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    Thread: New Spyshots of the Upcoming Mercedes-Benz CLS "Shooting Brake"

    1. Member MrKevkevL's Avatar
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      05-11-2012 03:30 AM #1
      Didn't see this posted anywhere so hopefully this isn't a rozap

      P.S. Car looks amazing









      More here: http://rumors.automobilemag.com/merc...ts-132527.html
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    2. 05-11-2012 03:38 AM #2
      Inb4thisisastationwagonnotashootingbrake

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      05-11-2012 03:40 AM #3
      thisisastationwagonnotashootingbrake
      The gloves are off, the wisdom teeth are out
      What you on about ?

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      05-11-2012 06:39 AM #4
      thisisastationwagonnotashootingbrake
      Quote Originally Posted by TheDarkEnergist View Post
      Welcome. This is where, when you put air ride on an overweight all wheel drive sedan, you've ruined a race car. And when you put nothing but functional aero parts on a car to turn it into a strictly race-prepped car, you've ruined a perfectly good NSX that could've easily been transformed into an overweight all wheel drive sedan. Racecar.

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      05-11-2012 06:56 AM #5
      Looks like a hearse.

      Oh and thisisawagonnotashootingbrake.
      Previously known as Son of a B...5er!

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      05-11-2012 06:58 AM #6
      Quote Originally Posted by Wikipedia
      Shooting-brake originated as an early 19th century British term[1] for a vehicle used to carry shooting parties[2] with their equipment and game. The term brake[3] was initially a chassis used to break-in horses — and was subsequently used to describe a motorized vehicle.
      So this Benz will need a gunrack...

    7. 05-11-2012 07:02 AM #7
      Should be shot though...
      Good old fashioned punkrock!

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      05-11-2012 08:38 AM #8
      I'd call it a shooting brake if the rear passenger doors weren't there, otherwise it's good looking for a stationwagon.

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      05-11-2012 08:49 AM #9
      Not a fan.
      Unf*ckwithable

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      05-11-2012 10:24 AM #10
      ugh.. that's a hearse

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      05-11-2012 10:28 AM #11
      gross
      Quote Originally Posted by Amsterdam087 View Post
      its not your car...

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      05-11-2012 10:28 AM #12
      Heinous.

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      05-11-2012 10:29 AM #13
      Looks like a squashed R-class from the rear 3/4.

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      05-11-2012 10:31 AM #14
      tittays.
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      05-11-2012 10:32 AM #15
      Not loving the new Mercedes Benz styling language of diesel locomotive vertical front ends.




    16. 05-11-2012 10:34 AM #16
      Ugly. That thing has a huge fat ass.
      "This couldn't possibly break, I'll put it way the **** down there." -every German car engineer.

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      05-11-2012 10:38 AM #17
      Luv it.

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      05-11-2012 10:38 AM #18
      This didn't transition from concept to production very nicely although it's really similar.


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      05-11-2012 10:45 AM #19
      If I stuck my R350 in the dryer and it shrunk, it would probably look close to this...

      Or maybe my R is the box this thing came in...

      I don't exactly hate it, but then again, I'm used to the R in the garage, so maybe my perception is off a bit...

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      05-11-2012 10:45 AM #20
      that's huge
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      05-11-2012 10:51 AM #21
      I don't like how the rear glass compromises cargo space so much. Bah.

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      05-11-2012 10:54 AM #22
      here it is, without any camo:


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      05-11-2012 10:55 AM #23
      not a fan

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      05-11-2012 11:02 AM #24
      Give me B-class instead! With diesel.

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      05-11-2012 11:04 AM #25
      Herse was my first thought as well
      Sent from my tablet while sipping weak drinks over fancy brunch with a view

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      05-11-2012 11:07 AM #26
      Terrible.
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      05-11-2012 11:08 AM #27
      Yuck.

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      05-11-2012 11:18 AM #28
      Yuck.

      Why would anyone want that when this exists?

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      05-11-2012 11:20 AM #29
      I love hatchbacks, wagons, and everything in between.

      that being said, this thing is an abomination.

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      05-11-2012 11:24 AM #30
      would rather have an Aztek and Crosstour

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      05-11-2012 11:37 AM #31
      My God, it looks like a giant woman's vibrator.

    32. 05-11-2012 11:42 AM #32
      Kinda like it

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      05-11-2012 11:46 AM #33
      Quote Originally Posted by Hawk View Post

      Quote Originally Posted by Fritz27 View Post
      This didn't transition from concept to production very nicely although it's really similar.

      It's identical, minus camo D-pillar.
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      05-11-2012 11:53 AM #34
      Yuck--reminds me of a hearse for some reason.

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      05-11-2012 12:02 PM #35
      Quote Originally Posted by Swallow Doretti View Post
      My God, it looks like a giant woman's vibrator.
      it's ugly, but no. it doesn't.

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