I actually thought about the same thing. I am geussing MB is targeting 55+ year old men with no need for superb acceleration and dont have enough in their retirement fund to buy say an S430 or S500 that can cost 15-20 grand more. I can see why it is a good idea because my fatherinlaw fits this description perfectly and i just told him about it and he seemed interested. I geuss MB thinks most in this age group just dont have the need it for somthing with a V8 and a sticker of $80 grand.(hehe but i sure do!)
I wouldn't say it's underpowered. First time I took it on the Autobahn, this E-class diesel made some trouble. And while it took a bit longer than I'd thought, once above 220 km/h or so, I lost him. Cruising at 250 on the tach is no problem, and lots of cars are electronically limited at around there anyways... ;-)
the new (to the us market) 2006 s350 is a short wheelbase version of the larger s430, s500, s600 (and amg models, yada).
the s350 is roughly five inches shorter (in overall length and wheelbase) all coming from the rear seat leg room area. by >>rough<< comparisons of leg room (front and rear), the s350 will have about the same leg room as the current e-class.
if you want specifics, go to the mbusa site; it has all the dimensions information you'll need to carry out your research. cheers.
@Deplore @pinkster Please could you 2 read the next 2 posts and see if you think I'm on the right lines here with regard to the 2 ECU's and the potential Drive Authorisation and Coil / Injector Driver issues I found, remember the 2001 V6 SLK320 is DAS2 Immo and the 2001 V8 S500...
I have a replacement valve block coming next week and I want to be sure I can get the job done on my driveway.
I know all four corners have to be raised however I have to improvise because my driveway is inclined and that would get sketchy. So I was thinking, is it acceptable to get the job...
Hello, I'm searching where to find the CAN busses A,B and C of the S320 W220 of the year 2000. I have some electric/ electronic problems after the infiltration of water, and here are some fault codes as B 1057, B 1079 and B 1076. Best regards.
03-06 bi-xenon auto leveling oem(used) already installed and functional
I have a 2000 W220 S500 with 03-06 Bi-xenon auto leveling headlights and after just 2 plug/wire harness modifications they are fully functioning. I wanted the clear lens look so I purchased a used OEM pair off of eBay part...
Hi, i have bought recently a mercedes benz S320 gasoline .
After 3 weeks, in the morning i go to the car and i see is to low, after start i receive the warning : Airmatic - stop car, to low !
I see only 1 parts is low right back . After 2 days, the right front is low too. The car can't up and i...
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