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      05-10-2009, 09:01 PM   #1
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Blowing off a brand new S-Class

Just like a kid this guy was at the lights with me. I knew he was going to try to show off his stuff but I was ready with hands on the paddle shifters in M1.

He never got ahead of me and I was several car lengths in front of him at 90 MPH where he gave up. Kind of ironic his car was black with a saddle interior.
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      05-10-2009, 09:04 PM   #2
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Always like to hear of a Bimmer kickin ass and takin names
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      05-10-2009, 09:04 PM   #3
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LOL at racing a boat.
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      05-10-2009, 09:06 PM   #4
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LOL at racing a boat.
True but he still put the Mercedes in its place
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      05-10-2009, 09:30 PM   #5
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Wait on the guy whose gonna come in here and say but at the end of the day hes drivin a $110k car and ruin this thread. Awesome job. Put those mercs in their place
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      05-10-2009, 09:34 PM   #6
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what are your mods and which S class was it?

MB states the S550 RWD is 0-60 5.4 sec
"One of our most advanced engines generates 382 horsepower and 391 lb-ft of torque, with an amazing 75% of peak torque available at just 1,000 rpm. To help reduce engine weight and increase durability, the engine block is made of cast aluminum with a solid bedplate, an ideal construction for performance. Indeed, the engine's smooth, immediate power delivery whisks the S 550 from 0 to 60 mph in just 5.4 seconds.(1)"
http://www.mbusa.com/mercedes/#/vehi...V&yr=2009&vc=S
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      05-10-2009, 09:49 PM   #7
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S550 is no slouch.....

It may be a boat, but it seriously does haul some ass.

Now, the S65 is just a beast and you would have lost....horribly.
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      05-11-2009, 12:40 AM   #8
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you said new, he could be in break in period still...
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      05-11-2009, 12:42 AM   #9
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Wow, did you actually feel that this was an accomplishment?
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      05-11-2009, 12:45 AM   #10
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YAY!

In a sports coupe,


you beat a Family luxury car.


great accomplishment!
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      05-11-2009, 12:49 AM   #11
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hahahhaha
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      05-11-2009, 01:27 AM   #12
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75% torque at 1,000 rpm damn.
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      05-11-2009, 01:34 AM   #13
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lol, wow. Good job? S550 is surprisingly quick for a boat....

I drive past many of them on a daily basis ......

c'mon OP - what's the point of this thread
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I honestly think "street kill" stories make this board worse. This thread is proof of that.
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I honestly think "street kill" stories make this board worse. This thread is proof of that.
uhh, haven't you read off topic? Nothing is as shameful as that place.
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uhh, haven't you read off topic? Nothing is as shameful as that place.
Well yeah... but that's like comparing stepping on dog feces to stepping on cow feces.

I like 6SpeedOnline and CorvetteForum's policy on this, it's simply not allowed. I mean, I don't know why street kill stories are allowed here to be honest. It can only lead to a very, very... very bad place.
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      05-11-2009, 01:51 AM   #17
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Well yeah... but that's like comparing stepping on dog feces to stepping on cow feces.

I like 6SpeedOnline and CorvetteForum's policy on this, it's simply not allowed. I mean, I don't know why street kill stories are allowed here to be honest. It can only lead to a very, very... very bad place.
we are already there.
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Another rich guy not bothering to break in his car right because he can afford another one. ( assuming "new" meant it was still...new )
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      05-11-2009, 02:06 AM   #19
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Wow, did you actually feel that this was an accomplishment?
+1000000. what's with this stop light racing thing anyways, immature IMHO, and doesn't prove anything about your car/driving skills. I personally feel that S Class >>>>>> 3-series, but it all depends on what you want isn't it?
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      05-11-2009, 03:27 AM   #21
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Hm blowing off a MB S?
I mean it's a fast sedan, but....why would you want to smoke that car for?
Lame...
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      05-11-2009, 04:08 AM   #22
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Here's something to think about: I actually let Honda Civics win because it's not worth my gas to race a stock Honda Civic SI.

Just me but I like to respect other fast expensive cars on the road, give them the nod, and compliment them on the car. In return, it's nice to get a compliment back from the guy who drives an Aston Martin DB9 (and no it wasn't Bond).
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