With overall dimensions very similar to those of the previous version but aesthetic lines that differ in obvious ways from those of the ancestor appears on the market in 2002 and was immediately popular, so much so that it becomes one of the ten best-selling coupe in Italy. The new styling elements are the closest to those of the SL-Class sports cars coupe higher class of the same house.
Among other modifications, the addition of many innovative accessories, including keyless go check on (the start and the opening of doors without a key) and, from the viewpoint of mechanics, the adoption of a new automatic transmission / 7-speed sequential.
The usade in 2006 has solved little problems of reliability, but the only obvious design changes are made to the front where the grille loses a finger. As for the diesel engines was recorded output from the catalog version of the CLK 270 CDI.
In 2009, they disappear from the catalog of the home versions coupe, replaced by versions of the Class E and remains available only version cabriolet.
The C209 was made available in the following versions:
CLK 220 CDI
CLK 270 CDI (until 2006)
CLK 320 CDI
CLK 200 Kompressor
CLK 240 (discontinued)
CLK 63 AMG
CLK 63 AMG V-Max