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Changed several cars/trucks in the past 10 years and just a couple of weeks ago, bought a 2006 R350 under warranty. Simply amazed by the ride quality. Owned several Subarus and Toyotas in the past, and the Mercedes has captivated me. Have an 05 Prius and someday in the future will be replaced by another Benz (possibly a diesel because of that addicting torque). I do miss the acceleration and agility of my Subie (sub 6, 0-60) sedan that this R350 replaced but the silky smooth transition and that Benz feel (don't know how to describe), make me smile everytime I ride this engineering marvel.

Had some minor issues but all got fixed under warranty and the service at Benz Portland was simply outstanding. Already bought spare winter tires/wheels (Nokian Hakka) and still a lot of miles left on the Michelins that came with the car.

Please recommend some good fog lights (Piaa?). Also considering a tow package and roof rails (for additional cargo). Any suggestions on fog lights, tow harness and roof cargo will be much appreciated. Don't want to compromise on the killer looks of this vehicle (the rear is not my favorite, but I am growing to like it). So whatever additions I do, I would like for it to complement the looks. It is a white car. Don't want to call it a Minivan . Owned a Sienna at one time.
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Welcome to Benzworld! I have a 1983 300D Turbodiesel and let me tell you, with 282000 miles on it, so many magical things happen. Ah! the magic of Mercedes!

Yes Honey! Thats how they sound! Its a diesel!
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