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Two Mercs
« on: 24 September 2018, 20:39:28 »

Been in a 64 plate SLK-not far so couldn't really judge on its comfort/handling-not keen on styling of these with long nose and dumpy rear end,but the dash I liked a lot it was uncluttered with instruments clear and easily read.Then I went in a later model C200-again not far-the styling was more pleasing to me but the dash appeared cluttered and less clear than the earlier car and had one of those gormless screen things stuck on top of dash like a chav special afterthought so that alone would put me off having one.If manufacturers must fit these screens why can't they integrate them into the dash design? >:(
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Re: Two Mercs
« Reply #1 on: 24 September 2018, 21:47:44 »

Police using them as black marias then?  ;D
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« Reply #2 on: 25 September 2018, 07:38:52 »

Cheeky sod :P I'll have you know I'm a honest law abiding citizen me ::) As it happens I was driving them and no I hadn't nicked them either :D
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Re: Two Mercs
« Reply #3 on: 25 September 2018, 13:22:13 »

Well I believe you honest :y

I  know what you mean about the gormless* chav screens . My dad has one on his fiesta. They look like afterthoughts.

* great word, haven't heard that used for ages.
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Re: Two Mercs
« Reply #4 on: 25 September 2018, 16:33:41 »

Mercedes lost the plot after 1999 wouldn't have a new one driven new ones, don't feel " special" the screen mentioned looks terrible just too complicated for me.
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Re: Two Mercs
« Reply #5 on: 25 September 2018, 16:42:29 »

I must admit I love Merc E-Classes, and one like the E350 that I had on loan the other year when my Omega was off the road.

I really could get used to one of them :D :D 8) :y
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Re: Two Mercs
« Reply #6 on: 25 September 2018, 18:06:46 »

Mercedes lost the plot after 1990
FTFY
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Re: Two Mercs
« Reply #7 on: 25 September 2018, 18:30:36 »

Must say I like the look of the S class they have on loan across the road from me although what it's like inside I don't know.Given the money though I'd still go "classic car" rather than anything modern.
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« Reply #8 on: 25 September 2018, 18:39:32 »

Must say I like the look of the S class they have on loan across the road from me although what it's like inside I don't know.Given the money though I'd still go "classic car" rather than anything modern.
Bro has just got another S Class (diesel) after clearly falling out of love with BMW.

I wouldn't want one.
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Re: Two Mercs
« Reply #9 on: 25 September 2018, 19:01:01 »

Yes the one they've got across the road is a 350d.
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« Reply #10 on: 25 September 2018, 19:14:10 »

Wouldn't have a diesel Merc or any other "executive" type luxury saloon, big car big V8 petrol is the only option in my opinion.
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Re: Two Mercs
« Reply #11 on: 25 September 2018, 19:20:28 »

Wouldn't have a diesel Merc or any other "executive" type luxury saloon, big car big V8 petrol is the only option in my opinion.
For exec limos, a V6 diesel is a good choice due to significant torque and smoother running than a medium sized V8 lump...

...not that I am against V8s, far from it!!!
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Re: Two Mercs
« Reply #12 on: 25 September 2018, 19:22:22 »

Wouldn't have a diesel Merc or any other "executive" type luxury saloon, big car big V8 petrol is the only option in my opinion.
For exec limos, a V6 diesel is a good choice due to significant torque and smoother running than a medium sized V8 lump...

...not that I am against V8s, far from it!!!
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They just don't sound right though.😎
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Re: Two Mercs
« Reply #13 on: 25 September 2018, 19:26:06 »

Wouldn't have a diesel Merc or any other "executive" type luxury saloon, big car big V8 petrol is the only option in my opinion.
For exec limos, a V6 diesel is a good choice due to significant torque and smoother running than a medium sized V8 lump...

...not that I am against V8s, far from it!!!
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They just don't sound right though.😎
A V8 is the wrong noise for a large exec, that should be quiet and effortless.

V8 should be in proper cars. Quick cars that inspire the driver. End of.
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« Reply #14 on: 25 September 2018, 19:37:55 »

A V8 burble is loved by a true petrolhead , it's what a true petrolhead aspires to owning. A diesel executive is for someone who can't really afford to run the petrol version that's my opinion, which I will stick to.😎
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