Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake gets launched in Australia image

The German based automaker Mercedes-Benz has recently announced the arrival of the brand new CLS Shooting Brake in Australia.

After it was officially presented to the public earlier this year and with the model arriving in showrooms across the globe already, the Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake is being placed into the spotlights once again, this time with the carmaker announcing its Australian launch. According to the car manufacturer, the Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake is available in just two version in Australia, the CLS250 CDI and the CLS350 petrol, with the most powerful variant, the CLS63 AMG arriving in May, 2013.

Prices for the Mercedes-Benz CLS250 CDI four-cylinder diesel have been set at 129,000 AUD, while for the CLS350 V6 petrol, Australians will have to pay at least 173,000 AUD. The diesel version is powered by a 2.1 liter four-cylinder turbocharged engine, producing 150 kW and 500 Nm of torque, sent to the rear wheels through a seven-speed automatic transmission. Fuel consumption stands at 5,5 liters / 100 km. The petrol burner is getting a 3.5L V6, generating 225 kW and 370 Nm of torque, mated to the same seven-speed automatic transmission. Fuel consumption in this version stands at 8.2L / 100km.