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Not sure if this has been on here before but this is sweet. Just look at what they do with those Soviet era ZiLs!

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A definite copy of a Pullman:




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If all ML's are made in the US, does that mean the Russian Protective Service is using American made cars to protect the President? Awesome.
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If all ML's are made in the US, does that mean the Russian Protective Service is using American made cars to protect the President? Awesome.
Some for the European market were built in Graz.

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Judging from the pictures they have ESP disabled.
How can I do it on my car?
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Came across Putin in Ottawa a few years back. He was staying in the same hotel we were, Westin Ottawa near the Parliament Hill. The lobby and elevators were packed with young Russian security guards.
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Great Pics. Those are stunning pictures of the S600 Pullman (W140) Great Pics. I really enjoyed them.

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this must be some type of exercise or test for the drivers. Still sweet pictures
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1995 W124 E300 Diesel black 161,000 miles= my car



1984 W123 300D Turbodiesel -238,000 miles (sold)
2004 SL500 Pewter (sold) (my old man's car)
2005 SL55 AMG silver on charcoal SOLD (same as above)
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Ahhhhh...I love Russia in the summer!!!
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i guess it is not the race as mentioned in the article, but some kind of trainning.. makes more sense imo.
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