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05-19-2012, 08:32 AM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,834
Posted By wireless200

"300" is a nice round number. People like that. ...

"300" is a nice round number. People like that. : )
05-16-2012, 05:38 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 3,551
Posted By wireless200

Well he should go test drive both. My wife and I...

Well he should go test drive both. My wife and I test drove an '11 BMW and an '11 MB and the MB was more fun *and* more comfortable. Better across the board. The BMW did not exceed it any way. ...
05-15-2012, 03:26 PM
Replies: 13
Views: 4,834
Posted By wireless200

Looks like almost no changes except for colors...

Looks like almost no changes except for colors and stop/start. Why not get an EOY '12 at a great price and also avoid the "13" stigma :report:? Remember Apollo "13?" Not sure I'd want the restart...
04-25-2012, 10:36 AM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,424
Posted By wireless200

Car and Driver noted in their recent test how...

Car and Driver noted in their recent test how good the four sounded. Only MB has that.
04-17-2012, 09:10 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,248
Posted By wireless200

For $43k you should be getting a c350. You...

For $43k you should be getting a c350. You should be able to get invoice. Do a little legwork, call some other dealers and offer them invoice or MSRP - 7%.
03-31-2012, 05:11 PM
Replies: 33
Views: 14,105
Posted By wireless200

I've had one since November. No problems so far,...

I've had one since November. No problems so far, not one. Thinking about it, this is the first car that I've owned where I didn't have some little problem. But it's new I'm not betting the farm...
02-08-2012, 08:27 PM
Replies: 31
Views: 10,424
Posted By wireless200

Is that a Sonata?

Is that a Sonata?
12-13-2011, 08:45 PM
Replies: 18
Views: 986
Posted By wireless200

I briefly considered the notion when I bought my...

I briefly considered the notion when I bought my new car. Was quickly dissuaded of the idea as salesman told me that most buyers don't want a optionless P1-less car.
12-13-2011, 08:42 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 9,201
Posted By wireless200

I bought MB all-season for my '12 c350. I would...

I bought MB all-season for my '12 c350. I would have bought WT but they didn't have them available for the sedan yet. But it turned out the MB all-weather mats are great. Glad it worked out the...
12-02-2011, 10:46 AM
Replies: 78
Views: 42,060
Posted By wireless200

I don't necessarily feel it's inferior. I may...

I don't necessarily feel it's inferior. I may have bought a 250 except for a couple of things. First I won't buy a turbo right now. I've seen terribly expensive repair bills from Audi's and VW 4...
11-27-2011, 11:20 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 3,082
Posted By wireless200

Yeah, just tell them to not install it. I've...

Yeah, just tell them to not install it. I've never cared for dealer badges or plates. Surprised more people don't at least remove the tacky license plate frames. Why should you drive around as an...
11-27-2011, 11:15 AM
Replies: 49
Views: 35,122
Posted By wireless200

I'm wondering the same thing. Gas door pressures...

I'm wondering the same thing. Gas door pressures are different from door frame pressures. Gas door is a little less. I have a c-350 with the same wheels as you. I haven't seen a good answer yet.
11-24-2011, 08:55 AM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,264
Posted By wireless200

The memory stick is pretty easy to use. I plug...

The memory stick is pretty easy to use. I plug it into my computer and pull folders or songs over to it, in no particular way. It's very easy to navigate to whatever folder or song you like using...
11-23-2011, 05:14 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By wireless200

Yes, very disappointing. I may not even renew...

Yes, very disappointing. I may not even renew when it expires. I've had in my work vehicle for years and years and in another personal vehicle as well and it was passable, once I got used to it. ...
11-23-2011, 05:11 PM
Replies: 11
Views: 5,264
Posted By wireless200

Exactly. The USB stick works fine. The cool...

Exactly. The USB stick works fine. The cool thing is you can just bring it back in the house erase stuff, add to it, whatever.

Also my phone streams bluetooth to the stereo system and that...
11-23-2011, 09:17 AM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,170
Posted By wireless200

Don't know the answer to your question. My '12...

Don't know the answer to your question. My '12 comes standard with it. Not sure I'd add it. You basically get the same stations. Sometimes there's an HD2 but I haven't noticed I've got a lot of...
11-20-2011, 08:38 AM
Replies: 23
Views: 5,914
Posted By wireless200

Yes, unfortunately it does sound bad on the...

Yes, unfortunately it does sound bad on the high-end HK system. It sounds better in my other vehicles. The HK reveals how thin and weak their sound quality really is. Disappointing but I can't...
11-05-2011, 02:38 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 27,786
Posted By wireless200

c350 MIP?

Not sure but my c350 has three inputs. The Iphone one, another input cable, and a plug in. I simply took a memory stick and threw a bunch of MP3s on it and plugged it in to the USB slot. Radio...
11-03-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,729
Posted By wireless200

After I drove the C, the Audi and the BMW, it was...

After I drove the C, the Audi and the BMW, it was the C, game over, not even close. Seriously. But I didn't evaluate just on performance although IMO the Merc bested them.
11-03-2011, 08:14 PM
Replies: 58
Views: 5,729
Posted By wireless200

Hey hito, nice win!

Hey hito, nice win!
11-02-2011, 02:07 PM
Replies: 63
Views: 40,899
Posted By wireless200

How about an early A?

Just bought a c350. I recently read in the WSJ where their auto guy said he advised changing the oil after 2000 miles in a new car. I know all the usual reasons not to change - engines are better...
11-02-2011, 02:02 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,749
Posted By wireless200

Octane, ethanol

Just found out that nearly every station in NC has 10% or more ethanol. :report:

I have one station not too far from my house. It offers one pump w/o ethanol gas. Just got a new C350 and it...
10-29-2011, 06:56 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,388
Posted By wireless200

Unfortunately I believe that turns off...

Unfortunately I believe that turns off everything, e.g., phone functionality. But it is nice because you can make everything instantly off.

Cary is still looking and driving great. Even smoother...
10-28-2011, 07:00 PM
Replies: 7
Views: 1,388
Posted By wireless200

Picked up the c350 today

Finally got it after all these months. It did not disappoint. Iridium Silver with Ash Gray interior sport version. It came with the 7-spoke AMGs and I had ordered the 5-spoke. Merc had changed...
10-25-2011, 06:18 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,023
Posted By wireless200

All the ones on the two local lots here in NC are...

All the ones on the two local lots here in NC are from Germany.
10-24-2011, 08:05 PM
Replies: 57
Views: 4,023
Posted By wireless200

They didn't mention the Sindelfingen plant. ...

They didn't mention the Sindelfingen plant. Wonder where it stands? Mine's sitting in Brunswick Georgia at the dock - was assembled in Sindelfingen.
10-24-2011, 07:59 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By wireless200

But didn't you buy yours in Oct? I understand it...

But didn't you buy yours in Oct? I understand it has been at least $1500 the entire month if not more. I'm hearing word of mouth it is more now for the rest of the month. Where did you get your...
10-24-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By wireless200

Under Eligible Vehicles & Incentives, according...

Under Eligible Vehicles & Incentives, according to their website it's $1500 for 2011 and 2012 C Class's.

http://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/fleet_program/program_information

Do they have to tell you...
10-24-2011, 10:48 AM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,137
Posted By wireless200

Fleet incentive

Anyone know what the fleet incentive will be for the 2012 C350 in November?
10-13-2011, 07:08 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 1,871
Posted By wireless200

We were in a similar position. The C is just a...

We were in a similar position. The C is just a tad smaller than we wanted while the E was too large. We went with the C. It actually drove better than the E and it turned out the E was just too...
10-13-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,476
Posted By wireless200

Will other mp3 music players work with the...

Will other mp3 music players work with the interface, e.g., Android-based such as the Samsung Galaxy?
10-10-2011, 09:33 PM
Replies: 134
Views: 23,486
Posted By wireless200

Can't you play them off a device such as an ipod...

Can't you play them off a device such as an ipod through the ipod/mp3 cable interface?
10-09-2011, 09:46 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,385
Posted By wireless200

I asked. Ordered about 6 weeks ago and saleslady...

I asked. Ordered about 6 weeks ago and saleslady told me it would be built first 'decade' of October. They kept to that. She sent it to me yesterday.
10-09-2011, 07:13 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,383
Posted By wireless200

Yes, I noticed that too. It's unbecoming of MB. ...

Yes, I noticed that too. It's unbecoming of MB. They need to do better.
10-09-2011, 11:50 AM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,383
Posted By wireless200

I don't see where it specifically states it...

I don't see where it specifically states it contains a CD player. Could you be a little more specific about the location or provide a link.
10-08-2011, 08:20 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,385
Posted By wireless200

Who knows, they might build the cars better over...

Who knows, they might build the cars better over there. Surely the workers must thank their lucky stars they work for MB and work very hard to keep their jobs. Somehow I don't think labor security...
10-08-2011, 07:05 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,383
Posted By wireless200

I found that it still has a CD player without...

I found that it still has a CD player without COMAND. (I use my phone for Nav.) Command adds DVD (and NAV).
10-08-2011, 06:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,385
Posted By wireless200

Received build sheet today

Dealer sent me the build sheet today. It was built this week in Germany. Waiting for it to get here.
10-08-2011, 06:50 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,407
Posted By wireless200

Mine was built this week in Germany and just got...

Mine was built this week in Germany and just got the build sheet today. It has black ash wood trim.
10-07-2011, 11:52 PM
Replies: 9
Views: 2,383
Posted By wireless200

Command CD player

Am I reading the accessory packages correctly in that the car doesn't come with a CD player or USB/SD slot unless you order the command package?

That high-end HK stereo doesn't come with a CD...
09-29-2011, 10:43 PM
Replies: 78
Views: 42,060
Posted By wireless200

good grief, go for the power, man!

good grief, go for the power, man!
09-23-2011, 01:16 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,385
Posted By wireless200

Yes, mine is 07P option for Germany.

Yes, mine is 07P option for Germany.
09-22-2011, 06:30 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,385
Posted By wireless200

I checked mine ordered Aug 15th and scheduled to...

I checked mine ordered Aug 15th and scheduled to be delivered first of November. They say it is still on schedule.

I asked about your situation and they said you probably just missed the...
09-22-2011, 06:24 PM
Replies: 3
Views: 1,360
Posted By wireless200

I went with the five-spoke, but the seven isn't...

I went with the five-spoke, but the seven isn't bad. I kind of like the traditional AMG look.
09-19-2011, 08:24 PM
Replies: 20
Views: 2,288
Posted By wireless200

Looked at an e350 coupe a few days ago - white...

Looked at an e350 coupe a few days ago - white with almond interior. Looks even better in person! Very nice. Love the convertible too. I bet the merlot interior is outta site in person.

Sat in...
09-17-2011, 03:48 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,385
Posted By wireless200

I ordered mine about a month ago and the...

I ordered mine about a month ago and the salesperson told me it was slated to be built the first "decade" or first 10 days of October with first-half November delivery.

It was initially ordered...
09-15-2011, 03:10 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,548
Posted By wireless200

You're overthinking it. Just be reasonable. I...

You're overthinking it. Just be reasonable. I don't think it is incumbent on you to be OCD about where you park a rental just pull into a parking space with reasonable room. No one expect you to...
09-14-2011, 08:57 AM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,164
Posted By wireless200

How did you decide on Diamond White vs. Arctic...

How did you decide on Diamond White vs. Arctic White? Diamond is a $1500 option in the states. Doesn't seem worth it.
09-12-2011, 07:54 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 3,164
Posted By wireless200

The ordering guide for the US Version show the...

The ordering guide for the US Version show the trunk spoiler as N/A - Not available. Also the order sheet for my US C350 doesn't show it as a std feature.
09-10-2011, 07:53 AM
Replies: 54
Views: 7,407
Posted By wireless200

Yes, it's surprising and a little disconcerting...

Yes, it's surprising and a little disconcerting that big powerful prestigious MB can't get their web site information correct and updates it in a haphazard manner. It reflects negatively on the...
09-08-2011, 06:23 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,288
Posted By wireless200

It's funny in a way because I know owners of both...

It's funny in a way because I know owners of both MB and BMW and some of them tell me their cars never had a problem, even rather old ones i.e., 10 years. Then you hear cases like yours where you...
09-08-2011, 05:46 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,288
Posted By wireless200

Thanks, I'm not put off, because I'm getting...

Thanks, I'm not put off, because I'm getting standard aspirated, but no way a six-year car should be having repairs in my opinion. I kind of understand once they break 10 years or 100k miles for the...
09-08-2011, 04:18 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,288
Posted By wireless200

What kind of repairs? Is it because of the...

What kind of repairs? Is it because of the Kompressor engine. I heard in general those engines break more (particularly on Audi's and VWs) and are very expensive to repair.

Don't tell me it...
09-07-2011, 08:00 AM
Replies: 5,531
Views: 2,847,825
Posted By wireless200

Very nice clean looking car dude!

Very nice clean looking car dude!
09-02-2011, 09:54 PM
Replies: 26
Views: 9,650
Posted By wireless200

Can the car be ordered new with it already...

Can the car be ordered new with it already deleted and with the 12v socket?
09-01-2011, 02:50 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,511
Posted By wireless200

Good point. Why charge less when you can charge...

Good point. Why charge less when you can charge more?

Thanks I'll be interested to hear how it comes out. I think they'll say they somehow do something more if they supply the parts. Ask them...
09-01-2011, 02:14 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,511
Posted By wireless200

So if you supply they charge $136 and if they...

So if you supply they charge $136 and if they supply the part $565.

So they are charging $565-$136=$429 for $59 worth of parts??!!

Something wrong there.
08-31-2011, 08:03 PM
Replies: 23
Views: 2,511
Posted By wireless200

\ Good idea. Never thought of doing that. ...

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Good idea. Never thought of doing that. How much did those parts each cost?
08-25-2011, 09:24 PM
Replies: 49
Views: 4,548
Posted By wireless200

But you're still driving a MB right? That's why....

But you're still driving a MB right? That's why. Apparently they don't have to do better. Buy, yeah, I never figured some of these dealers out. VW around here is the worst in that regard.
08-25-2011, 07:28 PM
Replies: 93
Views: 22,363
Posted By wireless200

The smoked taillight, the yellow fog lamps, and...

The smoked taillight, the yellow fog lamps, and the Vossen's are all real nice!
08-25-2011, 07:51 AM
Replies: 18
Views: 1,820
Posted By wireless200

Yes, I've totally noticed that at all dealers.

Yes, I've totally noticed that at all dealers.
08-24-2011, 06:48 PM
Replies: 14
Views: 2,017
Posted By wireless200

Nice! And I'm leavin' the picture in because of...

Nice! And I'm leavin' the picture in because of that!
08-24-2011, 12:10 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 3,155
Posted By wireless200

If I had an '09 I would too. But my wife needs...

If I had an '09 I would too. But my wife needs a car right now so at least she's getting the new interior and engine and a car that will be in its 5th year so maybe the bugs are all out. I'd...
08-22-2011, 04:33 PM
Replies: 15
Views: 5,782
Posted By wireless200

Yeah rear-wheel drive with a normal pull to the...

Yeah rear-wheel drive with a normal pull to the right. Right. Gotta love the BS.

To the OP, I would not go to Firestone. That did a really bad job on some work I had done years ago. It's a crap...
08-21-2011, 04:45 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,130
Posted By wireless200

7% which puts it near invoice and no delivery fee...

7% which puts it near invoice and no delivery fee (about $785).
08-19-2011, 10:41 AM
Replies: 10
Views: 2,708
Posted By wireless200

You know I think it really is a case of "to each...

You know I think it really is a case of "to each his own." My wife and I drove both the E350 and the C350. If the car was for me I'd buy the E but as far and the driving experience and feel of the...
08-19-2011, 09:31 AM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,385
Posted By wireless200

Did you ask about he 07P option? I figure a car...

Did you ask about he 07P option? I figure a car built in the homeland would have less chance of a defect.
08-18-2011, 02:56 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 1,959
Posted By wireless200

Which car better suits your needs? If you can go...

Which car better suits your needs? If you can go as small as a C I'd go with the C.
08-18-2011, 09:25 AM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,742
Posted By wireless200

Ya know, I bet that's it. They are probably...

Ya know, I bet that's it. They are probably including all the undercoating, interior coating, inside the panels, everything.
08-18-2011, 09:16 AM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,906
Posted By wireless200

Good call!

Good call!
08-17-2011, 08:58 PM
Replies: 66
Views: 6,906
Posted By wireless200

Let me ask a silly question? Why do you have or...

Let me ask a silly question? Why do you have or need so many vehicles?
08-17-2011, 08:54 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 4,385
Posted By wireless200

2012 build date?

Anyone got a build date on their 2012 C-Class?

Are they built in South Africa?
08-17-2011, 07:24 PM
Replies: 21
Views: 3,742
Posted By wireless200

Salesman told me they put 80 lbs of paint on the...

Salesman told me they put 80 lbs of paint on the E-Class.
08-14-2011, 06:08 PM
Replies: 5,531
Views: 2,847,825
Posted By wireless200

Nice Detail

Did you do the detailing yourself? Nice job - don't see a speck of dust on that beautiful black paint!
08-11-2011, 01:39 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,132
Posted By wireless200

You make a good point. Looks like most of those...

You make a good point. Looks like most of those on powerwheelspro are around $500~$600. What would be the difference between theirs and OEM quality-wise? It is tempting to have an entire second...
08-10-2011, 06:20 PM
Replies: 35
Views: 6,410
Posted By wireless200

Don't you guys use your smartphones for...

Don't you guys use your smartphones for navigation? I like google Nav better than dedicated devices, i.e., garmin, etc.
08-10-2011, 06:00 PM
Replies: 24
Views: 5,132
Posted By wireless200

2012 C-class wheels - opinions

These are the available wheels for the 2012 C350. Wheel 3 is 17" standard. Wheel 4 is the AMG 7-spoke and wheel 5 is the AMG 5-spoke. I'm leaning toward wheel 5. It is supposed to be the...
08-07-2011, 07:01 AM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,130
Posted By wireless200

I checked the AMEX service. It give you the...

I checked the AMEX service. It give you the standard deal a dealer will offer 15 minutes after you walk through the door of the dealership. That is, a couple thou above invoice. You could get that...
08-06-2011, 12:29 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 3,130
Posted By wireless200

USAA incentive

Anyone know what types of USAA insurance meet the criteria for the $4k discount? For example does it have to be auto insurance, will a homeowner's work, how about something as simple as a personal...
08-05-2011, 08:12 PM
Replies: 12
Views: 4,468
Posted By wireless200

Same here. I used to be anal like that. ...

Same here. I used to be anal like that. Steering wheel, alignment had to be perfect. I'd literally show the mechanic how straight or not straight the steering wheel was. Old enough now to know...
08-05-2011, 08:08 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,717
Posted By wireless200

Most of the magazines are calling the upgrades a...

Most of the magazines are calling the upgrades a "mid-cycle refresh." I've read a new model is coming '14. Are they on a six-year model cycle?
07-24-2011, 08:16 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,288
Posted By wireless200

Online is still saying $1500 but the newpaper...

Online is still saying $1500 but the newpaper said $4k. I believe that's the conquest incentive but there are more. Fleet incentive (if you work for the right company) was $1500 a couple of months...
07-24-2011, 08:11 AM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,288
Posted By wireless200

Exactly. Same situation here for my wife. The...

Exactly. Same situation here for my wife. The c350 is a better size for her but the price is only about $4k less than the nicer, and let's face it, more prestigious E-class.

Still going back...
07-19-2011, 09:15 PM
Replies: 17
Views: 2,069
Posted By wireless200

Make sure she doesn't mind a gravely sounding...

Make sure she doesn't mind a gravely sounding engine, a rather large tank of something in the spare-tire well instead of a spare tire, and run flats. Other than those things, yeah, I like the gas...
07-13-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 157
Views: 34,389
Posted By wireless200

+1

+1
07-07-2011, 05:54 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,194
Posted By wireless200

yeah, his manager told him to do the over msrp...

yeah, his manager told him to do the over msrp thing. They want to move the '11s like you said and they know they're are people who will put them on order and pay the premium for the first month or...
07-07-2011, 05:18 PM
Replies: 27
Views: 4,313
Posted By wireless200

Great video. I really enjoyed that.

Great video. I really enjoyed that.
07-07-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,194
Posted By wireless200

I would too but the price differential is large...

I would too but the price differential is large right. Great deals can be had now and will get better. I talked to my salesman yesterday and they want slightly over msrp on the '12s ordered now. ...
07-03-2011, 07:05 AM
Replies: 5,531
Views: 2,847,825
Posted By wireless200

Nice. I like the color and straight up look.

Nice. I like the color and straight up look.
06-25-2011, 08:42 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,341
Posted By wireless200

It's totally dependent on the dealer whether a...

It's totally dependent on the dealer whether a Toyota, VW, Honday, or a Mercedes. We've been shopping for an E-class and without much effort I've found very good deals while on the other hand some...
06-24-2011, 11:41 PM
Replies: 5
Views: 1,322
Posted By wireless200

I drove a c350 recently. Best car I have ever...

I drove a c350 recently. Best car I have ever driven. Just fantastic power, feel, and handling. And I also drove an Audi and a BMW to compare it to. The C350 was far better, it wasn't even close....
06-24-2011, 11:37 PM
Replies: 25
Views: 3,341
Posted By wireless200

It was a pretty good deal a few months ago. Now...

It was a pretty good deal a few months ago. Now it's probably just ok. I'm saw an MB advertisement on TV tonight extolling the "young" 2011s. They used the word "young." They are trying to move...
06-23-2011, 09:06 PM
Replies: 1
Views: 812
Posted By wireless200

Not sure which E you're comparing it to, but my...

Not sure which E you're comparing it to, but my wife and I look at the new 5 and didn't care for the interior. Totally different look and feel from the E. I think if you got look at one, the the...
06-22-2011, 09:21 PM
Replies: 5,531
Views: 2,847,825
Posted By wireless200

You kept it in good shape the way it oughta be. ...

You kept it in good shape the way it oughta be. Kudos.
06-18-2011, 03:15 PM
Replies: 30
Views: 3,217
Posted By wireless200

Seems a little rich, you kept their screwdriver...

Seems a little rich, you kept their screwdriver and complained about them lifting your quarters. BTW, why do you keep 320 quarters in your console?
06-17-2011, 07:52 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,288
Posted By wireless200

This set of options, you can pretty easily get...

This set of options, you can pretty easily get for about $49k with no dickering, before whatever incentives you can get such as loyal owner, switch from competitor, fleet...

That's what makes it a...
06-17-2011, 06:28 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,288
Posted By wireless200

Wow $48k? You can get a fairly loaded '11 E-350...

Wow $48k? You can get a fairly loaded '11 E-350 for that right now. They are pretty easily found for under invoice at the moment. Getting ready to buy a Merc for my wife - the E has the prestige...
06-17-2011, 06:06 PM
Replies: 74
Views: 8,288
Posted By wireless200

What kind of agreement do you guys have on...

What kind of agreement do you guys have on pricing? My dealer says they'll give me a price on the 2011 and guarantee the '12 will not vary by more than 3% of that price. Or did you not have to ask?...
06-12-2011, 08:29 PM
Replies: 5,531
Views: 2,847,825
Posted By wireless200

Nice. We saw a red one in the parking lot today...

Nice. We saw a red one in the parking lot today that we liked. How do you like red now that you have it?
05-30-2011, 10:26 AM
Replies: 26
Views: 4,008
Posted By wireless200

Certainly German autos don't use Japanese...

Certainly German autos don't use Japanese electronics do they. Japanese electronics are reliable and they work. :) Maybe it's just the wiring that's German.
05-23-2011, 02:53 PM
Replies: 309
Views: 35,194
Posted By wireless200

They should include keyless entry as either a...

They should include keyless entry as either a stand-alone option or put it in P1. That's the only option I want in P2 but not for the price of the whole package. For that matter I don't want Nav...
05-18-2011, 04:29 PM
Replies: 8
Views: 1,291
Posted By wireless200

It starts off in 2nd gear in C mode according to...

It starts off in 2nd gear in C mode according to a salesguy at the dealership.
05-16-2011, 08:33 AM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,743
Posted By wireless200

Yeah, another Chinese investor named Youngman...

Yeah, another Chinese investor named Youngman came in now to buy out or finance. Either way, I've lost interest in the Saab 9-5. Went by the lot and, man, is that a sad, lonely place. GM...
05-15-2011, 09:22 AM
Replies: 25
Views: 7,322
Posted By wireless200

Looks like the cost of P1 has decreased from $4k...

Looks like the cost of P1 has decreased from $4k to $3.6k. Wonder what this means for overall pricing? A regular '11 e350 can be had for several thousand under invoice right now so I wouldn't...
05-14-2011, 05:07 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,743
Posted By wireless200

Looks like they got financing from China after...

Looks like they got financing from China after the first Chinese deal fell through. I'm going to go drive one with my wife. No hurry though. It looks like the cars will be on the lot the rest of...
05-14-2011, 01:32 PM
Replies: 82
Views: 8,743
Posted By wireless200

I've noticed 2011 E-350's w/gas engine are going...

I've noticed 2011 E-350's w/gas engine are going for under invoice now. For example a standard config with p1 can be had for under $50k now. They will probably drop a little further once the '12s...
05-13-2011, 11:34 AM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,343
Posted By wireless200

Great analysis. Beautiful ride too!

Great analysis. Beautiful ride too!
05-11-2011, 06:25 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,670
Posted By wireless200

And to think the US spends that every day in...

And to think the US spends that every day in Libya for no apparent reason!

Be nice to have that go on cancer, diabetes, Alzheimer's, and other things. The priorities are insanity. At least...
05-10-2011, 11:26 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,670
Posted By wireless200

Sounds like y'all agree. But keep posting - love...

Sounds like y'all agree. But keep posting - love seeing those pictures of the white AMG!
05-09-2011, 06:42 PM
Replies: 29
Views: 6,343
Posted By wireless200

I wanted a bluetec no matter what until I drove...

I wanted a bluetec no matter what until I drove one. Didn't care for the gravely feel and sounding engine, nor the suprisingly large tank of urea where the spare tire well is, and the requisite...
05-08-2011, 08:53 PM
Replies: 123
Views: 8,670
Posted By wireless200

Our salesman told us Merc uses lower quality...

Our salesman told us Merc uses lower quality leather in the C and E. He said it is not the same leather at all as the AMGs and S class. In fact, he said, you could barely call it leather. I wanted...
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