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    2018 Mercedes e-class coupe

    I'm liking this car much better then a/5 or s/5. Much more luxury and I'm sure performance will be very close to s5.


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    Cool story

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    Well yeah obviously. The E Class is a 6 Series and A6 competitor; not a A4/A5 competitor. That's the job of the C Class sedan and coupe. Audi doesn't have a 6 Series or E Class coupe competitor.

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    2018 Mercedes e-class coupe

    I would differ with that statement. It seems to me the comparable cars would be Merc E/CLS, BMW 5/6, and Audi 6/7.

    Edit: Just understood what you are saying...yes agree no mid-sized coupe with Audi. A/S5 is definitely NOT an E equivalent.


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    Quote Originally Posted by moonlights4 View Post
    I would differ with that statement. It seems to me the comparable cars would be Merc E/CLS, BMW 5/6, and Audi 6/7.

    Edit: Just understood what you are saying...yes agree no mid-sized coupe with Audi. A/S5 is definitely NOT an E equivalent.


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    now imagine if they made an a/s/rs7 coupe.... I saw an ad in a magazine one time for the new (at the time) A7. I folded the pages over to make it a coupe.. looked very 240z-ish. lol (I'm very partial to datsun/nissan)
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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimmy ny View Post
    I'm liking this car much better then a/5 or s/5. Much more luxury and I'm sure performance will be very close to s5.


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    mine will be in the form of the E50

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    This is like comparing apples to kumquats. The E class coupe will be softer, larger, and more luxurious.

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    I'm actually against the car now. I don't like that it doesn't have a shifter on the floor. This pretty much is the norm for all Mercedes now accept the really high end expensive models.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimmy ny View Post
    I'm actually against the car now. I don't like that it doesn't have a shifter on the floor. This pretty much is the norm for all Mercedes now accept the really high end expensive models.


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    I saw the E350 coupe at the Chicago Auto show last week. Other than the RS7, the E350 coupe was my favorite car at the show. The E350 is a gorgeous coupe, the interior was magnificent and had great proportions to its styling overall. Outta my price range or I'd seriously consider it.

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    Thank you for the update Jimmy ny.

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    Price range should be around S5 money. I just can't get over the fact that there is no floor shifter.


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    Quote Originally Posted by Jimmy ny View Post
    Price range should be around S5 money. I just can't get over the fact that there is no floor shifter.


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    Huh, the MB rep said the E350 was stating at 70K. Coming to showrooms in June.

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    Mercs have been going that way for a while now. No surprise there

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    70k seems a bit too high. The 2017 E400 coupe is going for ~54k. I can't imagine it jumping 16k

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