Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake now available as a model car

Article by Christian Andrei, on October 16, 2012

Copies of the Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake have already been made even as it has only just arrived in the market. There’s a miniature model as well as a faithful copy of the innovative coupé with its stretched roofline. Collectors couldn’t help but be glad about this development. Starting at the end of October, the model car is offered in 1:18 and 1:43 scale from Mercedes-Benz sales partners.

It’s also available from the online shop at Mercedes-Benz Accessories GmbH made sure that the Model Car Selection is highly accurate. Norev, the model car specialist, co-designed the CLS Shooting Brake model with the use of original CAD data. The original paints are used by the miniatures, which are built by hand.

Two scales are available. The CLS Shooting Brake was built by Norev using over 115 individual parts on a 1:18 scale. Meanwhile, the 25.5 centimetre long model is built with zinc die cast.

The doors, bonnet and boot could be opened. Its interior and the floor of the boot are flocked. Its interior design features are all faithful to the original. Some of its fittings are LED headlamps with Intelligent Light System (ILS) and light alloy wheels using a multi-spoke design. Priced at 69.90 euros, the model car will go on sale starting the end of October.

It is available in the following colors: obsidian black, thulite red and design magno allanite grey. It also includes a glove and a screwdriver to remove the model from the packaging. The second miniature has a length of only twelve centimetres.

It built the CLS Shooting Brake on a scale of 1:43. Over 53 separate parts were used on the zinc die cast model. It is available in the following original paint colors: iridium silver, diamond white metallic BRIGHT and manganite grey SHAPE.

LED headlamps with ILS and aluminium wheels in multi-spoke design are some of its accessory details. This Norev model, which has a price tag of 29.90 euros, is sold with a presentation show case on a printed base.

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