The seats are heated front and rear and the car has a power rear shade in the back. If it were me personally, it would have to be the V12. There's an old automotive proverb that goes something like this: The only thing more expensive than a new luxury car is a used luxury car. The car has used mobile 1 since new too. Pretty darn rare at that. Panorama is not good in hot places as it heats the car real bad due to the glass panel, so no big deal to me but nice to have otherwise.
Spark plus alone are 5hrs labor on that car. We're currently witnessing something equally wild, as the mostly German automakers leapfrog each other in pushing power outputs into the stratosphere. Same 2 liter as the C250 and C300. The car has 90,800 Original miles and looks great in every way. Oil coolers which always leak are about 7-8k to replace, the list goes on. Good luck, that is a sweet Merc.
Most magazines in Europe praise the V8 500 over the V12 600 mentioning that the power and torque advantages gained by the V12 is highly offset by the heavier weight of the engine, making the car extremely nose heavy and less manageable than the V8 500. What more could you want for in a car. All that muscle arrives at a mere 1800 rpm and continues unabated until 3500 rpm. That is like 85—90% discount when new. They are not the same. This car came from Beverly Hills and now I have it.
This time, it's more a contest of torque. Also check out the E63 E Class video. If I were you I would see what services have been done and what is the next one due. The M120 V12 is an absolute beauty of an engine. My example is virtually flawless and looks like a 5K mile car although its a very high mile vehicle for a collector at 46K. The new and smaller single cam turbo V12 in the 03 cars and newer are popping like a bag of microwave corn when put to the test.
The v8s will never go but there might not be v10s in anything but supercars soon. What else can do that short of a semi truck engine? You can email me at. Less obvious, on the S600, are a deeper, slightly more upright grille mounted on a hood that is 0. Mechanically she is a Gem. That is a good sign for the future as this is one deserving car that deserves better than its typical first owner. I drove a B8 and it just wasn't the same. The only thing I have changed from original is the floor mat color.
I like this car, not for its image but its engineering and performance. These V12s were built to stand on in the true German autobahn manner. Most magazines in Europe praise the V8 500 over the V12 600 mentioning that the power and torque advantages gained by the V12 is highly offset by the heavier weight of the engine, making the car extremely nose heavy and less manageable than the V8 500. It is a beautiful car that drives like a dream, but it is very tough on your wallet. Reliability, well its the most reliable V12 car ever, and even more reliable than some very simple cars that are considered reliable. Don't get me wrong, this is a very nice riding car, and I can't complain much about it.
GoPro Hero 4 with Mercedes Benz C200 drive. I never see those things driving around and they're not exactly cheap. The acceleration is unreal, and you will be riding in supreme comfort and serenity, as well as total silence interrupted only by a fantastic sound. There is no waiting, just an instantaneous and overwhelming thrust that elevates these Mercedes V-12s into time-warp machines. The Ignition wires, distributor caps, rotors, spark plugs, water pump, transmission service, rear wheel bearings and axles, new front suspension components, new wheels and tires were just done done as well as a complete tune up.
A turbo will probably give if it hasn't already. I am looking for a little lower mile example that I will drive a few hundred miles a year and keep in my collection. The car is not all that quick given it has a V12 with all the extra weight. Electronic Stability control to help keep car from sliding, sport suspension mode to stiffen it for harder driving. That is the issue with this car, the money you spend for a few repairs will eventually exceed its value.
Jesse 98 C43 JesseC43, Cost wise, think V12 as 2 L-6 combined. The loss the first buyers took on these cars is sickening and gives the car a stigma of not being that great. High quality parts and makes some nice sounds! I say average because I doubt they'll ever disappear from the likes of Ferrari and Lamborghini until electric motors are the norm. The car was just serviced and needs nothing. The Midnight Blue paint is stunning in every way.
And if you don't do the bare minimum, it will only cost more in the long run. Between the S550 and S600 though, the S550 is the more realistic choice. Quote: Originally posted by A. The factory suede headliner is pristine. Lets say you buy one of these used for 10k; when the suspension goes up it will cost you close to 4k to repair.