I just love my Mercedes...

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  1. MBManInKen

    MBManInKen Hardcore MB Enthusiast

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    Just back from a little drive and subsequently had the car fully cleaned, in and out, leather interior treated and polished as well.

    Just reminds me that even at 7 years old she is such a wonderful drive, gliding smoothly and quietly across the rather bad roads in West London, the V8 reacting brightly and vividly at a gentle press of the pedal while the 4-zone climate control, the bose sound system and the massaging seats keep you completely comfortably no matter how long you drive her.

    What a contrast with the 6 month old Focus I drove at my recent business trip to Vienna (noisy, uncomfortable seats, plastic cold interior and rattling all over the place) or indeed any of the many other cars I get to drive when on business trips. That Kia of a few years ago must count as probably the worst driving experience ever :crazy:.

    Then seeing her all cleaned up, shiny and spotless and with such soft and well proportioned lines, a joy to my eyes :D.

    She has been utterly reliable (*), with impressive performance and the utmost comfort. It all reminds me of why I have stuck with Mercedes for so long...

    I love the car just as much, if not more, than the first day I drove it. :)

    (*) Probably inviting disaster with this statement, oh well...
     
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    I've just got back from a weekend away in North Wales. As the ML (the workday car) was full of all sorts, I took the C200K. 7 years old, 70K on the clock.

    What a relaxing journey. Seats as supportive as ever, smooth ride, a quiet cruise at the speed limit all the way, downhill and uphill. 2 hour drive, arrived refreshed. Returned today, journey was just as good. Overall 33 mpg. It's only a C class, a small engine, but it's still a great car.

    Maybe Mercedes owners should adopt the M&S slogan- "It's not just motoring ... "
     
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    "It's not just motoring, it's Mercedes-Benz motoring" :rock:
     
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    my car is 15 years old soon and i still love it more than any car ive ever owned or that any of my friends own

    and my car is mean looking and is a he
     
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    I am glad so many people like their Benz's. It would be a same if they didn't as they aren't exactly cheap to buy or run.
     
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    Hate mine. Bag of ****e just cost me 1500 quid for a new gearbox..
     
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    Your other name is not "Donza", is it? :rolleyes:
     
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    Reality really is stranger than fiction. Look at this page, then search for "k086956" and see who made the post in question... :devil:
     
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    I am off to rip my tree apart in rage.......

    I bags 1st with Chrissy tree rage..........and its all there fault for getting up my nostrills with rubbish
     
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    Too late! :eek: :eek: :eek:
     
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    Hercule Poirot:
    "There is nothing so dangerous for anyone who has something to hide as conversation!... A human being, Hastings, cannot resist the opportunity to reveal himself and express his personality which conversation gives him. Every time he will give himself away."

    Not a bad observation for an imaginary bloke!

    ;)
     
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