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      03-18-2009, 06:28 AM   #1
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Why Is There No Competition For Mercs 65 Range?

mercedes have there 65 range and are dominating the market with it theres no bmw that comes close to it and i am a bmw lover till my death but why arent bmw responding to the 65's
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      03-18-2009, 10:07 AM   #2
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      03-18-2009, 10:40 AM   #3
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BMW is going for a different angle, large displacement isnt the trend anymore
6.0 liter v12 twin turbo.....trend or not..ill take it
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6.0 liter v12 twin turbo.....trend or not..ill take it
i'd hit it....
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"dominating" in the handful they sell per year. No real need for BMW to come out with something like that...the 65's are pretty useless. Check out their resale values...its pathetic


The cars are awesome tho.....one of the best sounding stock exhausts I've ever heard
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"dominating" in the handful they sell per year. No real need for BMW to come out with something like that...the 65's are pretty useless. Check out their resale values...its pathetic


The cars are awesome tho.....one of the best sounding stock exhausts I've ever heard
all high end luxos have shitty resale value right now..and will for the years to come
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all high end luxos have shitty resale value right now..and will for the years to come
time to buy one!
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There's no point to them.

MB themselves said that if you're an enthusiast you'll opt for the SL63 over the SL65. It's nothing more than bragging rights on wheels.
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There's no point to them.

MB themselves said that if you're an enthusiast you'll opt for the SL63 over the SL65. It's nothing more than bragging rights on wheels.
very true.

Bigger-Dick contest. "Well, mine has a 5 on the back, not a 3!"
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      03-18-2009, 03:04 PM   #10
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very true.

Bigger-Dick contest. "Well, mine has a 5 on the back, not a 3!"
I've driven a SL63, and gone for a ride in the 65. The 65 IS F#$king NUTS

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      03-18-2009, 03:11 PM   #11
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There's no point to them.

MB themselves said that if you're an enthusiast you'll opt for the SL63 over the SL65. It's nothing more than bragging rights on wheels.
well said sir.
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they also said they will stop producing v12s and move to FI V8's if i remember.
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      03-18-2009, 04:25 PM   #13
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I wonder how many S65's were sold last year
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Supposedly, the upcoming F01 V12 is going to be twin-turbo. I haven't seen anything even semi-official, so I'll believe it when I see one in the showroom.
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They'd be crazy to stick an NA V12 in the new 760i (guessed moniker).^
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very true.

Bigger-Dick contest. "Well, mine has a 5 on the back, not a 3!"
dont go in the W211 AMG section over at MBWorld.
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6.0 liter v12 twin turbo.....trend or not..ill take it
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I've driven a SL63, and gone for a ride in the 65. The 65 IS F#$king NUTS

I can imagine heh
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dont go in the W211 AMG section over at MBWorld.
MBWorld...ha. If you wanna find the largest group of stuck up, my-car-has-more-torques-than-your-car kinda people then go straight there.

They have a kill section. It's a must see if you wanna laugh a little.

They don't stfu about how fast their E55s, SL65s, whatever, are, in a straight line.
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MBWorld...ha. If you wanna find the largest group of stuck up, my-car-has-more-torques-than-your-car kinda people then go straight there.

They have a kill section. It's a must see if you wanna laugh a little.

They don't stfu about how fast their E55s, SL65s, whatever, are, in a straight line.
No kidding. I saw a post there about how someone in his SL55 ran nose-to-nose with an '03 Cobra, and he said in the thread that he couldn't even imagine how much the guy must have spent on his mustang to make it keep up!
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