Mercedes-Benz Shooting Brake concept

2013 Mercedes CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake details leaked [Video]

The high-performance 2013 Mercedes-Benz CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake details have been leaked.

Yesterday, we reported that Mercedes-Benz had officially announced complete details on the 2013 CLS Shooting Brake. Now information has been leaked on the high-performance CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake from Autovisie before the car’s expected debut at the 2012 Paris Auto Show later this year. The images leaked by the Dutch magazine look very similar to the concept version pictured here that was first revealed at the Auto China Show 2010.

Like the tamer 2013 CLS Shooting Brake version, Mercedes won’t be bringing the 2013 CLS63 AMG variant to U.S. shores anytime soon. Sadly, the German automaker knows that Americans have been slow to embrace the wagon. Even though the 2013 Shooting Brake is a great automobile that offers both sport and function in one package, Mercedes knows it won’t sell in the U.S. That’s too bad for us because the 2013 CLS63 AMG will be an incredible automobile.

AMG perfromance

The all-new CLS63 AMG will come with the same powerplant as the CLS63 AMG four-door coupe. It will get AMG’s latest twin-turbocharged 5.5-liter V-8 pumping out 525 horsepower and 516 pound-feet of torque. The sporty wagon will have rear-wheel-drive configuration just like its four-door coupe stablemate. If that isn’t enough power, an optional Performance Package will be available which will increase output to 550 horsepower and 590 lb. ft. of torque. This will be one incredible grocery hauling wagon.

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