Former Formula One driver David Coulthard got behind the wheel of the striking Mercedes-Benz CLS 63 AMG Shooting Brake to perform some chauffeur duties ahead of this weekend’s Open golf tournament.
Coulthard took Australian golfer and Mercedes-Benz brand ambassador Adam Scott, who will be playing in the 141st Open Championship, for a spin in the new model ahead of its global debut at the upcoming Formula 1 grand prix in Germany.
For the second year, the German brand will be at the prestigious golfing event as Official Car of the Open Championship, with this year’s event held at the historic Royal Lytham & St Anne's Golf Club on the Fylde coast.
Adam Scott commented: "It was fantastic, a real surprise to be picked up by David Coulthard and driven out to the course. Just to spend some time with him, what he had to say and listen to him talk about driving."
Meanwhile, David Coulthard was impressed by the new CLS Shooting Brake: "I love the fact that Mercedes-Benz are always coming out with new concepts. And I think the CLS Shooting Brake as a concept works, you have something which is very sporty looking, but equally it can be used for everyday driving. And of course it has the space that you want in this type of class of car."