two keys.

For more information, please contact:
Damian Jones
07855 493737


All successful bids must be paid in full by midday the day after the auction at the latest.

You can collect your new pride and joy from our venue until 1pm the day following the sale or our partners are on hand to help arrange safe transportation:


Auction: Imperial War Museum, Duxford, 20th Oct, 2022

An auction of classic & collector motorcars


Tuesday 18th October 2022 from 12pm to 6pm
Wednesday 19th October 2022 from 9am
Additional viewing for lots 200-254 on Thursday 20th October 2022 from 9am

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