Up-badging, German style

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  1. BTB 500

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    This made me smile on Monday

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    In stark contrast to the trend for de-badging, which is everywhere. Something that seems to be on the increase compared to last year is removal of ALL badges ... quite funny sometimes trying to work out what make and model a particular car is!
     
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    I seem to remember there was a one-off 'mad' B Class made by M-B ... can't find a link offhand.
     
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    More subtle that the crashed into halfords look....
     
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    It most likely isn't, but I would like to believe that that is genuine, i.e. a V8 under the bonnet/dashboard. Pity you couldn't get a look!

    If they can really get a 55 motor in there, then a regular 5.0 should be possible... :thumb:
     
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    It looked pretty standard apart from the badging, so I would guess it was a B200 with a digit changed.
     
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