The Shooting Break Concept was unveiled at Auto China 2010. The name comes from the term for a wagon used to break horses, then later used as a hunting wagon.

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The headlights are composed of LEDs.

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Mercedes-Benz refers to the Shooting Break Concept as a further refinement of the coupe styling of the CLS.

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This concept uses a new engine from Mercedes-Benz, a direct injection 3.5-liter V-6 making 306 horsepower.

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Taillights are also LEDs. The small hatch would limit cargo area access, and probably be widened in a production version.

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The LCD in the dashboard shows the same interface as in current Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

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Switchgear on the steering wheel spokes and on the console shows a design more square than in current Mercedes-Benz vehicles.

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There is no bench in back. The rear seats are the same design as the front seats.

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The cargo area has a wooden floor with brushed aluminum strips, possibly an indication that Mercedes-Benz will generally be upgrading its cabin quality in production vehicles.

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Compartments in the sides of the vehicle hold gear, such as a laptop.

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