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      02-10-2011, 06:15 AM   #1
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New Car

As some of you will know, I have been running a CL55 AMG since I gave back the 3'er in November.

It has been a great car, and the air suspension has been both comfortable and has done a reasonable job of disguising the cars weight. But I guess you can't cheat physics and it's no backroad stormer.

I was also frustrated with the 'old tech' of the car - aftermarket bluetooth, poor sat nav, no ipod solution etc etc.

So, as of today I have a new ride.

Those of you that read my "GAP insurance on Contract Hire cars" thread will probably have already put 2 and 2 together.

For those of you that didn't....I now have a C63

Metallic black, cream leather, Harmon Kardon, Command, 19" multispokes.

Photo's to follow.
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      02-10-2011, 06:39 AM   #2
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pics!!!!!!!!!!!....
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      02-10-2011, 06:52 AM   #3
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When are you coming to see me MoFo??!!!



Love it!
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      02-10-2011, 07:06 AM   #4
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Veeery nice indeed!!!
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      02-10-2011, 07:23 AM   #5
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When are we meeting up again gents. Go karting or similar? I want to see the beast up close
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Nice congrats PICS !!!
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      02-10-2011, 07:38 AM   #7
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oooooohhhhh yeeesss!

pics!!
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      02-10-2011, 07:58 AM   #8
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Is filthy already - I want to post clean pics!
Man, the noise is unbelievable.
Will give any car nut a hard-on (or a wide-on, for the ladies ) at 200 yards.
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      02-10-2011, 08:16 AM   #9
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I think more than just pictures is required, how about a recording of the engine!

The new C and E class are stunning, so glad they dropped the circular headlights.
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      02-10-2011, 12:12 PM   #10
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A wide-on...........

Anyhow, I like them so bring on the pics.
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      02-10-2011, 12:58 PM   #11
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Congrats Sheps! Can't wait to see the pics!
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I'd be really grateful for a full write-up of this.

Its on the cards for me at the moment as a new car.

Does it have the PP or LSD?
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      02-10-2011, 01:31 PM   #13
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Is filthy already - I want to post clean pics!
Man, the noise is unbelievable.
Will give any car nut a hard-on (or a wide-on, for the ladies ) at 200 yards.
Even at idle, they sound epic!
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totally agree. they sound gorgeous even at idle and pootling around! i see more of the C63 estates for some reason. immense car sheps
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Great choice Simon and quite an upgrade on the 325
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sheps....did u get the new facelift one?....i was in newsagent today n saw on the autocar magazine that theres a new face lift out!!!....
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Congrats mate absolutely love the c63
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Thanks for all the congrats and kind words everyone.
It truly is an awesome car. I'm off to Stratford tomorrow, so I have a date with the Kossovans for a brush up before I go, so I'll get some pics up after that.
Full write up once i've done some miles. Initial impressions are excellent.
Best seats/wheel/driving position of anything I've driven to date.
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Thanks for all the congrats and kind words everyone.
It truly is an awesome car. I'm off to Stratford tomorrow, so I have a date with the Kossovans for a brush up before I go, so I'll get some pics up after that.
Full write up once i've done some miles. Initial impressions are excellent.
Best seats/wheel/driving position of anything I've driven to date.
Your seriously letting the side of the road brigade wash a new C63

You should be ashamed
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Your seriously letting the side of the road brigade wash a new C63

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Simon, as per my facebook comment, you can't let those buggers wash a brand spanker C63, ESPECIALLY a black one! It will be swirl central by the time they have finished rubbing their gritty chamois all over it!

Can't wait to see the pics tho, fantastic cars!!

Did you get one of those mega lease deals that have been knocking around? They are soooooo tempting!!!
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