What is Mercedes Shooting Brake?

What is Mercedes Shooting Brake?

What is Mercedes Shooting Brake?

Mercedes' justification for calling the four-doored CLA a shooting brake is that it considers the standard CLA to be a four-door coupe rather than a small saloon. Ultimately, shooting brake sounds sexier than estate. Historically, the term comes from the vehicle that shooting parties would use on hunts.

Is CLA Shooting Brake good?

Euro NCAP tested the CLA in 2019, and although it was the saloon version that completed the test, it was determined that the Shooting Brake was sufficiently similar that the same results could apply. The CLA scored the full five stars, with some very impressive individual scores.

What is Shooting Brake AMG?

The Mercedes-AMG CLA 45 Shooting Brake is a stylish, yet more practical, version of the uber-slinky CLA 45 Coupe. It looks almost identical to its coupe cousin from the front, but from the side, you'll notice it has a much longer roof and more upright rear windscreen that make it significantly roomier inside.

How long is a Mercedes CLA Shooting Brake?

4688 mm Because of its versatility, larger rear space and length of 4688 mm, we classify the Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting Brake in the category of estate cars.

What makes a shooting brake?

There is no universally agreed definition of a shooting brake; however the common themes are the coupé and station wagon body styles, and the historical usage of the vehicle for hunting trips. ... It makes use of the road space it covers a little better than a normal coupé, and also helps the rear person with headroom...

Is CLA Shooting Brake a family car?

In fact with the roomier rear seats, the undeniably large boot below the window line, and features like an electric tailgate and rear windows that fully wind down and give a better view out than many 'sensible' cars, the CLA Shooting Brake is shaping up to be a very capable family car.

Is the CLA Shooting Brake a family car?

It's the estate version of the coupe-style saloon version of Mercedes-Benz's family hatchback. Yes, the CLA Shooting Brake is really an A-Class, except more practical, but not as practical as it could be, because style.

Is a Mercedes CLA a good family car?

The Mercedes CLA is the best-looking, best-driving version of the A-Class family – but outright practicality is sacrificed. The Mercedes CLA is a hugely desirable small car with the aspirations of something much bigger.

How much horsepower does a CLA 45 AMG have?

382 ponies While both models boast the company's latest turbocharged 2.0-liter four-cylinder, the CLA horsepower and 295 lb-ft of torque and the CLA45 develops 382 ponies and 354 lb-ft.

How much is CLA 45?

Tokunbo Mercedes Benz CLA45 price in Nigeria.
Price of tokunbo 2014 Mercedes Benz CLA45 in Nigeria8,000,000 – 13,000,000 Naira
Price of tokunbo 2018 Mercedes Benz CLA45 in Nigeria14,000,000 – 23,000,000 Naira
Price of tokunbo 2019 Mercedes Benz CLA45 in Nigeria15,000,000 – 24,000,000 Naira

Are all Mercedes-Benz shooting brakes front-wheel drive?

  • Most versions are front-wheel drive, but there’s 4Matic all-wheel drive on offer on the loftier versions in the range, and it’s standard on the two go-quick Shooting Brakes: the AMG CLA35 and AMG CLA 45 – which add supercar-chasing performance to a car already niched to an inch of its life.

What makes the Mercedes-Benz CLA Shooting brake so special?

  • Agile yet comfortable. Along with the CLA Coupé, the CLA Shooting Brake has the sportiest driving characteristics of all the models in the new compact car generation from Mercedes-Benz.

What is a shooting brake and how does it work?

  • Simply put, a shooting brake is a station wagon. The term comes from 100 years ago when hunters would use a station wagon to haul themselves and their guns to the next hunting spot. More specifically, a shooting brake is a high-performance station wagon with progressive styling and doesn’t have a reverse back seat like the ones you are thinking of.

What is the appeal of the Toyota shooting brake?

  • Most importantly, the Shooting Brake's inherent silliness is the biggest part of its appeal. A car like this has no real reason to exist, and that makes us glad that it does.

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