Mercedes Benz officially reveals the impressive CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake (Photos)

High performance Mercedes Benz CLS 63 Shooting Brake has been officially released even while the company has also announced an even more efficient Edition 1 model. The AMG model is powered by a 5.5 liter twin turbo V8 engine offering 525 hp power at 5,250 rpm and 516 lb/ft torque at 1750 to 5250 rpm. The vehicle has the capacity to sprint from 0 to 60 mph in 4.4 seconds. With the additional Performance Package that is offered in the Edition 1 model power is increased to 550 hp and 590 lb/ft torque while speed time from 0 to 60 mph is at 4.3 seconds.

Mercedes Benz CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake is paired with a 7 speed automatic transmission while the vehicle is offered in a range of three settings Sport, Manual and Controlled Efficiency. Both models are capable of a top speed of 250 kmph while fuel consumption is at 10.1 liters per 100 km (9.9 kmpl) and auto emissions are at 235 g/km.

Performance enhancements come in the form of 19” alloy wheels, enhanced brakes, carbon ceramic discs, LED daytime running lights, broader front wings and new front and rear bumpers. The vehicle is offered with a total of 54.7 cu-ft of storage space once rear seats are folded flat. CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake is likely to bow in at the Paris Motor Show this fall while market launches of both versions will commence from October 2012 during which time prices will be announced.

Read the official press release below for more information.


CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake Trailer



Auto News Release

New Mercedes Benz CLS 63 AMG

  • designo metallic paint finish available in three colours
  • designo magno paint finish available in two colours
  • designo leather available in ten colours
  • designo roof lining in DINAMICA microfibre, available in three colours
The AMG Performance Studio offers products for even greater driving dynamics and exclusivityTo increase driving dynamics and exclusivity even further, customers can also opt for optional extras from the AMG Performance Studio:
  • AMG Exterior Carbon-Fibre package
  • AMG trim elements in carbon fibre/black piano lacquer
  • AMG ceramic high-performance composite braking system
  • AMG rear axle differential lock
  • white Illuminated AMG door sill panels at the front
  • lightweight forged AMG light-alloy wheels featuring a 5-twin-spoke design, painted in titanium grey with a high-sheen finish, and fitted with 255/35 R 19 tyres at the front and 285/30 R 19 tyres at the rear
  • AMG light-alloy wheels in a 10-spoke design, painted in matt black with a high-sheen rim flanges, and fitted with 255/35 R 19 tyres at the front and 285/30 R 19 tyres at the rear
Also optionally available for the CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake is the Bang & Olufsen BeoSound AMG high-end surround sound system with 16-channel DSP amplifier, ICEpower amplifier, total output of 1200 watts and 14 high-end loudspeakers.”Edition 1″ as an aesthetic and very individual modelAt the start of its market launch the CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake will also be available as an “Edition 1” variant offering even more power and torque: the exceptionally exclusive appointment features of the “Edition 1” highlight the vehicle’s exciting aesthetics and individuality to impressive effect. The special model includes a number of high-quality details:
  • designo magno allanite grey paint finish
  • increase in power output to 410 kW (557 hp) and torque to 800 Nm
  • designo platinum white pearl leather with metallised finish for the AMG sports seats, armrests in the doors, front and rear centre console as well as the door centre panels
  • AMG trim elements in carbon fibre/black piano lacquer
  • designo roof lining in black DINAMICA microfibre
  • velour floor mats with designo leather surround in platinum white pearl and designo metal badges (only in conjunction with designo platinum white pearl leather upholstery)
Also optionally available at no extra cost is the single-tone Exclusive PASSION leather upholstery in black, including dashboard and beltlines finished in nappa leather. This also includes matching designo velour floor mats in black.The market launches of the CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake and the CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake “Edition 1” will commence in October 2012.