It was polished and powerful, and it had great features. Buttery-smooth, light-throttle upshifts take place at relatively low rpm, but the crisply gated five-speed autobox will hold full-throttle shifts to redline with no complaint. It came with a little bit more of a sporty edge to it. Mercedes was kind enough not to tune out all the V-8's good sounds. It's either declining, or staging a raging comeback-depending upon whom you ask. The 430sget around 19 miles per gallon city and 23 miles per gallon highway. What does that rattling underneath my car while the engine is running mean? Mercedes' combination of torque curve and transmission phasing still makes for a slightly lazy launch just off idle, a common M-B characteristic, although the 430 certainly has enough power.
What should I always remember about my car's brakes? BodyTypeFilter selectedBodyTypeGroupIdList, bodyTypeGroupIdToNameMap, null ; bodyTypeFilter. A high-content package comes with the deal, as there are few options. The mid-size luxury coupe, which came in a rear wheel drive, was designed after the W202 and W203 platforms of the C-Class. WheelSystemFilter selectedWheelSystemList, null ; wheelSystemFilter. As a way to enhance braking performance, the brake pads and rotors are made of a softer material and should be replaced after approximately 20,000 miles. TransmissionFilter selectedTransmissionList, transmissionTemplate ; } listingsSearchManager.
FuelTypeFilter selectedFuelTypeList, null ; fuelTypeFilter. Different versions came out of this. There's a throaty intake roar under acceleration, and the exhaust speaks in deep, wuffly tones. DealRatingFilter selectedRatingList, null ; ratingFilter. How come my car sometimes fails to crank up or even start? The 550sdo 15 miles per gallon in town, and 22 miles per gallon on the road. Sounds like Mercedes really has the edge in this lucrative deal.
The last could generate up to 279 metric horsepower 205kW; 275 bhp. Go ahead, just try to figure out the coupe market. The Tiptronic automatic gearbox was used by the 2000 model. However, some of the style elements in the coupe quite resembled the more contemporary E-Class. And with its arrival, then came various models under its lineup. The crankshaft position sensor measures the rotational speed and the location of the crankshaft and transmits the data to the engine control computer.
ColorFilter selectedColorList, 'exteriorColorFilter', 'exteriorColorName', 'Color', 'colors', null ; colorFilter. The rest, including dual-zone air conditioning, full leather interior, 10-way power adjustable memory bucket seats, Mercedes' innovative SmartKey infrared key and vehicle protection system, rich walnut trim, and about every power accessory known to man, are standard. EngineFilter selectedEngineList, null ; engineFilter. The steering wheel was also revamped and came with controls for the radio and the multifunction display. SellerTypeFilter selectedSellerTypeList, null ; sellerTypeFilter. None of the less expensive machines has this much polish, feature content, power, or brand cachet. For the exterior, the coupe had revised bumpers and new side skirts while the side-view mirrors were mounted with turn signals.
. Owners should remind themselves of this when getting their brakes checked. InstalledOptionsFilter selectedInstalledOptionIdList, installedOptionIdToLabelMap, possiblyDroppedOptionsMap ; installedOptionsFilter. The same goes for the climate system; it works quietly and efficiently, but the buttons are not intuitive, and there are certain combinations of airflow direction it won't allow you to set manually, such as dash vents only. It produces its 295-pound-foot torque peak from 3000 rpm to around 4000. Freeway passing is a hoot: A romp on the gas at 60 brings a double-downshift to third, and a torque-laden nudge in the back. Anything that does costs a lot more money.
That edge has arrived, and it's a sharp one. The substrate the internal part of the catalyst that reduces emissions can loosen and bounce around inside the canister section of the converter. DoorsFilter selectedDoorsList, null ; doorsFilter. It had a facelift sometime in 1999, giving the 2000 model a revised look on the outside and inside. This high-performance coupe had a 6.
The updates included a redesigned instrument cluster, which had a larger display for various functions. A rattling noise coming from underthe vehicle could be a sign that one of the exhaust catalytic converters has malfunctioned. If this issue is not addressed, the substrate could break down and reduce to a size that plugs the outlet pipe, causingthe vehicle to suddenly lose power. This mid-sized luxury car failed to disappoint in terms of luxurious features, superior handling and sophisticated styling. If left to cool off, the car may start again, but it may run and perform poorly.