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Discussion in 'Mercedes News' started by del320, Apr 4, 2014.

  1. del320

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    What exactly does it prove? A Mercedes GLA can drive where lorries can.
     
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    Maybe its to demonstrate that Mercedes are now aware of road salt and what it can do to a car!
     
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    Yep, one of THOSE !!!
    Try that with an older one ......... it'll biodegrade before your eyes.
     
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    This one will be Gone in Sixty Seconds.
     
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    Salt mines are some of the driest places on earth. The salt absorbs any moisture from the air.

    They'd have been better served driving it over some of Edinburgh's roads. A bit of decent background scenery and off-road experience all in one go.
     
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    Deep salt mines are incredibly dry places [ that's why they can store documents down there]. So corrosion would not be an issue- which is nice. Don't open that bottle of Evian-----Noooooooooooooooooo!;)
     
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    So to summarise.

    Lying bustards about the new MBs being better than the old ones at rusting.
     
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    I thought we liked Mercedes......

    No we are here to abuse them
     
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    We do when they're not performing tacky stunts like this.

    Chances are that if they'd stuck an early 1970s Lancia Beta down there it would have come out no worse than it went in.

    So what does that say about the people who dreamt this up - or possibly what those people think about their customers if they actually knew what they were doing?
     
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