Originally Posted by ScaredOnce
Are the South African 3ers considered "second class"? I know that in the past, when I was looking at MB cars, everyone I spoke to didn't want anything but the German builds. There was even a C350 Sport sitting on their lot simply because no one wanted the SA car... is it really that big of a deal?
I've heard that SA built cars have slightly better quality control before leaving the factory (according to JD Power IIRC). The parts are the same, just different people assembling them. Shouldn't be a perceivable difference.
335xiRT1: Congrats! Let us know how long it takes crossing the ocean.