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Old 28th February 2013, 08:00 AM
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Old 28th February 2013, 08:55 AM
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As I've said before, the new A Class will be a huge success for MB. Lets hope that Germany will now pay more attention to our market and decides to fully support the V8SCs and drop the prices of parts.....
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If I lived west of Parkes I reckon I would still opt for the Commodore.
Does the new A Class have a spare wheel and tyre?
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Old 28th February 2013, 06:34 PM
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Hi Mark - I have my doubts regarding spare parts pricing. But talking about that, I wonder if your 'every day of the mill models' such as a 'C' Class would attract cheaper spares than the prices we pay for 116 spares ? Or 109 spares for that matter ? As you know, we have talked a fair bit about this previously, and we have never really come up with a satisfactory answer.

No doubt the new A - Class should be an excellent car. The picture as shown makes it appear to be a fair bit larger than what it is in real life - at least, that's what I think. Comparing it with a Commodore is like comparing apples with pears - no comparison. I don't think we should belittle the Commodore - I really do think that they have produced good cars for a number of years now.

Lest I be accused of bias, please let me assure you that even a Statesman as old as 2000 is a beautifully put together car, with a great deal of attention that's been applied to interior furnishings. I think it compares very favourably with Mercedes products of that era. JohnS who, sadly, is no longer with us, owned a supercharged Calais before he bought a C-Class with the 2.4 litre engine. He had nothing but praise for the Calais, but liked the Benz as well - in a different sort of way. Regards Styria
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If I lived west of Parkes I reckon I would still opt for the Commodore.
Does the new A Class have a spare wheel and tyre?
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Not standard, but you could have one as an option!
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Not standard, but you could have one as an option!
Hi Michel, you went to the launch of the A - Class, didn't you ? Do you have an opinion about the car, or did you by chance take pictures ? Regards Styria
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Hi Michel, you went to the launch of the A - Class, didn't you ? Do you have an opinion about the car, or did you by chance take pictures ? Regards Styria
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See this link started by Tim

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IT is certainly looks better than the BMW 1 series if that matters .

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I think the point of this was that you can now get a good quality MB for the price of a Holden. And I know which one I'd rather (not the Holden)!
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