Mercedes reveal 2014 CLS and Shooting Brake price and specs

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The new Mercedes CLS has arrived with new engines, new tech and just a little bit of new styling.

Revealed in both five-door and shooting brake form prices drop to £46,500  for the base CLS 220 BluTec, with another £1,580 added for the same shooting brake.

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Outside little has changed, the CLS gains similar air intakes to the new C-class as well as a diamond grille and a more prominent front bumper.

That 220 BluTec is a brand new addition to the range, a 2.1 litre four pot diesel generating a modest 177 bhp and 295 lb ft of torque, however at just 129g/km of CO2 even in the giant CLS running costs are kept relatively low.

Above that the 350 BluTec, also a four cylinder oil-burner, will make a more impressive 258 bhp and a lovely 457lb ft of torque. That is mated with a nine, yes, NINE, speed gearbox to reduce CO2 emissions to 142g/km.

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For those less interested in the frugal side of motoring a 3.5 litre petrol V6 is available, with headline figures of 333 bhp and 354lb ft of torque.

The flagship CLS63 again belies the number on it’s badge with a 5.5litre V8 petrol pumping out an improved 585 bhp and a near ridiculous 590 lb ft of torque.

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Inside the standard tech level receives a boost as old the top-of-the-range AMG trim becomes the standard.

Two upgrades are available, the #3,595 Premium Pack adds  an electric sunroof, a seat memory package, a reversing camera and split/folding seats.

Another £1,000 gets the Premium Plus Pack, featuring the same equipment as the Premium Pack but adding a Harman Kardon sound system and Keyless Go.

The CLS also gains the Mercedes 8-inch tablet system seen on many other of the three-pointed-star’s products.

The pair will make their debut this weekend at the Goodwood Festival of Speed.

CLS Coupé:

Model Transmission Power
(hp)
Torque
(Nm)
Economy
(MPG)
CO2
(g/km)
Price
(RRP OTR)
CLS 220 BlueTEC, 7G-Tronic Plus 177 400 56.5 129 £46,500
CLS 350 BlueTEC, diesel 9G-Tronic Plus 258 620 52.3 142 £49,950
CLS 400, petrol, 7G-Tronic Plus 333 480 38.7 170 £55,850
CLS 63 AMG S AMG MCT 7-speed 585 800 28.5 231 £86,500

CLS Shooting Brake: 

Model Transmission Power
(hp)
Torque
(Nm)
Economy
(MPG)
CO2
(g/km)
Price
(RRP OTR)
CLS 220 BlueTEC, diesel 7G-Tronic Plus 177 400 56.5 132 £48,080
CLS 350 BlueTEC, diesel 9G-Tronic Plus 258 620 49.6 149 £51,400
CLS 63 AMG S, petrol, AMG MCT 7-speed 585 800 28.0 235 £87,000

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