Mercedes-Benz E 240 Avantgarde Reviews
Product Type: Mercedes-Benz cars
Newest Review: ... Tinted glass has a blue hue rather than the darkened shade allowed by the black tints, and this I feel helps endure a more ... more
Customer Mercedes-Benz E 240 Avantgarde Reviews (2)
by - written on 31/08/03, updated on 31/08/03 (Very useful, 872 readings)
Eager anticipation awaits any model that the mainstream prestige car manufacturers decide to rip apart and start again. What was once an extra soon becomes a standard. What we dropped our jaws at; we now barely bat an eyelid. So how can a company, such as Mercedes-Benz (Daimler Chrysler) change an already esteemed car such as the E-Class and make the somewhat over zealous middle class/upper class part with upwards of £30,000 without losing any of her appeal and class. Simple, thanks to one word, Ergonomically! Ergonomically was, to be honest, a word I was unfamiliar with, until the launch brochures were thrust upon my desk and I had a chance to update ... Read the complete review
by - written on 10/04/01, updated on 10/04/01 (Very useful, 468 readings)
The Avantgard model comes with one or two nice additions to the Classic equipment spec. Sports suspension and sporty 5-hole alloys, plus blue tinted glass and darkened rear lights along with the revised front grille all give it more presence on the road. The problem is - it isn't a sports car and doesn't handle anything like one. This is a comfy armchair with go-faster stripes and despite a good performance from the 2.6 V6 engine (Why is it called an E240 and not an E260 then?) it won't break any speed records. True enough it is very comforable at speed and for autobahn cruising. I found everything about it tends to encourage a more ... Read the complete review
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