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Today, 10:22 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By places

I'm all thumbs, if I undertook that task it would...

I'm all thumbs, if I undertook that task it would end getting towed to the shop to finish what I started.
Yesterday, 10:42 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By places

Everything AMG is more. Some items can be...

Everything AMG is more. Some items can be competitive but overall AMG's are not cheap to maintain. Regular service isn't that much IMO, but once you start getting into brakes and rotors it gets up...
Yesterday, 07:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 202
Posted By places

Post pics when done. White Arrow owner here as...

Post pics when done. White Arrow owner here as well, would love to see the finished product.
Yesterday, 07:37 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 426
Posted By places

Wow, that's a serious service call. Anytime you...

Wow, that's a serious service call. Anytime you need to detach and reattach the transmission, that's serious work. Glad it worked out and the G is running smooth. Enjoy!
Yesterday, 09:55 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 401
Posted By places

Sounds about right. I would however look into...

Sounds about right. I would however look into other Dealers, this particular dealer does not have the best reputation based on other experiences.
06-15-2019, 10:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 408
Posted By places

Interesting concept. I hope not. I like the...

Interesting concept. I hope not. I like the exclusivity of the G. A 53 at 100K would never happen. It would price around 120-130 loaded. It wouldn't be a 30k spread with the 550, more like 10-15k....
06-14-2019, 06:00 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 277
Posted By places

Can't you just take it to the dealer?

Can't you just take it to the dealer?
06-14-2019, 12:07 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By places

Yeah, I missed the mileage part, its the ADD....

Yeah, I missed the mileage part, its the ADD. That is a bummer indeed but hopefully just a fluke. Especially since you've owned others and never had issues like this before. I wonder what causes...
06-14-2019, 12:04 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,028
Posted By places

I'll certainly keep an eye on it. We had decent...

I'll certainly keep an eye on it. We had decent rain yesterday and it looked pretty dry on both the sides and under the windshield. Was able to lift just enough. Fortunately we don't have that much...
06-14-2019, 07:43 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,028
Posted By places

My windshield seal is really tight, can barely...

My windshield seal is really tight, can barely lift any portion of it. I do however, think that these seals can warp over time, particularly if exposed to sunlight and temperature variances....
06-14-2019, 07:37 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 615
Posted By places

Wow, how many miles?

Wow, how many miles?
06-13-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 611
Posted By places

Beautiful, congratulations!

Beautiful, congratulations!
06-12-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,028
Posted By places

Well I checked my seal surrounding the front...

Well I checked my seal surrounding the front windshield and it was bone dry. I only have 4500 miles on it and keep it in the garage full time so still pretty new, but I will certainly keep an eye on...
06-12-2019, 12:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,028
Posted By places

Interesting, I will take a look at mine and...

Interesting, I will take a look at mine and report back. Although I don't really drive it that much it has seen its fair share of rain.
06-12-2019, 07:10 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,028
Posted By places

Is rust something to be concerned about? Mine is...

Is rust something to be concerned about? Mine is 100% garage kept. Preventative measures?
06-10-2019, 03:31 PM
Replies: 28
Views: 2,233
Posted By places

I have non-matte Palladium Sliver on my 2018 63....

I have non-matte Palladium Sliver on my 2018 63. Yours looks pretty close to it.
06-09-2019, 12:50 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By places

Looks like we are all running within the norms!

Looks like we are all running within the norms!
Forum: AMG GT
06-02-2019, 06:55 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 5,600
Posted By places

Regardless of what others think, thank you for...

Regardless of what others think, thank you for sharing this. Always helps to keep things in perspective. Crossing a double yellow is never ok. Period. This is how bad things happen quick.
06-02-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,250
Posted By places

Well that's always good to hear. Especially on...

Well that's always good to hear. Especially on these forums where problems are so often discussed.
06-01-2019, 11:12 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
Posted By places

Well said. You won't miss what you never had.

Well said. You won't miss what you never had.
05-31-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,801
Posted By places

It means any order made prior to June 19th, will...

It means any order made prior to June 19th, will be a 2019 model. Period. No re-submit required unless you want a 2020.
05-30-2019, 06:30 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
Posted By places

I'd pass then. There are better deals out there....

I'd pass then. There are better deals out there. He might call you in a week or so, could just be playing the game.
05-30-2019, 05:43 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 1,104
Posted By places

Maybe a bit high. It's a nice car with low...

Maybe a bit high. It's a nice car with low mileage though. How low will they go on it?
05-27-2019, 05:24 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 4,982
Posted By places

On occasion my sensors beep too for particular...

On occasion my sensors beep too for particular reason but it's so random and rare that it's a non -issue for me.

As for the car wash, just turn off the parktronic feature by pressing the P button...
05-26-2019, 05:22 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 329
Posted By places

Congratulations. I purchased my first SL in 2013...

Congratulations. I purchased my first SL in 2013 and replaced it with a 2015 which I plan on keeping. I just wished I had discovered this model long time ago, it offers so much to the driver. Classic...
05-26-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,674
Posted By places

I'm in the city and yes, lots of high-line SUV's...

I'm in the city and yes, lots of high-line SUV's on the city as well. Six figure vehicles are abundant for sure. Largely due to the conservative nature of this city, you don't see as many flashier...
05-24-2019, 06:38 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,369
Posted By places

Very sharp. Liking the wheels. Let us know how...

Very sharp. Liking the wheels. Let us know how the HK upgrade turns out.
05-24-2019, 05:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,674
Posted By places

Let's stay on track shall we. S Class, remember?

Let's stay on track shall we. S Class, remember?
05-23-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,384
Posted By places

S Class ALWAYS meant elegance. Where is the...

S Class ALWAYS meant elegance. Where is the elegance in a giant tablet? Hideous. The direction is towards 100% voice activation for everything so the argument of knobs vs screens will become...
05-22-2019, 10:09 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,420
Posted By places

100% agree and would love to see this....

100% agree and would love to see this. Unfortunately we are in different times and it seems like MB is only concerned with getting their vehicles in every driveway so exclusivity is tossed. Would...
05-21-2019, 02:09 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,988
Posted By places

Very nice, great service indeed. That's the way...

Very nice, great service indeed. That's the way to create and maintain loyalty. Hope it catches on.
05-16-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,801
Posted By places

That's not bad. Especially when you take into...

That's not bad. Especially when you take into account the ridiculous mark-ups - bordering extortion - we've seen.
05-16-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 967
Posted By places

How cool. Would love to but I'm in DC.

How cool. Would love to but I'm in DC.
05-16-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 8,801
Posted By places

If you order then yes. Walk in and pick up a 63...

If you order then yes. Walk in and pick up a 63 for retail, not likely to happen. You may get lucky on a 550 though.
05-15-2019, 08:26 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 924
Posted By places

I have a 2015 White Arrow edition. I believe...

I have a 2015 White Arrow edition. I believe there were only 400 in the US.
05-15-2019, 08:22 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 588
Posted By places

I would walk. If the owner neglected what was...

I would walk. If the owner neglected what was routine and recommended service what else did they neglect. The 1800 mile service is a couple hours in the shop, no big deal.These are expensive vehicles...
05-13-2019, 09:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,373
Posted By places

So if you don't have a subscription you don't get...

So if you don't have a subscription you don't get the ambient temperature? Is that right?
05-13-2019, 12:31 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,570
Posted By places

Who knows, my dealer has had a couple of G's...

Who knows, my dealer has had a couple of G's traded back in after a month or so. This truck is not for everyone.
05-12-2019, 08:30 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,373
Posted By places

How can something as simple as the temperature be...

How can something as simple as the temperature be so complicated? Cars have has this feature for decades.
05-12-2019, 05:06 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 456
Posted By places

I still have mine, whatever it is.

I still have mine, whatever it is.
05-12-2019, 05:05 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 740
Posted By places

Numbers look about right. Not sure where the...

Numbers look about right. Not sure where the gauge should be, might be fine.
05-12-2019, 08:44 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,090
Posted By places

If you plan on keeping it, sure. Seems like you...

If you plan on keeping it, sure. Seems like you like the car and since you know it well why not? If you plan on trading in the next year or two I would say not.
05-12-2019, 12:41 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,320
Posted By places

Love the white one. It really pops. I think the...

Love the white one. It really pops. I think the 65's are going to become collectibles. No more 12's.
05-12-2019, 12:39 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 1,485
Posted By places

I bought my 2015 550 at lease end. It was a bit...

I bought my 2015 550 at lease end. It was a bit over market but I didn't care. I decided I wanted an SL for the long term and wanted off the wheel, had rolled out of a 2013 SL previously. No regrets....
05-11-2019, 11:03 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By places

Tech can certainly assist in heightening the...

Tech can certainly assist in heightening the luxury experience but not when it's unreliable. Unfortunately we have become accustomed to having 100K plus vehicles in the shop because due to tech...
05-11-2019, 10:39 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,159
Posted By places

That's exactly right. Not much difference really....

That's exactly right. Not much difference really. Person I don't like them on this car. Looks off.
05-11-2019, 07:35 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,159
Posted By places

Like the wheels, quite bold. Looks like they...

Like the wheels, quite bold. Looks like they belong on a 600 or Maybach though.
05-11-2019, 07:26 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 620
Posted By places

I had no idea this feature existed. All this...

I had no idea this feature existed. All this modern tech on a G Class seems contradictory.
05-10-2019, 04:39 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 639
Posted By places

That's too long. The issue is with the...

That's too long. The issue is with the dealership. Either they have a very low allocation or they're selling them out the back door with steep premiums.
05-10-2019, 09:06 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,446
Posted By places

Congratulations! You will have a blast!

Congratulations! You will have a blast!
05-06-2019, 12:35 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By places

I have palladium silver and love it. I lucked...

I have palladium silver and love it. I lucked into it. Is this a dealer? If so cash is not a motivator as they like to make money on the finance. If it's private, disregard and yes its definitely to...
05-05-2019, 02:42 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By places

That's why I fill as soon I'm on half. Don't need...

That's why I fill as soon I'm on half. Don't need that drama.
05-05-2019, 02:20 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By places

No wobble issues, over all pretty stable for a...

No wobble issues, over all pretty stable for a vehicle this tall and narrow. You definitely learn to take corners slowly as the physics of this beast mandate you do. I do get some vibration between...
05-05-2019, 01:09 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 483
Posted By places

G63's drink lots of fuel fast. You just need to...

G63's drink lots of fuel fast. You just need to get used to it. I too find myself going through 1/8th almost instantly. I've hit 16+ MPG on highway cruising. Just babying the throttle. That's about...
05-04-2019, 01:47 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,678
Posted By places

I feel that MB has almost "sold their soul" in...

I feel that MB has almost "sold their soul" in the interest of tech and weight saving/cost cutting/parts sharing. While I could never go KIA or Hundai, I can easily keep what I have. MB is still...
05-04-2019, 01:22 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 770
Posted By places

I agree with Holson 100%. Drive one for a while...

I agree with Holson 100%. Drive one for a while and see if you like. It's different than anything else on the road or anything else you've driven for sure. I can see how some people keep theirs and...
05-04-2019, 12:59 PM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,674
Posted By places

I'm sure the people with a "homely" silver 550...

I'm sure the people with a "homely" silver 550 will appreciate this.
05-03-2019, 08:50 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,176
Posted By places

What if you drive with the sunroof tilted open?...

What if you drive with the sunroof tilted open? That should help, right?
05-03-2019, 05:24 PM
Replies: 44
Views: 4,678
Posted By places

V12's are anomaly's. Most people will pass on the...

V12's are anomaly's. Most people will pass on the V12 and stick with the V8, price independent. It's a very small number and market. I've considered the 12's but just don't really see a big enough...
05-03-2019, 03:40 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 570
Posted By places

Wow, that's huge. Sorry to hear this, I'm sure it...

Wow, that's huge. Sorry to hear this, I'm sure it will work out.How long until the new engine comes?
05-03-2019, 03:35 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,021
Posted By places

Congratulations it's a great car. The ultimate...

Congratulations it's a great car. The ultimate cruiser, you will love it! Top down, massage, and plenty of get up and go. To me its the perfect two door.
05-03-2019, 08:40 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,176
Posted By places

Wow, just heard that. While it is certainly a...

Wow, just heard that. While it is certainly a testament to the build quality, this needs to be addressed. At this level, not acceptable.
05-02-2019, 09:05 PM
Replies: 118
Views: 9,369
Posted By places

Congratulations she is beautiful! Very crisp!...

Congratulations she is beautiful! Very crisp! Enjoy!
05-01-2019, 09:27 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,299
Posted By places

It's everywhere. Do a search. Been out for a...

It's everywhere. Do a search. Been out for a while.
05-01-2019, 02:30 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 1,299
Posted By places

A lot of us will be watching this release...

A lot of us will be watching this release closely, much anticipated for sure. The soft top is hard enough to swallow, but a 2+2? This will be interesting for sure.
05-01-2019, 01:29 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 705
Posted By places

Lot's of inconsistencies with the 2019's. 2020...

Lot's of inconsistencies with the 2019's. 2020 will likely get it all worked out.
05-01-2019, 12:44 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By places

Sorry for your hostility. Didn't mean to offend...

Sorry for your hostility. Didn't mean to offend you and didn't want to get personal. You have a very nice car. I just don't think it's a real AMG, but will agree to disagree. On my third 63 BTW.
05-01-2019, 12:16 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By places

Smile Look, I get it. You have a 43 and believe you...

Look, I get it. You have a 43 and believe you have the real thing. I would too if I bought a 43. As for the CEO of AMG, what in the world do you think he's going to say? No, they are watered down AMG...
05-01-2019, 07:49 AM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By places

Of course they are going to stand by the...

Of course they are going to stand by the branding. How can the C43 which was originally a C450 now modified be "100% AMG". What would that make a 63 car, 150%? Sure they changed the mapping and AMG...
Forum: C450/C43 AMG
04-30-2019, 11:42 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 2,615
Posted By places

Well stated. Next gen C63 will have a 6 cylinder...

Well stated. Next gen C63 will have a 6 cylinder with some hybrid component(s) as will all real and non-real AMG cars. It's where it's all going regardless.
04-30-2019, 11:26 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 503
Posted By places

43's and 53's are not real AMG cars. They do not...

43's and 53's are not real AMG cars. They do not have AMG engines, they are merely a modified engine, tightened suspension with nice trimmings. While they are in fact nicer (if you want performance)...
04-27-2019, 09:11 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 2,176
Posted By places

This is interesting. So nothing like this exists...

This is interesting. So nothing like this exists on the previous gen G's? It's like being in a submarine.
04-26-2019, 06:33 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 520
Posted By places

Yes, revolutionary. What is staggering to me is...

Yes, revolutionary. What is staggering to me is the speed of changes. Tech is driving the industry as opposed to the inverse and thus the way people live and drive is also undergoing a radical...
04-26-2019, 09:08 AM
Replies: 86
Views: 8,674
Posted By places

In DC there are so many black S class cars mostly...

In DC there are so many black S class cars mostly with diplomatic plates or drivers. You really would not want to own a black S if you live in DC. They're everywhere.
04-25-2019, 06:41 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,240
Posted By places

Well that's a big part of it. MB has become a...

Well that's a big part of it. MB has become a marketing company selling tech first car second. The tech drives the car that drives the driver. Building off the legacy of what was at one time an...
04-25-2019, 06:40 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,240
Posted By places

That's the problem. It does not keep it's...

That's the problem. It does not keep it's standards, drive any one of the newer entry points (CLA, GLA, GLC, and co.) and then drive an S/SL and tell me the standards match. Not even in the same...
04-23-2019, 05:44 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,271
Posted By places

In an effort to get back on track (if I'm...

In an effort to get back on track (if I'm permitted), I think it's safe to say that there is a majority of us here who do not like a 2+2 soft top for the SL. Furthermore, why can't MB simply take the...
04-23-2019, 02:06 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,271
Posted By places

Exactly. All points to an upcoming soft top, met...

Exactly. All points to an upcoming soft top, met with resistance and we are not "processing". This from someone who doesn't even own a R230/231.

We'll see if he gets it.
04-23-2019, 11:38 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,271
Posted By places

Right, just forget that we are on a MB SL forum....

Right, just forget that we are on a MB SL forum. Let's keep our opinions to ourselves, no comments allowed until the new SL is actually released. It's as if everyone that has an opinion or prediction...
04-23-2019, 09:12 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 698
Posted By places

You will be fine. Just realize it is not the most...

You will be fine. Just realize it is not the most luxurious ride, but perhaps the funnest ride. Constant smile. Share pics when you pick it up. Congrats and good luck!
04-22-2019, 09:58 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,723
Posted By places

Agree, normal cars. Why does it need to be so...

Agree, normal cars. Why does it need to be so complicated. I wonder what the percentage of S Class and E Class for that matter use more the majority or all of the extra tech their cars offer? I don't...
04-21-2019, 10:47 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,240
Posted By places

I have a great relationship with the dealer...

I have a great relationship with the dealer personnel. No appointment, I can literally pull up in the middle of the day give my SA the keys and get a loaner no problem. If I can't pick up the car the...
04-21-2019, 02:36 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,240
Posted By places

I think there are many people here like myself...

I think there are many people here like myself that value and care about the brand. We have demonstrated this through years of loyalty and lots of our hard earned dollars spent.

The MB of...
04-21-2019, 01:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,723
Posted By places

I hope, really hope you are correct. Also, the...

I hope, really hope you are correct. Also, the vents need to be upgraded. The current vents are gorgeous, stylish, elegant and highly functional. As well as proportionate to scale. Fingers are...
04-21-2019, 01:20 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,723
Posted By places

Can't be. I mean can it? This would be a fail...

Can't be. I mean can it? This would be a fail 100%. Those vents...ugh, and the tablet is floating. Not wrapped or integrated or anything. This is down market big time. C looks better.
04-21-2019, 07:12 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,240
Posted By places

MB should treat everyone well, but realize a...

MB should treat everyone well, but realize a substantial amount of higher line MB owners have owned and may own multiple MB products. Myself and my family have owned 16 MB's in the last 20 years or...
04-20-2019, 03:07 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,240
Posted By places

Personally I have no problem if everyone could...

Personally I have no problem if everyone could afford an S or an E what have you. Ego has nothing to do with it. The issue I have is when certain parts in 140K vehicle are being shared with a 35K...
04-20-2019, 01:23 PM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,240
Posted By places

I feel your pain. Spend 120K+ and you get to see...

I feel your pain. Spend 120K+ and you get to see a CLA or GLA or some other diluted product with the MB badge. Personally I've lost track of all the different models and have no plans to learn them....
04-20-2019, 10:02 AM
Replies: 76
Views: 5,240
Posted By places

MB goal is to have their vehicle in every garage...

MB goal is to have their vehicle in every garage in the world, so exclusivity gets compromised. Since the intro for the CLA (some might say as far back as the ML/SLK), the new direction has been set....
04-19-2019, 07:36 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 369
Posted By places

Thanks. There are already a few threads on this.

Thanks. There are already a few threads on this.
04-19-2019, 03:22 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,271
Posted By places

100%. Unfortunately sometimes I think that MB is...

100%. Unfortunately sometimes I think that MB is catering to a new generation of buyer that doesn't really - in the case of the SL - have any recollection of what a classic car it, the SL should be...
04-19-2019, 01:08 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,271
Posted By places

Correct and I agree on all counts however in the...

Correct and I agree on all counts however in the case of the new SL (assuming reports are correct), it seems that MB is handing off the reigns to AMG, which is not a bad thing, just different. This...
04-19-2019, 12:42 PM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,271
Posted By places

In an effort to monetize the AMG brand there is...

In an effort to monetize the AMG brand there is little doubt that this runs the risk of brand dilution which in my opinion is what MB is teetering on. Seems like MB wants their product in everyone's...
04-19-2019, 10:19 AM
Replies: 105
Views: 5,271
Posted By places

Seems like there will some overlap between the GT...

Seems like there will some overlap between the GT and new SL, perhaps on purpose with the main difference being a 2+2 with more luxury on the SL? I'll stick with my hardtop. Also, sounds like more...
04-19-2019, 12:22 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By places

10K more? Really? By the time you option out the...

10K more? Really? By the time you option out the 63 you're easily in the 160's. Discounts on 2018 put you in under 140 loaded. Personally I prefer the previous generation as it remains true to the...
04-18-2019, 10:49 PM
Replies: 443
Views: 118,045
Posted By places

I certainly won't argue that the screen is...

I certainly won't argue that the screen is beautiful, top notch, best in the world, etc.. However more tech does not equate to luxury. Especially if you compromise on the quality of finishers with...
Forum: Marketplace
04-18-2019, 09:45 PM
Replies: 0
Views: 315
Posted By places

2015 SL550 Floor Mats

2015 SL 550 White Arrow Edition. Looking for brand new OEM floor mats to replace current. Black with white piping, AMG badge. As came from factory.
04-18-2019, 04:24 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,020
Posted By places

Correct me if I missed something but didn't the...

Correct me if I missed something but didn't the 560 get introduced in 2018?
04-18-2019, 04:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,124
Posted By places

Unfortunately there seems to be a lot of that...

Unfortunately there seems to be a lot of that going on with MB lately. Thank God we have the G!
04-18-2019, 04:17 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 940
Posted By places

Part of what makes the G Class unique and so...

Part of what makes the G Class unique and so desired is it's iconic and "dated" image. It hasn't been changed in 40 years, this is what attracts so many people around the world to this amazing...
04-18-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 443
Views: 118,045
Posted By places

Overall a pretty predictable release. Certainly...

Overall a pretty predictable release. Certainly not overwhelming, nothing to make this line more exclusive or to reflect the price point considering you will end up over 100k fast with the V8 model....
04-17-2019, 11:03 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,567
Posted By places

At that level they will replace. The time and...

At that level they will replace. The time and effort to repair isn't worth it.
04-17-2019, 11:44 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,579
Posted By places

Excellent points. While not fair to stipulate or...

Excellent points. While not fair to stipulate or generalize that all or most AMG owners are hard on their vehicles it would be prudent to research to car and owner. There is certainly a temptation...
04-17-2019, 08:21 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,579
Posted By places

Are there greater risks in buying a pre owned...

Are there greater risks in buying a pre owned AMG? Maintenance costs will certainly be more, anything to look for specifically? I'm contemplating picking up an S next year, new vs low mile CPO which...
04-16-2019, 07:01 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By places

That's the only thing I can think of. On a...

That's the only thing I can think of. On a separate note, a bit off topic, what are notable differences between the MY18 and all the others you owned? Any noticeable improvements, or basically the...
04-16-2019, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By places

That's interesting. Especially since you had...

That's interesting. Especially since you had every model year. Same oil each year?
04-16-2019, 05:41 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,124
Posted By places

Let's cut the G comparison now. Not even close.

Let's cut the G comparison now. Not even close.
04-15-2019, 11:18 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By places

Personally I doubt it needs to be every 1000,...

Personally I doubt it needs to be every 1000, that's a bit too often. I'll top it off when it asks me too.
04-15-2019, 09:20 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 413
Posted By places

2018 G63. I'm at 4000 miles. Needed a qt around...

2018 G63. I'm at 4000 miles. Needed a qt around 3000. Had a couple of C63's and they were pretty thirsty too. I think it's the engine. Although I don't speed in the G I do drive it around town in a...
04-15-2019, 03:59 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,579
Posted By places

I think we have a Troll here. Best to ignore....

I think we have a Troll here. Best to ignore. There seems to be a history with this guy over E vs S and E is better or equal to. He's a proud papa of an E450 and feels strongly that his car belongs...
04-15-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,816
Posted By places

I would not expect any noticeable changes. That...

I would not expect any noticeable changes. That would usually occur after 3-4 years.
04-14-2019, 12:02 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,373
Posted By places

Thats an interesting decision. What is the...

Thats an interesting decision. What is the drivability and daily practicality of the Maybach in terms of its longer wheelbase? Anyone have Maybach experience?

Or is the 63 the smarter play?
04-13-2019, 07:25 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By places

That's all too bad. I guess will have to wait and...

That's all too bad. I guess will have to wait and see. I would think that the later models would have dealt with it but it's too early to tell.
04-13-2019, 04:45 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By places

So should we all expect this to occur if we keep...

So should we all expect this to occur if we keep out G's 10 years? I have a 2018 that I baby, garage, regular car wash, etc.. I can't imagine this to be that common. Must be random?
04-13-2019, 12:06 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By places

Yeah, you could definitely grill some food on...

Yeah, you could definitely grill some food on that!

All kidding aside, does anyone think the tech is moving way too fast? I mean cars are now like cell phones, right? Latest and greatest. Larger...
04-13-2019, 08:02 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 549
Posted By places

Very interesting. I wonder how this happened,...

Very interesting. I wonder how this happened, would love to hear from someone in the know on this. Also, is this common with other G's?
04-12-2019, 09:11 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,373
Posted By places

Sorry to burst your bubble but 36K is hardly...

Sorry to burst your bubble but 36K is hardly luxury. We live in a time in which every brand in the world seems to be a self proclaimed luxury brand. In the case of the E, I have driven several as...
04-12-2019, 08:55 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,356
Posted By places

UGH. That's too bad on the screen. It's all about...

UGH. That's too bad on the screen. It's all about the tech today, even at the expense of style and elegance. What is it about MB and their obsession with these tablets and screens? Why can't they...
04-12-2019, 08:51 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,567
Posted By places

Ouch! Thankfully the wheel cover can easily be...

Ouch! Thankfully the wheel cover can easily be replaced. No body work required!
04-12-2019, 02:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By places

Post some pics if you can. Intrigued.

Post some pics if you can. Intrigued.
04-12-2019, 07:58 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 644
Posted By places

Congratulations! I agree in that it is clearly...

Congratulations! I agree in that it is clearly the most impractical vehicle on the road and worth every penny. The only thing I will change will be the tires once mine go. Not a fan of summer sport...
04-11-2019, 09:33 PM
Replies: 52
Views: 4,373
Posted By places

"In November 2014, Daimler announced the revival...

"In November 2014, Daimler announced the revival of the Maybach as sub-brand of the Mercedes-Benz S-Class (W222) (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Mercedes-Benz_S-Class_(W222)), positioned as an upscale...
04-11-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 810
Posted By places

I don't hate it, just tacky. I am surprised that...

I don't hate it, just tacky. I am surprised that this would even exist at this level. Just because it's on a Lambo still doesn't make it right.
04-11-2019, 02:33 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 810
Posted By places

So they add a piece of plastic to a 150K+...

So they add a piece of plastic to a 150K+ vehicle? Ok, right not a miss, done on purpose. Looks nice and sporty alright, doesn't look aftermarket at all.
04-11-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 810
Posted By places

]] Interesting, so this is a design miss?...

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Interesting, so this is a design miss? Wider arches in the future?
04-10-2019, 06:34 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By places

Probably a teaser/leader price. Worth the call...

Probably a teaser/leader price. Worth the call though.
04-10-2019, 04:00 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 918
Posted By places

Now you've gone and done it! Waiting...

Now you've gone and done it! Waiting...
04-08-2019, 02:19 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 918
Posted By places

2018 G63 here. You really can't compare it...

2018 G63 here. You really can't compare it anything. The only common denominator at this level is exclusivity and price. It's probably one of the most impractical purchases you can make, but...
04-08-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,502
Posted By places

Not likely, however the way the greenies are...

Not likely, however the way the greenies are going anything is possible. The day that happens, I'm done with MB.
04-08-2019, 08:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 699
Posted By places

E63 wagon is a beast. Scary fast and stealth as...

E63 wagon is a beast. Scary fast and stealth as hell unless you know what it is. Much like the G, there is nothing else on the planet like it. I'd get it and let the gremlins work themselves out on...
04-06-2019, 07:46 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 1,502
Posted By places

Wow, sweet pick-up. Love the color combo. Not...

Wow, sweet pick-up. Love the color combo. Not sure how you re going to be able to split time between the two, I suspect some overlap although as you stated two different experiences. Luxury problem,...
04-06-2019, 07:40 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 412
Posted By places

This actually worked for me. Also I read and...

This actually worked for me. Also I read and tried going in reverse and "jobbing" the brakes. Made a difference as well.
04-04-2019, 02:54 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 497
Posted By places

Didn't you have one on allocation already? Is...

Didn't you have one on allocation already? Is this the same one that you were supposed to take delivery on or did you sell the other one?
03-28-2019, 07:39 AM
Replies: 2
Views: 413
Posted By places

No expert here but you should be fine. Congrats...

No expert here but you should be fine. Congrats on the new truck!
03-25-2019, 01:03 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 852
Posted By places

I think this says it all. I can get up to 16 mpg...

I think this says it all. I can get up to 16 mpg on highway with cruise control. It drives like a truck, or some might say a jeep. Not nearly as comfortable as your x5, but there is no feeling like...
03-23-2019, 08:20 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,117
Posted By places

Some excellent points made with regards to the...

Some excellent points made with regards to the future of the SL. If in fact they come out with a pure AMG model would that not pose threat diluting the current GT? Why would they do this? Why not...
03-23-2019, 08:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 888
Posted By places

Congratulations! Pics when you have it.

Congratulations! Pics when you have it.
03-22-2019, 10:00 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,117
Posted By places

Looks quite impressive. I hope MB doesn't muck up...

Looks quite impressive. I hope MB doesn't muck up the interior with some obnoxious oversized tablet.
03-21-2019, 09:46 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,812
Posted By places

I would go with purchase, lease terms not...

I would go with purchase, lease terms not favorable enough.
03-19-2019, 08:31 AM
Replies: 17
Views: 957
Posted By places

Wait, I would not pay over. Let them work out...

Wait, I would not pay over. Let them work out the gremlins.
03-18-2019, 09:43 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 602
Posted By places

Cool video, 120MPH in a G is fast. I tried 100...

Cool video, 120MPH in a G is fast. I tried 100 and backed right off, of course the new get will feel much better at high speeds but with that windshield the aero is like hitting a wall.
03-13-2019, 08:47 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,551
Posted By places

Why not put your name on a list, should be able...

Why not put your name on a list, should be able to pick one up in 2020 with no markup. Try a different dealer. Good luck and let us know.
03-10-2019, 09:50 AM
Replies: 19
Views: 658
Posted By places

I think if you put snow tires on it you will be...

I think if you put snow tires on it you will be fine. There is no point in having a car if you can't enjoy it. You will be fine.
03-06-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 50
Views: 8,491
Posted By places

Go away, you're not making any friends here. You...

Go away, you're not making any friends here. You tried this on another thread and got roasted. You clearly don't understand the spirit of this forum. No one wants your spam.

Can someone please get...
03-03-2019, 08:26 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,831
Posted By places

Lightbulb I think it's safe tp say that values will...

I think it's safe tp say that values will decrease. Certainly not increase.
02-26-2019, 03:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 765
Posted By places

With all the tech, tech, and more tech the...

With all the tech, tech, and more tech the intention is that we will be trading cars like iPhones so the battery lifecycle won't matter to the consumer. The latest and greatest will be all that...
02-25-2019, 11:04 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 765
Posted By places

Interesting read, not exciting as far as I'm...

Interesting read, not exciting as far as I'm concerned. I think I'll hang on to what I have. It's all changing and changing fast. I guess cars with personality and quirks will be a thing of the past....
02-25-2019, 08:23 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 491
Posted By places

Go with a 400/450. Whole different experience. SL...

Go with a 400/450. Whole different experience. SL is such a more well rounded experience. I can drive with the top down, massage seats on, pass another car and take a call at the same. Pure luxury....
02-22-2019, 03:12 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 1,180
Posted By places

I couldn't imagine driving a G that fast. The...

I couldn't imagine driving a G that fast. The aerodynamics are just not there. Must be loud and very turbulent. I took mine to 100 and it felt every bit of it.
02-21-2019, 01:11 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By places

Great explanation, thank you! One more...

Great explanation, thank you!

One more question, can you turn it on and off? I assume based on the picture that you can.
02-21-2019, 10:46 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 667
Posted By places

Awesome car, congratulations!

Awesome car, congratulations!
02-21-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 534
Posted By places

A lot more sensors and electronics in the new gen...

A lot more sensors and electronics in the new gen G. They will iron out the wrinkles over time.
02-21-2019, 10:06 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,831
Posted By places

I like the red calipers, silver calipers...

I like the red calipers, silver calipers disappear (which is not a bad thing for some). I like the contrast and the "pop" of the red, its not too much.
02-21-2019, 09:27 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 536
Posted By places

So what does it do? I live in the city and...

So what does it do? I live in the city and usually drive in 2nd or 3rd which makes it responsive and torquey
02-20-2019, 07:53 PM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,831
Posted By places

Love that combo.

Love that combo.
02-19-2019, 06:47 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,272
Posted By places

That's very good looking. Love the mod's....

That's very good looking. Love the mod's. Congrats.
02-12-2019, 11:57 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,193
Posted By places

Well, no it's not an Audi but it certainly does...

Well, no it's not an Audi but it certainly does not look like a Bentley should. Take the headlights away and what do you really have looking back at you? The one feature about Bentley (and RR) is the...
02-12-2019, 05:07 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 6,193
Posted By places

Not a fan here. Q7 platform (and some will say...

Not a fan here. Q7 platform (and some will say body). I'm sure it's a very nice SUV and as you said capable but not the best looking IMO. Take the Bentley badging and headlights and what do you have?...
02-10-2019, 08:11 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,391
Posted By places

I'm not old but agree :) Currently my cars do...

I'm not old but agree :) Currently my cars do everything I need them to. Not interested on reading restaurant reviews on my dash or surfing the web.
02-10-2019, 08:08 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,082
Posted By places

Well said. Once the market levels off, and it...

Well said. Once the market levels off, and it will level off, the gap will narrow. The pre 19's will hold well, there will be a market for these models. Currently the gap is so wide as the new models...
02-08-2019, 10:21 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By places

Palladium is the color I have without the night...

Palladium is the color I have without the night package. Canít go wrong. Blue was my second choice. Both of these are great choices!
02-07-2019, 10:13 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By places

You'll get 15k no problem. Just keep looking.

You'll get 15k no problem. Just keep looking.
02-07-2019, 10:11 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By places

100%. Pre-2000 S class WERE a solid chunk of...

100%. Pre-2000 S class WERE a solid chunk of stone. I remember the thickness of the dual paned windows. MB probably can't afford to build to that standard again.They did improved in 2007/8, felt like...
02-07-2019, 09:46 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By places

It's a thin veneer vs solid wood. So yes, it's...

It's a thin veneer vs solid wood. So yes, it's real wood but very thin and light. I would disagree that the wood is just as nice as before. Far from solid, lighter and more hollow. I've had half a...
02-07-2019, 09:05 AM
Replies: 8
Views: 418
Posted By places

Cheaper plastics, MB has slowly moved this...

Cheaper plastics, MB has slowly moved this direction into the higher line models. Started with C's and slowly moved up, don't even use real wood anymore. I was told it all part of weight saving, but...
02-06-2019, 05:30 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 852
Posted By places

If an '18 is what you're interested in, there are...

If an '18 is what you're interested in, there are probably better deals and options out there. You should be able to get 15K off. I got mine in November with a great deal and have no regrets buying...
02-05-2019, 09:42 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 423
Posted By places

I get that too sometimes. Try turning it off and...

I get that too sometimes. Try turning it off and on again. Probably locating the satellite. I read those things are thousands of miles above earth.
01-31-2019, 11:09 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,387
Posted By places

Wow, very interesting. My dealer had offered me a...

Wow, very interesting. My dealer had offered me a 2019 at MSRP but I passed. The one thing I remember was the doors felt lighter and lost that heavy sound when I shut them. I agree that the new G is...
01-31-2019, 08:22 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,269
Posted By places

100%. It's there, and it's there always and...

100%. It's there, and it's there always and instantaneously. The range is deep and constant without the engine working that hard. It's effortless.
01-29-2019, 09:08 PM
Replies: 38
Views: 4,370
Posted By places

Thumbs up Fantastic! Congratulations, she's a beauty. Love...

Fantastic! Congratulations, she's a beauty. Love the white. You're going to really enjoy it.
01-28-2019, 10:14 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 504
Posted By places

I get occasional vibrations at that exact speed...

I get occasional vibrations at that exact speed and then it goes away at 65-70 MPH. Could be tires, or could be road conditions.
01-24-2019, 08:35 AM
Replies: 518
Views: 130,831
Posted By places

100% and thank you. Some people seem to believe...

100% and thank you. Some people seem to believe it's a big conspiracy between MBUSA and the dealer network. Some big secret they're not sharing. Hilarious.
01-21-2019, 08:55 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By places

I forgot about the ashtray, iPhone 7 here and it...

I forgot about the ashtray, iPhone 7 here and it fits perfectly. As for the pocket under the door arm, I find it hard to extract. I ends up sideways sometime and I end up needing to fish it out....
01-21-2019, 08:34 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By places

So I wedge against the leather handle cover,...

So I wedge against the leather handle cover, kinda at an angle so it's snug. I tried the other way and it kept falling through also. Unfortunately the storage compartments in the door are not easy to...
01-20-2019, 08:23 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 868
Posted By places

I keep my sunglasses in the storage under the...

I keep my sunglasses in the storage under the front seat, behind my legs. As for my iPhone, I wedge it in between the console and the hand brake. That's the best I could come up with.
01-15-2019, 10:08 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 550
Posted By places

Too new for any feedback in terms of reliability....

Too new for any feedback in terms of reliability. I passed on the warranty, figured I can always purchase one if I keep that long and didn't want to finance the warranty and pay the interest on it. I...
01-11-2019, 09:16 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,135
Posted By places

I have a 2018 model and although pretty new, it...

I have a 2018 model and although pretty new, it has been 100% so far. It's the first year of a new model. there may be some bugs that need to be worked out but MB will take care of it.
01-06-2019, 05:55 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,446
Posted By places

Exactly, great example, do the math. Balloons...

Exactly, great example, do the math. Balloons simply don't work math wise. Not sure about what exact tax(for businesses) or accounting advantages exist, if any. These programs were designed by...
01-04-2019, 09:26 AM
Replies: 1,070
Views: 273,617
Posted By places

Amazing, that's a helluva job. Admire your...

Amazing, that's a helluva job. Admire your commitment and dedication to this project. Congratulations.
12-30-2018, 08:59 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 9,252
Posted By places

Just turned 50, second SL. First one at 44. Love...

Just turned 50, second SL. First one at 44. Love the car, it provides me with everything I need. Luxury, performance, style, and comfort. I can take a call doing 70 with the top down with the seat...
12-30-2018, 09:27 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 426
Posted By places

Love it, absolute classic.

Love it, absolute classic.
12-29-2018, 06:36 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 818
Posted By places

I agree, these look good. Any bigger might look...

I agree, these look good. Any bigger might look off.
12-28-2018, 07:55 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,269
Posted By places

I agree. "Dangerous" seems a bit dramatic to me....

I agree. "Dangerous" seems a bit dramatic to me. I drive in "C" much of the time around town and have never been short of power. Once I'm out of the city I switch to "S" and while quite a difference...
12-27-2018, 09:53 AM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,269
Posted By places

To clarify, had a 2013 and traded for 2015, so...

To clarify, had a 2013 and traded for 2015, so two SL's in 5 years. To my recollection, I had a radiator hose pop off due to a poorly fitted bracket and dealer needed to remove and re-install drivers...
12-26-2018, 06:52 PM
Replies: 40
Views: 2,269
Posted By places

I had a '13 550 and now own a '15 550. Never...

I had a '13 550 and now own a '15 550. Never drove the 400/450 but everyone that has seems to have good things to say about the 6 cylinder versions. Personally I prefer a V8 over a six all day as the...
12-26-2018, 05:28 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,458
Posted By places

Very interesting, I like these a lot. Your truck...

Very interesting, I like these a lot. Your truck looks awesome.
12-24-2018, 05:06 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 831
Posted By places

Congratulations, I recently picked a 2018 63 as...

Congratulations, I recently picked a 2018 63 as well. So Hppy with it. Enjoy!!
12-24-2018, 05:05 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 397
Posted By places

Merry Christmas!!

Merry Christmas!!
12-16-2018, 07:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 1,843
Posted By places

Can you paint over the lettering?

Can you paint over the lettering?
12-16-2018, 08:21 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 897
Posted By places

Old school for sure. Not bad, but not my taste.

Old school for sure. Not bad, but not my taste.
12-14-2018, 08:16 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 816
Posted By places

I'd go 2011G55, too big of a difference between...

I'd go 2011G55, too big of a difference between 29K and 67K miles. 29K miles equals about 4K miles per year.
12-08-2018, 12:31 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,507
Posted By places

With MF where it is, buy vs lease payments are...

With MF where it is, buy vs lease payments are too close not to purchase. I saw very little difference in the payment numbers, it was few hundred.
12-06-2018, 05:50 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 1,507
Posted By places

I looked into it briefly, if I recall payments...

I looked into it briefly, if I recall payments were around 2K for 39 months. Money factor is high, I purchased. Made better sense.
12-05-2018, 08:46 AM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,725
Posted By places

My 2018 came with rear cargo in the all season...

My 2018 came with rear cargo in the all season mats package. Have no idea about the 2019's.
12-03-2018, 03:25 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 748
Posted By places

Looks great! What type of tires?

Looks great! What type of tires?
11-28-2018, 04:26 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 5,725
Posted By places

Ouch, just saw this, I think you definitely need...

Ouch, just saw this, I think you definitely need to push back on this. Especially after learning that there is a place in the mesh area for the application. Someone wasn't thinking when they did this.
11-27-2018, 09:37 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 448
Posted By places

100% agree. Both production numbers and expansion...

100% agree. Both production numbers and expansion have certainly not helped this brand. Once they came out with the CLA at 29,900 it was a game changer. Also, MB focus on technology (which is where...
11-26-2018, 08:05 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,083
Posted By places

That's a good deal.

That's a good deal.
11-25-2018, 08:26 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 2,083
Posted By places

5K is light, should be able to do 10K or better....

5K is light, should be able to do 10K or better. Depends on MSRP, the higher the bigger the discount probably.
11-22-2018, 08:37 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 438
Posted By places

Thumbs up Happy Thanksgiving. Very good insight, yes we...

Happy Thanksgiving. Very good insight, yes we have much to be thankful for.
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