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mercedes-benz cls 63 amg shooting brake

At the opening of trout season, Mercedes-Benz boosts sales of its $75,000 CLS63 AMG Shooting Brake by equipping each car with a pair of Barbour jackets, Wellies, and two $3,000 graphite fly rods. The special promotion becomes necessary when buyers discover what Motor Trend did: an equivalent Mercedes E-Class wagon with some 14 cubic feet more cargo space sells for around $16,000 less.


  @FortuneMagazine - Last updated December 31 2012 09:21 AM ET
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