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Any really special Designo cars out there?

I have always enjoyed the uniqueness of the designo editions, does anyone have a really interesting paint color or interior combination? I especially enjoy the roadsters with wild interiors. Show us what you've got!

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I have always enjoyed the uniqueness of the designo editions, does anyone have a really interesting paint color or interior combination? I especially enjoy the roadsters with wild interiors. Show us what you've got!
It's not a roadster but here is my wifes Designo S550
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Sold my Designo Cognac ML55.
What bought me the truck was the interior, while sold it because of harsh suspension and with shrinking family we prefer sedans. Designo didn't do any good. Had to sell ir for next to nothing.


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Sold my Designo Cognac ML55.
What bought me the truck was the interior, while sold it because of harsh suspension and with shrinking family we prefer sedans. Designo didn't do any good. Had to sell ir for next to nothing.


Unfortunately you are correct. You pay an arm and a leg for the Designo option and it adds next to nothing on trade in or resale.

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I love the S's interior, works very well on that car. Great choice.
For the ML, that parking spot looks like a door ding magnet!!!

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It's not a roadster but here is my wifes Designo S550
Beautiful car Lou K. A friend of mine had a Designo CLS 55 AMG with (I think) that identical color scheme. He called his interior "porcelin" if I remember correctly. The white leather is gorgeous.

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[QUOTE=Musikmann;3484893]Beautiful car Lou K. A friend of mine had a Designo CLS 55 AMG with (I think) that identical color scheme. He called his interior "porcelin" if I remember correctly. The white leather is gorgeous.[/QUOTE

Thanks, The color of the interior is called porcelain and the exterior is Mystic white.]

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It's not a roadster but here is my wifes Designo S550
I am generally not a fan of high contrast interiors. It looks like somebody put the wrong seats in the car. But your S is beautiful and the black and white interior is very striking. Your wife must enjoy it.

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Thanks, The color of the interior is called porcelain and the exterior is Mystic white.]
Thank you too, I thought I might have spelled porcelain incorrectly.

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