For the second time in less than a week, a high-profile Mercedes has crashed on the Nürburgring. This time a 2012 CLS suffered significant front-end damage.

For the second time in less than a week, a high-profile Mercedes has crashed on the Nürburgring.

Details are limited, but a 2012 CLS was involved in an accident that caused a fair amount of front-end damage. This, of course, follows last weekend's SLS AMG GT3 crash.

As we have previously reported, the 2012 CLS-Class will be unveiled to the public at the Paris Motor Show. It will be launched in April with three different engines including a 204 PS (150 kW / 201 hp) 2.1-liter diesel, a 265 PS (195 kW / 262 hp) 3.0-liter diesel, and a 306 PS (225 kW / 302 hp) 3.5-liter petrol. Eventually, these offerings will be joined by a 435 PS (320 kW / 429 hp) 4.7-liter twin-turbo V8 and a 544 PS (400 kW / 536 hp) twin-turbo 5.5-liter V8.

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