Shooting Brake is a shooting star

In my week driving around the country, the Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake never failed to grab the attention of everyone that saw it, writes Shane O'Donoghue.

13th April, 2013
Mercedes-Benz CLS 250 CDI Shooting Brake: the chassis has a distinctly sporty feel.

Most estate car buyers are interested first and foremost in boot space and interior versatility. They've outgrown hatchbacks and saloons, don't quite need a seven-seat people carrier and are not interested in SUVs. Any parent will tell you how useful an estate can be. But the estate you see here is not designed to appeal to those with babies or toddlers - and all their associated paraphernalia - to carry around. Indeed, to make that...

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