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post #11 of 52 (permalink) Old 07-06-2007, 08:04 PM
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I was, like flyboyike, also suprised to find the trunk in the rear. :P
Wait a cotton-picking minute here! These things have a trunk? Why aren't I notified about these things?!

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I've only had my MB for 2 weeks, today I was giving it a wash and I noticed it had 4 wheels. WOW who would have thought a car could be this good!
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I've only had my MB for 2 weeks, today I was giving it a wash and I noticed it had 4 wheels. WOW who would have thought a car could be this good!
that nothing, mine's got a steering wheel!
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I'm sorry but how could you not work that out when you drove the car, front wheel drive, all wheel drive and rear wheel drive feel so different. Also that drive shaft that runs through the middle of the car might be a dead give away too.
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I'm sorry but how could you not work that out when you drove the car, front wheel drive, all wheel drive and rear wheel drive feel so different. Also that drive shaft that runs through the middle of the car might be a dead give away too.
We should not be this hard to benz rider.

Front wheel drive is OK for cars that have a small engine (relative to the car size). Small should be considered in European terms, I guess "tiny" in US terms.

Then again, benz driver has a Volvo T5, if that isn't a four wheel drive model, he should really know the difference in driving experience between a C280 and a Volvo.
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We should not be this hard to benz rider.

Front wheel drive is OK for cars that have a small engine (relative to the car size). Small should be considered in European terms, I guess "tiny" in US terms.

Then again, benz driver has a Volvo T5, if that isn't a four wheel drive model, he should really know the difference in driving experience between a C280 and a Volvo.
Still, I just got back from a week at home on holiday from uni, there I drove a spare car the family has (1997 Honda Accord) the feel in the car being FWD was so different from my W140 RWD. I don't know how old he is but he MUST have driven enough to recognise the difference in cars, even if you've only driven one of the two you would notice the difference.
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We get no FWD models in America. Only RWD and AWD. I was, like flyboyike, also suprised to find the trunk in the rear. :P
The trunk's in the rear? I thought it was right next to me.
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It was recently brought to my attention that MBs are front-engined. Yipppeee!
There were some rear engined MBs made from 1931-1939, the W17, W23, W25D, W28 and W30.

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WHAT???!?!!

I just found out that most if not all mercs are rear wheel drive!!!!


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