Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake gets Lorinser tuning kit

Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake by Lorinser
Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake by Lorinser

Power increase included

Lorinser has revealed its upgrade program for the Mercedes-Benz CLS Shooting Brake.

First is a custom aero body kit that includes a new front spoiler, rear skirt and side skirts that are mounted on the OE (original) attachment points. This body kit costs 6,176 EUR (including VAT).

Up next is a series of power upgrades for some of the engines in the lineup. For example, the CLS 350 BlueEFFICIENCY with its V6 3.5-liter engine receives a power hike to 322 HP (237 kW), up from the standard 306 HP (225 kW). Torque is also up from 370 Nm (273 lb-ft) to 400 Nm (295 lb-ft).

There's also an upgrade for the CLS 350 CDI BlueEFFICIENCY which lifts power of the V6 3.0-liter from 265 HP (195 kW) and 620 Nm (457 lb-ft) to 305 HP (224 kW) and 695 Nm (513 lb-ft), respectively.

Various 19- and 20-inch alloy wheels are available, along with an adjustable suspension kit and a custom interior program.

Check out the press release for additional details.

Source: Lorinser

Sportservice Lorinser introduces its comprehensive range of  modification options for the Mercedes CLS Shooting Brake

There is nothing we can’t do! This is Lorinser’s motto for its comprehensive range of parts for the current CLS X218. The company, based in the south of Germany, has been developing and manufacturing products for personalising Mercedes vehicles from as far back as 1981. In doing so, the innovative Sportservice Lorinser team draws advantage from its experience with just about every Mercedes series. The skills gained form an optimal base for the launch of the exclusive range of modification options for the Mercedes CLS estate wagon. The result is impressive, both in terms of looks and sound: lift-reducing aerodynamic components, significantly enhanced performance, stainless steel exhaust systems with a sporty sound, striking 19 and 20-inch alloy wheels and superior interior modifications make for
individualised series vehicles.

Bodywork finishes in proven quality

Lorinser combines dynamic design with efficient aerodynamics. The result is sensational stylishness with optimised air flow across the vehicle outline. The shapes of the sporty and striking front spoiler bumper blend impeccably with the wider wings. Together with the rear skirt the Lorinser body components ensure reduced lift while providing a new, attractive overall appearance. The Lorinser side skirts form an optical link between the front and rear. The tailor-made body kit is mounted on the serial attachment points, and is available from 6,176.00 Euro (incl. German VAT).

Optimised performance for stretching the limits and improved driving enjoyment

The range of performance enhancements offered by Lorinser is just as extensive as the selection of Mercedes engines. For example, Sportservice offers optimised ECUs for the CLS 350 BlueEFFICIENCY, which results in an engine output of 322 HP / 237 kW at 6200 RPM. At the same time the maximum torque increases to 400 Nm between 2900 and 5000 RPM. In this connection, Lorinser has also lifted the limit of 250 km/h, allowing the car to reach an impressive speed of 265 km/h. The output of the 350 CDI the Sportservice increases to 305 hp / 224 kW at 4.100 rpm. At the same time, torque rises to 695 Nm with revs of 1.600 to 2.900 rpm. Lorinser sport rear silencers that have been aligned to the different performance kits are also available. The range includes four-pipe systems, which ensure a full and 
powerful sound.

Sporty or elegant

The Lorinser rim range has been created entirely according to the requirements of Mercedes customers. Be it sporty and striking, or elegant and sophisticated – Lorinser offers various wheel designs and sizes. The RS8 is a 19-inch wheel with turbine look. The recommended wheel/tyre combination comprises 8.5Jx19-inch rims with 255/35ZR19 tyres for the front and 9.5Jx19-inch rims with 285/30ZR19 tyres for the rear. The RS8 tyre is also available in a 20-inch design. In this instance, Lorinser recommends using 9.0Jx20-inch wheels with 255/30ZR20 tyres for the front axle and
10.0Jx20-inch wheels with 295/25ZR20 tyres for the rear axle.

Highest technical requirements combined with sporty elegance set the RSK6 designer wheel apart from other light-alloy wheels. The multi-part alloy rim with five spokes and stainless steel connecting bolts boasts a sophisticated look as well as excellent finishes. The wheel comes in dimensions of 8.5Jx19 inches and 9.5Jx19 inches as well as in 9,0Jx20 and 10,0Jx20. Lorinser recommends using high-performance tyres from its technology partner, Continental.

The vehicle suspension springs, which lower the centre of gravity of the sport limousine by around 25 millimetres on the front and rear axles, add to its sporty appearance. A car lowering set for vehicles with Airmatic is currently being tested.
Interior with perfected technology As a supplement to existing interiors available ex-plant, Lorinser offers stylish
accessories such as aluminium pedals and door sills with an illuminated Lorinser logo. On request, Lorinser offers everything that makes car aficionados’ hearts beat faster – from a personalised set of floor mats to a complete leather interior – and all with precision craftsmanship.

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