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Smile 2008 E550 Sport

My dealer in Dallas told me the 2008 e550 will only come in the Sport package. Does anyone know what the changes are from 2007 to 2008 models for the e's? Thanks in advance.
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Per the June 26 press release:

E-Class Sedan and Wagon (on sale July 2):
  • New AMG Sport package includes AMG front and rear aprons, 18-inch five-spoke wheels, dual chrome exhaust, and AMG steering wheel with shift paddles available on E350, E550 sedan
  • E320 BLUETEC (210 hp, 388 lb.-ft.) E350 (268 hp, 258 lb.-ft.), E550 (382 hp, 391 lb.-ft.), and E63 AMG sedan and wagon (507 hp, 465 lb.-ft.) models continue
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"Available" means not standard. I'd personally want the Sport Package on the car, except that the price will likely be insane. Hugely profitable option for MB.

For the same reason it wouldn't make sense to make it standard. Many people won't pay much for it, so they'd likely lose revenue if they made it standard then priced the car to be competitive.

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