Defying convention 2019 Audi A7 Sportback 4G9 vs. 2019 Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class C257. If you value style and are prepared to stump up the expense of something a bit special, then either of these classy coupés might be just what you want. This sleek-backed pair from prestige German brands vie to be winners of our head-to-head challenge.
TWIN TEST AUDI A7 BETTER THAN THE NEW MERC CLS? This month it’s a posh pairing, with Audi’s A7 Sportback facing up to its old adversary the Mercedes-Benz CLS-Class. Both are all-new, but which one wins?
2019 AUDI A7 SPORTBACK S LINE 50 TDI QUATTRO Type 4G9 vs. 2019 MERCEDES-BENZ CLS 400d 4MATIC AMG LINE C257
Think stylish, think large, think powerful and luxurious. That is what this twin test is all about. We are exploring the relative merits of a pair of sleek, swept-back, performance coupés from rival German car brands. They both wear highly regarded badges, and each are manufactured in southwest Germany, in factories only just over 40 miles apart.
Both are four-wheel-drive, with 3.0-litre six-cylinder engines, automatic transmissions, and price tags in the region of £60k.They are Audi's svelte A7 Sportback and Mercedes-Benz's upper-crust CLS. Come with us and share our impressions in the driving seats of these two hunky upmarket executive cars. Buckle up for a rapid, cosseting and classy trip. Four rings or three-pointed star, which one will come out on top? Foot on throttle, let's answer that question.