1. B

    Planning ahead - winter wheels / tyres?

    I got my C63 last weekend, and it's phenomenal! Really pleased with it. I moved to it from an Alfa 156 GTA which I'd owned for 10 years, and it's about the only choice I could find that had the practicality (both cars are estates) and sounded even better than that Alfa V6. Anyway, I've heard...
  2. CLSMark

    Guess my MPG ( excitement lays ahead, read on!!)

    So, I live in Hampshire, and I'm originally from central Scotland Tonight I'm driving the 398 miles back home for a long weekend. Scenario is Cls 3.0 v6 DIESEL just me ( no kids or wife or their accoutrements) One bag (not the mother in law) Route is Basingstoke to Newbury A339 Onto A34...
  3. D

    Mercedes ahead of the battery powered competition.

    Move over Tesla... arQ8_PW-RiA

    MB Technology, way ahead...

    :D https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ytVdBLMmRno&feature=youtu.be
  5. sspeed

    The Road Ahead

    The Road Ahead. I know I haven't owned "The Beast" for very long but she is my 9th Merc (Yes Really) and so I am assuming its ok to give a short term report. My Brother used to own what was once the worlds fastest Motorcycle. A Kawasaki ZZR1100. I used to borrow it many a time when he...
  6. The _Don

    Mercedes engine keeping Lewis Hamilton ahead of his rivals

  7. BaldGuy

    Newly Single so new life ahead.....

    Went shopping today..... Deposit down....... Sorry crap phone pics... Fully optioned (only missing ceramic brakes) 8k miles 2011 LP560-4 Spyder
  8. KillerHERTZ

    Next Mercedes-Benz GLK/GLC spotted ahead of 2015 launch

  9. Palfrem

    Malware ahead???

    Just went to visit Home - Classic and Contemporary Cars - Avantgarde Cars ...and got the above message - any ideas folks? Can't imagine there is a problem, what is Chrome doing?
  10. S

    Always thinking ahead

    As much as I love my C class tourer and its abilities etc I know I will not have it forever. Autocar magazine reveals this Maserati plans small four-door model | Autocar Who here would consider one of these say over a new E350cdi or equivilent when it comes out. Fiat group now make some of...

    Trouble ahead

    Spent the past couple of days working on a tender for a customer , and was rather concerned at the lead times being quoted for what would normally be regarded as standard products for industrial/automotive use.I will not bore you with the finer points of trying to get prices/deliveries from some...
  12. SilverSaloon

    Weekend of misery ahead i'm sure of it....

    Yes, its that time again... the Alfa is at it again. Wife just phoned - all power steering is gone. Bloody thing! It hopefully will be covered by the warranty we got with the car, if so its off to Alfa.... otherwise guess what i'll be spending my time on this weekend in a cold garage...
  13. Gucci

    Baby Range Rover gets go ahead

    I really like the idea of this - but then got to think - is this the next footballer's wife toy to wreck the image? Land Rover LRX news - Range Rover LRX on its way - 2009 - BBC Top Gear
  14. S

    There May Be Trouble Ahead.....

    Hello all. Here is an interesting situation I would appreciate any views on. Bought a C280 2006 1 month ago from MB Main Dealer. Full warranty of course. Air Con didn't seem to work, so took it to another, local MB dealer for a re gas today. Told that the Air Con compressor has been hit by a...
  15. fabes

    Worth a check up ahead of opting out of network?

    Hi Mine is pre faclieft 53 reg (early 2004 car) It was last serviced by MB and it has FMBSH ,but next service in a few thousand will not be main dealer I understand that I will be losing the secondary benefits of Mobilo, corrosion / rust protection etc, but is that all? MB Southampton...
  16. DSLiverpool

    Play In Wheel On Straight Ahead

    Took the SL out today for a 300 mile round trip and it was very good for a 10 y o BUT there is (in my opinion) too much play on straight ahead possibly cos I am used to the CLS it just appears so but Im asking if the "rack" can be tightened up in the central / straight ahead position ...
  17. SilverSaloon

    drivers who dont read the road ahead

    Hi There are a lot of roadworks in Edinburgh at the moment, but it bugs me every time I drive through them the lack of foresight in some drivers. There are signs saying the lane is closing, but drivers continue to drive in that lane (even though there is a gap to merge into) undertaking...
  18. robert.saunders

    Increased speed limit during hard shoulder running on M42 goes ahead

    Per my original thread on this subject, I noticed this press release slipped into my inbox whilst I was off: Motorists on a section of the M42 will be allowed to drive on the hard shoulder at up to 60mph from today, following a detailed safety study, as the Government steps up work on new...
  19. Dieselman

    The way ahead for vehicle taxation.

    Worth noting if intending to purchase a new car.. July 8, 2005 The European Commission has proposed legislation that would require Member States to re-structure their passenger car taxation systems by eliminating car registration taxes and transforming the circulation (road) tax into a...
  20. Iyse

    Items ordered, long trip ahead :)

    OK, so after some good advice from this forum, I have ordered a new "glasses tray", a new facia, which I will cut into pieces, then glue back together :crazy: to fit the glasses tray, and a pretty little switch off a 124 with a nice picture of an illuminated light on it. I will soon post a...
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