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  1. NewMB

    Titz - Germany!

    There's also a "Trosa" in Sweden, a small town and it means.... "ladies underware".
  2. NewMB

    Titz - Germany!

    Were out driving yesterday and came across this little town (not far from Cologne). As bad it sounds, it's actually real!
  3. NewMB

    Who "Owned" That Country ?

  4. NewMB

    Jaguar XJ and XF build quality

    The 3.0D XF S I had as a rental in Germany last year left a big ? over the quality of Jag's. It was very new and only had a couple of K's mls on the clock. Nice and comfortable car and very fast indeed but the buttons in the car screamed - Cheap! Engine also went into limp mode several times...
  5. NewMB

    Summer Trip To Poland

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    Summer Trip To Poland

    Here in Cologne a litre of diesel will set you back about €1.44 (£1.25). Super Diesel costs another €0.10/litre and petrol is more expensive. Aral Ultimate 102 (I think that's the name for it) costs €1.67 :eek: Have a nice trip to Poland. As others have said, enjoy the beer!!
  7. NewMB

    W126 - Advice please on 560SEC

    Fantastic. Thank You very much!! Thanks and sure will. Thank You very much for the link. Did not find this site when I did the usual google search.
  8. NewMB

    W126 - Advice please on 560SEC

    Some members on here might remember that I was very active on here while driving MB's (C320 Cdi & E55). Having then returned to Volvo and to "another" german make starting with a B :eek: I now feel this urge to come back to MB :) But this time, I am going to go for something a bit different...
  9. NewMB

    C350 CDI fuel consumption

    In the 2006 C350 Cdi Estate I had I managed about 35-37mpg on avg. 42-43mpg on a long run and in town about 27-29mpg. After buying the Brabus D6 box, I gained a little, but mainly on the long run. In town, no difference. 2003 E55 AMG (saloon) - best ever was 28.1mpg. My 2007 330d (tuned to...
  10. NewMB

    How many cars have you driven?

    I keep a list :doh: many models have been various MY. In excess of 200.... Alfa Romeo 159 2.4 JTM TI 164 3.0 Super V6 Audi 100 1.8 E Coupé 2.3 A4 1.8 A4 2.0 SE CVT-6 A6 2.5 Tdi CVT-6 BMW 118D 320 318i...
  11. NewMB

    Interesting sales technique

    Unbelievable :doh: :eek:
  12. NewMB

    Mods and insurance

    They DO expect it..... When asked about options, I had to state every single one of them, even no cost options! They did try to charge an additional £80 for rear factory tinted windows. A complaint letter later and I was refunded. The following year, no charge for factory tinted windows (was...
  13. NewMB

    ML63 or ML420 - Whats the opinion ?

    We used to run a couple of the 420's and about 6 320's in our company. The 420 was great! Loved every moment when driving them. Nothing wrong with the 320 but would feel a bit slow on the german autobahn when trying to keep up with traffic. The only problem we had was the fact that all the...
  14. NewMB

    goodbye mb

    Nope. See bpsorrel's post/link.
  15. NewMB

    goodbye mb

    To clarify some of the Volvo talk.... Personally I am a big fan of Volvo but as some may know, have had some MB's and despite now driving both Volvo and a Bmw 3 (sorry!) I very much miss the MB's...there is something special about an MB. :) Volvo shares engines with Ford and Peugeot. The...
  16. NewMB

    Police car de-badging

    Colchester has the usual Volvo V70's (marked) and unmarked S60's. They also have some Bmw 3's (unmarked).
  17. NewMB

    New 350 Cdi engines - Performance/Spec figures

    Info taken from MB Germany where the new 350 Cdi engine are for sale. Saloon E350 Cdi - 265bhp Beschleunigung 0-100 km/h: 6,2 s...
  18. NewMB

    About to order E350 Coupe 2012 Model

    Info taken from MB Germany where the new 350 Cdi engine are for sale. Saloon E350 Cdi - 265bhp Beschleunigung 0-100 km/h: 6,2 s...
  19. NewMB

    Last Years Cost

    ...or wifes, daughters, nieces etc :rolleyes:
  20. NewMB

    Last Years Cost

    Of course you are right. One should still include it I think, just like you say. Either way, shares or cars can be a very expensive thing to own!
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