Even the top of the dash is covered in intricately stitched real leather. A new dual-mass flywheel is bolted to a high-capacity twin-disc clutch. The car features a supercharged 6. M-B also builds a couple of coupes and convertibles on these chassis. Electronic 5-speed automatic with driver-adaptive control. No floating or bounding over road irregularities that you might expect on a soft riding car. The steering wheel, console and doors are slathered in beautiful wood and leather.
Flooring the throttle from a standstill produces a solid, relentless rush of power for a 0 to 60 time of 6. It's not easy to take a week out of my busy schedule to just drive aimlessly around my neighborhood so I could see how this big Benz feels and performs. A six-speed, sequential transaxle gearbox snaps off full-throttle upshifts with lighting speed. While rear-seat room is sparse, front occupants are coddled in fragrant leather and polished woods. Handling in the tight twisties is secure, competent and very flat. In the Swabian region of Germany, understatement is a way of life. As you'd expect, each comes virtually fully equipped, with no options.
Speaking of transmissions, the five-speed autobox out of the M-B 12-cylinder cars is used due to its durability under serious torque. Even the top of the dash is covered in intricately stitched real leather. I can't wait to see what 604 horsepower will feel like when I romp on it. This allowed a quieter ride on the highway, with the engine loafing at barely above idle speed. That is enough juice to blowthe doors off a Z06 Corvette and give the Viper a serious run for themoney.
While rear-seat room is sparse, front occupants are coddled in fragrant leather and polished woods. Failed to get data, please try again. That is not to say that performance is bad, on the contrary, this car really has the moves. The result is sporty handling, with a flat attitude during cornering at high speeds on tight corners. In conjunction with the normal seat and shoulder belts, there are front air bags, side air bags for both front and rear passengers, a head protection curtain that deploys out of the A-pillar to protect front passengers, and a similar curtain that deploys out of the C-pillar for the rear passengers.
Pricing for this trio demonstrates that premium performance comes at a premium price. Body roll, front dive, and rear squat under heavy throttle are all dampened to minimize discomfort. Not a bad place to be as you dive into the first turn at Hockenheim racetrack, or your favorite sweeper on the way home. They were extremely comfortable and supportive with a good range of adjustments, 14 in all. There are enough extra cost items on the options list to pay the price for a nice second car.
Rear seats were also quite comfortable for a 2-door car with plenty of room for 2 adults, as long as they are limber enough to climb back there. Change Vehicle Change Vehicle Change Vehicle Failed to get data, please try again. The five available modes are for wet, dry, sport with or without stability control, and race-driving conditions. Find sources: — · · · · January 2015 Mercedes-Benz C215 Overview Manufacturer Production June 1998—February 2006 Assembly Germany: Peter Arcadipane , Bruno Sacco 1995 Body and chassis 2-door Related Powertrain 5. A new dual-mass flywheel is bolted to a high-capacity twin-disc clutch. I had a good opportunity to get acquainted with the 7-speed during the week that I had this car.
I am now 18 and here is my experience with my Acura at 190k Miles. I had a good opportunity to get acquainted with the 7-speed during the week that I had this car. It just feels good to see what is attainable should you one day find yourself holding the winning lottery ticket. Under hard cornering, the weight of the vehicle becomes apparent, the suspension working hard to reduce oversteer. We would love to hear from you. But when the road turns, the shock absorbers stiffen, but only when necessary. It goes without saying that 99 percent of the folks reading and writing this are categorically unable to spend that much on a car.
Bear in mind that these prices do not include options. With discreet body additions front, rear, and on the rocker panels, the elegant lines ooze presence squared. Subsrcibe to us on Youtube for contest details and subscriber awards! As you'd expect, each comes virtually fully equipped, with no options. The tachometer wastes little time swinging to the 6000 rpm redline when the five-speed automatic transmission smoothly snaps into the next gear. It senses the current driving style and changes its shift characteristics to suit; soft shifts during leisurely driving, but snapping into gear when the driving style turns aggressive.
As you'd expect, each comes virtually fully equipped, with no options. Also, the engine options changed. Transmission Electronic 7-speed automatic with driver-adaptive control. F1 Limited Edition logos can be found on illuminated door sills and on centre console, along with series number, finished in carbon-fibre. Also, the can be increased by using a button, increasing 2 settings for driving on difficult terrain, lowers automatically at higher speeds. So, for all of you dreamers out there and for the occasional folk who can afford this buggy and want to make sure that it is right for them, I present my findings. The car never left me stranded anywhere.