Burrito Run - 2008 Mercedes Benz C300 Long-Term Road Test
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2008 Mercedes-Benz 300-Class Long-Term Road Test

2008 Mercedes Benz C300: Burrito Run

December 26, 2008

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No early morining video shoots or Office 2007 training sessions this week can only mean one thing, Well, two actually - sleeping in and breakfast burritos from Pepe's in Pico Rivera. I'm going to go out on a limb and say Pepe's has the best BB's this side of the Rockies. Zipping up the 605 fwy is effortless thanks to the C300 Sport. Power delivery is smooth and seamless. However, if it were my money, I'd skip the AMG wheels hoping for a slightly more compliant ride - emphasis on slight. If money were no object, would you rather have sporty handling or a softer ride?

Finally, the C300 isn't a huge car but the trunk is spacious enough - gift shopping as well as a full cart of Christmas dinner groceries showed the C Class to be both a fun and functional sport sedan.

Brian Moody, Senior Automotive Editor @ 20,000 miles


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