In the test of Mercedes CLS 500 Shooting Brake | Automoto

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Mercedes CLS 500

In the test of Mercedes CLS 500 Shooting Brake

Mercedes makes the CLS coupe with extended back to the Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake. In testing, the 4.7-liter version with 408 hp.

Unlikely to be presented when purchasing a Mercedes CLS 500 Shooting Brake with the 4.7-liter V8 in the version tested here, in addition to the sum of 106,909 euros still a valid hunting license is must. The luxury wagon, derived from the four-door Coupe CLS recalls, so in name only to the legendary British car chase, which once were rooms noble lords and maharajas on chassis about out of the houses, Rolls-Royce and Aston Martin.

On the prowl would infirmity him not to sheer pace of it. The tallest giraffe-speed, 50 km / h, the Mercedes CLS 500 Shooting Brake after just 2.1 seconds, the zebra hangs (70 km / h) he passes a second later, and even a well run in the Mercedes Gazelle already five seconds after the start from, and then he is in fact with 100 km / h on the road, while the pretty animal horn used in 96 of the tempo limiter.

Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake 500 runs to 250 km / h

But the feathered friends could compete with the elegant combination. During namely at 250 km / h electronically seal off, a peregrine falcon rushing nosedive past with up to 314 km / h, and once competes a frigate bird, sees himself a Mercedes CLS 500 Shooting Brake with 408 hp from old: The predatory sea cormorant is in swoop be already with 400 km / h hissed through radar ornithologists.

If the hunting success of the Shooting Brake in matters of the heart. Sporty set driver with a penchant for shaping likely succumb on the spot. The body shape was seen in the test as a real looker; their elongated torpedo silhouette has the appearance of animal grace, and the passers-by see the Mercedes CLS 500 Shooting Brake behind noticeably long.

Mercedes CLS 500

The special color of Design line, here a matte white magno Kashmir constitutes an artful contrast not only to competitors who like to dress in black reflective piano finish. Optical needed here are the optional 19-inch wheels. All measurements including not harmonize with the powerful body that turns smoothed with a drag coefficient of 0.31 as successful.

The Mercedes-safety seats are often praised for their excellent ergonomics, her magnificent lateral support and the numerous adjustment possibilities. The Mercedes CLS 500 Shooting Brake they have not deteriorated. Getting into the rear seat passengers, however, requires at greater care and caution as the low roof line pulled down otherwise makes a parting all its own.

Perhaps the world#8217;s best combination of engine and transmission

What engine and transmission do with the empty after all, more than two tons vast hunting car deserves deep respect. How effortlessly he pulls through, and how the house seven-speed automatic transmission is zapping through the switching stages, you do so quickly and gently hardly a competitor. After 17 seconds already be 200 km / h: This is one of the world#8217;s best, if not the world#8217;s best combination of engine and transmission way, this type of mechanical-electronic luxury has qualified for a top position in the automotive species protection program long ago, especially since the consumption of the Mercedes CLS 500 Shooting Brake fits.

Not only during acceleration, but also on the brakes convinced the Mercedes CLS 500 Shooting Brake: With cold slices of CLS is unloaded from 100 km / h after 35 meters #8211; remarkable for a technology package of this weight.

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