|02-21-2008, 06:20 AM||#1 (permalink)|
Date registered: May 2007
Vehicle: Mercedes ML 420 CDI
Spied: Mercedes-Benz ML Hybrid
Finally LED on ML !
Last edited by Courage; 02-21-2008 at 06:23 AM.
|02-21-2008, 01:29 PM||#2 (permalink)|
Date registered: Sep 2005
Location: Ann Arbor, Michigan
Oooh, chrome roof rails and window sill trim. Nice. The side mirrors look bigger too.
2002 Mercedes-Benz ML320 (sold)
2011 Chrysler Town & Country
2008 Toyota Camry Hybrid
2003 Yamaha V-Star 650 Classic
2002 Jaguar X-Type 2.5
|02-21-2008, 03:32 PM||#3 (permalink)|
Date registered: Jul 2006
Vehicle: 2000 ML430, 2006 BMW 325i, 2007 BMW 328i Coupe
Location: South Florida
|02-21-2008, 10:20 PM||#4 (permalink)|
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The bigger side mirrors would be a useful change. The rest I can live without.
2008 Mercedes C300 Sport mars red/black
2007 Lexus IS350 Sport package smoky granite metallic/gray
2013 Mazda CX-5 Grand Touring AWD crystal white pearl mica/black
|02-21-2008, 10:41 PM||#5 (permalink)|
BenzWorld Senior Member
Date registered: Sep 2007
Vehicle: C55 ///AMG
Location: Lower Mainland, British Columbia, Canada
I definitely like the side mirrors. I find the existing ones acceptable, but a downgrade from my '00 ML320. The new wheel design looks great too. That prototype vehicle definitely has Airmatic as it is riding about the same height as mine does in Sport mode.
As far as the chrome window sills, I already have that, along with the LED taillamps
I do like the chrome roof rails, but suspect that they will be prohibitively expensive as a retrofit.
The hood design (not shown in this pic) is also changed, with a few more "curves" similar to that of the X5's hood.
|02-23-2008, 01:36 AM||#7 (permalink)|
Date registered: Jan 2008
Wow, highway efficiency of the already pretty good 320CDI engine, added passing power and in city/stop n go efficiency of the 2 mode electric powertrain.
Me wants! That could be quite the winning combination if they pull it off with typical MBenz refinement.
|10-08-2008, 07:41 AM||#10 (permalink)|
BenzWorld Senior Member
Date registered: Jul 2008
Vehicle: 2011 GL550, 2011 G55 AMG, 2011 Range Rover Supercharged
Location: Woodland Hills, CA
Excellent! Look at the 3 pointed star in the front grill....Distronic. Never seen that before on an ML, especially since this Hybrid model is not top of the line in terms of cost (as is the ML550 or ML63).
We've had Distronic on 2 models, and although it is cool, and actually (surprisingly) works, here in So. CA....not much chance to ever use it. Also, I think the solid Distronic 3 pointed star is somewhat ugly, compared to the traditional grill star.
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