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Old 16th January 2020, 20:10   #16
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While on the topic, I am surprised that my newly purchased F-Pace does not have any speed warning chime, its 2019 MFD. All that happens is that once you cross 80 the digital display of the speed font turns from white to orange and again at 120 it blinks and changes color.
What was the month of manufacture? IIRC, this enforcement came into effect from July 2019. Either that, or Jaguar found a clever way to implement it by visuals over audio.
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[center][b]The best way to enjoy the GLC is to cruise and waft along on the highway enjoying the refinement, but it has to be below 120 km/h, as above that, you will go completely bonkers with the speed warning. All cars now have the speed warning and all have different implementations. But Mercedes has taken things a bit too far IMO. You're listening to music and cruising on the highway when you cross 80 km/h and the music suddenly mutes and there is a warning chime, after which, the music starts again. After a few seconds, this repeats and every few seconds the music will mute, the warning will chime and music will play again. You then speed up a little and cross 120 km/h.
Congrats on an unusually quick turnaround!

Those speed beeps are a deal breaker for me especially in this type of implementation
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At this price point, having fake exhaust vents rather than functional ones is not a good design theme.
The same fake exhausts trend seems to be implemented in the new Q3 as well.
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