Mercedes-Benz keeps experiencing significant growth in its product lineups as another model has been revealed: Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 Shooting Brake.
Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 Shooting Brake powertrain
Naijauto learned this car is specifically built for car drivers who don't mind a little performance. The CLA 35 Shooting Brake is powered by a 2L turbocharged 4-cylinder engine which generates a maximum power of 302 hp (225 kW/306 PS) along with a torque of 295 lb-ft(400 Nm).
The model is being offered as an all-wheel-drive system, having a 7-speed dual-clutch gearbox. With it, the Shooting Brake can accelerate from 0-62 mph (that's 0-100 km/h) in only 4.9s while the top speed is limited to 155 mph (250 km/h).
The Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 Shooting Brake is powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine
Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 Shooting Brake styling design
Aside from the newly boosted engine it got, the entry-level model also came with a distinctive grille. Not forgetting the AMG line front bumper with flics that are closer to the air intakes. Also fitted to the model are silver chrome accents, front splitter and 18-inch lightweight alloy wheels (aerodynamically optimized). Other significant features include a mounted tailgate spoiler, more sporty side skirts, and a distinctive rear bumper.
Various styling options like AMG Aerodynamic Package and AMG Night Package will be made available. The Aerodynamic Package will feature a gloss black spoiler and a new front splitter. Customers have the option to order for a 19-inch wheel that's coated in matte black finish or gloss black.
The interior took some cues from the CLA 35 which features high-gloss black trim, two-tone upholstery, and metallic accents. Others include floor mats branded AMG, stainless steel pedals and an MBUX infotainment system that has AMG-specific displays.
It features an MBUX infotainment system that has AMG-specific displays.
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The CLA 35 Shooting Brake got a plate installed under the engine. This is to help emphasize torsional rigidity. Also mounted were two extra front braces which will reduce the torsion stiffness and amplify stiffness.
The model also got a high-performance braking system and, an electro-mechanical sports steering system.
Mercedes is yet to make known the launch details. Meanwhile, here's what Mercedes-AMG Chairman, Tobias Moers said about the CLA 35 Shooting Brake.
"The wagon is an attractive alternative for young customers who want to access the exciting world of AMG Driving Performance." said Tobias Moers.
It's a gorgeous yellow Shooting Brake
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