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Post by arkenstone » Fri 13 Apr, 2007 11:55 am

Does anyone else reckon that the grill just doesn't stand out enough?

I mean the thing tends to totally dissapear annd just look like a big black hole from the wrong angle.

It's also looking more and more like a W140 to me the more I look at it.
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Post by AMG » Fri 13 Apr, 2007 12:23 pm

...and to my eyes, the w140 s class is the ugliest of all merc's especially that plastic crap running across the rear under the tailights, and the tailights themselves.

ugh
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Post by W123 » Fri 13 Apr, 2007 2:46 pm

JoeB wrote:...and to my eyes, the w140 s class is the ugliest of all merc's especially that plastic crap running across the rear under the tailights, and the tailights themselves.

ugh
Interesting, to my eyes the W140 is _the_ best looking Mercedes-Benz ever made! It's elegant, imposing, and when it came out, it was the most advanced car! Mereces should make more cars like that and leave the B-class and the A-class toys to other companies (such as VW).

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Post by AMG » Fri 13 Apr, 2007 2:54 pm

yeah, I think for me Plastic bumpers are the end of the car manufacturing era.

Classic not plastic :)

I can't explain why i feel that way, but when I see one... I just look at it and think to myself, how much is that bumper going to cost to fix...

Not sure how I feel about the s-class interior, it's okay-ish I guess.
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Post by Mathew » Sat 30 Jun, 2007 9:23 pm

The new or not so new S-Class now was designed to have a more authortive look hence the 140 cloning in parts. It is far better in the flesh than in pictures. I was lucky enough to drive one recently oh I wish I had buckets of money, none the less the fit an finish is incredible and the drive well I was lost for word simply brilliant. If I had the money I would have one.
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