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With the success of last year’s CLA-Class compact sedan coupe, Mercedes-Benz is unabashedly eager to expand its front-wheel drive line-up in America.

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 |  Dec 08 2011, 2:00 AM

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Mercedes-Benz is adding all-wheel-drive to their C-class and E-class coupes according to a report by Car and Driver.

Until now, both coupes were available exclusively in rear-wheel drive. The 4Matic versions will only be available with one engine option: Mercedes’ 3.5-liter V6 making 302 horsepower and 273 lb-ft of torque.

Despite the 4-matic option, Mercedes will continue to offer rear-wheel drive versions as well as the rear-wheel drive exclusive C63 AMG coupe,  E550 coupe and C250 coupe.

Car and Driver speculates that this could signal a C 350 4-matic sedan in addition to the C300 where it is standard equipment.

Gallery: 2012 Mercedes-Benz C-Class Coupe

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[Source: Car and Driver]