Date registered: Jun 2013
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WHAT'S HAPPENING TO MERCEDES?
Having driven these cars for 15 years something is changing and it started with the redesigned C class about 5 yrs ago. The steering is numb and totally unsatisfying. Realizing this, I went forth with the last year of the CLK 350 which handled and steered quite well enough (although my hyundai sonata RIGHT NOW steers and handles better!!
Mercedes has a reason I can not fathom for doing this. They will not get the young buyers and as for me at close to 60, I am going more the way of the sports steering and handling which if Mercedes does not start addressing, they will lose many many customers! Mercedes cosmetics and looks are still the best. The solidity of construction is still first rate. I am prepared to say that the steering and handling situation was done for a misadvised purpose of marketing. If this is not corrected in the 2015 c coupe, slk etc... BMW s new 2 and 4 series as well as the Porche Boxter will be my cars to drive for my next years upcoming purchase.
I hope someone high up in the company reads this