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      03-21-2009, 02:04 AM   #23
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6.0 liter v12 twin turbo.....trend or not..ill take it
Until it cost a billion dollars to keep running after the warranty is gone...
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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.
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      03-21-2009, 03:53 AM   #25
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Until it cost a billion dollars to keep running after the warranty is gone...
LOL, I don't know of anyone who actually bought a newer AMG. I have several friends who leased several 55's and 63's and they frequent the dealerships more than they would like to.

The thing to me about newer Benz's to me is that it's only 'cool' if you have the latest model. Look at say, the S500 and CL500, they look so outdated now, while the older 7 series and the older LS still have a classic look to it.
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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.
http://www.7post.com/forums/showthread.php?t=224727

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I'll take a stab in the dark here. I think its because BMW is worried about the resale value of its products. Its just about common fact that BMW's as a whole demand more $$$ used than Mercedes or Audi. Go look at a used AMG or 600 products online. They are marked down about 30-40k after the first year and half usually. Its quite disgusting. Mercedes dosent seem to care though. These mark downs have been occuring waay before the current economic crisis too.
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Until it cost a billion dollars to keep running after the warranty is gone...
If you're dropping $180k on a car I don't think maintaining its upkeep is really a concern...
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If you're dropping $180k on a car I don't think maintaining its upkeep is really a concern...
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If you're dropping $180k on a car I don't think maintaining its upkeep is really a concern...
The way I look at it, if I'm dropping $180k on a car, it better not be a piece of shit.
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The way I look at it, if I'm dropping $180k on a car, it better not be a piece of shit.
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