Acid-Green Mercedes-Benz CLS C219 is an Eyesore

Launched back in 2004, the first generation of the Mercedes-Benz CLS was like a tectonic rupture in the Stuttgart manufacturer's model lineup.
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With a swooping coupe look that captivated the hearts of many, the first CLS also re-established the four-door coupe niche, with carmaker like BMW and Audi jumping on the same bandwagon as well in recent years.

Designed by Michael Fink, who also penned the first generation of the M-Class, A-Class, GL-Class and the second generation of the SLK roadster, the CLS (C219) is beautiful in every chance even today.

A Dutch owner of the car didn't think so highly about its design though, thinking that its exterior appearance would be much better-looking after a few retouches following his own idea of taste.

He changed the vehicle's color into an acid-green that makes the car stand out more than if it would have been on fire. Since a color change wasn't enough, he also put a couple of black racing stripes and mounted an ironing board on top of that sexy trunk. You can laugh at the result for yourself, courtesy of
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About the author: Alex Oagana
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Alex handled his first real steering wheel at the age of five (on a field) and started practicing "Scandinavian Flicks" at 14 (on non-public gravel roads). Following his time at the University of Journalism, he landed his first real job at the local franchise of Top Gear magazine a few years before Mircea (Panait). Not long after, Alex entered the New Media realm with the project.
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