That emblem was a hallmark of previous Mercedes coupes, making them immediately identifiable on the highway, and suggesting that drivers of lesser cars skedaddle into the right-hand lane. Data Unavailable Third Hip Room in. Change Vehicle Change Vehicle Change Vehicle Failed to get data, please try again. The rear suspension is the latest refinement of Mercedes proven multi-link design. Mercedes claims to have increased interior space by two inches, but it feels like considerably more. Soft polyurethane sprayed onto the dashboard provides an attractive appearance and a luxurious feel. The crankshaft position sensor going out was the only odd thing we had to replace without warning.
We've just gone over 100,000 miles and have really done little other than normal maintenance. If I can help 1 person steer clear of this vehicle I won't feel as bad for buying it. Wow, I really wish I never bought this car! Failed to get data, please try again. Failed to get data, please try again. The 5-speed automatic offers a TouchShift manual shifting mode. The instrument panel is a departure for Mercedes, but it works admirably.
What can I say about class, luxury and a well-built albeit over-engineered Mercedes. The era of Benz seems to be over. Mercedes made ingress and egress to the rear seat easier with handy quick release front seats that slide forward and up. They are way over engineered and its completely unnecessary. Just to name a few.
Unless otherwise indicated, specifications refer to test vehicle. Data Unavailable Third Leg Room in. The coupe disposes entirely of the B-pillar, another attractive element reminiscent of an earlier age of sporty coupes. If you hate money this is the car for you. Those two gauges resemble nothing so much as an old mercury thermometer. Data Unavailable Third Shoulder Room in.
A large round speedometer and tachometer dominate the center of the gauge cluster. A convertible will join the lineup in about a year. Bought the car with 76000 miles on it. When something goes wrong, and it will, it will be ridiculously expensive. The Mercedes V6 and V8 engines perform admirably and both benefit from a 5-speed automatic transmission.
You might not want to take three friends for a daylong jaunt, but no one is going to get out of the backseat looking like the Hunchback of Notre Dame. I-4 and V-6 refer to the configuration and number of cylinders. The design is restrained and sophisticated and simply reeks of high-end European class. The size class for cars is determined by the interior passenger and cargo volumes. I will never own one again.
Failed to get data, please try again. A few miles north of downtown Detroit, on the winding lakeside roads of Oakland County, the car handled curves at speed with the easy grace of a thoroughbred horse stretching out in the home stretch. Failed to get data, please try again. . That was at about 80,000 mi.
This is typically measured in liters 3. Rear seat knee room has grown 1. Two small vertical gauges for the fuel level and coolant temperature flank them. Failed to get data, please try again. Mercedes chose to use the two lower control arms to improve impact absorption for better wheel control and damping.
It goes immediately to the head of the class for looks, performance and passenger space. Don't know if the seats will move or not. The interior materials are the finest in any recent Mercedes. This car has more problems small and big. Prices do not include manufacturer's destination and delivery charges. The two models differ in little but their engines and a few cosmetic touches.
Failed to get data, please try again. It has been tuned for improved absorption of vibration and more predictable handling when driven hard. . . .