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06-12-2019, 12:48 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 405
Posted By Germancar1

MBUX will come with the facelift for the 2021 MY....

MBUX will come with the facelift for the 2021 MY. It was just added to the GLC for the 2020 MY so it can easily be done.

M
05-26-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,973
Posted By Germancar1

Well you're clearly hitting the same...

Well you're clearly hitting the same holes/ruts/whatever over and over and that whatever type of driving you're doing needs to be re-examined. You aren't avoiding a known hazard it seems. 4 bent...
05-24-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,973
Posted By Germancar1

I have a friend that keeps bending his wheels in...

I have a friend that keeps bending his wheels in his BMW and it's his driving. He flies over every single thing in the road and hits every single hole or ridge in the road without stopping. He never...
05-23-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,378
Posted By Germancar1

1. The E and C Coupe are NOT built on the same...

1. The E and C Coupe are NOT built on the same chassis anymore. That was previously the case with the last generation. The E Coupe is Mercedes most useful coupe as far as space goes.
2. Those...
05-22-2019, 06:03 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

Finally something on the GLE 580: ...

Finally something on the GLE 580:







https://www.media.mbusa.com/releases/mercedes-benz-adds-electrified-v8-to-the-gle-model-range?firstResultIndex=0&sortOrder=PublishedDescending
05-22-2019, 06:02 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 2,656
Posted By Germancar1

GLE 580 is now official: ...

GLE 580 is now official:




https://www.media.mbusa.com/releases/mercedes-benz-adds-electrified-v8-to-the-gle-model-range?firstResultIndex=0&sortOrder=PublishedDescending



M
05-17-2019, 11:16 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 107,954
Posted By Germancar1

This isn't even worth addressing as you seem to...

This isn't even worth addressing as you seem to actually grasp very little of what I said in the first place or what is written here in general.

M
05-17-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 107,954
Posted By Germancar1

Oh I get it, I just don't see what constantly...

Oh I get it, I just don't see what constantly repeating the same thing over and over is going to do. Some here truly act like they have to know every little detail about everything and that somehow...
05-17-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 522
Views: 107,954
Posted By Germancar1

I just stated that I thought something was...

I just stated that I thought something was hilarious, it was others that got offended by it. I won't even address the part about telling someone to get lost as I respect you more than most here.
...
05-16-2019, 10:40 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 107,954
Posted By Germancar1

I would say they need to lighten up actually. ...

I would say they need to lighten up actually. Even in a perfect situation you'd still have a wait to get a car built. It think it is clear that Mercedes has botched the GLE launch at this point.
...
05-16-2019, 10:34 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 107,954
Posted By Germancar1

What does knowing that do for you? Do you know...

What does knowing that do for you? Do you know what the delay is? Then what?

M
05-16-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 107,954
Posted By Germancar1

Sorry, I just find it hilarious that so many...

Sorry, I just find it hilarious that so many conclusions are drawn based on nothing. Those cars in the pic could be waiting for export or repairs. How does anyone here know either way? Now I...
05-16-2019, 05:39 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 107,954
Posted By Germancar1

Hilarious. No one knows anything and outside of...

Hilarious. No one knows anything and outside of a picture, no one knows anything about any of those GLEs. Why do you guys do this to yourselves? No amount of calling or posting here is going to...
05-09-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,722
Posted By Germancar1

That is why they do facelifts, the GLC is based...

That is why they do facelifts, the GLC is based on the same architecture as the C and it got MBUX for 2020 facelift. There is no reason to think why the E-Class, their bread and butter car won't get...
05-09-2019, 12:33 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,776
Posted By Germancar1

All companies have problems, Mercedes is no...

All companies have problems, Mercedes is no different. Problem is you bought a used car from another country with no history on the car it seems. This would likely happen with any brand, but no one...
05-09-2019, 12:30 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,801
Posted By Germancar1

That will be a hard sell until some different...

That will be a hard sell until some different wheels are fitted. Looks absolutely ridiculous.

M
05-08-2019, 01:42 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,776
Posted By Germancar1

I really hate that Mercedes gets judged by a...

I really hate that Mercedes gets judged by a first time owner buying a used car from another country that is 4 years old. It isn't the proper experience IMO.

M
05-01-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 522
Views: 107,954
Posted By Germancar1

One the one hand I don't get why people stress...

One the one hand I don't get why people stress out so much over when a car will be built which is something you have no control over, but that was before this when ordering a new Mercedes (or BMW)...
04-30-2019, 12:54 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 946
Posted By Germancar1

Why not a C-Class at that price? 45K for an...

Why not a C-Class at that price? 45K for an A_Class seems way off IMO.

M
04-30-2019, 12:44 AM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

WOW, it looks absolutely AMAZING. M

WOW, it looks absolutely AMAZING.

M
04-24-2019, 12:38 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By Germancar1

Why not a jet engine? M

Why not a jet engine?

M
04-24-2019, 12:26 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,252
Posted By Germancar1

Well a small fraction of a small group of buyers....

Well a small fraction of a small group of buyers. Truth is this generation SL has been a terrible seller for Mercedes which is likely some of the reason they're changing it up some next time around...
04-23-2019, 06:44 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,252
Posted By Germancar1

Well considering how dramatically sales have...

Well considering how dramatically sales have fallen with this generation SL, it's either change or kill it off.

M
04-23-2019, 06:43 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,252
Posted By Germancar1

Nah you simply can't read. I didn't even mention...

Nah you simply can't read. I didn't even mention a soft top in my post about what the next car will be. You tried to be disingenuous and post only part of what I said to make a point, and now after I...
04-23-2019, 05:25 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,252
Posted By Germancar1

Nope, you didn't quote the whole post because you...

Nope, you didn't quote the whole post because you know full well I wasn't even talking about a hard or soft top. If you're going try this you're going to have to be a lot smarter than that.

This...
04-23-2019, 03:33 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,252
Posted By Germancar1

NO ONE DISPUTED IT IN THE FIRST PLACE!!! M

NO ONE DISPUTED IT IN THE FIRST PLACE!!!

M
04-23-2019, 03:30 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,252
Posted By Germancar1

OMG, Question, did either of you all actually...

OMG, Question, did either of you all actually read anything I said? A NO point did I say anything about it not being a soft top. I was addressing the notion of the next SL just being a fancier AMG GT...
04-23-2019, 11:54 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,252
Posted By Germancar1

Nope didn't say that, I saying that some of the...

Nope didn't say that, I saying that some of the things being said here have already been addressed in various articles and yet it seems that it can't be processed here.

M
04-23-2019, 11:51 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,252
Posted By Germancar1

Nope, not at all. I'm just not at the point...

Nope, not at all. I'm just not at the point where I disregard actual information from the source because it doesn't fit in with the conclusion I've already drawn based on nothing but speculation. ...
04-23-2019, 11:13 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,252
Posted By Germancar1

Way too dramatic man, hopeless? A 100K luxury...

Way too dramatic man, hopeless? A 100K luxury convertible is making you feel hopeless because it will have softop instead of a hardtop lol? I'd wait to see what they come up with first.

M
04-23-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,252
Posted By Germancar1

The SL will be a different car from the AMG GT,...

The SL will be a different car from the AMG GT, the quotes say exactly that. He even used the word "cruiser" when talking about the SL. I don't know how you think that they're "tarting" up anything...
04-23-2019, 11:07 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,252
Posted By Germancar1

Yeah older guys for sure because all the...

Yeah older guys for sure because all the conclusions have been drawn with no facts or anything, just sheer speculation. Even with info directly from the source, it still isn't received.

M
04-23-2019, 01:11 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,252
Posted By Germancar1

I just don't get why no one is willing to wait to...

I just don't get why no one is willing to wait to see what they come up with before writing off the next SL as being something it's not. Mercedes does vehicles of vastly differing character and...
04-22-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 802
Posted By Germancar1

Will someone please delete this thread? M

Will someone please delete this thread?

M
04-22-2019, 05:51 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,147
Posted By Germancar1

OMG you guys are hilarious, all of this and the...

OMG you guys are hilarious, all of this and the original poster doesn't know what engine is in the van he built? It's the same V6 diesel they have been using for years!

M
04-22-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 621
Posted By Germancar1

Yeah I don't understand MBUSA's thinking because...

Yeah I don't understand MBUSA's thinking because in Canada you could get the AMG pack on whatever GL/GLS you chose.

M
04-22-2019, 04:40 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,054
Posted By Germancar1

I was waiting for a thread like this to pop up. ...

I was waiting for a thread like this to pop up. They're both very compelling vehicles. The X7 is a totally new class of BMW so there's that. The GLS though is beautiful in AMG trim. I can't...
04-18-2019, 12:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,886
Posted By Germancar1

Yes I saw that M

Yes I saw that


M
04-18-2019, 07:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,886
Posted By Germancar1

Did anyone see anything about the GLE580 during...

Did anyone see anything about the GLE580 during the NYC show coverage?

M
04-18-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 116,635
Posted By Germancar1

More variants will roll out over time. M

More variants will roll out over time.

M
04-15-2019, 11:48 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 512
Posted By Germancar1

The AMG models are the old model until the new...

The AMG models are the old model until the new AMGs come online so of course they're on a different assembly line.

M
04-15-2019, 11:43 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,212
Posted By Germancar1

Understandable, but sad IMO. M

Understandable, but sad IMO.

M
04-13-2019, 12:14 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,376
Posted By Germancar1

Well the GLS is out now: ...

Well the GLS is out now:

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/image_mq4_0_2x_20190412150130_jpeg_41053c6154cddc26c2b1223b3d5912ed7e11af0d.jpg...
04-13-2019, 12:05 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 116,635
Posted By Germancar1

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg2.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/image_mq4_0_2x_20190412151754_jpeg_3a8a78ab3944c2cd100b5e0ad5645ab366c725b6.jpg


M
04-13-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 116,635
Posted By Germancar1

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/image_mq4_0_2x_20190412150130_jpeg_71801013ba33c6b1cd416f2419a8272e12eca4c4.jpg


It's beautiful IMO. Not as dynamic as the X7,...
04-13-2019, 12:01 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 116,635
Posted By Germancar1

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1837x1032/image_mq4_12_2x_20190412145819_jpeg_b4ab1566fa7c17464a7d829c45b1822d7c143464.jpg

M
04-13-2019, 12:00 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 116,635
Posted By Germancar1

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg8.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1124/highlighttile_1505364811_mq4_0_2x_20190412144558_jpeg_221ec4f1c8fd4931a7683e8544b7d1157fcee792.jpg

M
04-12-2019, 03:56 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By Germancar1

Yes, mass confusion. M

Yes, mass confusion.

M
04-12-2019, 02:48 AM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

That one is gorgeous. M

That one is gorgeous.

M
04-11-2019, 06:19 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,034
Posted By Germancar1

All of this over crack windshield, that wasn't...

All of this over crack windshield, that wasn't the fault of the manufacturer? Borderline ridiculous IMO. I've had windshields replaced in my previous Mercedes and current BMW and it took at week...
04-11-2019, 05:52 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By Germancar1

Yep and is still says S on the back. It's the...

Yep and is still says S on the back. It's the Maybach variant of the S-Class line. They all are.

M
04-11-2019, 04:41 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By Germancar1

You're just lost in the marketing BS. It's still...

You're just lost in the marketing BS. It's still an S-Class. Sorry if you can't get that man by looking at the car. These cars are clearly not marketed as a separate brand like the previous ones...
04-11-2019, 12:19 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By Germancar1

It's a trim grade of the S_Class which is why it...

It's a trim grade of the S_Class which is why it still is badged with an S. You're just regurgitating marketing/press material. You'd have to be totally clueless not to see or think that this is a...
04-10-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,447
Posted By Germancar1

Correct. M

Correct.

M
04-10-2019, 02:12 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,447
Posted By Germancar1

MBUX will be in facelift of the E_Class. M

MBUX will be in facelift of the E_Class.

M
04-10-2019, 02:08 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,310
Posted By Germancar1

Yeah that's exactly what it is, a higher trim of...

Yeah that's exactly what it is, a higher trim of the S_Class. They aren't marketing it as anything else or a separate car like the old previous generation Maybachs were.

M
04-04-2019, 06:05 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

It's no embarrassment IMO, it's done on purpose. ...

It's no embarrassment IMO, it's done on purpose. You have to understand it isn't that Porsche can't package their options better, they don't have to. Big difference. The Porsche name is so...
Forum: AMG GT
04-02-2019, 11:58 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 567
Posted By Germancar1

Congrats!! Nice garage too. M

Congrats!! Nice garage too.

M
04-02-2019, 11:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,886
Posted By Germancar1

They should be introducing this at NYC then. ...

They should be introducing this at NYC then. Does it mention the 580 model will have standard AMG styling? Wheel size?

M
04-02-2019, 04:43 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,447
Posted By Germancar1

The facelift is due for the 2021 model year,...

The facelift is due for the 2021 model year, following Mercedes normal 4+3 years schedule. Has nothing to do with the GLC or GLE. E-Class/CLS and the 5-Series are still tops in their class in...
04-02-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,376
Posted By Germancar1

The X7 sold 2186 units in March, I'd say BMW has...

The X7 sold 2186 units in March, I'd say BMW has a hit on their hands. I'm seeing them almost daily now.


M
04-02-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

BMW has pulled ahead of Mercedes like I...

BMW has pulled ahead of Mercedes like I predicted:

BMW YTD - 73,888
MBUSA YTD - 71,171

The new GLE (2,196 sold, down 50% vs last year) just isn't at dealers and Mercedes has pretty much...
04-01-2019, 04:34 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,118
Posted By Germancar1

The sales and interest are there, the inventory...

The sales and interest are there, the inventory isn't.

M
04-01-2019, 04:32 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,376
Posted By Germancar1

Well yeah I would expect that compared to the...

Well yeah I would expect that compared to the current GLS which is just old now. The true test will be how it stacks up against the new GLS.

M
04-01-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,447
Posted By Germancar1

They're obviously waiting for the facelift to...

They're obviously waiting for the facelift to introduce the new I6 and MBUX.

M
03-31-2019, 05:40 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,376
Posted By Germancar1

Well they do. I'm sure they will rise to the...

Well they do. I'm sure they will rise to the challenge.

M
03-31-2019, 05:36 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

No coudln't get a decent pic, too many people all...

No coudln't get a decent pic, too many people all over the vehicle.

M
03-31-2019, 01:43 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,263
Posted By Germancar1

To compare the E550 to the E53 is missing the...

To compare the E550 to the E53 is missing the point. The E550 was only good in a straight line. The E53 handles, stops, steers better than the E550 ever could. The E550 was dropped because hardly...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
03-31-2019, 01:38 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,067
Posted By Germancar1

That has absolutely nothing to do with production...

That has absolutely nothing to do with production of the C-Class, totally different assembly line.

M
03-31-2019, 01:25 AM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,376
Posted By Germancar1

It's gorgeous. Mercedes will likely show the new...

It's gorgeous. Mercedes will likely show the new GLS next month at NYC. They have their work cut out for them.

M
03-31-2019, 01:23 AM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

Saw the new GLE at the DFW auto show today,...

Saw the new GLE at the DFW auto show today, people couldn't get enough of it. Really pretty Blue on the display car. Now if Mercedes can iron out production and supply their dealers like they do...
03-22-2019, 11:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,846
Posted By Germancar1

Oh yeah those are actual pics, nothing changing...

Oh yeah those are actual pics, nothing changing with that. Mercedes is going big screen for sure. I have faith that they will retain the Mercedes look and not spaz out and make it ugly and...
03-21-2019, 09:17 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,846
Posted By Germancar1

It's not. All you have to look is look at the...

It's not. All you have to look is look at the car in the actual videos and actual spy pics, that is NOT the car. That white is not a photo it's piss poor rendering.

M
03-21-2019, 12:28 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,182
Posted By Germancar1

I wouldn't it ruins the look of the car IMO. ...

I wouldn't it ruins the look of the car IMO.

M
03-21-2019, 11:40 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,846
Posted By Germancar1

Terrible renderings. Not even close to the...

Terrible renderings. Not even close to the actual prototypes we see being tested.

M
03-20-2019, 11:25 PM
03-19-2019, 09:04 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,886
Posted By Germancar1

Well I get that I'm just saying it doesn't make...

Well I get that I'm just saying it doesn't make sense to have a GLE450, GLE53 AMG, GLE560 and GLE63 in that order. The AMGs are supposed to be (and are) the top of the line everywhere else. I agree...
03-19-2019, 05:54 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,886
Posted By Germancar1

I guess this model explains why the GLE53 won't...

I guess this model explains why the GLE53 won't arrive until the 2021 model year. For 2020 this GLE580 will be the top of the line choice I guess. For 2021 the GLE53 and GLE63 models will take over...
03-18-2019, 10:17 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,630
Posted By Germancar1

Do you see what I said? I said 2017, 2018, and...

Do you see what I said? I said 2017, 2018, and 2019. We are in 2019 now, that is the THIRD model year, I stated that. Nearly every car on the market has sales decreases in the 2nd or 3rd model...
Forum: W213 AMG
03-18-2019, 10:13 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 771
Posted By Germancar1

I don't get what safety feature you think is...

I don't get what safety feature you think is missing?

M
03-18-2019, 02:35 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,886
Posted By Germancar1

I would have guessed that. The 2020 model year...

I would have guessed that. The 2020 model year is right around the corner so it would need to be revealed/introduced now in order to make the cut for the 2020 MY. The real mystery is why show the...
03-18-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 844
Posted By Germancar1

There really isn't much of a comparison outside...

There really isn't much of a comparison outside of the way the Maser looks and drives. Everything else is nearly at the joke level vs a Mercedes. The Maser is using E-Class tech from the W210...
03-18-2019, 02:29 PM
Replies: 48
Views: 2,630
Posted By Germancar1

This actually the 3rd model year for the current...

This actually the 3rd model year for the current E-Class: 2017, 2018, 2019. It happens with nearly every car on the market and in market where sedans are not favored anymore either.

M
Forum: W213 AMG
03-17-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,583
Posted By Germancar1

NO WAY. They will never get that. Anyone that...

NO WAY. They will never get that. Anyone that pays that is mildly retarded.

M
Forum: W213 AMG
03-17-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,571
Posted By Germancar1

There is no way of knowing. I'd say at facelift...

There is no way of knowing. I'd say at facelift time if I had to guess, but you never know with Mercedes now. They aren't as predictable as they were a few years ago.

M
03-17-2019, 04:56 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

Yeah I'm in Frisco, near MB of Plano and they...

Yeah I'm in Frisco, near MB of Plano and they don't have any. Sales are brisk it seems, but production is clearly still ramping up. They have GLCs as far as you can walk lol.

M
03-17-2019, 01:22 AM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

What is the hold up with dealers getting these? ...

What is the hold up with dealers getting these? They have NONE in my area, all they keep saying is that they're on the way lol. Does anyone here have one yet? The dealers should be flooded with...
Forum: W213 AMG
03-16-2019, 11:08 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 4,571
Posted By Germancar1

No it doesn't lol, the GLC is getting it for the...

No it doesn't lol, the GLC is getting it for the 2020 face lift. That's the point of a facelift, technical upgrades. No way they aren't going to put MBUX is their premier executive/midsize car.

M
Forum: Sedan
03-16-2019, 10:42 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,017
Posted By Germancar1

Well the build your own is up now, it's a very...

Well the build your own is up now, it's a very pricey car man. My goodness lol.

M
Forum: Sedan
03-16-2019, 10:38 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,178
Posted By Germancar1

They won't get it. The car is already too...

They won't get it. The car is already too expensive enough as is. Arguably overpriced. It's Panamera pricing.

M
Forum: Sedan
03-15-2019, 01:02 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,017
Posted By Germancar1

They are actually all on the same platform, more...

They are actually all on the same platform, more specifically the AMG GT 4-door is on the E-Class wagon version of the E/CLS platform because of the reinforced build of the wagon.

M
03-14-2019, 09:38 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,886
Posted By Germancar1

Fascinating stuff. I must admit I didn't believe...

Fascinating stuff. I must admit I didn't believe any of this, but it's being reported on other sites now also. The top of the line non AMG GLS is also being marked at the GLS580. I'm betting they...
Forum: Sedan
03-14-2019, 01:54 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,017
Posted By Germancar1

Yep I've said this many times. Porsche does it...

Yep I've said this many times. Porsche does it within a day or hours when a new car is introduced. Even at a overseas motor show, the U.S. site is ready to go. I don't understand why Mercedes...
03-14-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,886
Posted By Germancar1

Has to be the 4.0L V8 if true. It's the...

Has to be the 4.0L V8 if true. It's the theoretical replacement for the old ML550 models. Since BMW is over 500hp (523hp) for their 850i and 2020 750i, I suspect the 580 badge will replace the 560...
03-14-2019, 01:06 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,567
Posted By Germancar1

If that is their official response we should see...

If that is their official response we should see something next month at NYC then. So they're going to do a GLE with a V8 that isn't an AMG after all?!?!?! WOW. Mercedes is all over the place and...
Forum: Sedan
03-13-2019, 10:52 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,017
Posted By Germancar1

Looks good, but it's a crying shame lol that you...

Looks good, but it's a crying shame lol that you still can't build one online.

M
03-13-2019, 10:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,567
Posted By Germancar1

The same engine is already in the CLS53 and E53...

The same engine is already in the CLS53 and E53 models right now so clearly that isn't it. I can't see delaying the launch to clear out the current one when dealers won't have enough current GLE43s...
03-13-2019, 12:32 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,567
Posted By Germancar1

Nope, it's fall of 2020. All media outlets are...

Nope, it's fall of 2020. All media outlets are saying the same thing. Weirdest thing ever.

M
03-12-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 116,635
Posted By Germancar1

I mean the engines and MBUX are a given. The...

I mean the engines and MBUX are a given. The looks will be the key factor. Just a larger GLE or some GLE mixed in with some new elements. The only engine wildcard would be a GLS500 with the 429hp I6...
03-12-2019, 04:52 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

The debut should probably be at the Frankfurt...

The debut should probably be at the Frankfurt auto show this fall. The Germans go all out at their home show.

M
03-09-2019, 08:45 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,567
Posted By Germancar1

Yeah right. M

Yeah right.

M
03-07-2019, 12:56 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 116,635
Posted By Germancar1

Geneva reveals are obviously over, my guess is...

Geneva reveals are obviously over, my guess is that this is heading to the U.S. for a reveal next month at NYC.

M
Forum: Sedan
03-06-2019, 12:03 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,452
Posted By Germancar1

Can we see some pics? M

Can we see some pics?

M
03-06-2019, 11:28 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,369
Posted By Germancar1

Cost. They'd have to certify a diesel engine in...

Cost. They'd have to certify a diesel engine in the U.S. and just for a few sales. Doesn't make sense unless they offered the new I6 diesel across several model lines. You can thank VW for...
03-04-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

I have never heard of anything so dumb. There is...

I have never heard of anything so dumb. There is no reason why an appearance package can't coincide with a optional stereo/upgrade. Totally unacceptable. if you can order the two together in...
03-04-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,805
Posted By Germancar1

Seems like a slow/trickle release. M

Seems like a slow/trickle release.

M
03-04-2019, 11:47 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,369
Posted By Germancar1

Either way, my point is that they're selling. ...

Either way, my point is that they're selling.

M
Forum: W213 AMG
03-04-2019, 11:08 AM
Replies: 79
Views: 6,702
Posted By Germancar1

Sounds like the US market should get a chance at...

Sounds like the US market should get a chance at the E53 wagon, seems like a perfect fit here.

M
03-04-2019, 10:49 AM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

One more month like that and MB will lose their...

One more month like that and MB will lose their YTD sales lead over BMW. The GLE and A-Class and AMG GT 4-door will need to roll out this month.

M
03-03-2019, 01:51 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,369
Posted By Germancar1

No point other than they are selling like...

No point other than they are selling like hotcakes.

M
03-03-2019, 01:27 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,369
Posted By Germancar1

You guys are really buying these things, Mercedes...

You guys are really buying these things, Mercedes sold 1,165 G-Classes in February 2019. I don't ever remember a time where the G outsold the S-Class or went over 1000 units in a single month!

M
Forum: Sedan
02-28-2019, 11:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,452
Posted By Germancar1

I'm hearing that they have been released to...

I'm hearing that they have been released to dealers?

M
Forum: Sedan
02-28-2019, 11:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,178
Posted By Germancar1

Looks like these have been released. M

Looks like these have been released.

M
02-28-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 116,635
Posted By Germancar1

Judging by how little camouflage that GLS has in...

Judging by how little camouflage that GLS has in that video I would say we should see it next month in time for the NYC show in April.


M
02-28-2019, 11:18 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,107
Posted By Germancar1

What about it? M

What about it?

M
02-27-2019, 10:55 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg6.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1200x800/upload_2019_2_28_0_17_39_7ccb5d5ea63610610d8624bb5b975d8ca028ad37.jpeg

They sure are, looks pretty accurate to me.

M
02-27-2019, 08:17 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

There is definitely a problem at MBUSA when it...

There is definitely a problem at MBUSA when it comes to their website. Communication within the company between the product planners and web admin is broken. The GLE should have been up months ago....
02-27-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,567
Posted By Germancar1

Press all says LATE 2020 as a 2021 model. Highly...

Press all says LATE 2020 as a 2021 model. Highly unusual.

M
02-27-2019, 01:16 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

Yeah they are definitely doing something...

Yeah they are definitely doing something different because the GLE53 is way over a year away. Hard to believe, but C&D just confirmed it in their article also. I would be that the GLE63 gets...
02-26-2019, 09:16 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

Wasn't expecting late 2020. That would make it a...

Wasn't expecting late 2020. That would make it a 2021 model. Interesting. Well over a year from now? Makes me think that is a typo.

M
02-26-2019, 06:37 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

With Mercedes these days it could be like April...

With Mercedes these days it could be like April or September lol. Seriously though I would imagine in early summer for a fall/winter on sale/release.

M
02-26-2019, 06:23 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1920x1080/2019_mercedes_amg_gle_53_4matic_45f464da74dd53e00fbc27cbbfa8c0feb13b2ee8.jpg...
02-26-2019, 06:20 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg4.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1920x1080/2019_mercedes_amg_gle_53_4matic_254277a84a9b12c08791c59f28440324fe5a1ee1.jpg

GLE53 is out: ...
02-26-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

No mention of that model yet. M

No mention of that model yet.

M
02-26-2019, 02:32 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

Check your IG, it's the GLE53 4Matic+ M

Check your IG, it's the GLE53 4Matic+

M
02-26-2019, 02:26 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

The GLE53 AMG is about to drop either today or...

The GLE53 AMG is about to drop either today or tomorrow.

M
02-26-2019, 11:31 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 1,745
Posted By Germancar1

The car is so outdated to the point of any new...

The car is so outdated to the point of any new window dressing looks good on it IMO.

M
02-26-2019, 11:24 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,107
Posted By Germancar1

No of course it isn't. The new S-Class has been...

No of course it isn't. The new S-Class has been seen in spy pics already it and it looks nothing like that. Now the separate EQS model we don't know about yet. It could look funky like that.

M
02-26-2019, 11:02 AM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

Yes it is getting MBUX. It should be revealed...

Yes it is getting MBUX. It should be revealed later this week or early next week. Interesting considering the GLC and the C_Class are on the same architecture and the facelifted C didn't get MBUX. ...
02-26-2019, 01:18 AM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

That is some dealership, as is the new Audi on...

That is some dealership, as is the new Audi on 121. They seem kinda close to the Audi and MB stores in Plano, but I guess there are enough money/buyers in all these burbs to sustain them all.

M
02-26-2019, 01:15 AM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

[/left] What announcement? I must have missed...

[/left]
What announcement? I must have missed that. You mean Mercedes actually issued a press release stating that they had problems at the factory? Yeah I know all the sales stuff from last...
02-25-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

Will do. It will be after the hype wears off...

Will do. It will be after the hype wears off though. Right now people are literally standing around waiting to see and/or drive the new GLE. No thanks lol.

M
02-25-2019, 05:27 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

They will easily make up the sales over the...

They will easily make up the sales over the spring and summer. Spring and end of the year are big buying seasons. Many parts of the country are still having winter now so they have time to get them...
02-25-2019, 04:06 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,016
Posted By Germancar1

One of the dumbest lawsuits ever. Some people...

One of the dumbest lawsuits ever. Some people have way too much time on their hands.

M
02-23-2019, 11:35 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

MB of Dallas has 2 GLE450s and 2 GLE350s. M

MB of Dallas has 2 GLE450s and 2 GLE350s.

M
02-23-2019, 09:29 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

I finally got to see one today also. I was...

I finally got to see one today also. I was immediately struck the solid build and all the tech. Mercedes has done it here. To think that these are just the 350 and 450 models. The inevitable...
02-19-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,297
Posted By Germancar1

Oh no not this, the sky is falling again....

Oh no not this, the sky is falling again. Mercedes' haven't been over engineered since the W140 S-Class. No car is built like that anymore this side of a Rolls or Bentley. Why are so many people here...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-14-2019, 11:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,701
Posted By Germancar1

Not a fan of lowering a luxury car, but this...

Not a fan of lowering a luxury car, but this looks great. The roof rack and carrier are really good looking too. Stunning setup.

M
02-13-2019, 03:38 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,369
Posted By Germancar1

The amount color choices available for the G...

The amount color choices available for the G inside and out is amazing. That is the beauty of a largely hand built vehicle vs Mercedes regular cars. Mercedes should offer these stunning colors on...
Forum: W213 AMG
02-12-2019, 04:21 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,933
Posted By Germancar1

Sheer incompetence. They need another admin. ...

Sheer incompetence. They need another admin.

M
02-02-2019, 02:25 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,253
Posted By Germancar1

Nope, they really can't. If that was the case...

Nope, they really can't. If that was the case this practice would have been snuffed out long time ago. The same dealers have been doing it for many years so that tells you right there that this...
02-02-2019, 02:20 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,369
Posted By Germancar1

Which blue is that? M

Which blue is that?

M
01-31-2019, 06:25 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,253
Posted By Germancar1

Mercedes-Benz has very little control over what...

Mercedes-Benz has very little control over what dealers do as far as pricing. This is a very old gripe and the manufacturers are pretty much out of it when it comes to what the dealer actually sells...
01-31-2019, 02:04 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 938
Posted By Germancar1

Any interior pics? M

Any interior pics?

M
Forum: W213 AMG
01-30-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 745
Posted By Germancar1

Did you reply back to her saying that they 2019s...

Did you reply back to her saying that they 2019s are already on dealer lots? I mean this is most ridiculous response possible. Does she really not know that the cars already being sold?

M
01-30-2019, 12:58 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,243
Posted By Germancar1

Are they here now, on sale? I don't see how MB...

Are they here now, on sale? I don't see how MB salespeople keep track of all the cars you sell now. New G63s in now, the AMG GT 4-door soon and now the A-Class in addition to the other million...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-29-2019, 01:13 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,574
Posted By Germancar1

That is a gorgeous color combination. M

That is a gorgeous color combination.

M
01-29-2019, 12:56 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,505
Posted By Germancar1

The CLA250 is the only "coupe' the U.S. is...

The CLA250 is the only "coupe' the U.S. is getting and it's really a sedan, but that's another discussion. The A-Class coming to the U.S. is the A220 with 188hp. There is no A250 anything in the...
01-25-2019, 07:18 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,363
Posted By Germancar1

We're one of the few markets still getting a V6....

We're one of the few markets still getting a V6. The S450 is already an I6 in most markets and the S500 is an I6 no matter the market.

M
01-23-2019, 10:32 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,369
Posted By Germancar1

Finally some reason and common sense. I have...

Finally some reason and common sense. I have never seen so many people drive themselves senselessly nuts over something they have no control over.

M
01-22-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,274
Posted By Germancar1

Car and Driver is saying next month also. M

Car and Driver is saying next month also.
M
01-18-2019, 11:10 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 116,635
Posted By Germancar1

The "53" cars and the S500 in Europe use the same...

The "53" cars and the S500 in Europe use the same engine, it's the 429hp version of the I6, but in the GLS it would be the GLS500 IMO. GLS53 makes no sense, it wouldn't be sporty enough to make it...
Forum: Sedan
01-18-2019, 10:54 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By Germancar1

When is the car due in the U.S.? M

When is the car due in the U.S.?

M
Forum: W213 AMG
01-18-2019, 12:25 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,933
Posted By Germancar1

I just can't believe it lol. Porsche is standard...

I just can't believe it lol. Porsche is standard IMO. The min a new car debuts you can build your own with pricing and everything. Mercedes makes you wait months and months. It's like the...
01-11-2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By Germancar1

I don't see why it would, it and the Coupe made...

I don't see why it would, it and the Coupe made up 25% of E-Class sales in the U.S. last year. That is a really healthy amount in today's crossover obsessed world.

M
Forum: W213 AMG
01-09-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 2,010
Posted By Germancar1

I've seen many articles over the years where...

I've seen many articles over the years where they've said that the E-Class wagon customer is most often the wealthiest out of all Mercedes-Benz buyers. Even more so than the S and AMG GT.

M
01-09-2019, 01:32 AM
Replies: 44
Views: 6,360
Posted By Germancar1

What do you mean they've taken notice of how well...

What do you mean they've taken notice of how well Maser has done? The ancient Granturismo?

M
01-08-2019, 10:12 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,066
Posted By Germancar1

The S-Class still dominates the segment: ...

The S-Class still dominates the segment:



All types of good sales info here (worldwide):
...
01-08-2019, 09:34 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

Wow that is loaded. Why not consider a GLE53...

Wow that is loaded. Why not consider a GLE53 when it arrives, I bet it will be very close to that in price.

M
01-08-2019, 05:57 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 1,075
Posted By Germancar1

It's beautiful. M

It's beautiful.

M
01-04-2019, 12:17 AM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By Germancar1

You do realize that the render is done by one...

You do realize that the render is done by one entity and bought/used by whomever right?

M
01-03-2019, 11:56 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By Germancar1

Yep because it's clearly an Aston Martin, you...

Yep because it's clearly an Aston Martin, you guys believe anything here lol. Autobild renders went to dogs years ago.

M
01-03-2019, 11:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By Germancar1

It's a garbage render man. M

It's a garbage render man.

M
01-03-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By Germancar1

Clearly that is a piss poor render based on the...

Clearly that is a piss poor render based on the new Aston Martin Vantage. Not sure what the point of posting it is.

M
01-03-2019, 05:21 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By Germancar1

Not sure, but either way all indications are that...

Not sure, but either way all indications are that the coupe is gone and the next SL is replacing it. I'm excited to see what they come up with.

M
01-03-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By Germancar1

It's the design and the fact that market has...

It's the design and the fact that market has contracted, but the next SL will be a 2+2 and replace the S Coupe/Cabrio in one swoop. Still though it will never sell like it did years ago. The market...
01-02-2019, 05:32 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 5,662
Posted By Germancar1

The SLC and the S/Coupe cabrio are going away,...

The SLC and the S/Coupe cabrio are going away, the rest are staying so all of them are NOT going. The SL is being redesigned, as are the C Coupe and Convertible, ditto for the E Coupe and Cabrio. ...
Forum: Sedan
12-28-2018, 02:35 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,178
Posted By Germancar1

When do these arrive at dealers? M

When do these arrive at dealers?

M
12-27-2018, 05:58 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 2,505
Posted By Germancar1

The info is all over the place for the delay:...

The info is all over the place for the delay: emissions, tariffs, production in Mexico etc. Terrible.

M
12-27-2018, 05:26 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,178
Posted By Germancar1

Yikes!! M

Yikes!!

M
12-27-2018, 02:48 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,178
Posted By Germancar1

80K for a GLE 450? M

80K for a GLE 450?

M
12-27-2018, 02:44 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 4,567
Posted By Germancar1

The next S-Class will be a 2021 model in the U.S....

The next S-Class will be a 2021 model in the U.S. released in summer 2020.

M
12-22-2018, 01:17 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,567
Posted By Germancar1

If it is shown in April it would be like...

If it is shown in April it would be like fall/winter before it gets to dealers.

M
Forum: W213 AMG
12-22-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 36
Views: 4,253
Posted By Germancar1

Absolutely stunning car and pics. WOW. M

Absolutely stunning car and pics. WOW.

M
12-20-2018, 09:09 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,567
Posted By Germancar1

Mercedes has a big introduction at the NYC auto...

Mercedes has a big introduction at the NYC auto show in April, it could be either the GLE53 or the new GLS. There is just no way of knowing yet. Mercedes is introducing the new CLA at CES next...
12-20-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,559
Posted By Germancar1

You're simply lost man if you think the stock...

You're simply lost man if you think the stock E450 will perform the same as the stock E53. Tuning a E450 will result in a faster with no better handling E450. The E53 has air springs, "airbags" are...
12-20-2018, 12:38 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,559
Posted By Germancar1

Oh lord man give it up. Very few if any...

Oh lord man give it up. Very few if any 6-cylinder luxury/sport sedans have a so called "impressive" 0-125 MPH time. I don't get why you feel you need to constantly deride the E53 if you're so...
12-19-2018, 06:16 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 116,635
Posted By Germancar1

I agree with that. They might decide to market a...

I agree with that. They might decide to market a middle grade GLS500 with the 429/435hp I6 from the European S500 as a step in between the GLS450 and GLS560. A GLS53 really makes no sense at this...
12-19-2018, 03:59 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,559
Posted By Germancar1

They actually do make a E53 Wagon, we just don't...

They actually do make a E53 Wagon, we just don't get it in the U.S. I think it would be a perfect addition to their U.S. lineup.

M
12-18-2018, 12:37 PM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,559
Posted By Germancar1

I'd say read further back. Clearly he's trying...

I'd say read further back. Clearly he's trying to say that the E450 with bigger tires will be the same thing and that is utter nonsense. Or an E450 with a tune. I'm not trying to tell anyone what...
12-18-2018, 11:56 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,559
Posted By Germancar1

You have simply just talked yourself out of the...

You have simply just talked yourself out of the E53, because clearly this about it not being sportier than the E450 is complete nonsense. You don't have to go to such lengths to justify buying the...
12-18-2018, 03:00 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,559
Posted By Germancar1

That is nothing more than an uninformed opinion....

That is nothing more than an uninformed opinion. You can't speak to what people would or wouldn't buy because you don't know what they're looking for. The E450 is supposed to be more comfortable, it...
12-18-2018, 01:09 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,559
Posted By Germancar1

OMG man It is clear that you really have no clue...

OMG man It is clear that you really have no clue about the E53 vs the E450. Have you actually driven the E53? The E450 won't come anywhere near the handling of the E53 or the outgoing E43 for that...
12-18-2018, 01:03 AM
Replies: 64
Views: 4,559
Posted By Germancar1

It's amazing the level of hate of the E53 here. I...

It's amazing the level of hate of the E53 here. I get that most people here don't want any real performance, but geez most posts against the car make it clear there has been NO experience with it.
...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-11-2018, 06:22 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 9,302
Posted By Germancar1

An E450 tune will just make it a faster E450. ...

An E450 tune will just make it a faster E450. The E53 has better brakes, handling and looks to start.

M
11-29-2018, 10:23 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,158
Posted By Germancar1

So 0-60 is most important thing for you in a...

So 0-60 is most important thing for you in a luxury/sport sedan?

M
Forum: W213 AMG
11-23-2018, 01:10 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,111
Posted By Germancar1

May seem like that out of frustration, but...

May seem like that out of frustration, but clearly that isn't the case with them launching products at both the lower, middle and upper ends at the same time. What Mercedes is doing is trying to...
11-19-2018, 03:46 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 3,284
Posted By Germancar1

Any update on when the A will arrive? M

Any update on when the A will arrive?

M
11-19-2018, 03:35 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,132
Posted By Germancar1

It's garbage. M

It's garbage.

M
11-19-2018, 03:32 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 457
Posted By Germancar1

A straight 6 diesel in an U.S. G-Class would be...

A straight 6 diesel in an U.S. G-Class would be great, but MBUSA won't ever consider it again, in any of their vehicles because of the whole backlash against diesel caused by VW.

M
11-14-2018, 01:12 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 4,158
Posted By Germancar1

Who cares about this in reality, you aren't...

Who cares about this in reality, you aren't looking at that part of the car for any real length of time. BMW a better maker because of a bumper? That's a little extreme, but hilarious.

M
11-13-2018, 01:03 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,014
Posted By Germancar1

It's all relative of course. 18K is well worth...

It's all relative of course. 18K is well worth it to get the better experience. 50K, not it would need to include a V8.

M
11-13-2018, 12:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,014
Posted By Germancar1

Well value means something different to everyone....

Well value means something different to everyone. The value for me would be in the drive and performance over the sedate E450.

M
Forum: W213 AMG
11-13-2018, 11:30 AM
Replies: 920
Views: 58,111
Posted By Germancar1

Bingo! My exact thoughts on this. M

Bingo! My exact thoughts on this.

M
11-13-2018, 10:57 AM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,014
Posted By Germancar1

Of course the cars are different. The brakes are...

Of course the cars are different. The brakes are not the "same", and the drive certainly won't be. The E450 is a nice car, but won't compare to the E53 in the drive. Now if you're not into sportier...
11-12-2018, 05:33 PM
Replies: 98
Views: 10,601
Posted By Germancar1

You do realize that a convertible will have some...

You do realize that a convertible will have some vibration in the body due to it's compromised construction? Very few convertibles are immune to this.

M
Forum: AMG GT
11-12-2018, 04:41 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 689
Posted By Germancar1

Do you know if there will be a entry level...

Do you know if there will be a entry level version with the I6? GT R Roadster?


M
11-12-2018, 02:00 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,567
Posted By Germancar1

Yep a guy in the E Coupe/Convertible section has...

Yep a guy in the E Coupe/Convertible section has his E53 Cabriolet now. Looks like some test drives are in order. I can only imagine what the CLS53 is like after driving the CLS 450. Looks like all...
11-12-2018, 12:49 AM
Replies: 58
Views: 9,567
Posted By Germancar1

The GLE53 will get the same engine (I6) setup as...

The GLE53 will get the same engine (I6) setup as the CLS53 and E53 models. Same engine as the European S500. There is no delay with the tech or anything, the CLS and E53 models are already sitting...
11-06-2018, 01:58 PM
Replies: 3,506
Views: 562,131
Posted By Germancar1

I'm hoping so. The E300 and GLE350 need this...

I'm hoping so. The E300 and GLE350 need this engine IMO.

M
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