The CLK350 coupe and cabriolet are powered by a new 3.5-liter V6, which develops 268 horsepower at 6000 rpm and 258 pound-feet of torque at 2400 rpm. Power is transferred through a new seven-speed electronically controlled automatic transmission with software that adapts shift points to suit the driver's style. The TouchShift system allows the driver to shift manually. Safety features include dual two-stage frontal airbags; front-seat head and chest side-impact airbags; Tele Aid automatic emergency response notification system; and active front head restraints. Automatic-deploying roll bars come standard on cabriolets. Active safety features that come standard include antilock brakes with emergency Brake Assist and electronic stability control.For 2006, the Mercedes-Benz CLK-Class gets a new grille and redesigned taillights.