Shooting Brake becomes Merc’s cheapest CLS motoring com au

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Shooting Brake becomes cheapest CLS

Mercedes launches its new CLS wagon from just $130K, with circa-$300K AMG to in May

Mercedes-Benz has lowered the price of to its sleek CLS-Class range by than $30,000 with the of the Shooting Brake wagon, becomes available in January from $129,000 plus costs.

However, while the CLS wagon – the four-cylinder CLS250 CDI is powered by a 150kW/500Nm 2.1-litre engine, the CLS350 Shooting employs a 225kW/370Nm 3.5-litre V6 and costs $173,000 which is more than the equivalent ‘coupe’, which opens the range at $158,700.

Confusing further, Benz will release a new 250 CDI version of the CLS sedan in Pricing is yet to be confirmed but will be close to $120,000, making it the new CLS model.

The hard-charging CLS63 AMG Shooting will also arrive May, but one New Zealand and four orders for the 410kW/800Nm ‘Edition version of the uber-wagon are expected to a few months ahead of this, as as January.

The Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG Brake Edition 1 was revealed at the motor show, and though is not talking about pricing for regular or Edition 1 AMG models, to pay significantly more than the $263,500.

CLS63 AMG Shooting models are motivated by 5.5-litre V8 engines outputting 386kW/700Nm. is sent to the rear wheels via Speedshift MCT seven-speed transmissions.

Based on Benz’s genre-busting coupe, the Shooting Brake more boot space don’t call it a wagon. ) but with different specification aimed at a slightly different — customers with families, for instance.

Making comparisons between coupe and difficult, the CLS250 CDI Shooting comes standard with an AMG package comprising an aggressive styling, 19-inch AMG wheels, a new lowered suspension and twin exhaust outlets.

However, 11 airbags and an array of other features remain standard, the Shooting Brake misses out on the sedan’s Harman Kardon system, TV tuner, Thermotronic climate-control and LED headlights, all of which are instead.

Claimed fuel consumption is and 8.2L/100km for the four-cylinder diesel and petrol models respectively, and you can all about our drive impressions of the new CLS Brake from the international .

Other standard features on the wagons include keyless and engine starting, an electric sunroof, voice-controlled COMAND system with colour and 10GB music storage, with SUNA updates, phone and audio streaming, a three-spoke steering wheel, roof liner and black

Also standard is self-parking, cruise control, self-dimming leather upholstery, a glass ambient lighting and electric seat adjustment with

Of course, there’s also a 590-litre boot, expanding to litres of space with the rear seats folded.

Mercedes-Benz CLS 250 CDI AT Base

All also feature three seats with more than the CLS sedan, an ‘easy tailgate with auto function and self-levelling rear

Step up to the CLS350 Shooting and you get the driver assistance package which incorporates a range of and camera-based driver aids as Distronic Plus, Presafe active lane keeping and spot assistants.

Like the sedan, the wagon scores a audio tuner, the Harman Logic 7 premium stereo digital TV tuner, three-zone adaptive LED headlights and ‘nano-ceramic’ paint as standard.

One of the premium features is American wood panelling for the boot, costs $4900 on all models even the big-bang AMGs the sold-out Edition 1).

Also on the options list is a $5600 upgrade pack comprising premium leather upholstery, headlining and Nappa leather for the dash, doors, arm rests, restraints and centre console in conjunction with a sunroof).

there’s heated and ventilated seats ($3500), heated seats ($950), night ($3500), air suspension ($3990), AMG interior trim ($6900), upholstery (from $3500) and paint finishes costing up to

Mercedes-Benz reckons the Shooting will sell in smaller than the CLS Coupe, the latter to add around 200 annual sales to the CLS-Class sedans expected to homes by the end of 2012.

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