2020 Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 Shooting Brake Sure Looks Good Flexing Its Muscles

Mercedes-AMG is putting the finishing touches on the CLA 35 Shooting Brake shortly after unveiling the car in sports sedan guise.

The following Mercedes-AMG CLA 35 Shooting Brake prototype was filmed testing at the Nurburgring. This is no track car but testing the vehicle at the infamous racetrack will allow AMG engineers to dial-in the vehicle’s driving dynamics and allow it to iron-out any issues.

Much like the CLA 35 sedan, as well as the A 35 Hatchback and A35 Sedan, the CLA 35 Shooting Brake will be powered by a 2.0-liter turbocharged four-cylinder engine with 302 hp and 295 lb-ft (400 Nm) of torque.

Power from this engine will be transmitted to all four wheels through an AMG Performance 4MATIC all-wheel drive system and a seven-speed dual-clutch transmission. The CLA 35 sedan hits 100 km/h (62 mph) in 4.9 seconds and runs through to a limited top speed of 250 km/h (155 mph). Largely identical figures are expected for the Shooting Brake.

Also Read: New Mercedes CLA 35 Is Yet Another Fast Small Sedan From AMG

Mercedes-Benz unveiled the standard CLA Shooting Brake at March’s 2019 Geneva Motor Show. Compared to its predecessor, the new car is 48 mm (1.88-inches) longer, 53 mm (2.08 inches) wider, and sits 2 mm (0.07 inches) lower. The wheelbase has grown by 30 mm (1.18-inches). In layman’s terms, this means interior space will be improved over the previous-generation model, allowing occupants to enjoy the vehicle’s performance in greater comfort.

Distinguishing the CLA 35 Shooting Brake from other models will be some subtle exterior modifications, including new wheels, bespoke tailpipes, and revised front and rear bumpers.

 

  • Bash

    Side Note. When is Four wheel steering is gonna be more mainstream?

Exeed E-IUV Design Concept Looks A Bit Too Far Into The Future

The electrified Exeed E-IUV aims to be more than just another conventional car.

$1.1 Million Nissan GT-R50 By Italdesign Splits Opinions In The Big Apple

The Nissan GT-R50 will be capped to just 50 units worldwide with prices starting at $1.12 million.

Cadillac Looks To Rebound With The CT5, But It Is Better Than The CTS?

Cadillac is hoping to reverse declining sales with the all-new CT5 which goes up to order this fall.

New Skoda Vision GT Concept Teased, Could Preview Kamiq GT For China

Skoda says the Vision GT study is “the modern urban car and the new sporty Skoda SUV for China”.

2020 Toyota Highlander Looks At RAV4 For Inspiration, New 34 MPG 4-Cylinder Hybrid (Live Pics)

The three-row 2020 Toyota Highlander SUV is offered with a regular V6 and a hybrid 4-cylinder.

Giulia And Stelvio QV NRing Edition Are How You Spend Nearly $100k On An Alfa

Alfa Romeo is offering U.S. buyers just 110 units in total of the Giulia and Stelvio QV NRing.

Hardcore Mercedes AMG GT Black Series To Be The Brand’s Quickest Accelerating Model Ever

First new Mercedes Black Series model in seven years will hold the title until the AMG One arrives.

Audi’s Futuristic AI:ME Is A Compact EV With A Pretty Welcoming Interior

Audi’s latest electric concept gives us a first taste of the brand’s upcoming compact EV.

Maserati’s One-Of-One Levante GTS Delivered To NBA Legend Ray Allen

The former NBA basketball player’s unique Levante has been personalized by Maserati’s One of One division.

Jaguar Design Boss Doesn’t Want Giant iPad-Like Screens In His Cars

The restyled Jaguar XE’s dual-screen setup is what design boss Ian Callum considers acceptable.