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From the newest edition; nothing earth shattering.

"Like Goldilock's porridge, it was just right."

"Church mice would feel right at home."

"Drastically upgraded on-road prowess was an overarching goal, [MB] says: Consider it reached."
 

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The article also mentioned that the off-road package is "less than a year away"...

Good article - seems like they liked it, as AutoSaurus pointed out.
 

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Daniel - 4/9/2005 6:08 PM

The article also mentioned that the off-road package is "less than a year away"...

Good article - seems like they liked it, as AutoSaurus pointed out.
In Germany the Offroad Technik package can be ordered already. It comprises:

100% diff locks center and rear
low range with shift on the move
underbody cladding
compass
manual mode for automatic transmission
increased pneumatic ground clearance by 30 mm compared to standard Airmatic
option code 430 for EU1630.00 list price

In addtion there's also an offroad optic package.
 

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Wolfgang - 4/9/2005 6:29 PM

In Germany the Offroad Technik package can be ordered already. It comprises:

100% diff locks center and rear
low range with shift on the move
underbody cladding
compass
manual mode for automatic transmission
increased pneumatic ground clearance by 30 mm compared to standard Airmatic
option code 430 for EU1630.00 list price

In addtion there's also an offroad optic package.
Here are the Airmatic specs:

AIRMATIC package AIRMATIC in the Off-Road
Pro technical package
Mode/Change/Ground clearance/Change/Ground clearance
Highway/0/181 mm/0/181 mm
Highspeed/- 15 mm*/166 mm/- 15 mm*/166 mm
Offroad 1/--/--/+ 30 mm/211 mm
Offroad/2/+ 80 mm/261 mm/+ 80 mm/261 mm
Offroad 3/--/--/+ 110 mm/291 mm
 

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AutoWeek - diesel & AMG timeline

According to the new Autoweek, "To keep things fresh, a 224-hp 320 CDI diesel and the wicked 6.3-liter 500-hp V8-powered ML63 AMG will come about this time next year."
 
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