2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake- A Review

July 10, 2012 / by / 0 Comment

The 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake is the new luxury car that will please your aesthetic sense. The exterior is striking and the interior is luxurious. The safety features are at its best. The robust engine is capable of giving powerful performance.

CEO Dr. Dieter Zetsche says, “Any memorable machine is equal parts art and science. A car has to first deliver in function – the ticket of entry – and then in fascination: the ticket to real excitement. The CLS Shooting Brake excels on both accounts – unlike any other car in the market”.

The new Mercedes has got some spectacular features. Let’s have a look at them.

Striking Exterior

The new CLS Shooting Brake exhibits a striking exterior . The dynamic roof sloping back at the rear, the long bonnet and narrow-look windows give it a more elegant look. The five doors make it more practical to use.

Head of Design at Mercedes Benz , Gorden Wagener says,

“The CLS Shooting Brake is based on the great tradition of stylish sportiness which has always characterized Mercedes, and takes these unique icons an exciting step further . It stands for the enhanced design idiom of Mercedes-Benz which is oriented towards aesthetic, avant-garde principles”.

Luxurious Interior

The interior is luxurious and is equipped with state of the art accessories. The wooden luggage compartment floor lined with high-quality carpet and the inlaid smoked oak and aluminum rails give the interior a classic look. You can choose from five interior colors, five trim designs and also three qualities of leather. The three exclusive wood types including high-gloss brown burr walnut, high-gloss black ash and satin-finish light-brown poplar gives the customers more choice to pick an interior style according to their aesthetic sense. The seats are comfortable and you can easily relax in them.

Powerful Engine

The new CLS Shooting Brake is powerful and efficient and offer four different engine choices i-e two diesel engines and two petrol engines. Two variants are available with all-wheel drive: the CLS 350 CDI 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY and the CLS 500 4MATIC BlueEFFICIENCY. The four engines generate the following power outputs

  • The CLS 250 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY produces 204 HP
  • The CLS 350 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY gives 265 HP
  •  The CLS 350 BlueEFFICIENCY produces 306 HP
  •  The CLS 500 BlueEFFICIENCY with a V8 Biturbo engine gives 408 HP

The 7G-TRONIC PLUS automatic transmission gives fastest acceleration. The ECO start/stop function gives more fuel efficiency.

High- Tech Safety

The safety of the passengers is ensured by high- tech safety systems. They include

  •  Active Blind Spot Assist
  •  Active Lane Keeping Assist
  •  DISTRONIC PLUS
  •  BAS PLUS and the PRE SAFE Brake

Advanced Technology

The advanced technology is used in designing this passenger car. The optional dynamic full LED High Performance headlamps shows the innovative LED technology. The headlamps, with their 71 LED lamps in total give the Mercedes a new look. It produces more brightness on the road at night.

So, get ready to cruise in the new 2012 Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake and experience the power drive.


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