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Forum: AMG GT
06-08-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,084
Posted By absent

Test drove GT63 and S63 one after another, rotary...

Test drove GT63 and S63 one after another, rotary wins hands down.
You have to be very precise and have a very steady touch to use the pad, works great in the showroom when car is stationary and...
06-02-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,047
Posted By absent

Bought it from Knauz who got it from Naperville,...

Bought it from Knauz who got it from Naperville, since they had the car with options I wanted.
Car will be ready in 2 weeks, will post some pics after delivery, I am really enjoying the S560 in the...
05-31-2019, 06:40 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,047
Posted By absent

Update. Made the decision and bought the car, a...

Update.
Made the decision and bought the car, a nicely equipped Iridium Silver S63 and found a guy to take over the lease on my Bentley.
Very happy with that, car will be ready in 2 weeks, they...
Forum: Sedan
05-31-2019, 07:07 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By absent

There are some crazy holdovers sticking with...

There are some crazy holdovers sticking with premiums over MSRP but most dealers are trying to get full price, at least until you get really serious about the purchase.
Push come to shove and they...
Forum: Sedan
05-30-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 578
Posted By absent

All over the map. My dealer has a Blue Magno...

All over the map.
My dealer has a Blue Magno with $197k MSRP, 400 miles available for asking $179k.
Test drove it on Tuesday along with S63 and M760i and was offered that car for an even $170k.
I...
05-28-2019, 12:37 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,640
Posted By absent

AS bkdc already mentioned, it will show on Carfax...

AS bkdc already mentioned, it will show on Carfax as collision damage and potential buyers or dealer taking it in trade always assume it was worse then the actual thing.
Rest assured, there is...
05-26-2019, 08:21 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,047
Posted By absent

No stickers of any kind on our cars, we are...

No stickers of any kind on our cars, we are careful to park away from the rest, always trying not to “offend” anyone.
Driving current car, I am more courteous to other drivers but never see any...
05-26-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,047
Posted By absent

Smile Fixed it for you.....

Fixed it for you.....
05-26-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,047
Posted By absent

That woman in Tesla was screaming something about...

That woman in Tesla was screaming something about destroying Earth, environment, I think, it was really hard to understand.
My sound system was off.
Usually I don't care what folks think of me or...
05-24-2019, 09:44 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,047
Posted By absent

Funny thing , discussion here is about whether...

Funny thing , discussion here is about whether the S-Class is "noticed".
I am strongly considering getting rid of my Supersports and wife's Lusso, too many negative reactions from folks at gas...
05-02-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 9,047
Posted By absent

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1500x2000/da27cceb_48ee_48cb_8c51_de878106208f_9d6b85bdd2810e33e4e92b24ba5e55e48ed356dd.jpeg...
04-22-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,783
Posted By absent

Great. So, now MB is aping Tesla. With all...

Great.
So, now MB is aping Tesla.
With all the new cars going in that idiotic and unsafe for driving (read distracting to driver) direction of touch control screens, huge TV sets instead of proper...
04-13-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,542
Posted By absent

Talking I'm not even trying to insert myself in this...

I'm not even trying to insert myself in this argument,
too funny......
04-07-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,119
Posted By absent

Not as complex and difficult as other cars in...

Not as complex and difficult as other cars in that bracket.
Actually, SLR is much easier and simpler to work on then the CGT, I had both and SLR was much, much better in that regard, both in...
Forum: AMG GT
03-26-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,285
Posted By absent

I was quoted $3600 24/10k miles/year, $20k Cap...

I was quoted $3600 24/10k miles/year, $20k Cap reduction on a $203k MSRP.
Versus $2450 identical terms on a 2018 Supersports GTC with $356K MSRP.
I will gladly suffer driving a Bentley for $1150 in...
Forum: Sedan
03-16-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 511
Posted By absent

I really wanted this car, to replace my ageing S8...

I really wanted this car, to replace my ageing S8 Plus, in the end just got turned off by the fact how terribly overpriced it is, especially when compared to M5 Comp or E63S that can be easily...
Forum: Sedan
03-02-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,485
Posted By absent

I would have told him we were about $70k...

I would have told him we were about $70k apart.......
02-09-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,420
Posted By absent

Agree, total ghetto look and makes it impossible...

Agree, total ghetto look and makes it impossible to drive.
Replies: 22
Views: 2,330
Posted By absent

After S63 a Tesla 3 will be a huge letdown, that...

After S63 a Tesla 3 will be a huge letdown, that interior has no appeal whatsoever.
On another note, I will never buy a car that talks to some geek in California behind my back.
Replies: 61
Views: 7,364
Posted By absent

Wasn't their fault, new guy was just stupid. ...

Wasn't their fault, new guy was just stupid.
They got rid of him at the first opportunity that presented itself.
01-17-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,366
Posted By absent

:rolleyes:LOL!Would not expect any praise from...

:rolleyes:LOL!Would not expect any praise from S-Class owners on MB site anyway for a competitive car, even when it has some really nice upgrades, like 70 hp more power then the Benz.
Diamond stitch...
01-12-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,420
Posted By absent

Turning 60 in March, I've been modding all my...

Turning 60 in March, I've been modding all my cars beginning with a Fiat 126 in 1976.
I still remember what I did to it, replaced the steering wheel to a sport one and modded the carburetor, exhaust...
Forum: Sedan
12-28-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,204
Posted By absent

My dealer has an allocation for a regular GT63,...

My dealer has an allocation for a regular GT63, late February delivery, no real info about the ED1, just vague "Spring arrival"....
Forum: W213 AMG
12-10-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,768
Posted By absent

You live in San Jose, I live in Chicago and have...

You live in San Jose, I live in Chicago and have different experience.
Had to replace rotors in SL65 after just 8k miles, after 12k miles in S65, had zero issues with CCBs in CLS and E63 both over...
12-04-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,231
Posted By absent

Very well, Thank you. Was very close to open...

Very well, Thank you.
Was very close to open her own restaurant (trained Chef) but I talked her out of it because of the Red Tape in Chicago.
11-30-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,231
Posted By absent

Older does not mean ugly. Here is a 50 year...

Older does not mean ugly.
Here is a 50 year old:
https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/960x1280/thumbnail_img_0629_06b58f24de36cf409cf01af585303d31ada0f410.jpg
11-11-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,636
Posted By absent

I will be sorry to let it go, never babied the...

I will be sorry to let it go, never babied the car, have a very heavy foot and it saw north of 150 on numerous occasions, heavy braking frequently.
It would be on a 4th set of brakes by now without...
11-10-2018, 08:30 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,636
Posted By absent

S8 is 2016 (model 2017), had 2006 SL65, 2004 E55,...

S8 is 2016 (model 2017), had 2006 SL65, 2004 E55, 2005,2010, 2013, 2016 G55/63, 2011 S63, 2012 CLS63, 2014 E63, 2016 S63, 2015 S65 and many other brand cars.
Forum: Sedan
10-29-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,567
Posted By absent

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg7.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/960x1280/thumbnail_img_0001_643966ae666f05b7690738fd5223161e27c4dc6a.jpg...
10-12-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,770
Posted By absent

Unhappy Virtual sound, in plain English fake sound. ...

Virtual sound, in plain English fake sound.
This is the direction we are going in, fake sound, fake cars (electric appliances), fake news, etc.
What is next?
Virtual sex?
Come to think of it,...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-03-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,769
Posted By absent

Talk to Mike at Vossen, sponsor here also. I...

Talk to Mike at Vossen, sponsor here also.
I had custom set for my S63 back in 2011, 18,8lbs per rim (front) and about 22lbs rears.
Btw, you have a terrific idea about reducing the un-sprung...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-28-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,263
Posted By absent

All my AMGs were modded by my dealer with...

All my AMGs were modded by my dealer with Renntech ECU and other things (exhaust, downpipes, etc).
Dealer does the warranty work and as long as you don't tell MBUSA no one is the wiser.
I have...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-04-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,274
Posted By absent

I had 21 AMGs in total over the last 20 years,...

I had 21 AMGs in total over the last 20 years, had serious problems with 2 cars, the rest were bulletproof.
It happens, with any brand, my brother had the worst ever experience with his Lexus 430....
Forum: W213 AMG
07-31-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,666
Posted By absent

They will send Liam Neeson after you. He will...

They will send Liam Neeson after you.
He will find you and he will kill you......
Forum: AMG GT
07-15-2018, 08:48 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 1,255
Posted By absent

Says a man driving a minivan....:rolf:

Says a man driving a minivan....:rolf:
Forum: W213 AMG
07-08-2018, 09:15 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,249
Posted By absent

...and still have enough left to get similar...

...and still have enough left to get similar power from Renntech, for both.
05-24-2018, 10:18 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 6,261
Posted By absent

My current daily is a 2016 S8 Plus, put over 30k...

My current daily is a 2016 S8 Plus, put over 30k mile on it in last 2 years which is a new record for me as I have never before owned a car for more then a year or 20k miles.
My last S63 was special...
05-09-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,076
Posted By absent

[[email protected];7370198]- Vossen HF-1 Wheel -...

[[email protected];7370198]- Vossen HF-1 Wheel - Tinted Matte Gunmetal - Hybrid Forged Series -

Go here (https://vossenwheels.com/wheel/hf-1/) for full details on the all new HF-1
...
05-06-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 82,808
Posted By absent

I don't like the car itself and I'm not convinced...

I don't like the car itself and I'm not convinced yet about viability and superiority of electric cars over ICE.
Having said that, I would really hate to see Tesla go down, they made a huge...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-20-2018, 02:56 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,149
Posted By absent

Have them on my every DD since 2007 (when I tried...

Have them on my every DD since 2007 (when I tried them on my then new 599 for the first time).
No going back to steel for me, just way too many benefits, esthetic, performance, no dust, no squeaks,...
03-20-2018, 07:45 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,428
Posted By absent

They have registered G73 moniker so I doubt G65...

They have registered G73 moniker so I doubt G65 is coming back.
Looks like MB plans to replace the V12 with the 4.0 V8 Hybrid with a total of 800HP.
Registered : G73, S73, GLS73
Forum: W213 AMG
03-16-2018, 02:16 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,701
Posted By absent

#1: M5 #2: E63S #3: CTS-V #4: Panamera in...

#1: M5
#2: E63S
#3: CTS-V
#4: Panamera
in short, M5 is the quickest and very comfy at the same time, best overall package.
Forum: W213 AMG
07-29-2017, 06:38 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,551
Posted By absent

You can have both, great handling and compliant...

You can have both, great handling and compliant ride that would not shake your crowns out of your mouth, it takes some effort though and AMG is too lazy obviously.
Alpina B6 as a sedan example is...
06-12-2017, 08:28 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,063
Posted By absent

My wife uses G as her daily driver since her...

My wife uses G as her daily driver since her first G55 back in 2005.
Currently on her 2nd G63, had a RR Auobiography in 2014 but hated it and traded it within a few months for a new G63.
Btw, her...
Replies: 19
Views: 4,133
Posted By absent

Warranty is not voided unless the MBUSA finds out...

Warranty is not voided unless the MBUSA finds out about it.
Many dealers represent Renntech and keep the fact that some cars are modified to themselves and continue to make warranty claims.
On my...
04-20-2017, 08:20 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 82,808
Posted By absent

I still don't understand this whole discussion of...

I still don't understand this whole discussion of S-Class vs Tesla.
2 different purposes, MB is a luxury car, Tesla is not, maybe a semi luxury on par with BMW 5 series or E-Class but definitely not...
04-15-2017, 08:16 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 82,808
Posted By absent

Spot on and exactly the same experience I had...

Spot on and exactly the same experience I had with P90 (also 5 days), although I realized also a deterioration of performance in just one day (I usually drive very hard, bordering on car abuse)....
01-01-2017, 08:25 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 82,808
Posted By absent

I'm just curious why are you here? What is your...

I'm just curious why are you here?
What is your end goal?
You are preaching to guys who can easily afford any Tesla multiple times over yet they don't.
Not because they are unfamiliar with it,...
12-31-2016, 12:07 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 82,808
Posted By absent

Smile Never fails, trolls are so easy to stir. You...

Never fails, trolls are so easy to stir.
You are too new here grasshopper, to know my contributions....:rolleyes:
12-31-2016, 09:35 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 82,808
Posted By absent

Talking God save us! We've got another idiot troll on...

God save us!
We've got another idiot troll on the board again.
I truly suspect Tesla cars have some secret gas emitted in the interior at the driver to brainwash him...
11-20-2016, 10:54 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 82,808
Posted By absent

Red face I'm old school and like to have real buttons and...

I'm old school and like to have real buttons and switches, the new wave of using the Command or MMI or all these other central localized systems drive me nuts.
Just had a S550 Cab rental the past...
09-04-2016, 03:38 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 392
Posted By absent

You either have SL55 (in US 2003 was 1st year of...

You either have SL55 (in US 2003 was 1st year of that model) or your SL65 is not 2002.
09-03-2016, 12:05 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 82,808
Posted By absent

Then what are you doing on this site? You just...

Then what are you doing on this site?
You just announced that all you do here is trolling.:rolleyes:
08-23-2016, 08:43 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 82,808
Posted By absent

I can do links too: Just in 1 week::smash: ...

I can do links too:
Just in 1 week::smash:

https://electrek.co/2016/08/19/tesla-model-s-stolen-europe/

http://www.carscoops.com/2016/08/insurance-company-i-sue-tesla-over.html
...
08-15-2016, 05:37 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 82,808
Posted By absent

"Other people's money" -that's the key sentence. ...

"Other people's money" -that's the key sentence.
As far as socialism knowledge?
I'm pretty sure I know a bit more then you ever will, spent 27 years living and breathing that monster until was...
08-14-2016, 08:44 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 82,808
Posted By absent

I don't have to convince any Tesla fanatics...

I don't have to convince any Tesla fanatics whether I drove one or not.
Car was offered to me by Tesla (very nice and professional guys btw), delivered to my home on a Friday morning and picked up...
08-01-2016, 07:55 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 82,808
Posted By absent

My niece is a renowned psychiatrist, she told me...

My niece is a renowned psychiatrist, she told me that when dealing with insane people the key is to agree with all they say and try to keep them calm at all cost.
If they believe they have wings and...
07-31-2016, 01:35 PM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 82,808
Posted By absent

....and that's the point I was trying to pound in...

....and that's the point I was trying to pound in their thick skulls.
I went, I saw and I did not like what I saw.....
They just do not comprehend the fact that not everyone is addicted to Musk's...
07-31-2016, 09:10 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 82,808
Posted By absent

Please stop with this propaganda finally, I drive...

Please stop with this propaganda finally, I drive my cars aggressively, have a heavy foot and just can't follow the rest of the traffic like a duck.
The P90D I had for 4 days was used by me the same...
07-30-2016, 08:19 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 82,808
Posted By absent

I hope you are paid very well by Tesla Propaganda...

I hope you are paid very well by Tesla Propaganda Department to spend so much time on just this one blog.
The research, sources and info prep must require a full staff of workers.:crazy:
07-18-2016, 06:54 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 82,808
Posted By absent

It is lunacy at it's worst. California is...

It is lunacy at it's worst.
California is already struggling with electricity supply, rolling blackouts happened before and are inevitable in the future.
Other states are in no better shape either....
06-17-2016, 07:49 AM
Replies: 1,126
Views: 82,808
Posted By absent

B.S. Not so fast... No, Germany...

B.S.

Not so fast...



No, Germany Did Not Issue A Death Sentence For Fossil-Fuel Cars

Bertel Schmitt
FORBES CONTRIBUTOR
Replies: 20
Views: 5,185
Posted By absent

Audi is severely underestimating S8 Plus real...

Audi is severely underestimating S8 Plus real power, based on acceleration and it's weight it must be closer to 700hp then 605 (stated).
Forum: W218
12-13-2013, 12:42 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 5,887
Posted By absent

Unhappy Sad ending to my way too short ownership of that...

Sad ending to my way too short ownership of that fabulous car.
Last Sunday afternoon,on my way home from office(had some extra work that had to be done),was hit by a full size pick-up truck,hard....
07-17-2007, 05:26 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,094
Posted By absent

S550 tops at 130mph,just like the CL/S600 does...

S550 tops at 130mph,just like the CL/S600 does (in USA).
10-05-2002, 06:03 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,901
Posted By absent

Even in Germany it's not complete removal,just a...

Even in Germany it's not complete removal,just a change from 155
to about 190mph because of tire restrictions(weight of the car)
Renntech will have a chip for S/CL600 increasing the speed to 175.
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