OK, not quite the build quality that
you've been led to believe, but the
ownership bargain of a lifetime! After
10000 miles, the performance comes on
strong, and the whole driving
experience improves. Noticeably better
when driven hard Trunk is surprisingly
useful as long as
you pack soft. Without the options,
(heated seats, etc) a little cheap
inside with obvious 'missing' switches
on the otherwise nice black ash
Pay the money for the multicontour
seats...they make a substantial
difference in comfort over long
Verdict? I have a 2004 500CLK on order!!
Packaging, dynamics, Bose sound (maybe
one of the best installations),
Unprompted favourable comments from
Still a little 'loose' in construction.
Distance the looks of the V6 and V8
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