Never say combi

Stuttgart, November 25, 2014

A combination for those who do not want any combination: So you could define the goal of the new Mercedes CLA Shooting Brake. More than two years after the start of the corresponding CLS offshoot, the concept is now applied to the compact class. And that is quite successful in Mercedes: Between January and October 2014, 375,000 vehicles of A, B, CLA and GLA-Class have been sold worldwide.

Space is relatively

The now fifth member, the Mercedes CLA Shooting Brake, such as the " normal" CLA in Hungary is built. Both in length ( 4.63 meters) and width (1.78 meters) are both CLA variants par, only in height, there are three additional millimeters. Anyway, the manufacturer promises higher by four inches of headroom in the rear. But for the legs, it should still look rather poor when the standard equipment in some integral seats are fitted front. Also in the trunk should not expect endless expanses: Between 495 and 1,354 liters fit into the back of the rear seats are brought into the steeper " Cargo " position, there are 595 liters. The luggage compartment width is 1.33 meters way. By comparison, in a VW Polo are five more inches.

Carrot optics

If you open your wallet wide, gets an optional electrically operated tailgate or aluminum frames for the cargo floor. The cockpit is accepted by the CLA known as standard here is a detached seven-inch display, on request, there are eight Zoll.Ein Another extra is the panoramic sunroof. With the launching Mercedes is offering the limited special edition " OrangeArt Edition" with orange trim on the 18-inch aluminum rims or the bi-xenon headlamps. Interior will continue this line.

Start in January 2015

As of January 2015, the Mercedes CLA Shooting Brake can be ordered from March ships. The engine range comprises two diesel with 136 and 177 hp and three petrol. Here the range from CLA 180 with 122 hp reaches to the CLA 250 4Matic all-wheel drive and 211 hp. As of September 2015, there will also be two diesel with four driven wheels. Who does not want the standard manual transmission with six gears, gets an optional seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. Top model is the CLA 45 AMG Shooting Brake with 360 hp from two liters. It offers 450 Nm of torque and accelerates in 4.7 seconds to 100 to the prices of CLA Shooting Brake Mercedes keeps still covered under 30,000 euros of the station wagon, which may be none, but not to have will be. (rh)