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04-09-2019, 05:19 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,852
Posted By Wig

Fair points Cao Black. I hope Mercedes is not...

Fair points Cao Black. I hope Mercedes is not neglecting the sedans while investing in the SUVs.
04-09-2019, 01:28 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 8,852
Posted By Wig

Agreed. No MBUX is disappointing, but sort of...

Agreed. No MBUX is disappointing, but sort of understandable as it's brand new technology. What's more disappointing is the continuing use of the old V6 in the E450 for the 2020 model year, instead...
03-03-2019, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,669
Posted By Wig

Both my MBs with the 4 cylinder engine (2016 C300...

Both my MBs with the 4 cylinder engine (2016 C300 and 2017 GLC300) have had this crankcase ventilation issue, but luckily for us both were fixed within the warranty period. My sample of two vehicles...
10-02-2018, 01:06 PM
Replies: 34
Views: 1,783
Posted By Wig

If I were you I'd be tempted to abandon MB...

If I were you I'd be tempted to abandon MB altogether.
03-20-2018, 10:08 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,460
Posted By Wig

That's a major disappointment. I was hoping the...

That's a major disappointment. I was hoping the E450 would have the inline 6. Maybe MB want to keep the CLS a bit more exclusive.

Do you know the HP of the forthcoming E350 inline 4?
03-12-2018, 02:26 PM
Replies: 77
Views: 11,460
Posted By Wig

Thanks for posting. Do you know if the sedan...

Thanks for posting. Do you know if the sedan will be available in E450 and E53 versions?
11-16-2017, 11:53 AM
Replies: 33
Views: 2,266
Posted By Wig

It's not so much that the 4 banger is under...

It's not so much that the 4 banger is under powered, it's the fact that it's noisy, unrefined and isn't too far off feeling like a diesel.
I have the engine in a C-Class. The car is quick enough,...
11-09-2017, 09:41 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,409
Posted By Wig

Beautiful car and great colour combination. ...

Beautiful car and great colour combination. Congratulations!
07-27-2017, 09:23 AM
Replies: 7
Views: 852
Posted By Wig

I'm sorry to hear you've had so many problems. ...

I'm sorry to hear you've had so many problems.

Although I'm sure the 2018 A6 will be a fine car, will you not be risking having more first model year issues like you've experienced with the E300?
06-27-2017, 02:04 PM
Replies: 73
Views: 5,391
Posted By Wig

Wassaby - do you have any info on when the the...

Wassaby - do you have any info on when the the M264 will be rolled out to presumably replace the M274?
05-10-2017, 06:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,468
Posted By Wig

Stunning. The perfect color combination. ...

Stunning. The perfect color combination.

The E43 also recently beat all the competition in a Car and Driver comparison test.
12-21-2016, 10:56 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,364
Posted By Wig

I've found with the several MBs I've had over the...

I've found with the several MBs I've had over the last 20 years that the wipers start out noisy, but improve after a fair amount of use.
06-04-2016, 11:36 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,121
Posted By Wig

W213 on Canadian website

MB Canada has added the W213 to their website. No build and price yet, but technical specs for E300 and E400 are there, plus pictures etc.

MRSP "starting from" CAD$61,200.
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01-08-2016, 05:59 PM
Replies: 214
Views: 31,781
Posted By Wig

100% agree. The giant star in the grill should...

100% agree. The giant star in the grill should be for MB sports cars and SUVs only. Why change a great tradition? It started with the W204, and I was horrified when they did it on the W212...
09-09-2015, 08:27 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,560
Posted By Wig

There's a heck of a lot of money in London. One...

There's a heck of a lot of money in London. One of the best places in the world to see Benzes, Rolls, Ferraris etc.
04-02-2015, 05:26 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 642
Posted By Wig

I think the problem may be the use of a smaller,...

I think the problem may be the use of a smaller, more "sporty" steering wheel from 2012 onwards. IIRC my 2010 had a larger wheel which didn't obscure any of the instrument cluster.
03-06-2015, 03:30 PM
Replies: 103
Views: 20,181
Posted By Wig

I think C400benz made some good points. I...

I think C400benz made some good points.

I drove a C300 the other day and was very impressed. The interior is very modern and a complete departure from the W204. The "iPad" screen may not be to...
02-26-2015, 11:00 AM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,124
Posted By Wig

The purpose of the CLA is to get younger, less...

The purpose of the CLA is to get younger, less affluent buyers into a Benz, and become loyal to the brand as they age and become wealthier.

The POS CLA may have the opposite effect and turn buyers...
02-24-2015, 06:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 3,124
Posted By Wig

This is the Consumer Reports summary of the...

This is the Consumer Reports summary of the brand:

"Mercedes-Benz
Among the finest automakers in the world, you used to be able to count on every Mercedes to have an exquisite ride, superb...
01-31-2015, 05:53 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,307
Posted By Wig

Correct

Correct
01-27-2015, 12:52 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 2,152
Posted By Wig

Mine is inoperative too. Seemed to happen when...

Mine is inoperative too. Seemed to happen when car got covered in salt spray, but the OP being in Florida suggests another reason.

I read somewhere else that corrosion is the problem. Is that...
01-22-2015, 08:42 AM
Replies: 77
Views: 27,967
Posted By Wig

Agreed. Every time a new model is coming,...

Agreed.

Every time a new model is coming, there is a mountain of criticism and lamenting of the passing of the old model. People rush out to get a "deal" on the leftover models.

Then, people...
01-06-2015, 07:33 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,482
Posted By Wig

I have the base stereo, and I think it's okay. ...

I have the base stereo, and I think it's okay. Not as clean as the H/K, but not that far behind IMO.
12-13-2014, 06:36 PM
Replies: 91
Views: 7,375
Posted By Wig

Arrie - where in Europe is this true? Every...

Arrie - where in Europe is this true? Every European family I know has two vehicles, same as US and Canada.
12-12-2014, 01:01 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,865
Posted By Wig

Hype - you had the 550 with Airmatic, if I recall...

Hype - you had the 550 with Airmatic, if I recall correctly.

I would think this has a smoother engine (V8) and a more comfortable ride due to the air suspension. I would hope that the 550 was...
12-11-2014, 02:18 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 5,865
Posted By Wig

Agreed. The W212 has tried (and largely...

Agreed.

The W212 has tried (and largely failed) to be a sportier E-Class than previous generations. I love my W212 but would prefer it to be quieter, to ride more smoothly, and have more...
11-28-2014, 09:43 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,057
Posted By Wig

Are you sure about that Derek? It's a struggle...

Are you sure about that Derek? It's a struggle to get a decent discount in Canada. And as someone else mentioned, our lease prices are way higher than the US. :confused:
11-20-2014, 12:42 PM
Replies: 212
Views: 12,675
Posted By Wig

I agree Audi appears to be growing, but I'm not...

I agree Audi appears to be growing, but I'm not sure which models their growth stems from.

From my observations on the road (and not actual stats) the only vehicles Audi sell in large numbers are...
11-19-2014, 03:44 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 4,094
Posted By Wig

Petee - congratulations on both your new cars. ...

Petee - congratulations on both your new cars.

Which is quieter: the E400 or the CLS400?
10-21-2014, 04:59 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 7,584
Posted By Wig

The E63 is quieter? I would have expected the...

The E63 is quieter? I would have expected the opposite.
08-27-2014, 03:33 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 5,828
Posted By Wig

The 2013 is a better exterior design in my...

The 2013 is a better exterior design in my opinion. It's a classic E-Class with four headlights and the star hood ornament.
08-01-2014, 03:19 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 2,152
Posted By Wig

Congratulations Petee. Sounds like a good...

Congratulations Petee. Sounds like a good upgrade for the wife.

You seem to change your Benzes quite regularly. Do you do short leases? Or do you buy them? If so I assume your dealer is good...
07-29-2014, 10:25 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 2,047
Posted By Wig

It seems as though BMW will release their new 5...

It seems as though BMW will release their new 5 Series at the same time as the W213. The life cycle for the current 5 series will only be 6 years, and not the usual 7. Not sure why BMW is doing...
07-28-2014, 07:28 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,860
Posted By Wig

It could be the tires. I have Continental...

It could be the tires. I have Continental Procontact all seasons.

When I did the test drive, I didn't notice the noise, and I find it much better at lower speeds anyway. The wind noise is also...
07-28-2014, 03:34 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 1,860
Posted By Wig

Quietness

I have a 2013 E3004M (Canadian model). I've been disappointed with the sound insulation, especially at highway speeds. The quietness of this car could be better.

Mercedes can nail this in the...
06-11-2014, 06:27 PM
Replies: 2
Views: 585
Posted By Wig

Try the W211 forum. This is the W212 forum...

Try the W211 forum.

This is the W212 forum for 2010 models onwards.

Good luck.
05-28-2014, 10:11 AM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,863
Posted By Wig

Thanks Peter and YYZ.

Thanks Peter and YYZ.
05-27-2014, 04:50 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,863
Posted By Wig

Problem with Blind Spot Assist

My passenger side blind spot assist is giving intermittent false positives as I turn on the signal to turn right. It's as though it's reading hedges or fences as vehicles in the blind spot.

This...
05-21-2014, 09:03 PM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,229
Posted By Wig

In the UK a BMW car is a 'Beemer'. The word...

In the UK a BMW car is a 'Beemer'. The word 'Bimmer' is meaningless. I don't know if there's even a nickname for a BMW motorcycle.

I realise it's different in North America. :D
05-18-2014, 08:21 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,229
Posted By Wig

Isn't a 2011 Audi A6 the old model? Redesigned...

Isn't a 2011 Audi A6 the old model? Redesigned model arrived as a 2012 I believe.

In any event, the new A6 has been a sales failure. Here in Ontario they are rarely seen.
04-27-2014, 08:31 AM
Replies: 314
Views: 52,291
Posted By Wig

My 2010 E350 had cracks in the driver's seat...

My 2010 E350 had cracks in the driver's seat MB-Tex. Repaired under warranty.
03-02-2014, 03:06 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,103
Posted By Wig

Agreed. The rear mats are strangely small, and...

Agreed. The rear mats are strangely small, and don't cover the carpet properly.

Front mats are fine, and a nice design.
02-26-2014, 11:30 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 14,897
Posted By Wig

Other than the height difference, and the sport...

Other than the height difference, and the sport suspension being 'stiffer', does anyone know of other differences between the two set-ups?
02-18-2014, 08:14 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,996
Posted By Wig

Not trying to start another 'war' on here, but I...

Not trying to start another 'war' on here, but I really can't understand why anyone would sing the praises of the 5-Series 'butt'.

The rear end of virtually all BMWs is the weak spot in its...
02-15-2014, 11:19 AM
Replies: 442
Views: 75,229
Posted By Wig

K-A - you used to be a 'Mercedes' guy, and are a...

K-A - you used to be a 'Mercedes' guy, and are a student of the brand's history. The current direction of the brand clearly disappoints you. So what does the brand need to do, in your opinion?

I...
12-12-2013, 01:16 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,085
Posted By Wig

I use the temperature gauge. If it's near...

I use the temperature gauge. If it's near freezing or below, then I know there could be ice. I don't need a 'snowflake' to state the obvious.
12-08-2013, 08:08 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 7,948
Posted By Wig

I've owned both. There really is no comparison. ...

I've owned both. There really is no comparison. C has a very stiff ride and feels much cheaper. The E is way more comfortable.

The 4-pot C also has a rough engine compared to the V6 in the E. ...
10-06-2013, 01:36 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 10,830
Posted By Wig

The wipers should improve after a while, after...

The wipers should improve after a while, after they are 'broken in'. This is how it went with my 2010 E-350.
08-13-2013, 01:06 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,239
Posted By Wig

Petee - I have no doubt that your facts and...

Petee - I have no doubt that your facts and figures are correct here, but the other real price difference is US dealers' willingness to discount compared to Canadian dealers.
07-06-2013, 08:29 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 10,813
Posted By Wig

David - what were your impressions of the Audi A6?

David - what were your impressions of the Audi A6?
07-05-2013, 04:09 PM
Replies: 53
Views: 36,966
Posted By Wig

The Harman Kardon system is fairly good, but I...

The Harman Kardon system is fairly good, but I agree that it lacks bass. There is a small sub on the rear shelf, but it really doesn't sound like a proper sub. The other complication is the fibre...
06-22-2013, 09:59 AM
Replies: 98
Views: 33,932
Posted By Wig

K-A - not sure if you said this, but there were...

K-A - not sure if you said this, but there were comments in this forum that the 2012 and 2013 sport models were not as harsh as the 2010s and 2011s.
04-24-2013, 11:07 AM
Replies: 100
Views: 40,986
Posted By Wig

The FL sport looks okay in the black side by side...

The FL sport looks okay in the black side by side shots with the pre-FL.

Except the nose. 'Star in grill' has no place on an E-Class, except maybe the E63 AMG. As I've said before, why is MB...
04-21-2013, 06:41 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,982
Posted By Wig

K-A. How's the F10? I don't want to start...

K-A. How's the F10? I don't want to start another 'let's all attack K-A for talking about a BMW' debate - just interested in the good and bad of the F10 now you've had it a while. Tempted to come...
04-21-2013, 05:44 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,982
Posted By Wig

The rear shot of the white car looks very bland. ...

The rear shot of the white car looks very bland. Much prefer the pre-FL rear lights. The front is also disappointing on both models. I don't like the protruding 'nose' effect from the side.

I...
04-14-2013, 08:21 AM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By Wig

This logic means that the diesel cars should...

This logic means that the diesel cars should costs thousands less to buy new.
Sounds like MB's profit margin must be much better on the diesels.
04-07-2013, 03:50 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By Wig

YYZ - any word yet on which grill the E250...

YYZ - any word yet on which grill the E250 Bluetec 4-Matic will have in Canada?
03-29-2013, 10:49 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 1,328
Posted By Wig

I'm not sure about any tax incentives, but...

I'm not sure about any tax incentives, but diesels are not viewed as negatively here as they are in the U.S.

We've been asking for a 4Matic diesel E-Class for years in Canada, and we're finally...
03-26-2013, 08:18 PM
Replies: 67
Views: 6,997
Posted By Wig

+1 It's also always true that Benz facelifts...

+1

It's also always true that Benz facelifts improve on the outgoing model. The W211 f/l was a huge improvement.
I'm sure there will be engineering and technology enhancements with the 2014,...
03-18-2013, 01:07 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 4,620
Posted By Wig

We can't get anywhere near to these deals in...

We can't get anywhere near to these deals in Canada. Makes no sense to me at all.

Do any Canadian members know of a dealer in the GTA / southern Ontario that will give a decent discount?
03-04-2013, 12:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 7,062
Posted By Wig

We've had the Mercedes direct injection engines...

We've had the Mercedes direct injection engines for the 2012 model year, and half of the 2013 model year. We'd have heard of the horror stories by now if this was a real problem.
02-22-2013, 06:10 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 3,684
Posted By Wig

Would you say this applies to Benz more than,...

Would you say this applies to Benz more than, say, Porsche or BMW? I think BMW fans lament the loss of the 5 Series' handling, but new converts may like the improved ride.

Porsche seem to improve...
02-20-2013, 09:18 PM
Replies: 16
Views: 2,365
Posted By Wig

I've just been to the Toronto Auto Show. Great...

I've just been to the Toronto Auto Show. Great show overall.

The MB display was one of the best, but hopeless lack of facelifted E-Class. They has the 2014 E63, but you couldn't get close. ...
02-14-2013, 07:48 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 1,163
Posted By Wig

Hype - they look superb! And I must say I...

Hype - they look superb!

And I must say I prefer the return to the black look to the orange wrap! :D
02-07-2013, 07:53 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,715
Posted By Wig

K-A - you got the Benzes and the BMW in the wrong...

K-A - you got the Benzes and the BMW in the wrong order!

Anyway, I predict you'll be back in the Benz fold for your next vehicle.
02-07-2013, 07:40 PM
Replies: 122
Views: 20,715
Posted By Wig

Maybe the younger owners are more likely to be on...

Maybe the younger owners are more likely to be on this forum, thus skewing the results.
02-04-2013, 08:25 AM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,267
Posted By Wig

I agree. Very overrated cars. Audi is the media...

I agree. Very overrated cars. Audi is the media darling; discussed in detail in another thread. They are thought of as 'cool', but they don't do it for me.

Bland looking, terrible rear-end...
01-16-2013, 08:47 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,604
Posted By Wig

I think this forum will be a poorer place without...

I think this forum will be a poorer place without K-A.

His enthusiasm for cars is infectious, and there is no malice or unpleasantness in his posts. Some of his detractors have been rather...
01-12-2013, 07:12 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,604
Posted By Wig

Predictably most of the debate is between BMW and...

Predictably most of the debate is between BMW and Audi. MB seems to appeal to a slightly different audience.

MB should resist the urge to go more 'sporty', because that is Audi and BMW territory....
01-12-2013, 09:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,287
Posted By Wig

Agreed. Looks superb. I'm not normally a...

Agreed. Looks superb.

I'm not normally a fan of the 'star in grille' for the E-Class, but I think it's appropriate for the E63.
01-11-2013, 03:00 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,604
Posted By Wig

Oliverk - we don't care about your opinions on...

Oliverk - we don't care about your opinions on the W212 forum. All you ever do is come on here with negative, sneering remarks. If you don't have anything positive to say, then don't come here.
01-09-2013, 09:44 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,604
Posted By Wig

K-A - I'm not au fait with the different...

K-A - I'm not au fait with the different suspension options on the F10. Which suspension do you have, and what were the other choices?
01-08-2013, 09:31 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,604
Posted By Wig

You didn't feel that way about the original W212,...

You didn't feel that way about the original W212, so is this directed at the facelift? (And GLK and SL?)
01-08-2013, 03:05 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,604
Posted By Wig

K-A. Looking forward to your review. It should...

K-A. Looking forward to your review. It should be an interesting comparison between the F10 and the 2014 facelift W212.

Let's hope it isn't so biased towards BMW this time that it'll prompt 220S...
01-05-2013, 08:52 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,604
Posted By Wig

K-A - congratulations on the new Bimmer. I...

K-A - congratulations on the new Bimmer.

I think the front looks superb. Classy and aggressive at the same time. The sides look dated though, and could be on any BMW from the last few years. ...
12-29-2012, 06:33 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,604
Posted By Wig

Please don't tell me he's criticising the W212...

Please don't tell me he's criticising the W212 while waxing lyrical about the 5 Series. That would be too much of another astonishing flip flop from when he first hated the W212, then decided it was...
12-13-2012, 06:19 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,604
Posted By Wig

I wonder whether MB will now have an even harder...

I wonder whether MB will now have an even harder time justifying the price premium of the CLS over the E? They've essentially copied the CLS interior, added full LED headlights, and loaded the E...
12-13-2012, 04:48 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,604
Posted By Wig

Both BMW and Audi seem to be able to make more...

Both BMW and Audi seem to be able to make more powerful engines, post better performance stats, AND still get better fuel economy. Worrying times indeed for MB.
12-13-2012, 01:36 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,604
Posted By Wig

YYZ - are you able to confirm whether the...

YYZ - are you able to confirm whether the 'star-in-grille' will be the only grille available in Canada? If so, I will have to buy a 2013.
12-12-2012, 09:36 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,089
Posted By Wig

Good point Telemakhos. I have asked the question...

Good point Telemakhos. I have asked the question why US buyers are able to obtain much bigger discounts than those of us in Canada. Given the parity of the two currencies, this makes no sense to me.
12-12-2012, 07:00 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 5,034
Posted By Wig

The 2010 E550 will guzzle a lot more gas than the...

The 2010 E550 will guzzle a lot more gas than the 2012 E350. The 2012 3.5 engine is direct injected, while the 2010 5.5 V8 is port injected and not the most efficient.

If you don't care about...
12-11-2012, 10:55 PM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,604
Posted By Wig

So when will these cars hit the North American...

So when will these cars hit the North American showrooms? Will it be the fall of next year as usual for a new model year?
12-11-2012, 09:42 AM
Replies: 387
Views: 42,604
Posted By Wig

The reaction to the W212 in late 2009 was...

The reaction to the W212 in late 2009 was similarly negative. K-A was the most vocal opponent of the redesign.

I'm sure most people will come to appreciate the facelift in time.
12-10-2012, 02:33 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 2,089
Posted By Wig

Congratulations Mtl. It must be great getting...

Congratulations Mtl. It must be great getting two new MBs every year. Does your girlfriend work for MB Canada or something?

The wagon sounds amazing. The open pore wood is fantastic with the...
11-09-2012, 12:37 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,244
Posted By Wig

Petee - I thought you were going to wait for the...

Petee - I thought you were going to wait for the 2014 E-Class diesel 4matic?

Anyway - you got something way better!

Congratulations.
10-15-2012, 08:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,229
Posted By Wig

Facelift question

Question to the forum about the upcoming 2014 W212 facelift.

Do you see it as the perfecting of a great car?

Or is it keeping an aging design relevant for its 5th, 6th and 7th years of...
10-12-2012, 08:07 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,893
Posted By Wig

Seems a shame to winterize a perfect winter car. ...

Seems a shame to winterize a perfect winter car.

Anyway - good luck with the airmatic.
Benz must have got it right by now? 😃
10-11-2012, 01:35 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 1,998
Posted By Wig

Same old Oliver K. Never has anything positive...

Same old Oliver K. Never has anything positive or polite to say. Mr. K - why are you in the W212 forum?
09-30-2012, 12:03 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,084
Posted By Wig

Don - is that known, or are you hoping that's...

Don - is that known, or are you hoping that's true?
09-29-2012, 07:25 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,084
Posted By Wig

Fair enough. We all have different opinions. ...

Fair enough. We all have different opinions.

I like the current W212 dash, but I think MB are moving in totally the wrong direction with the 2014 replacement.

I guarantee the new S-Class won't...
09-29-2012, 04:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,084
Posted By Wig

244494 The 5 Series instrument panel is far...

244494

The 5 Series instrument panel is far superior IMO. Simple, elegant and classy.

NOT trying to look like a 'muscle car'.
09-28-2012, 09:29 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 8,084
Posted By Wig

Hideous design that looks exactly like facelifted...

Hideous design that looks exactly like facelifted C-Class interior. Current design is far superior.

Also, this takes away the exclusivity of the CLS interior (even though I don't like it).

Why...
09-20-2012, 09:52 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,787
Posted By Wig

I'd love the new dark blue, Lunar Blue, with a...

I'd love the new dark blue, Lunar Blue, with a Natural Beige or Chestnut Brown interior.
09-18-2012, 07:57 PM
Replies: 107
Views: 16,558
Posted By Wig

I'd absolutely LOVE a 911, but they are so...

I'd absolutely LOVE a 911, but they are so ostentatious, I think I'd feel like a **** driving one around.

I'm thinking about something more nimble and better handling, so I'm comtemplating the new...
09-11-2012, 07:53 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 3,273
Posted By Wig

It was standard in the US for 2010 and 2011. ...

It was standard in the US for 2010 and 2011. It's still standard in Canada.
09-04-2012, 07:18 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,299
Posted By Wig

Loathe those new gauges. What's this obsession...

Loathe those new gauges. What's this obsession with 1970s muscle car 'tunnels' or 'hoods'? They look ridiculous.

Please MB.... please give us a clean and classy instrument cluster like the BMWs...
08-28-2012, 10:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,038
Posted By Wig

So disloyal, so fickle. :D Looks like 220S...

So disloyal, so fickle. :D

Looks like 220S was wrong with his 'cheerleader' jibes.

Are you seriously going to quit the brand you wax lyrical about every day?
08-16-2012, 07:23 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,935
Posted By Wig

I'd love to see the 2014 interior. If the CLS...

I'd love to see the 2014 interior. If the CLS and new C interior are the way forward, then it's not going to be good. For me, the worst part of the new Benz interior design is the faux 'sports car'...
08-16-2012, 06:25 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,935
Posted By Wig

These renderings look way too bland. The...

These renderings look way too bland.

The competition, i.e. 5 series and A6, is already bland. Why on earth would MB want to go that route? The success of the E is based in part on its looks. It...
08-15-2012, 08:52 PM
Replies: 115
Views: 38,558
Posted By Wig

Has anyone had their burl walnut trim replaced...

Has anyone had their burl walnut trim replaced under warranty in Canada?
08-15-2012, 10:40 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,725
Posted By Wig

I think Audio 20 may be a 'lesser' audio system...

I think Audio 20 may be a 'lesser' audio system available in other markets. Most North American W212s are sold with the HK system.
08-15-2012, 09:43 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,458
Posted By Wig

Some wealthy people just aren't interested in...

Some wealthy people just aren't interested in cars, so they buy cheaper 'appliance' type cars like Accord and Camry. Obviously some do prefer higher end cars like the E-Class. The majority probably...
08-14-2012, 03:41 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,722
Posted By Wig

Thanks Norcal. What would you expect the...

Thanks Norcal. What would you expect the differing engine characteristics to be? Detuned quieter and smoother? Obviously power is lower, but fuel economy is very similar.
08-14-2012, 02:00 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,722
Posted By Wig

Detuning 302HP to 250HP

How would the same 3.5 liter 302HP engine in the E350/C350 be detuned to 250HP in the E300/C300?

I'm sure many of our more technically minded forum members would know.
08-11-2012, 08:16 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,095
Posted By Wig

E300 is available in Canada. Same new 3.5 litre...

E300 is available in Canada. Same new 3.5 litre V6, but detuned to about 250 HP. I believe this engine is now also available in the 2013 C300.
08-10-2012, 07:26 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,038
Posted By Wig

K-A - your future is in a Benz SUV. :y

K-A - your future is in a Benz SUV. :y
08-09-2012, 09:15 PM
Replies: 62
Views: 16,038
Posted By Wig

K-A - is this your way to justify dumping your MB...

K-A - is this your way to justify dumping your MB and getting into an F10? :)
08-06-2012, 05:29 PM
Replies: 60
Views: 15,299
Posted By Wig

Are the interior changes going to be significant,...

Are the interior changes going to be significant, and what about the new COMAND and electronics?
07-30-2012, 09:22 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 3,889
Posted By Wig

I disagree. I think the XTS looks very good. ...

I disagree. I think the XTS looks very good. For those of us who bought our E-Classes as cruisers, the XTS could be a great value alternative. Ultimately I probably won't go with a Caddy, but it's...
07-29-2012, 06:28 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,774
Posted By Wig

I suspect the facelift model may tempt you in...

I suspect the facelift model may tempt you in March 2014. :D
07-29-2012, 04:01 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 5,774
Posted By Wig

K-A - how many miles are you permitted in the 33...

K-A - how many miles are you permitted in the 33 months?
07-28-2012, 10:59 AM
Replies: 93
Views: 9,177
Posted By Wig

Don't waste your time on Oliverk, K-A. His posts...

Don't waste your time on Oliverk, K-A. His posts are always unpleasant and negative.
07-20-2012, 06:54 PM
Replies: 71
Views: 9,688
Posted By Wig

Correct. You can order the E300 without the...

Correct. You can order the E300 without the sports package, but in stock E300s always seem to be with sports packages. All 350s and 550s are sports package only.
07-20-2012, 07:30 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,056
Posted By Wig

It's not coming for 2013, but I hope it's part of...

It's not coming for 2013, but I hope it's part of the facelifted W212 line up for 2014. It's a no-brainer for Canada.
05-24-2012, 05:21 PM
Replies: 170
Views: 39,166
Posted By Wig

It's a bit harsh to describe wanting the car...

It's a bit harsh to describe wanting the car replaced as 'ridiculous'. I'd have lost faith with that car, and also felt like the whole new car experienced was ruined.
05-03-2012, 08:03 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 3,008
Posted By Wig

To be fair, direct injection engines have been...

To be fair, direct injection engines have been around in Europe for many years. Audi had them at least as long ago as 2005, and used them in North America. It must be known how direct injection...
05-02-2012, 09:58 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 6,698
Posted By Wig

YYZ - What are the telematics and other changes...

YYZ - What are the telematics and other changes for 2013?
04-22-2012, 08:42 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 6,688
Posted By Wig

K-A. You grew an inch taller between posts!

K-A. You grew an inch taller between posts!
04-22-2012, 08:28 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 4,407
Posted By Wig

I had the chance to spend some time in an Audi A7...

I had the chance to spend some time in an Audi A7 yesterday. The technology and its execution was superior to the W212. I assume the A6 is similar, but I haven't driven in one yet.

The whole...
04-21-2012, 05:14 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 7,307
Posted By Wig

I have the same issue as ttoE550. Only...

I have the same issue as ttoE550.

Only happens occasionally.
04-19-2012, 10:35 PM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,604
Posted By Wig

MY 2013 will be essentially unchanged from 2012. ...

MY 2013 will be essentially unchanged from 2012.

There have been suggestions of a better COMAND for 2013. Can anyone confirm?
03-30-2012, 11:34 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,009
Posted By Wig

I am based in Canada too. I think our ordering...

I am based in Canada too. I think our ordering is easier than in the U.S. because we have less choice in models (i.e. no luxury model, and no choice between RWD and AWD). I actually prefer less...
03-30-2012, 10:39 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 3,009
Posted By Wig

Toban. Let's focus on the positive? What...

Toban. Let's focus on the positive?

What exterior and interior colours did you order, and what packages and options?
03-11-2012, 10:33 PM
Replies: 46
Views: 24,769
Posted By Wig

You can easily remove the metal insert from the...

You can easily remove the metal insert from the ashtray.
03-06-2012, 11:02 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,403
Posted By Wig

I was too harsh with the 'ricer' comment. There...

I was too harsh with the 'ricer' comment. There is a difference between genuine MB mods, and aftermarket mods. Generally I prefer cars in stock form. 'Modding' more often than not cheapens and...
03-05-2012, 01:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,403
Posted By Wig

Completely disagree. A spoiler looks like a...

Completely disagree. A spoiler looks like a cheap 'ricer' mod, and detracts from how the rear was intended to look by the designers.
03-03-2012, 10:50 AM
Replies: 43
Views: 10,403
Posted By Wig

No. This is the 2012 C-Class.

No. This is the 2012 C-Class.
02-28-2012, 08:40 AM
Replies: 71
Views: 7,370
Posted By Wig

This looks pure BMW to me. They've even had the...

This looks pure BMW to me. They've even had the cheek to copy the 'kidney' grills.

The rear looks a lot like a 7-Series.

Hyundai and Kia are doing well. They don't need to copy the Germans.
02-23-2012, 05:50 PM
Replies: 41
Views: 4,588
Posted By Wig

I quite like the front, but the rear is boring,...

I quite like the front, but the rear is boring, bland and dated.
BMW doesn't seem capable of making good looking rears any more.
Mismatched light sizes, weird mix of LEDs and regular bulbs, and (to...
02-21-2012, 06:04 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 11,100
Posted By Wig

The front treatment works well overall. The...

The front treatment works well overall. The black holes of the running lights don't look right. I'm sure in reality those holes will be full of LEDs.

The glaring error for me is the removal of...
12-21-2011, 06:39 PM
Replies: 22
Views: 3,044
Posted By Wig

The majority of MLs and GLs sold in Canada are...

The majority of MLs and GLs sold in Canada are diesel.

It is impossible to understand why MB Canada have not added a 4Matic diesel to the E-Class.

I'm sure I'll be corrected by someone with a...
12-12-2011, 08:17 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,055
Posted By Wig

This only happened to me once, but the car was...

This only happened to me once, but the car was outside on a very cold day. (-10C, 14F)
I blamed the outside temperature, not a fault on the car.
12-12-2011, 07:48 PM
Replies: 315
Views: 109,487
Posted By Wig

K-A, I know you are a huge fan of the styling of...

K-A, I know you are a huge fan of the styling of the E-Class sport, but I don't understand why you didn't get a luxury 2011 or even an E550 (because of airmatic) when you traded your '10 for an '11....
12-07-2011, 11:24 AM
Replies: 172
Views: 24,956
Posted By Wig

I think he is saying that only Audi offers the...

I think he is saying that only Audi offers the dual-clutch transmission and that he prefers Audi's Quattro set up over 4Matic and X-Drive.
12-06-2011, 02:27 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 5,257
Posted By Wig

K-A - the way I see it is that you're a Benz...

K-A - the way I see it is that you're a Benz man, so get yourself an older E or C. Your Benz 'stable' will be doubled in size!
11-16-2011, 06:49 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 5,277
Posted By Wig

How long have the 4.6 V8 TT and the 7G-Tronic...

How long have the 4.6 V8 TT and the 7G-Tronic Plus been in service?
11-04-2011, 07:17 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 31,427
Posted By Wig

K-A - how is the volume of the 5.5L V8 (2011 and...

K-A - how is the volume of the 5.5L V8 (2011 and earlier) compared to our 3.5L V6 engines (2011 and earlier)?
11-01-2011, 08:10 PM
Replies: 42
Views: 5,441
Posted By Wig

I've been asking for a diesel 4Matic for Canada...

I've been asking for a diesel 4Matic for Canada for a few years now. The latest I heard was that it may happen eventually based on the way things are going, i.e. the S-Class 350 Bluetec 4Matic.
...
11-01-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 7,757
Posted By Wig

My 2005 Audi A6 was a POS. Was very happy to see...

My 2005 Audi A6 was a POS. Was very happy to see it go. After that I vowed never to get another Audi. The Audi dealers here are both arrogant and ignorant. The lack of product knowledge is truly...
10-23-2011, 08:38 PM
Replies: 59
Views: 31,427
Posted By Wig

I haven't heard much about the sound of the 2012...

I haven't heard much about the sound of the 2012 550 motor, but I assume it 'clicks' the same as the V6. Disappointing if both new engines are louder than their predecessors.
10-17-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,862
Posted By Wig

I was also expecting better, but compared to the...

I was also expecting better, but compared to the Euro versions we are not getting 'lean burn' or 'stop start'. So all in all 34 more HP, slighted better torque, and still getting improved fuel...
10-13-2011, 02:11 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,862
Posted By Wig

Great info as usual YYZ. I assume the E300...

Great info as usual YYZ.

I assume the E300 will be a detuned version of the new 3.5 liter V6?
10-08-2011, 12:59 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 2,843
Posted By Wig

Why don't you buy the car you want and get an...

Why don't you buy the car you want and get an extended warranty, chief?
10-01-2011, 09:28 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,558
Posted By Wig

The last time I priced an E350 on the U.S....

The last time I priced an E350 on the U.S. website, and one with the same options on the Canada site, the U.S. model was $6,000 less, and at the time there was parity between the US$ and Canadian $....
09-29-2011, 09:11 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 7,558
Posted By Wig

Canada has a heated steering wheel. We need it...

Canada has a heated steering wheel. We need it more than you guys!
09-19-2011, 10:48 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,019
Posted By Wig

What about a well maintained 2006 E350 with AMG...

What about a well maintained 2006 E350 with AMG pack?
09-19-2011, 10:44 PM
Replies: 43
Views: 4,019
Posted By Wig

The Cayman may be underpowered, but it handles...

The Cayman may be underpowered, but it handles better than the 911 by most accounts.
09-15-2011, 12:23 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 3,017
Posted By Wig

YYZ - any idea when the 2012s will be available...

YYZ - any idea when the 2012s will be available to build on the MB Canada website?
08-02-2011, 02:30 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 2,838
Posted By Wig

I agree with MCD007. The cabin of an E-Class...

I agree with MCD007. The cabin of an E-Class should be silent at idle.
08-02-2011, 01:45 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,068
Posted By Wig

I heard from a dealer (in Canada) that the diesel...

I heard from a dealer (in Canada) that the diesel was to be offered with 4Matic for 2012. This vehicle would be a no-brainer for the Canadian market.

I am sceptical as to whether this will...
07-27-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 2,763
Posted By Wig

Great info as usual YYZ-E55. What is...

Great info as usual YYZ-E55.

What is different about the NTG 4.5?
07-17-2011, 09:48 AM
Replies: 32
Views: 5,439
Posted By Wig

K-A... Relax. Next summer you can swap your...

K-A... Relax.

Next summer you can swap your lease for a 2012 :)
07-06-2011, 06:14 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,174
Posted By Wig

Thanks YYZ-E55. Interesting. The special...

Thanks YYZ-E55. Interesting.

The special edition sounds like a plan to keep buyers interested until the late arriving 2012s are here.
07-06-2011, 05:17 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,174
Posted By Wig

Does anyone know the specs / prices for the 2012...

Does anyone know the specs / prices for the 2012 W212 for Canada?

TIA
07-04-2011, 06:27 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 951
Posted By Wig

I think this subject was done to death in late...

I think this subject was done to death in late 2009... :beatdeadh
Please search the forum.

Step forward K-A, Chokaay and a few others.

K-A has changed his mind since then of course. :naughty:
06-28-2011, 09:23 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,511
Posted By Wig

K-A. Is it too late to get your 2010 back? ...

K-A. Is it too late to get your 2010 back?

Only joking...

I think the wrapping of the roof is pointless. A white roof will be better in the LA heat anyway!

Btw - did you have to 'de-mod'...
06-17-2011, 03:51 PM
Replies: 100
Views: 8,511
Posted By Wig

K-A - I don't get it either. Ignoring the...

K-A - I don't get it either. Ignoring the monthly financial benefits for a second, your new buyout is so much higher that you now KNOW you won't buy the '11 after the lease ends. So all the care...
06-04-2011, 06:21 AM
Replies: 38
Views: 7,922
Posted By Wig

There has been a direct-injection version of the...

There has been a direct-injection version of the current V6 (M272) available in Europe since 2006, known as the CGI. So although the new V6 is a new design, Mercedes do have experience with DI.
06-02-2011, 07:12 PM
Replies: 10
Views: 1,431
Posted By Wig

I think Quartz Blue, i.e. light blue, is all...

I think Quartz Blue, i.e. light blue, is all wrong on an E63...
05-23-2011, 07:44 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,174
Posted By Wig

We still get way less choice than the Europeans,...

We still get way less choice than the Europeans, both in models and engines, trim levels, options etc.

I just don't see why we can't special order more options 'a la carte'.
05-18-2011, 07:56 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,105
Posted By Wig

Anyone with an older Benz in the GTA? :nix: ...

Anyone with an older Benz in the GTA? :nix:

TIA
05-18-2011, 12:38 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,174
Posted By Wig

emilner - how is the reliability of your 550i...

emilner - how is the reliability of your 550i holding up? I remember your E550 was a disaster, so I hope you had better luck with your BMW.

What happened to your 2007(?) S550? Did that let you...
05-16-2011, 05:12 PM
Replies: 117
Views: 9,206
Posted By Wig

From your description, it sounds like the A7 is...

From your description, it sounds like the A7 is superb. So what is it that makes the E 'take the cake'?
05-12-2011, 09:29 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,738
Posted By Wig

K-A - look on the bright side. When your lease...

K-A - look on the bright side. When your lease expires you'll be able to get into a facelift 2014 with the new V6. I confidently predict that you won't buy your 2010 at the end of the lease. :y
05-12-2011, 03:09 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,738
Posted By Wig

Can we expect to see you in a 2012 E63 soon,...

Can we expect to see you in a 2012 E63 soon, 220S? :D
05-11-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 44,214
Posted By Wig

All very disappointing Ned. It sounds like...

All very disappointing Ned.

It sounds like they need a third, more comfortable setting? I think the W211 Airmatic had three settings, and maybe the comfort setting was 'softer' than the W212...
05-11-2011, 11:56 AM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,105
Posted By Wig

Toronto, or west GTA shop?

Can anyone point me in the direction of a good independent Mercedes shop west of Toronto?

Thanks in advance. :)
05-05-2011, 11:13 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 44,214
Posted By Wig

It seems like too many people have this issue in...

It seems like too many people have this issue in the Airmatic for it to be an actual fault with their individual cars. Seems like a design problem.

This 'bottoming out' shouldn't even happen in...
05-02-2011, 11:29 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 44,214
Posted By Wig

I am sure this has been covered before, but is...

I am sure this has been covered before, but is there a difference in the stiffness in the E550's airmatic suspension between the Sport and Luxury versions?

This is a moot point for we Canadians as...
04-22-2011, 10:51 AM
Replies: 243
Views: 44,214
Posted By Wig

BenzE350 - Which are the class leaders? ...

BenzE350 - Which are the class leaders?

Also, on a different point, isn't the Airmatic supposed to be able to provide great handling (sport mode) and great comfort (comfort mode)? If this isn't...
04-21-2011, 11:04 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 9,065
Posted By Wig

We were discussing this point in the 'suspension'...

We were discussing this point in the 'suspension' thread. The choice of options and packages for the E is already poor (especially in Canada), so the seemingly smaller choice for 2012 is very...
04-20-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 44,214
Posted By Wig

Agreed. I hope this combination will be...

Agreed. I hope this combination will be available when my current lease ends.
04-19-2011, 07:32 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 30,746
Posted By Wig

All fair points. I would hope that Mercedes...

All fair points.

I would hope that Mercedes would comprehensively test the new engines with a variety of North American fuels, thus avoiding BMW's mess. At the end of the day I agree that real...
04-19-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 243
Views: 44,214
Posted By Wig

Agreed. In Europe you don't have to buy the...

Agreed. In Europe you don't have to buy the expensive large V8 engine to get airmatic. We get a much more limited choice of options and engines...:confused:
04-19-2011, 06:46 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 30,746
Posted By Wig

I may be wrong here, but isn't the M276 already...

I may be wrong here, but isn't the M276 already in use in other Benz models? It will have had at least some real world testing before it arrives in the US/Canada.

I also believe that the good...
04-07-2011, 02:17 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 2,091
Posted By Wig

Interesting points Meeyatch1. I've become...

Interesting points Meeyatch1.

I've become quite reliant on my Blind Spot warning system. I try to make myself look over my shoulder, but the system is so effective it's not necessary. When I use...
04-05-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 6
Views: 1,136
Posted By Wig

For gasoline engines, I believe Blue Efficiency...

For gasoline engines, I believe Blue Efficiency versions are direct injection and 'lean burn'.
04-04-2011, 07:36 PM
Replies: 19
Views: 4,892
Posted By Wig

Maybe after 15 mins the air con has not yet...

Maybe after 15 mins the air con has not yet cooled the car to 78 degrees, so it continues at max fan speed? :nix:
03-26-2011, 07:38 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,008
Posted By Wig

Thanks.

Thanks.
03-26-2011, 07:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 3,008
Posted By Wig

Which components are you referring to?

Which components are you referring to?
03-23-2011, 07:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 1,670
Posted By Wig

Fair enough K-A, but the same argument could be...

Fair enough K-A, but the same argument could be made about listening to the music loud on the regular car audio.
03-21-2011, 08:21 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 1,585
Posted By Wig

rolling430 - is there some serious damage that we...

rolling430 - is there some serious damage that we can't see from the photos causing the car to be totalled?
03-17-2011, 10:17 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 5,695
Posted By Wig

Although heavier, Mercedes 4Matics have similar...

Although heavier, Mercedes 4Matics have similar or better 0-60 times etc. because of the 4 wheel traction. Going round bends is a different story. The rwds should be better because of being lighter...
03-15-2011, 07:55 PM
Replies: 4
Views: 1,133
Posted By Wig

Unless I am missing something, it seems that the...

Unless I am missing something, it seems that the only wheelbase for the E sedan in China is the long wheelbase. I wonder why...

As an aside, the YouTube video reminded me that IMO Iridium silver...
03-07-2011, 11:46 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 14,446
Posted By Wig

I don't know what the actual demographics for MB...

I don't know what the actual demographics for MB ownership are, but my view is that the 'old man's car' theory is exaggerated.

Personally, I don't view MBs as being for old guys, although I accept...
03-06-2011, 11:33 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 14,446
Posted By Wig

My point was that there are many better...

My point was that there are many better performance sedans out there.

Don't get me wrong, I love my E-Class, but I did not buy it for the performance. There are many compelling reasons to choose...
03-06-2011, 07:22 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 3,229
Posted By Wig

I wonder if anyone will be able to afford the gas...

I wonder if anyone will be able to afford the gas for these cars in 20 - 30 years?
03-06-2011, 11:41 AM
Replies: 166
Views: 14,446
Posted By Wig

Golfster - you raise a good point. I find it...

Golfster - you raise a good point. I find it surprising that so many people try to mod their E-Classes for performance reasons. If you want a true sports sedan, there are many better choices out...
03-06-2011, 11:08 AM
Replies: 16
Views: 1,948
Posted By Wig

My E350 4Matic with all-seasons has handled 2...

My E350 4Matic with all-seasons has handled 2 winters in southern Ontario without any problems.
03-05-2011, 06:59 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 14,446
Posted By Wig

Thanks for that 220S. Very helpful. :cheers:

Thanks for that 220S. Very helpful. :cheers:
03-05-2011, 03:08 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 14,446
Posted By Wig

220S - which BMW forum is equivalent to MBWorld,...

220S - which BMW forum is equivalent to MBWorld, i.e. has the most informative and regular users?
03-03-2011, 09:42 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 2,145
Posted By Wig

Taleh - you previously started 3 separate threads...

Taleh - you previously started 3 separate threads about trying to find the car with the softest ride.

So why did you buy the E350 Sport? :nix:
02-23-2011, 10:50 PM
Replies: 166
Views: 14,446
Posted By Wig

Do the 5 Series sales figures include the 5GT?

Do the 5 Series sales figures include the 5GT?
02-20-2011, 08:01 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,755
Posted By Wig

If MB install a simple system to sync with mobile...

If MB install a simple system to sync with mobile devices (iPads, cell phones etc.) there will be no need for these fixed Nav systems that lack information, are out of date, and need DVD updates.......
02-20-2011, 07:51 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 2,531
Posted By Wig

It's waste of money. As has been said on here...

It's waste of money. As has been said on here many times, the Night View screen should be in the main instrument cluster (a la S-Class).

My kids like it though!
02-18-2011, 08:25 AM
Replies: 14
Views: 15,834
Posted By Wig

I have never heard of this issue. If this is...

I have never heard of this issue.

If this is a known problem that's been around for a while, it begs the question why has MB allowed it to affect so many model years?

220S - would you mind...
02-11-2011, 08:43 PM
Replies: 36
Views: 3,840
Posted By Wig

Please avoid the Q7. The most unreliable car my...

Please avoid the Q7. The most unreliable car my wife has ever had, and not as roomy inside as it looks.
02-06-2011, 09:23 AM
Replies: 39
Views: 6,914
Posted By Wig

I think this CLS looks stunning from this angle. ...

I think this CLS looks stunning from this angle. Not so much from the side, where the upright nose looks less sleek than the E.

When my lease expires in 2 years it will be probably be a straight...
01-30-2011, 09:32 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 1,584
Posted By Wig

Have you heard something, or are you just hoping?

Have you heard something, or are you just hoping?
01-21-2011, 05:47 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 6,298
Posted By Wig

KA - you have obviously had a good long look at...

KA - you have obviously had a good long look at the W212 and the F10, but what is your take on the styling of the new A6?
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