Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake

Ok, this takes some explaining. The original CLS was a four-door sedan. But “sedan” sounds dull, thought Mercedes, so they started calling it a “four-door coupe.” This act of linguistic malfeasance would be enough to make George Orwell spit up his tea, but Benz didn’t stop there. When a wagon version of the CLS was approved, it was dubbed a “shooting brake,” a Britishism often used to describe two-door station wagons. Bonkers naming conventions aside, the CLS Shooting Brake may be the coolest wagon ever made, particularly the AMG version, which packs 557 hp under its hood.

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