2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS w/ COR Cipher Concave Wheels

A Study in Style.

The first generation of the Mercedes-Benz CLS was an incredibly popular car when it was first unveiled to the public. It successfully combined the practicality of a sedan with a sleek coupe design that oozed style out of every pore. It was so popular that it single-handedly created the “four-door coupe” segment and convinced other automakers to develop their own cars that fit into the niche. The second-generation of the CLS looks to carry on the success of the first generation with more modern styling and technology.

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The newest generation of the Mercedes-Benz CLS is just starting to hit the streets around the world and COR Wheels is showing owners how to transform it into the ultimate boulevard cruiser with unmatched style using COR Cipher wheels. The Cipher wheels are a part of the COR Classic series and are constructed using high-grade aerospace-quality 6061-T6 forged aluminum alloy that is lighter and stronger than traditional cast wheels.

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On this 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550, a set of three-piece COR Cipher forged wheels were installed in a stylish staggered fitment to reflect the power and design of the four-door coupe. Each ten-spoke wheel features a light and super concave design that gives the CLS 550 a more muscular and visually wider stance than the stock setup.

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The COR Cipher wheels were installed in a staggered setup to emphasize the sleek, muscular design of the CLS 550. Each wheel was finished with a hand-brushed center and a shiny chrome lip to match the exterior paint of the four-door coupe. The front axle wears a pair of light concave 20 x 9.0 wheels, while the rear was equipped with a super concave set measuring 20 x 11.0. To further improve the ride quality, new 255/30-20 front and 305/25-20 tires were installed.

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The upgraded COR Cipher wheels with concave design drastically change the character of the Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 and make it the ultimate boulevard cruiser.

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Fitment Details:

Vehicle: 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS 550
Mercedes-Benz CLS 550 Wheels: COR Cipher with light and super concave design
Front Wheels: 20 x 9.0
Rear Wheels: 20 x 11.0
Front Tires: 225/30-20
Rear Tires: 305/25-20

The Electric Kustom Signals SV-1 w/COR Cipher Forged Wheels

Shocking performance and style.

COR wheels have been fitted to almost every kind of luxury, performance, and exotic automobile on the market and have provided these cars with unmatched style and sport. But this is possibly the first ever time that COR wheels have found their way on a one-off, custom-built, electric car.

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Built in collaboration with Kustom Signals and LIPI (Indonesian Institute of Sciences) the new SV-1 is a fully electric custom-built car designed to provide green performance and audio bliss. The SV-1 is based on the Nissan Cefiro and uses an Advance Series DC 144 V/500 A electric motor to power the rear wheels in combination with 45 lithium ion batteries, each with the same strength as a 3.8-volt battery.

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The SV-1 can be charged using a normal outlet or though a charging station. Charging the SV-1 through a household outlet can take six to eight hours, while a charging station finishes the job in a mere 30 minutes. Special solar panels were also installed on the hood of the car to help cool the engine while the car is being operated.

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One of the goals for the SV-1 was to keep weight at a minimum. The team was able to achieve this goal by utilizing COR Cipher wheels. These wheels were chosen for their high-strength forged construction and low overall weight. Each wheel was given a hand brushed finish with glimmering chrome lips for a modern style. The COR Cipher forged wheels were installed in a 20 x 12.5 front and rear setup and fitted with 275/40/20 Yokohama Advan Tires, providing the SV-1 with a wide footprint.

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The team also removed the roof and constructed much of the SV-1 using carbon fiber and aluminum. The use of lightweight materials, along with the lightweight COR Cipher wheels helped bring weight down to just 1,650 lbs.

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One of the other unique aspects of the SV-1 is the sound system used throughout the interior. Alpine supplied each of the four speakers, the subwoofer, and head unit to give the SV-1 a sound system that rivals that of high-end cars. Alpine also provided the team with four monitors that can be configured for entertainment, navigation, and rear view camera use. The entire interior including electronics are water-proof to protect against unexpected precipitation.

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While the Kustom Signals SV-1 will never see production, it is guaranteed to be a stylish head-turner with it’s COR Cipher wheels and unique design.

Fitment Specifications:
Wheels: COR Cipher
Wheel Finish: Hand brushed with chrome lips
Wheel Size: 20 x 12.5
Tires: Yokohama Advan
Tire Size: 275/40/20