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Old 28th March 2010, 23:00   #1
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Default Mercedes-Benz R-Class Facelifed

Just saw these photos of facelifted R-class in GermanCarZone.

I liked the freshened fascia. It look much better than its predessor!

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Old 28th March 2010, 23:32   #2
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Looks very sporty,interiors are amazing!
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err... this might sound stupid, but where is the gear?
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err... this might sound stupid, but where is the gear?
May be, it will pop right out when the ignition is turned on!
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No guys This model doesn't have the gear lever , its a 7G Tronic and we push buttons behind the steering wheel to engage the different modes.
And the car I think looks fabulous and they have tried to reproduce the looks of the GL. The lights and the grill from the front are very similar to the GL.
Nice looking vehicle though.
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err... this might sound stupid, but where is the gear?
paddle shift is the magic word. Schumacher wannabe soccer moms are in for a blast!!!
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paddle shift is the magic word. Schumacher wannabe soccer moms are in for a blast!!!
Not really... R Class and many other 'cedes have proper gear stick behind the steering wheel before you jump to the paddle shift.

Find it in the attached pic.
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Old 29th March 2010, 08:52   #8
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Looks way better than the old one. Any specs released?
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Car is supposed to be much better than it looks. People who have driven/ used this are gaga about how the car drives yet holds so much without feeling ponderous. It is quite popular in China of all places!
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Hey, the is really a good way to FL a car. I think the previous R was a Dull design and this is a very big improvement. Now I want MB India to introduce the R in here.
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Now the R class looks like a proper merc.
But i don't like the steering wheel of a all merc SUVs and MUVs models(except G class).
Eventhough a merc fanatic the design and the use of the brush steel on the steering wheel doesn't look the part.
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The current R350 is a bit sluggish at start given its weight but highway cruising is smooth. Not that great for city driving. But the Bluetech version is great with abundant torque available at just 1500rpm.
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