2013 MercedesBenz CLS Shooting Brake Photos and Info –…

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2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS-class Brake

Mercedes invents yet nonsensical vehicle type: the coupe.

Mercedes-Benz has finally a spin-off we’ve long was coming. the new CLS Shooting Brake. The Brake is a long-roof wagon of the company’s swoopy CLS “four-door so Benz naturally refers to five-door as a coupe, too. now point out that this new CLS coupe-with-a-liftgate, is neither a proper Brake nor a coupe by any definition. But the is so damn handsome that we strangely compelled to let the linguistic slide.

Shooting WagonCoupeSedan!

Based as it is on an model, the story of the Shooting reads largely the same as the CLS The Brake’s uniqueness is concentrated its tuchus. (A description that to us, too.) An enlarged cargo accessible via a power-operated hatch the sedan’s rear window and Mercedes stretched the roof to a steeply raked rear and the result is a pretty steamy From the B-pillar forward, the Brake’s bodywork is identical to of the four-door CLS. It even over the frameless side

If you’re already swooning the exterior, get ready for what inside. Not the passenger compartment, as posh and classy as the CLS’s binbut rather the cargo A carpeted floor flanked by (!) side panels is included at no and optional aluminum tie-down can be fitted for a dash of glitz and Here’s where things get A fully wood-lined load is available through Benz’s personalization catalog, and it ain’t no of pressboard. The floor starts a cherry-wood base into Benz’s craftspeople inlay of smoked oak, before the whole shebang with strips that have inserts to help keep in place. So, yeah, the CLS Shooting optional cargo-hold lining is than the flooring in our houses.

Europe is, Like, Mom and Dad’s

Mercedes-Benz CLS 250 CDI AT Base

In Europe, the CLS Shooting Brake be available with two diesels and two gas at launch. The entry-level engine is a 2.1-liter diesel four-cylinder, by CLS250 CDI badging; the other is a 262-hp, 3.0-liter V-6 bolted the CLS350 CDI. The gas offerings a 302-hp, 3.5-liter V-6 (CLS350) and a 402-hp, 4.6-liter V-8 (CLS550). The diesel and the V-8 can be paired with 4MATIC all-wheel drive, and Shooting Brake gets a automatic and an engine stop-start

If you picked up on the lack of any U.S.-market above, give yourself a Savor that snack, because you won’t be getting a CLS Brake as a follow-upMercedes-Benz won’t be any to our shores to battle, uh, itself. (We Audi’s sexy A7 five-door. also competes with the CLS would be the Brake’s closest here. The 5-series GT is disqualified on alone.)

Mercedes has yet to officially announce the of an AMG version of the CLS Shooting Brake, but we one is on its way. (Benz recently the car under a sheet as part of 45th-anniversary celebration, and we’ve camouflaged prototypes of the hot-rod Given that the regular car is it’s highly unlikely Benz would offer the CLS63 AMG version, but we can dream. anybody have a cookie?

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