2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class Consumer Review: A sophisticated 1969 GTO

2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class - Consumer Review

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E550 Coupe (4.7L V8 Twin-turbo 7-speed Automatic)

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A sophisticated 1969 GTO
By mercedesmaven on

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2014 Mercedes-Benz E-Class E550 2dr Coupe (4.7L 8cyl Turbo 7A)

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Have owned my Mercedes E550 Coupe for 2.5 years. If you miss the open air feel of the a 60's muscle car coupe with no B pillar and gobs of horsepower and torque, then seriously consider this car. In fact, it is the only mid sized coupe with no B pillar and a big V8 engine currently available. Think a 1969 Pontiac GTO built by Mercedes; you would actually pay twice as much for a restored like new condition GTO and get half the car. I know, I owned one, and this car puts most any true 60's muscle car to shame. 0-60 in 4.9 seconds, conservatively rated at 402 HP and 443 ft/lbs of torque, out handles any 60's muscle car, >22 mpg city/hwy. With perfectly restored muscle cars going at auction for >$100K, this is a very practical bargain. I've had ZERO issues-repairs on this car. The only negative is the front seats, which for me could be much firmer and the bottom seat cushion is too long for shorter drivers and not adjustable.

Best Features

  • Getting in out
  • Noise and vibration
  • Ride comfort
  • Outward visibility
  • Active safety
  • Rain snow traction
  • Headlights
  • Parking aids
  • Climate control
  • Entertainment
  • Usb ports
  • Bluetooth
  • Navigation
  • Purchase cost
  • Fuel economy
  • Maintenance cost
  • Warranty

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