Chris Harris got his hands on the brand new Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake. Check Chris’ opinion and verdict on the white AMG Shooting Brake model, while he hoons its around a country road.
The Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake has a load volume of between 590 and 1,550 liters, when the rear seat backrests are folded down. Quite remarkable is the optional wooden luggage compartment floor made from cherry tree wood, coupled with the inlaid smoked oak and aluminium loading rails. An optional trailer coupling is also available. As for the interior, the Shooting Brake also offers five interior colours, five trim designs and also three qualities of leather to choose from.
The Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake gets the AMG 5.5 liter V8 biturbo engine. It’s available as standard with 525hp and 700Nm of torque or tuned though the optional ‘Edition 1’ package to 557hp and 800Nm of torque. The V8 includes direct petrol injection with spray-guided combustion, piezo injectors, air/water intercooling, generator management and a start/stop function. Performance figures include a zero to 100km/h sprint of 4.4 and 4.3 seconds respectively, and an electronically limited top speed of 250km/h.