On one hand, I'm bowled over by its beautiful lines and grand interior. I think the numbers may well tilt in favour of the former. Hang on just bought an A8 as well. Range Rover, hmm think you are being branded as the anti-christ by the government if you have one of these Type of dealer you bought from? As for the rest of the interior, it is familiar territory for Mercedes aficionados. What's most practical about your car? I don't know, it's pretty extreme.
But while fans of the car love the way it combines genuine coupe looks with four-door saloon practicality and space, bigger families will find the four-seat interior too small for their needs. It has none of the rattle you normally associate with diesels and ample amounts of pulling power, so it feels very smooth and quick indeed. Violations of copyright will be prosecuted under the fullest extent of the law. An E500 requires 181 feet, and a 645Ci, 169. Well, unsurprisingly, a lot like the E, but a notch sportier. A console separates the two rear seats, and this has a pair of cubbyholes featuring sliding covers. They are simplicity itself to manipulate and even a five-year-old can figure out what button does what to which seat cushion.
Rear-seat legroom is more than ample, as is shoulder room, and the front-seat accommodations are positively expansive. The front seats offer an incredible amount of travel with legroom that even Shaq would find lavish. Mated to a seven-speed slushbox, it makes for a sophisticated powertrain. Quick access to automobile-catalog website - type in a browser: a-c. The seller gave me all the information, which additional cables and accessories I also need, to have full operational car android radio. As for the rest of the interior, it is familiar territory for Mercedes aficionados.
The only real compromise is with headroom. It sticks out like a sore thumb and gets in the way of actuating the turn signals. Where the 55 is brutally fast, the 500 is deceptively fast. And it will be flying by. Product came well packed, all what I ordered was there and in perfect condition. The bigger wheels with meatier tires grab the ground for 0.
But while fans of the car love the way it combines genuine coupe looks with four-door saloon practicality and space, bigger families will find the four-seat interior too small for their needs. What's it like to drive? Peripherally, though, it's a different story, in which the sharply raked A-pillars and low-slung roofline eliminate some useful sightlines. An excellent driving position and the impressive power of all the engines offer effortless long-distance comfort, which is helped by a standard automatic gearbox. They are simplicity itself to manipulate and even a five-year-old can figure out what button does what to which seat cushion. It's also superbly engineered with a high-quality feel to the finish, both inside and out. Mercedes, in its attempts to upgrade certain Chrysler products the 300C, for example has installed the same system on its American products.
It may look as aggressive as other four-door coupes, but its low height and curvaceous profile give it a classic feel, almost reminiscent of the 1950s. The other limitation is the size of the rear windows. Ditto for the Electronic Stability Program, traction control and enough air bags to refloat the Titanic. But, combined with the sloping roof, it makes for rather small windows for gazing at the countryside flying by. The full Terms and Conditions of using this website and database can be found. Furthermore, there are detailed descriptions of safety equipment, features, production changes, recalls and common faults or problems.
Perhaps there is some clever marketing going on here. Rear-seat passengers get to plop down in seats that are more like buckets than a bench, and they're treated to ample legroom and foot space, although headroom is 1. Was she blind in one eye and unable to see out of the other? The other limitation is the size of the rear windows. In the 500, the temptation evaporates; you use the ample performance when you need it. Good size boot, especially for a coupe!! All right, you sacrifice enough grunt to power a hot hatch and you will most emphatically be done over by an M5 in a straight line. Well the old dears in the street think Im great because I have it. Plus discount on the actual price so overall a decent deal Is there any special reason why you bought this car? Franchise Did you buy this car new? Shallow windows limit all-round visibility, too.
Then the monstrously quick 469bhp 5. Our Reviews Every review covers all the variants and editions within the model range and provides high quality photographs. What makes that one guy stray from the unanimous decision of the group? Except as expressly authorized by automobile-catalog. October 2007 Did you get a good deal and why? Moreover, with fewer kilos in the nose and less-aggressive footwear and suspension settings, the 500 rides more smoothly and quietly on any of the three electronic damper settings. It's this feeling that truly connects this modern car to its commissioned forebears. And it will be flying by. The huge gap between the front doors and the C-pillar also bothers me.
That said, the capsule-like feeling they impart does seem to convey a sense of speed. The first and perhaps most compelling reason for choosing the 500 is that at £52,115 it costs just over £20k less than the 55. No What price did you pay? A console separates the two rear seats, and this has a pair of cubbyholes featuring sliding covers. Most observers who witness its sleek body feel an immediate and strong physical attraction. Aim your eyes straight ahead, and there's no remnant of the severely sloped hood to impede your view of the road, not to mention an annoying three-pronged ornament as on an E-class.
Rear-seat legroom is more than ample, as is shoulder room, and the front-seat accommodations are positively expansive. To see a review from AustralianCar. That means the same 302-horsepower, 5. There's always one guy in a crowd of guys at the bar rail who will, while the group flips through pages of the latest swimsuit issue of Sports Illustrated, feign utter disinterest in what is obviously a particularly beautiful model while the other guys are raving about her. Worse yet, it is proliferating.