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Thread: Did Mercedes do this intentionally towards the CTS-Vagon

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    Did Mercedes do this intentionally towards the CTS-Vagon

    I was watching this video today http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=7xgakhV3hEw and i noticed when he said 557hp... Thats odd. The CTS-V has 556hp. Would Mercedes do this as a blow towards the Vagon. I know the CLS63 obviously has much more power than the CTS and it should for the price but I find it funny MB would do something like that.


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    Re: Did Mercedes do this intentionally towards the CTS-Vagon

    I doubt Mercedes gives two shits about the CTS-V wagon, a lame duck car sold in tiny quantities.

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    Re: Did Mercedes do this intentionally towards the CTS-Vagon

    I once saw an X5M going the other direction in NH. He had a vanity plate saying 555HP. I lol'd...

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    Re: Did Mercedes do this intentionally towards the CTS-Vagon

    This is one of the top ten signs that you're a Cadillac nut... When you take everything any other car company does as a personal affront to your brand.

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    Re: Did Mercedes do this intentionally towards the CTS-Vagon

    Horsepower ratings are insignificant, some are conservative others or too good to be true. Torque also plays a large roll in how fast a car gets up and goes. I do know with my E series wagon with the Power pack it is rated at 6 horsepower less than my V series wagon @556 yet cut's through the quarter mile a half second faster and seat of the pants feels even faster than that.

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    Re: Did Mercedes do this intentionally towards the CTS-Vagon

    Quote Originally Posted by thebigjimsho View Post
    I once saw an X5M going the other direction in NH. He had a vanity plate saying 555HP. I lol'd...
    Did the license plate frame say 5368 lbs?


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