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Old 23rd March 2004, 11:54   #1
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Read the full story here : Autospies : 2005 S Special Report
P.S. Its a PDF file so it cud take some time to download.


Frankly speakin the new S looks like a Camry from the front. Those lights remind me of the Camry. The new S will also use a similar system as BMW's iDrive.
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Old 23rd March 2004, 12:08   #2
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Exactly V12, even i thought the S class looked like the Camry, the moment i saw it.

I still feel the older design with clear head lamp looks good. They shouldn't change it.

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That look is too old for todays generation. I dont think they will do this style. Anyways im just crossing my fingers that they do not accept this. Also doesn't the car look a bit small too you
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hmm...the headlights do look like camry..thinner & sharper for that aggressive look...the 350's lights are much better

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this pic from Autobild is an artists impression of the new S Class. Looks almost the same as the pic in the first post. But somehow it looks better with those sharp angular lights.
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Looks a bit Audi A8 meets Merc from the side - no bad thing
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goofed up on size - moderator pls delete earler thumbnails
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hell that is a camry. toyota must be paying the designers @ mercedes for this. what is happening @ stuttgart?? mb was a car that used to be engineered like no other and they used to take pride in the fact that their cars were priced much higher due to the supreme build quality (which was true). and the classy old-school designs and quality have somewhat eroded along the way. i feel the new mercs dont hold a candle to those of the 70's and 80's. and reliability is fast failing mb as can be seen from the f1 scene. mercs are not what they used to be. even though the designs and interiors were termed to be 'cold', mb did have loads of character and charm. whatever the hell's happening to them??
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the silver car is obviously a pshop modded car. it can no way be the new S Class. looks yuck with those CLS-type lights.
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Thing have not been the same since Bruno Sacco retired
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Not impressive. Seems like Merc too is going the Bangled way

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