spacious mercedes-benz CLA shooting brake powers to speeds of 215km/h
 
spacious mercedes-benz CLA shooting brake powers to speeds of 215km/h spacious mercedes-benz CLA shooting brake powers to speeds of 215km/h
nov 28, 2014

spacious mercedes-benz CLA shooting brake powers to speeds of 215km/h

spacious mercedes-benz CLA shooting brake powers to speeds of 215km/h
images courtesy of daimler

 

 

 

the mercedes-benz ‘CLA shooting brake’ features sporty proportions and a dynamic construction that has a lower overall height than its predecessor – the ‘CLS shooting brake’, yet still offers a more spacious interior. its elongated coupé-style roof contour line that gently slopes downwards, is one of the design characteristics that gives it a distinctive profile and provides more headroom for the passengers inside. the influencing principle of the car’s form aims to represent sensual purity as an expression of modern luxury and with its drawn-out tail end’s load compartment that has a capacity of up to 1354 liters, it guarantees this without compromising its performance or style.

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side view of the 215km/h speed-reaching vehicle

 

 

 

‘the new CLA shooting brake is the latest member of our successful family of compact models. the range, which now includes five models, covers an extremely wide spectrum: with the spacious B-class sports tourer, the youthfully dynamic A-class, the avant-garde CLA-class coupé and the compact GLA-class SUV, we cater for a host of different customer wishes in this segment,’ says ola källenius, member of the divisional board mercedes-benz cars, responsible for marketing & sales.

 

‘like its big brother, the CLS shooting brake, the CLA shooting brake is targeted at active customers who are looking outside of the mainstream for a car that impresses with a high utility value.’

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front view of the mercedes-benz CLA shooting brake

 

 

 

the mercedes-benz ‘CLA shooting brake’ will be available with a choice of two diesel, three petrol engines or as a 4MATIC all-wheel drive, from january 2015, with the delivery of the first models set to be around the end of march. all the motors impress with an agile performance, low noise levels and reduced emissions that are backed up by its numbers; highest output of 136 hp, top speed of 215 km/h and its combined consumption figures of 3.9 1/100 km and emissions of 101g CO2/km. all versions are also equipped as standard with the ECO start/stop function and the certified euro 6-compliant.

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the orange color ensures design details stand-out to onlookers

 

 

 

‘the new CLA shooting brake offers a contemporary interpretation of sensual purity and represents the perfect synthesis between the emotionality of a coupé and the intelligence of a shooting brake’, explains gorden wagener, head of design at daimler AG.

 

‘the styling of our CLA shooting brake is extremely progressive as well as unmistakable. once again, we have created a whole new class of vehicle.’

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the automobile features design cue’s from its previous model such as the frameless side windows and crouching posture, which helps define its dynamic and sporty image. in spite of these similarities, the ‘CLA shooting brake’ build upon these to uniquely illustrate itself and make it different to its past. the limited edition orange art special model highlights this as it includes the stand-out color circling the bi-xenon headlamps, covering the rim flanges of the AMG light-alloy wheels and lining the stitching for the black sports interior.

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top view of sports car

 

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the driver’s view from the interior

 

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the sports seats which are black, feature orange stitching to create a dynamic contrast

 

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when the back seats are folded down, the load compartment has a capacity of up to 1354 liters

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