Luxury motoring: Mercedes breaks with convention

Mercedes has added extra aesthetic to its niche model CLS with the Shooting Brake variant, writes Kyle Fortune.

29th September, 2012
The Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Break has the option of an American cherry wood floor inlaid with aluminium and rubber strips.

Mercedes-Benz broke new ground with the original CLS, its 'four-door coupé' borrowing a great deal from the E-Class but adding catwalk looks to create a whole new sector. You could call it fusion motoring, the result greater than the sum of its parts. Mercedes-Benz owns the niche market, innovating and pushing boundaries and its latest creation builds on the CLS range - the Shooting Brake - or estate in regular parlance.

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