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Today, 09:47 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By absent

Thatís how it used to be, drivers had to learn...

Thatís how it used to be, drivers had to learn how to drive, cars didnít drive for them and did not fix their mistakes like today.
With all the nannies in new cars today, I am amazed there are still...
Yesterday, 09:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By absent

I still drive in a aggressive mode most of the...

I still drive in a aggressive mode most of the time, usually pressed for time, stressed out and not having necessary patience to deal with lane hoggers, people out for a leisurely cruise, etc.
These...
Yesterday, 07:31 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 736
Posted By absent

I really, really despise that feature, I resent...

I really, really despise that feature, I resent having a censor sitting on my shoulder (or driver ed teacher slamming on the brakes when he “thinks” I would do something bad).
I also had an...
Forum: AMG GT
06-08-2019, 05:56 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 945
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...
06-07-2019, 03:17 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,889
Posted By absent

Thumbs up I'm back to S-Class also, driving different cars...

I'm back to S-Class also, driving different cars since 2011 (my last one, an S63).
Driving S560 loaner until my new car is ready and enjoying it tremendously, so good that I seriously think the S63...
06-03-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 826
Posted By absent

I had the same line of thought but for my wife's...

I had the same line of thought but for my wife's car.
Run flats, with their stronger side walls, are more resistant to potholes indeed and since we have them here in Chicago more frequent then on...
06-02-2019, 08:38 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,570
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: 8,570
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: 476
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...
05-30-2019, 08:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,506
Posted By absent

Do not compromise and do not let Allstate (bunch...

Do not compromise and do not let Allstate (bunch of crooks) walk all over you.
They all do until a lawyer gets involved, they change their tune very quick and "suddenly" they want to deal.
A lawyer...
Forum: Sedan
05-30-2019, 07:48 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 476
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: 1,506
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: 8,570
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 ďoffendĒ anyone.
Driving current car, I am more courteous to other drivers but never see any...
05-26-2019, 12:24 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,570
Posted By absent

Smile Fixed it for you.....

Fixed it for you.....
05-26-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,570
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: 8,570
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...
Forum: Sedan
05-23-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,554
Posted By absent

You have this car for a while now, how is the...

You have this car for a while now, how is the daily comfort, the ride in particular and bad surface compliance?
Is it more like E63 or more toward S63?
Forum: AMG GT
05-10-2019, 01:01 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,961
Posted By absent

That E63 you drove must've had suspension in...

That E63 you drove must've had suspension in Comfort and severely worn tires.
Normally, E63S beats the Panamera Turbo on every track, slow or fast regardless.
Forum: AMG GT
05-09-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,961
Posted By absent

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/960x1280/thumbnail_img_0714_f767bab12778a0433cd700dfa5994dd9b954f333.jpg...
05-02-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,570
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...
04-27-2019, 09:54 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,570
Posted By absent

When used to drive S65 and later S63, both had...

When used to drive S65 and later S63, both had Zero attention, just another car in the crowd.
Have to say, even the current cars are not getting any looks either and it is absolutely fine with me.
04-22-2019, 08:41 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,692
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...
04-20-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,180
Posted By absent

After driving AMG S-Class cars for the past 20...

After driving AMG S-Class cars for the past 20 years (and Audi S8 lately), tried the Bentley now.
Very refreshing change of pace, car itself with it's lack of huge tv screens, instead equipped with...
04-13-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,322
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......
Replies: 61
Views: 7,246
Posted By absent

Limiter in your car is moved from 155mph to 186,...

Limiter in your car is moved from 155mph to 186, no actual power increase.
Forum: W213 AMG
04-11-2019, 09:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By absent

I was sarcastic.... Translation: totally agree...

I was sarcastic....
Translation: totally agree with your first post
04-10-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,150
Posted By absent

Unhappy Yeah, I'm always the lucky one, an exception to...

Yeah, I'm always the lucky one, an exception to the rule.
Blew up the AMG engine and even broke a titanium dental implant (supposedly impossible to happen unless we are talking about me of...
Forum: W213 AMG
04-10-2019, 05:48 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By absent

Wink Don't complain, why are you so negative? I...

Don't complain, why are you so negative?
I heard a few times: " Jeezus Christ!, Oooh myyy God!"
Not enough for you?

Who cares about actual performance #s when you hear descriptions like that?
04-10-2019, 08:10 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,150
Posted By absent

I had over 2 dozen AMGs over the past 20 years...

I had over 2 dozen AMGs over the past 20 years between myself and my wife, all from the same dealer, all without exception modified by the same dealer using Renntech components, usually before even...
04-09-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 3,150
Posted By absent

My brother did an interesting thing, picked up a...

My brother did an interesting thing, picked up a new 2019 S560 with MSRP of $136k and got it for a little over $120k.
The same dealer installed Renntech ECU and raised the power to around mid 500HP....
04-07-2019, 07:05 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,065
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: GL63 AMG
04-07-2019, 06:59 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 336
Posted By absent

What's the reasoning? Both have exactly the...

What's the reasoning?
Both have exactly the same amount of space in the back seat, suitable for a couple of Yorkshire Terriers at best.
Forum: AMG GT
04-01-2019, 04:09 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 775
Posted By absent

Reminds me a time back in 1990 when my dad just...

Reminds me a time back in 1990 when my dad just picked up a brand new Infiniti Q45, a fabulous car at the time, only BMW 750i with it's V12 had more power then it (even MB did not have anything...
04-01-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,474
Posted By absent

You are not going to get an answer here that...

You are not going to get an answer here that would fully satisfy your curiosity, everyone here has different taste, perception and opinion (opinions are like *******s, everybody has one).
For...
04-01-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 4,849
Posted By absent

Larger rims will affect handling, ride comfort...

Larger rims will affect handling, ride comfort and performance, all in a negative way, they improve the looks only and nothing else.
You are adding unsprung weight to your car, very bad thing for...
Forum: Sedan
04-01-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By absent

Does it show as an option on your car MSRP...

Does it show as an option on your car MSRP sticker?
Forum: Sedan
03-31-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By absent

Not really. I was #5 on the list at my dealer...

Not really.
I was #5 on the list at my dealer for Ed1, then found myself at #1 and now their allocation is available, since I backed out too and went for the Bentley instead.
Forum: Sedan
03-31-2019, 02:11 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 526
Posted By absent

I think full Dinamica comes only with ED1, I...

I think full Dinamica comes only with ED1, I might be mistaken though.
Forum: AMG GT
03-28-2019, 03:19 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,232
Posted By absent

Did not get that far, lost interest too quick to...

Did not get that far, lost interest too quick to even ask about that.
Forum: AMG GT
03-26-2019, 07:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,232
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: AMG GT
03-26-2019, 07:23 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,185
Posted By absent

I had one in 2010 (ordered new) to replace my...

I had one in 2010 (ordered new) to replace my 2008 Scuderia.
I remember most of all how blown away I was by overall comfort and very compliant ride, totally unexpected from an aggressive mid engine...
Forum: Sedan
03-23-2019, 10:05 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,457
Posted By absent

Agree. Thatís why I just picked up a...

Agree.
Thatís why I just picked up a Supersports Cab, same Cap reduction, same terms, at $2450/month.
A $354k car....
Forum: Sedan
03-21-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,021
Posted By absent

Thanks. Too far from Tampa, unfortunately.

Thanks.
Too far from Tampa, unfortunately.
Forum: Sedan
03-20-2019, 11:25 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,021
Posted By absent

Question who are you using for it?

who are you using for it?
Forum: Sedan
03-20-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
Posted By absent

Sorry for delay, out of town lately, took pics in...

Sorry for delay, out of town lately, took pics in the morning ,now in LA putting them in:

...
Forum: Sedan
03-20-2019, 09:17 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,178
Posted By absent

First batch will sell quickly to those guys that...

First batch will sell quickly to those guys that always MUST HAVE the newest and the hottest new car.
After that, they will sit on the dealer lots until they get some heavy discounting.
03-18-2019, 04:15 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 3,851
Posted By absent

I could live with the exterior like that, since I...

I could live with the exterior like that, since I don't care much whether it looks good to other people, comfort, dynamics and luxury matter much more to me.
I can not live with the Tesla like giant...
Forum: Sedan
03-16-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 485
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
03-14-2019, 08:34 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,021
Posted By absent

I saw the car last year in Beverly Hills showroom...

I saw the car last year in Beverly Hills showroom but did not get the same impression, seemed rather small next to the S560 on the floor.
Felt pretty compact and tight inside, to be honest.
03-14-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,176
Posted By absent

Where you live might be a factor too. I had...

Where you live might be a factor too.
I had warped rotors in SL65 and S63 (2008 and 2011) at 8k miles and 9k miles respectively.
Frequent hard braking from 100mph plus to a full stop (returning...
Forum: Sedan
03-14-2019, 08:00 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,021
Posted By absent

That's putting it mildly. It is effin...

That's putting it mildly.
It is effin embarrassing for MBUSA to have this outdated website, especially when compared to Porsche which has instant changes done along with any new model intro.
03-08-2019, 02:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,763
Posted By absent

I always loved the 65, had all 3 iterations...

I always loved the 65, had all 3 iterations (except G) but the new, updated and fabulous S63 made it irrelevant and outdated.
If only they offered this car with AWD, the market for it, even at the...
03-04-2019, 09:53 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,198
Posted By absent

I went the opposite, specifically ordered RFT...

I went the opposite, specifically ordered RFT Blizzaks for my wife's car for Winter.
Too many potholes, low profile and it is too easy to get stuck on the side of the road here in Chicago.
Not a...
Replies: 9
Views: 2,293
Posted By absent

Thumbs up I'm friends with Rick since 1983, know your car...

I'm friends with Rick since 1983, know your car very well, it is a perfect, fully loaded example of S-Class Coupe, gorgeous, stunning looking automobile.
Congratulations!:zoom:
Thought about buying...
Forum: Sedan
03-02-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,457
Posted By absent

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

I would have told him we were about $70k apart.......
03-01-2019, 09:52 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,112
Posted By absent

Question was if the picture was an accurate image...

Question was if the picture was an accurate image of the new S-Class.
Your post gave the correct answer and essentially closed the thread.
02-27-2019, 10:45 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,112
Posted By absent

Read the above, end of thread.

Read the above, end of thread.
02-25-2019, 08:09 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,514
Posted By absent

He can try to charge you whatever he wants, at...

He can try to charge you whatever he wants, at his own peril though.
There are plenty of other dealers vying for your business also.
Replies: 22
Views: 2,233
Posted By absent

That's me all the way, hate screens, haptic...

That's me all the way, hate screens, haptic controls with a passion.
Replacing my current daily S8 and all new cars have these stupid touch screens, I want physical controls I can feel without...
02-21-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 750
Posted By absent

I did a special order S600 (2004) and there was...

I did a special order S600 (2004) and there was no such option available (AMG), had it fully loaded and sent it to Brabus to do the engine, exhaust and a host of other things, would certainly order...
02-18-2019, 05:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,357
Posted By absent

:D Wow! I thought I knew a bit about MB line...

:D
Wow!
I thought I knew a bit about MB line up, having worked for them at the factory and in sales here in US, bought countless cars from and just being a dye in the wool enthusiast.
Had no idea...
02-18-2019, 08:53 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,301
Posted By absent

It is true unfortunately, I didn't want to...

It is true unfortunately, I didn't want to believe it either but it is happening, MB is now aping Tesla with that stupid, giant TV in the middle.
02-17-2019, 09:38 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,301
Posted By absent

Unhappy Initially I was hoping for the same thing,...

Initially I was hoping for the same thing, testing and diagnostics.
Unfortunately, just found out from a relative (he is part of a team working on HVAC systems development in Memmingen near Munich),...
02-16-2019, 09:45 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,301
Posted By absent

Wink I can't see anything on my screen, it is usually...

I can't see anything on my screen, it is usually covered by grease from my Big Mac and ketchup from my fries.......
02-15-2019, 05:13 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,365
Posted By absent

Agree. If that ugly Tesla like thing is for...

Agree.
If that ugly Tesla like thing is for real, best option will be to get the last S-Class of the current model (2020?)
I don't care if the new one is slightly faster or rides slightly better or...
02-15-2019, 05:00 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 3,301
Posted By absent

Sun glare, fingerprints will make it unusable. ...

Sun glare, fingerprints will make it unusable.
To change any settings, even turn on the rear window defroster you will have to pull over, stop, get a shade to cover the sun glare, wipe the glass...
02-15-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,365
Posted By absent

It sure looks like the car companies engineering...

It sure looks like the car companies engineering and design departments are taken over by the new generation of geeks raised on iphones.
The new product in the pipeline looks like an exercise of how...
02-14-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,365
Posted By absent

Thumbs down Hate it, hate it with a passion, if I wanted a...

Hate it, hate it with a passion, if I wanted a fricking Tesla I would buy one.
Looks like MB is now aping it with that stupid screen.
Distracting, hard to see in the sun glare, non intuitive, in...
Forum: Sedan
02-12-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,457
Posted By absent

SportAuto just tested GT63S, I don't have that...

SportAuto just tested GT63S, I don't have that issue, just heard from a relative in Hannover who read it.
11.2 1/4 mile with trap around 210km/h (about 126mph).
Good but certainly not sensational....
Replies: 34
Views: 4,813
Posted By absent

One more thing to add about CCBs: Proper...

One more thing to add about CCBs:
Proper bedding is a must of course (with any brakes) but later on, drive hard and they will not squeak.
02-09-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,303
Posted By absent

You are overreacting, I didn't read anything...

You are overreacting, I didn't read anything insulting in his post, just stating a fact that "murdering" cars, excessive lowering is more prevalent in our country then in the rest of the World.
No...
02-09-2019, 08:56 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,303
Posted By absent

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

Agree, total ghetto look and makes it impossible to drive.
02-09-2019, 08:54 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,303
Posted By absent

I can understand some folks like to lower their...

I can understand some folks like to lower their cars a little bit (like with Renntech module that does not affect the ride too much) but what I see sometimes is an abomination and makes the car...
02-09-2019, 08:46 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,727
Posted By absent

Thanks for this thorough review, sounds like an...

Thanks for this thorough review, sounds like an all new car indeed, not just a mere facelift.
I was recently tempted to replace my daily driver with a left over 2017 S63 Coupe at a steal price but...
Forum: Sedan
02-08-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,457
Posted By absent

$201k and it's not even ED1! I have a feeling...

$201k and it's not even ED1!
I have a feeling these cars will sit.........
Replies: 22
Views: 2,233
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.
Forum: W213 AMG
02-06-2019, 09:07 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,125
Posted By absent

Red face I need to get stronger reading glasses, dammit! ...

I need to get stronger reading glasses, dammit!
Took part in this discussion thinking it was about E63 with which I have over 2k miles under my belt (frequent rental in LA).
I'm sorry, have ZERO...
Replies: 34
Views: 4,813
Posted By absent

I had to replace rotors in both SL65 and S65...

I had to replace rotors in both SL65 and S65 after just 8k miles, became warped after many hard braking from over 100mph to full stop and subzero temps.
I order CCBs ever since on all my cars, never...
02-05-2019, 05:26 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,422
Posted By absent

Smile I don't own S63. I drive in LA about 2k...

I don't own S63.
I drive in LA about 2k miles/year so am a little bit familiar with traffic and enforcement there.
We all know how nasty some other drivers can become, especially if we attempt to...
02-05-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,422
Posted By absent

Agree completely, once you go 63 you will never...

Agree completely, once you go 63 you will never go lower, I would rather have it used (if can't get a new one) then the regular airport taxi.
Someone said you should buy it if you track, nothing...
02-04-2019, 08:58 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 3,422
Posted By absent

Is it the updated 2018 S63? If so, that would...

Is it the updated 2018 S63?
If so, that would be my choice, couple months later both cars will be "used" but S63 is on another level totally.
Replies: 34
Views: 4,813
Posted By absent

Sorry, have not owned 65 Series since 2009, I...

Sorry, have not owned 65 Series since 2009, I remember though Michelins PS2 causing handling problems in my SL65 back in 2006.
Forum: W213 AMG
02-04-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,125
Posted By absent

Must test drive it yourself, rent the car for a...

Must test drive it yourself, rent the car for a weekend to get a better measure.
It also depends where you live, in LA or Chicago (at least the latter has the excuse of 70F swings within days), with...
Replies: 9
Views: 1,594
Posted By absent

I grew up in Europe and had a stint in rallying...

I grew up in Europe and had a stint in rallying (late 70s, early 80s, Team Opel, later Fiat) so changing tires seasonally is in my blood.
When you live in a place like Chicago, having all season...
Replies: 34
Views: 4,813
Posted By absent

All 65 Series cars will be replaced with 73...

All 65 Series cars will be replaced with 73 Series ( V8 Hybrid)
Replies: 61
Views: 7,246
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.
Replies: 61
Views: 7,246
Posted By absent

By all means, if that would make you happy. ...

By all means, if that would make you happy.
Personally, I look at it long term and good will goes a long way, a good relationship with a dealer is worth to me much more then a lost warranty on a car...
Replies: 61
Views: 7,246
Posted By absent

Smile Well, not meant to scare you, just warning not to...

Well, not meant to scare you, just warning not to fully trust whatever the dealer promises, you have to be aware what can or may happen and it does, sometimes not their fault, just because of...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-26-2019, 09:25 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,588
Posted By absent

As long as your car does not have CCBs.

As long as your car does not have CCBs.
Replies: 61
Views: 7,246
Posted By absent

Careful! MBUSA covers everything as long as...

Careful!
MBUSA covers everything as long as they don't know about the mods.
I will recall (again) my case, SL65 had handling problems (later found out new tires were the culprit) and my tech at the...
Forum: Sedan
01-23-2019, 08:06 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,178
Posted By absent

Do you mean Autohaus in Northbrook (on Frontage...

Do you mean Autohaus in Northbrook (on Frontage Rd)?
My former employer (in the 80s) but no, my dealer is Knauz.
I have #1 position for ED 1 with them but most likely will not take it, tried the...
Forum: Sedan
01-19-2019, 09:02 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By absent

A number of cars at port but God knows how long...

A number of cars at port but God knows how long they will sit there.....
Forum: W213 AMG
01-19-2019, 08:50 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 763
Posted By absent

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg1.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0813_7bcfacc34cf8f39deddf96fc6cb072b36eab1f57.jpg
It wears out over time and becomes smooth and shiny, not really a good look or...
01-17-2019, 07:16 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,319
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...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-17-2019, 08:12 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,074
Posted By absent

Yep.

Yep.
01-16-2019, 08:49 PM
Replies: 45
Views: 4,319
Posted By absent

Not to everyone's liking but I'm sure the new...

Not to everyone's liking but I'm sure the new 523HP engine is.......
Replies: 7
Views: 2,041
Posted By absent

Best looking 7 Series in history, IMO.

Best looking 7 Series in history, IMO.
Replies: 10
Views: 2,165
Posted By absent

Absolutely, I'm religious about it but it has to...

Absolutely, I'm religious about it but it has to be done on a new car, not going to help on a car with miles.
You can still fix the problem by a little bit of hard braking from as high speed as...
Forum: W213 AMG
01-15-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,975
Posted By absent

No. Their radio is faster though.....

No.
Their radio is faster though.....
Forum: W213 AMG
01-14-2019, 08:17 AM
Replies: 92
Views: 14,261
Posted By absent

Any plans for CF rims? Much more attractive (to...

Any plans for CF rims?
Much more attractive (to myself at least) then cosmetic tchotchkies, would improve handling , performance and ride a lot with the significant reduction of unsprung weight vs...
01-12-2019, 10:27 PM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,303
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...
01-12-2019, 05:52 AM
Replies: 83
Views: 8,303
Posted By absent

I have modded every car I have ever owned but...

I have modded every car I have ever owned but always invisible, performance improvements only.
I can understand the will to personalize the look of a car that is essentially a mass production, since...
01-10-2019, 08:15 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By absent

Because electric is sexy today and idiots in...

Because electric is sexy today and idiots in media and naive environmentalists are pushing for it.....
01-08-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 751
Posted By absent

There will be a full electric S and hybrids. ...

There will be a full electric S and hybrids.
Current S65 will be a 4.0 l V8 with electric motor for a total 800hp plus, called S73.
Not the end of the World yet......
Replies: 6
Views: 1,972
Posted By absent

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

https://cimg9.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1600x1066/new_2018_bentley_continental_gtsupersports_id1653334113_ahr0cdovl2nvbnrlbnquag9tzw5ldglvbc5jb20vmdrinjrlyzjmnjy4ndfkyzg3ztm5zmfkmtdinth...
01-03-2019, 08:13 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,330
Posted By absent

Thumbs up Very, very nice! You are blessed to have a...

Very, very nice!
You are blessed to have a sister in law like that and she obviously likes you and cares about you a lot.
Not like the envious and nasty "beatch" that I have to deal with.....
Forum: Sedan
01-03-2019, 08:03 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,374
Posted By absent

Yep! Got a call from my dealer last week, has a...

Yep!
Got a call from my dealer last week, has a White GT63S with Saddle on the water now.
I declined, since colors do not matter to me that much but I will not buy a car without CCBs and that car...
Replies: 7
Views: 2,041
Posted By absent

Have not driven the Competition, only regular M5...

Have not driven the Competition, only regular M5 and found it much more compliant then the E63S, thought it would be a better daily then the MB.
Is the Competition even stiffer then the Benz?
Forum: W213 AMG
01-03-2019, 12:49 AM
Replies: 53
Views: 4,934
Posted By absent

The worst website of ANY manufacturer but only in...

The worst website of ANY manufacturer but only in US.
So far behind that it is not even funny anymore, no '19 E63, no G63, nothing for GT63.
Fricking Poland has all up to date, you can go on their...
01-02-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,646
Posted By absent

The steering column located gear clicker is the...

The steering column located gear clicker is the one single ting I hate about S-Class the most.....
Forum: W213 AMG
01-01-2019, 08:07 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,074
Posted By absent

Thumbs up All that stuff and bigger turbos for less then...

All that stuff and bigger turbos for less then $24k is actually a great deal considering it is done by Brabus.
There are a lot of tuners, some better, some worse but there is only one Brabus, the...
01-01-2019, 10:51 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,708
Posted By absent

I feel your pain, it must be hurting to give up a...

I feel your pain, it must be hurting to give up a perfection the S63 is, for an SUV, even as nice as the GLS63.....
01-01-2019, 09:47 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,646
Posted By absent

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg3.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/1024x768/9300032037_b108df9f6f_b_d7930bef6ba083dc73506ce265c34043ca5e35fc.jpg...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-29-2018, 12:29 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,074
Posted By absent

Let me guess, he claims to be former Special...

Let me guess, he claims to be former Special Forces, right?
Forum: Sedan
12-28-2018, 06:15 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,178
Posted By absent

Belay that. Just got a call, he offered his...

Belay that.
Just got a call, he offered his first car, on the water now, delivery in less then a month.
Unfortunately I am not interested, White with Saddle GT63S and no CCBs (I could live with...
Forum: Sedan
12-28-2018, 09:29 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,178
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
12-27-2018, 05:02 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 12,074
Posted By absent

To get it over 800hp (at the crank), he did turbo...

To get it over 800hp (at the crank), he did turbo upgrade most likely.
Replies: 6
Views: 1,349
Posted By absent

You will compromise too much and will not be...

You will compromise too much and will not be happy with the end result, mediocre tires in Summer and inadequate traction in Winter.
It's really not that big of a deal, my 2nd set of wheels is stored...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-20-2018, 06:59 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,583
Posted By absent

Small chance of that happening at my dealer...

Small chance of that happening at my dealer (cancelled orders), the guys ahead of me just buy anything that comes as long as it appears "special" or limited or desirable.
All 3 (I am #4 for GT63...
Forum: Sedan
12-20-2018, 08:45 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,178
Posted By absent

So, ED1 with CCBs about $20k more or even more?

So, ED1 with CCBs about $20k more or even more?
Forum: W213 AMG
12-20-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,583
Posted By absent

After buying 17 AMGs and 6 regular Benzes (like...

After buying 17 AMGs and 6 regular Benzes (like and "ordinary" S600) at my dealer since 2001 I am not at their top of the client list.
Currently, I am number 5 in their wait queue for the GT63S Ed1,...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-19-2018, 08:43 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,583
Posted By absent

I made an error, added the S premium of $22k to...

I made an error, added the S premium of $22k to the base of 159k instead of 136 therefore the confusion.
Looks better now, ED1 should be in the $182k neighborhood which makes it much more palatable.
Forum: W213 AMG
12-18-2018, 02:53 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,583
Posted By absent

I've been waiting for this car and held on to my...

I've been waiting for this car and held on to my Audi longer then i have ever had any car before but as others here, I just don't see the value here.
Might as well stretch a $100k more and build a...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-18-2018, 09:22 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,588
Posted By absent

They claimed "abuse" and rejected the claim. I...

They claimed "abuse" and rejected the claim.
I order cars with CCBs only now, still "abuse" them and have no problems whatsoever....
Forum: W213 AMG
12-18-2018, 09:20 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,583
Posted By absent

You can have 2 E63S for the price of GT63S ED1

You can have 2 E63S for the price of GT63S ED1
Forum: W213 AMG
12-18-2018, 09:05 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,583
Posted By absent

The GT63S has a base price of $182,450, add Ed1...

The GT63S has a base price of $182,450, add Ed1 probably $22k, ceramic brakes $8500 and some other goodies, you end up at $215k-$220k or about $40k over a loaded S63.
I just don't know if it makes...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-17-2018, 09:07 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,255
Posted By absent

Tuning my cars has been my vice also, like you...

Tuning my cars has been my vice also, like you said, I just can't help myself.
I had my E55 blow up at 600 miles when on my way to dealer to install Renntech mods, God must have been watching me....
Forum: W213 AMG
12-16-2018, 08:41 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,255
Posted By absent

Some dealers do it because it is easy money for...

Some dealers do it because it is easy money for them but lets make it clear, none of it is sanctioned by MBUSA even though they are aware of that fact.
When there is a problem though, and they do...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-15-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,255
Posted By absent

It's a Renntech development car, built at their...

It's a Renntech development car, built at their facility in Florida and put up for sale recently.
Looks like someone finally bought it and brought the car to Nashville, that dealer did no work on it...
12-11-2018, 08:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 986
Posted By absent

Thumbs up Congrats on a truly stunning new car!

Congrats on a truly stunning new car!
12-11-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,213
Posted By absent

A regular S600 with ridiculous combo of parts...

A regular S600 with ridiculous combo of parts salvaged from other models, even worse then what Mansory usually does.
MB had nothing to do with this abomination...
Forum: W213 AMG
12-10-2018, 09:55 AM
Replies: 70
Views: 9,588
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...
Forum: Sedan
12-07-2018, 08:56 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 763
Posted By absent

Link please?

Link please?
12-04-2018, 08:49 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,211
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.
Replies: 19
Views: 2,519
Posted By absent

Check if your car has run flats, they cause the...

Check if your car has run flats, they cause the ride to deteriorate vs regular tires.
11-30-2018, 09:36 PM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,211
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
Forum: W213 AMG
11-28-2018, 07:59 AM
Replies: 28
Views: 1,600
Posted By absent

I don't nickel and dime my dealer and waste my...

I don't nickel and dime my dealer and waste my time to gain that additional $1k or 2 off the price (they give me 5-7% discount without asking, depending on a car), effectively irrelevant in context...
Forum: W213 AMG
11-23-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 276
Views: 50,084
Posted By absent

All extremely valid arguments for lease. On top...

All extremely valid arguments for lease.
On top of it, in a Carfax era, even a small paint correction is read by a buyer/dealer as a "major accident" and bombs the sale.
A big chunk of truck tire...
11-14-2018, 08:04 AM
Replies: 47
Views: 3,211
Posted By absent

Always keep your wife happy and get her the car...

Always keep your wife happy and get her the car she really wants, whatever it is..
...whatever it is.....:tear:
11-11-2018, 11:42 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,569
Posted By absent

In short, haptic controls drive me crazy and I...

In short, haptic controls drive me crazy and I hate them with a passion(unfortunately more and more cars are coming out with them, new A8 included).Car should be made for driving and supplemental...
11-11-2018, 09:12 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 2,229
Posted By absent

Exactly. Only safety recalls will be still...

Exactly.
Only safety recalls will be still honored.
11-11-2018, 09:11 AM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,569
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: 6,569
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.
11-10-2018, 07:58 PM
Replies: 96
Views: 6,569
Posted By absent

Reliability in these cars is mostly draw of the...

Reliability in these cars is mostly draw of the luck, in my personal experience I had more of it with Audi then the S-Class.
My previous S63 spent a total of 65 days in service during a 2 year...
Replies: 9
Views: 2,039
Posted By absent

After having quite a few S63 and S/SL65s in the...

After having quite a few S63 and S/SL65s in the past in Chicago I can say that all season tires are absolutely useless for these cars.
To maximize traction you need 2 sets of tires , Summer and...
Forum: Sedan
10-29-2018, 08:50 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
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...
10-28-2018, 11:12 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 2,603
Posted By absent

You can pick up a new Dawn in low $300k, they are...

You can pick up a new Dawn in low $300k, they are heavily discounted and plenty in inventory so you can find one that you like easily.
Btw, rode in the new 2019 Phantom, there simply is nothing else...
Forum: Sedan
10-24-2018, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By absent

What the hell is this delay for? MBUSA promised...

What the hell is this delay for?
MBUSA promised the pricing in October and still nothing as yet.
No configurator either, even G63 too, their website sucks.
10-16-2018, 09:19 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 873
Posted By absent

Thumbs up Buy electric appliance that some try to call a "car" to save the World?

There you go, anyone still arguing it just makes a fool of himself.
Electric cars are the biggest polluters.:p:
http://www.autonews.com/article/20181016/OEM05/181019684/electric-cars-batteries
10-12-2018, 09:07 PM
Replies: 50
Views: 3,739
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: AMG GT
10-10-2018, 09:49 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,400
Posted By absent

There are a lot of morons in that journo...

There are a lot of morons in that journo crowd.....
How did they manage to wreck these cars with all the restrictions set in these test cars?
There is no cure for an idiot.....
Forum: AMG GT
10-10-2018, 09:35 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,400
Posted By absent

Wink That's a long wait, I will be dust by then........

That's a long wait, I will be dust by then........
10-09-2018, 08:38 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,502
Posted By absent

Have not owned S-Class since 2013 but I have put...

Have not owned S-Class since 2013 but I have put close to 20k miles on different rentals (I go to LA and Napa about 6-7 times a year), S550 or S63 most of the time.
Last time I had the 2018 S560 and...
Forum: Sedan
10-08-2018, 09:27 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,565
Posted By absent

Actually, I've heard a GT20Diesel with an...

Actually, I've heard a GT20Diesel with an excellent 2.0, 4 cyl. Diesel and almost 90HP is also coming to be used as a taxi......
Can't wait.....
10-05-2018, 08:36 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,286
Posted By absent

On my last S- Class ( S63), I had Vossen custom...

On my last S- Class ( S63), I had Vossen custom rims with Pirelli Sottozero 3, currently, a set of OZ rims with the same type tires on my S8.
I swap wheels (would not switch tires only as frequent...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-04-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,705
Posted By absent

All I remember they were 20", my MB dealer still...

All I remember they were 20", my MB dealer still has them in storage.
CCBs are a must in the E63, IMO.
I have not had any car without them since 2007.(except my wife's G63s or Range Rovers)
Forum: W213 AMG
10-03-2018, 08:24 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,705
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: AMG GT
10-02-2018, 07:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,921
Posted By absent

True. Personally, I can't wait to finally see...

True.
Personally, I can't wait to finally see some real, independent tests of that car, would love to also see some real Dyno tests to see what the actual difference these new turbos make vs E63.
I...
Forum: W213 AMG
10-02-2018, 07:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,187
Posted By absent

Absolutely true. Back in 2003 I had my new E55...

Absolutely true.
Back in 2003 I had my new E55 already scheduled for full Renntech package and just 2 days before my scheduled appointment the fuel pump exploded in my 600 mile car.
MBUSA replaced...
Forum: AMG GT
10-01-2018, 09:08 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,921
Posted By absent

Some functions were blocked and cars had speed...

Some functions were blocked and cars had speed limiters engaged at 120mph on all the test cars in Texas for the press event, I don't know why, maybe MB was afraid some journos would be a bit over...
Forum: AMG GT
10-01-2018, 08:51 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,921
Posted By absent

Yep. You are absolutely right, I was wrong when...

Yep.
You are absolutely right, I was wrong when I said the cars were limited to 120mp/h, the car above shows max speed at 121.24mph (203km/h)
Forum: AMG GT
09-30-2018, 08:46 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,921
Posted By absent

Thumbs down Can't compare any tests when taken in different...

Can't compare any tests when taken in different temps, on different surfaces etc.
That's one thing.
Second, all test cars at the event had limited top speed to 120mph and had a lot of functions...
Forum: Sedan
09-30-2018, 08:52 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,175
Posted By absent

A car no one is asking for..... Except posers...

A car no one is asking for.....
Except posers planning to re-badge it as 63.....
Forum: W213 AMG
09-28-2018, 07:57 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,187
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: AMG GT
09-27-2018, 08:00 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 1,921
Posted By absent

We all know how dramatically different the same...

We all know how dramatically different the same engine can be when modified with different turbos.
I would wait for real test of the new car, as delivered to owners, not base the performance on...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-27-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,684
Posted By absent

Unhappy Like Vic already mentioned, all depends on the...

Like Vic already mentioned, all depends on the quality of the roads where you live.
Venice Florida, with no 100F swings and total disregard of maintenance by Chicago/Illinois decision makers, has...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-27-2018, 07:37 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,499
Posted By absent

Cars at the event in Texas were limited to...

Cars at the event in Texas were limited to 100mph, had permanent stability control on and many of the functions disconnected (no drift mode either).
That stunt by CARWOW was idiotic to begin with,...
Forum: Sedan
09-25-2018, 07:50 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,220
Posted By absent

Thumbs up Gt63S first reviews

First impressions sound great, "runs circles around Panamera TTS and M5..."
"Best performance sedan in the World"
"Most complete sport sedan ever..."...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-24-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By absent

In reality (most independent tests) Panamera and...

In reality (most independent tests) Panamera and E63S are not too far apart in power rating, Porsche close to official rating and MB in upper 600 too.
M5 was found to be in mid 600.
Panamera is...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-23-2018, 10:59 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,103
Posted By absent

They should have used the M5 Comp. instead,...

They should have used the M5 Comp. instead, would be even more interesting.
Forum: AMG GT
09-22-2018, 09:59 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,268
Posted By absent

Smile Well, thatís ok, most of us buy cars for...

Well, thatís ok, most of us buy cars for ourselves not to have them liked by everyone.
Well, as long as the wife approves..........:D
Forum: AMG GT
09-20-2018, 09:26 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,268
Posted By absent

Waiting to see the reports first, if true about...

Waiting to see the reports first, if true about hard suspension, S63 will be ordered and then re done by Brabus (mechanical only, leave cosmetics for posers)
Forum: AMG GT
09-20-2018, 12:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,268
Posted By absent

I like it. waiting for real tests now before...

I like it.
waiting for real tests now before ordering one.
I love the E63 but it would beat me too much with my average 20k miles/year on Chicagoís horrible roads so Iím hoping this car will have...
Forum: Sedan
09-09-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,022
Posted By absent

Smile Like a fungus?

Like a fungus?
Forum: W213 AMG
09-04-2018, 09:38 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,069
Posted By absent

Service manager at my MB dealer (bought 27 cars...

Service manager at my MB dealer (bought 27 cars from them in the last 18 years, mostly AMGs) whom I know for over 30 years, told me last week (when I was picking up my son's ML from service) to stay...
Forum: W213 AMG
09-02-2018, 09:13 AM
Replies: 151
Views: 10,069
Posted By absent

It seems the problem is exclusive to US cars...

It seems the problem is exclusive to US cars only.
The symptoms are exactly what happened to my S600 back in 2004, dealer was clueless, MB sent technicians to solve the problem to no result.
The...
Forum: Sedan
08-31-2018, 08:47 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,020
Posted By absent

That's my issue, I usually change lanes a lot,...

That's my issue, I usually change lanes a lot, since roads (even a 4 lane) are becoming more like obstacle courses with idiots cruising at steady 55 regardless if it is snowing or dry like a desert...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-31-2018, 08:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 4,965
Posted By absent

Guy who ordered this maximum spec is an ass, it's...

Guy who ordered this maximum spec is an ass, it's not easy to sell an E63 at over $140k with options most would rather skip.
I get it he walks away scot free because of the rules but we should at...
Forum: Sedan
08-28-2018, 07:21 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,020
Posted By absent

A big blind spot would worry me, did not buy...

A big blind spot would worry me, did not buy original Panamera because of it.
08-26-2018, 09:21 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 36,324
Posted By absent

Ferrari dealer, car went into wholesale market.

Ferrari dealer, car went into wholesale market.
08-25-2018, 09:47 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,781
Posted By absent

Love the S-Class, hate the airport limo image,...

Love the S-Class, hate the airport limo image, would buy the 4 door Coupe just because of it.
08-25-2018, 09:43 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 36,324
Posted By absent

I have just traded in my wife's 2016 G63 with...

I have just traded in my wife's 2016 G63 with about 14k miles, original MSRP a bit over $155k.
Trade in value: an even $100k.
Forum: W213 AMG
08-22-2018, 09:02 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,095
Posted By absent

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg5.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0812_a427c5da6e5797152de2a5ed7b9c10308b26310f.jpg
Before I pick up any new car I provide the dealer with a hard wire (always...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-20-2018, 09:50 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,018
Posted By absent

That car needs all the help it can get as far as...

That car needs all the help it can get as far as ride comfort is concerned, I would not buy one without CCBs, makes a difference your butt can feel.
Forum: W213 AMG
08-14-2018, 08:20 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 6,093
Posted By absent

Didn't bother me either in rental E63 in Beverly...

Didn't bother me either in rental E63 in Beverly Hills but I would appreciate a more complying suspension on our 3rd World condition roads in Chicago.
Btw, had the new Alpina B7 through Turo this...
Forum: AMG GT
08-05-2018, 09:41 PM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,961
Posted By absent

Aftermarket custom. Original wheel is in a box...

Aftermarket custom.
Original wheel is in a box in garage.
Forum: AMG GT
08-05-2018, 09:09 AM
Replies: 125
Views: 17,961
Posted By absent

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbull...

https://cimg0.ibsrv.net/gimg/www.mbworld.org-vbulletin/2000x1504/img_0815_7e64a57f7f02343b0c8d3b820078666d5f1b15bb.jpg...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-04-2018, 07:46 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,251
Posted By absent

I don't know whether it is a high percentage. ...

I don't know whether it is a high percentage.
With BMWs, I had 2, one with problems so it would be 50%, a 100% in my brother's case (he says he would never, ever buy another Lexus).
My uncle owned...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-04-2018, 07:47 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 2,251
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
08-01-2018, 10:14 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,833
Posted By absent

Geared for 0-60 so it looks good on paper for...

Geared for 0-60 so it looks good on paper for magazine/internet "experts".
In reality, for anyone used to real performance cars like E63/M5/RS7, they truly feel like "slower then molasses", at...
Forum: W213 AMG
08-01-2018, 08:53 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,833
Posted By absent

The basic Panameras are selling, not flying out...

The basic Panameras are selling, not flying out the door but selling with discounts to people who care less about performance and are buying them for the badge and prestige.
Turbo and Turbo S are...
Forum: W213 AMG
07-31-2018, 10:02 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,833
Posted By absent

They are targeting the wrong car if they plan to...

They are targeting the wrong car if they plan to price it like Panamera.
I don't remember, ever, a new model Porsche rotting on dealer lots like this new one.
Nothing wrong with the car itself, it...
Forum: AMG GT
07-31-2018, 08:02 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,765
Posted By absent

MB rep was hinting around $180k for Ed1. Hard...

MB rep was hinting around $180k for Ed1.
Hard to justify with so many interesting choices available at that price.
Forum: W213 AMG
07-31-2018, 07:58 AM
Replies: 57
Views: 2,657
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: W213 AMG
07-31-2018, 07:56 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,833
Posted By absent

Agree 100%.

Agree 100%.
Forum: W213 AMG
07-30-2018, 10:01 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,833
Posted By absent

Panamera Turbo S has more power, more...

Panamera Turbo S has more power, more luxury(executive) and is a hybrid with all the benefits of such.
At average over $200k it sits at dealers and is not moving, GT63S at like prices will be sales...
Forum: W213 AMG
07-29-2018, 01:21 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,833
Posted By absent

True. I was only correcting the statement that...

True.
I was only correcting the statement that S63 is cheaper then GT63S in Germany
Forum: W213 AMG
07-28-2018, 10:47 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,833
Posted By absent

The opposite is true. GT63S base : 167.016.50...

The opposite is true.
GT63S base : 167.016.50 Euro
S63 base : 161,423.50 Euro
Forum: W213 AMG
07-28-2018, 09:14 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 2,833
Posted By absent

Just built Ed 1 on German site with the options I...

Just built Ed 1 on German site with the options I expect to have in US car.
Came up to 220k Euro, about $256k, since usually our prices equal German (same number, different currency) I think it will...
Forum: W213 AMG
07-24-2018, 08:20 AM
Replies: 34
Views: 2,619
Posted By absent

That would depend where I would live. Used a...

That would depend where I would live.
Used a 2014 for 1.5 year in Chicago and it was wearing me down on our potholes and generally horrible roads.
Drove the 2018 rental for a week in LA and was...
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