The 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake model has been spotted in the wild, practically without any camouflage to mask the car’s design from the public. It appears very much like the non-AMG version that was spotted a while back at the Nurburgring. Still, we all know that what’s most important about this variant is the 5.5L twin-turbo V8 engine beneath its hood. With this surprise appearance of the upcoming CLS 63, people can expect only minor cosmetic revisions on the final model that reaches showrooms. It’s got the CLS line’s characteristic flair, with its wide wheel arches, quad exhausts, aggressive bumper design up front, and large alloy wheels…. Continue Reading »
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At the Carl-Benz Center in Stuttgart, Mercedes-Benz announced that they will be releasing 10 new models by 2015. This was announced at the annual press conference of Daimler AG. The three star brand’s compact family will have a four-door coupe (C117), a smaller CLS Shooting Brake (X117) and a GLC SUV (X156). In the middle segment, a sports tourer (Vanartig) and C-Class cabriolet are lined up. The upper middle class meanwhile, the Series X118 will be introduced, which is another version of the CLS Shooting Brake. For those wanting an SUV, you might want to save up and wait for the new ML Coupe, based on the ML- C292. And… Continue Reading »
Nope, CLS Shooting Brake is not official name of this car, however, the whole blogging world is calling it that. Anyway, spyshots of the car doing winter testing is all over the Internet now. The car is boasting of an engine that may range from 3.5L V8 to 5.5L V8 which may produce 518HP. The design is also more handsome, with a hatch big enough to carry luggage. You will also notice the awesome colors on this one, a carmine red car rolling on the snow. This gorgeous car is expected to be presented at the 2012 Geneva Motor Show in March.
The CLS Shooting Brake is also one of the most awaited Mercedes-Benz vehicle. There were some renderings and press releases published about the estate version of the Mercedes CLS four-door coupe. It is said that the three star company is planning on selling diesel and petrol engine versions of the vehicle and an AMG version too! The production of the car will start this year in Sindelfingen plant. Meanwhile, check it out while doing a winter testing.
Hopefully, this is nothing like the Porsche Shooting Brake hoax that had a lot of people fooled from the very start. Mercedes-Benz has just official word of plans to build the CLS Shooting Brake by 2012. This promising model should go into production along with the rest of the company’s models in their plant in Sindelfingen. The CLS Shooting Brake concept was first revealed back at the Beijing Motor Show. So we should well expect production spy shots to start leaking around early next year. News travels fast in this business, as you’ve witnessed time and again. The company’s saying they’re going to be putting the sedan’s standard powerplant under… Continue Reading »