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Old 16th December 2004, 23:37   #1
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Mercedes debuts the 320 CDI with V6 insted of inline 5. This new unit gives 224hp and a massive torque of 510Nm@1600rpm! ML280CDI with 190hp and 440Nm and also a 350 V6 petrol with 272hp and 350Nm of torque. The range topper is the ML 350 8 cylinder unit with 306hp. The globally unique 7 speed auto 7G-Tronic is fitted on all variants. Airmatic suspension, Permanant 4 wheel drive and 4ETS traction systems are the new hi-tech stuff avaliable.
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Old 17th December 2004, 00:16   #2
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It looks so much GOLFish...LEXUSish...from the overall shape.!!! The rear if u ask me is kinda wierd.!!! Anyway...we will have to wait and watch wat it does in the reliability lists!!
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From the reports that I have read about the new A class and new M Class, the cars ooze quality, Mercedes have really pulled there socks up, lets hope it reflects in the future quality surveys. If you note, very few have issues with the new E class
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What hits the nail on Bangles head is that, BMW designs seem to be getting worse while Mercedes is surely improving.

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Old 17th December 2004, 09:36   #5
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Car looks quite good, but the rear isn't changed yet...and thats the thing I hated in the earlier M Class. And it seems as if it has more capability and quality over the earlier M.
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