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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by addictiv(m): 2:19pm On Nov 09
INDUSTRIALFAN:
lol... Like I said... Self glorification... Don't let all the hype given to a Rolls woo you... I sell cars and ve had the privilege of selling a Rolls Royce and also knowing someone with both 2 wraiths and a Maybach.. I know what I'm saying, however, to each his own... Just know this sha. A rolls is not really king like they make it seem.

Agege bread sold in Eko hotel will definitely not be sold for 50 naira... All Na just hype. You said there's no Maybach to be in par with a Rolls Royce? Lmao... I'll do you one better... Check out the Maybach Emperor. There are only 10 N750m Mercedes Maybach S600 Emperor 2016 in the world. Only 10

It packs a 6.3L V12 twin turbocharged engine with 900 hp from the world’s most powerful workhorse – the Brabus Rocket 900. This engine allows it to rocket from 0 to 100 kmph in a neck-snapping 3.7 seconds before topping out 430 kmph.

Show me a Rolls Royce with this spec.

The Emperor is a nice machine but still is a glorified upgraded s63 amg. if this is the best benz out there then they still have a long way to go. I still find the brabus R900 outrageous cos it's not only loud but should be left for speedsters and suvs, who needs all that power when going for an executive drive. not to take away class and elegance from benz but if it's by specs and limited editions there is no one who does it better than Rolls Rolls in the automobile industry. Still in doubt? checkout Rolls Royce Sweptail, there is only one in the world and it goes with a price tag of a whooping 12m usd which makes it one of the most expensive cars in the world today . the average rolls Royce Phantom comes with a v12 and over 6.7L engine For specs and performance checkout ..Roll Royce conquistadors series, rolls Royce black badge series, rolls Royce mansory series ...and just so you know according to statistics over 65% of Rolls Royces produced since inception of rolls Royce cars in 1904 are still in use till today... tell me of any other manufacturer in the world that has such legendary stats .. benz builds for mortal men, rolls Royce builds for Kings and gods. you can never get the excellent riding experience you get with a rolls Royce from any other car. and as you are aware one Phantom will buy at least 3 S class benz

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by Herrmes: 2:19pm On Nov 09
SureBETarena:
E350 of same year will still beat the Passat CC, the back seat of the CC is cramped with space for only two passengers which is a drawback. VW had to stop the production because the CC find it difficult competing with the E350 coupe abd CLS550.
Yeah, Volkswagen is sh-t but Audi, better driving experience, Mercedes, is class and style.
Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by ChiefAzubuike(f): 2:20pm On Nov 09
Adiwana:


Lambs are in the category of the ferraris and its not even a "classic" brand compared to the rolls and maybachs
Go through my post on page 1. Check out the 3 pictures of the Lexus I posted.

Bro let's be honest, Mercedes Benz is a good brand but the hype in this part of the world is something else. Like someone said, Benz is for people who can't afford luxury but want something 30% close to luxury.

There are one thousand and one car models out there I'd rather die for. People say Benz get fne interior. Same specs of interior you go see for Honda sef.
Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by PAQ: 2:23pm On Nov 09
Benzs are trusted brands, reliable and like wine just get better with age. Lexus is almost on thesame level though, since coming out they havent failed to impress.

I just blive Benz have a history that car owners or enthusiasts just want to be a part of, that is something other brands dont have.

For now i belong to #teamtoyota.

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by AkpaMgbor(m): 2:24pm On Nov 09
NewDelhi:

Sorry but I've also been wondering like the OP. The sudden hype and boom of Benz in Nigeria is confusing. Just like the op said, it can be likened to the blackberry phones fever between 2009-2014. Benz is not a luxury car brand please. Its an economy car. I'll gladly rate cars like 2018 ford fusion , Hyundai equus, Mazda 6 2018 above most models of your beloved benz. It's a good car brand no doubt. But the overhype na die. Suddenly everybody dey shout Benz for their music. Go to Europe and america nobody even knows what is Benz. Innobets I sight u
.. U wan buy Benz too?

Benz na for economy class. Its for people who can't afford luxury but want something 30% close to luxury.
Nobody knows benz in Europe and America? Bloody liar!

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by globemoney: 2:25pm On Nov 09
ChiefAzubuike:

Even before the Bugatti's, rolls Royce , lambos of this world abi.?
Yes, This is the Mercedes Maybach Exelero, costs 8 million dollars.

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by innobets(m): 2:26pm On Nov 09
AkpaMgbor:

Nobody knows benz in Europe and America? Bloody liar!

U get strength to reply him..

Me, I Don tire for the argument

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by iamlahmee(m): 2:27pm On Nov 09
same here also the hyping is too much or may be it's because my love for 'jaguar' no be here..that's my fav car brand.
Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by lavenjcrown(m): 2:32pm On Nov 09
have you seen any of the countries president on the first and second categories if not the third categories, which is the Benz not to talk of the ministers. Benz is one of the best strong cars. mind you, first and second categories are just for fashion.

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by dillinger: 2:35pm On Nov 09
BMW M2 competition, M3 CS, M4 GTS, M5/M5 competition, M6 grand coupe etc then talk about Audi RS3, RS4, Rs5 and RS6 then u can talk about AMG variants. Lexus beats s class in reliability and matching them in luxury now. Too much gimmicks in Benz technology. Those things don't stand test of time compared to Japanese luxury.

Mazda 6 is another awesome car
Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by SureBETarena: 2:40pm On Nov 09
ChiefAzubuike:

Go through my post on page 1. Check out the 3 pictures of the Lexus I posted.

Bro let's be honest, Mercedes Benz is a good brand but the hype in this part of the world is something else. Like someone said, Benz is for people who can't afford luxury but want something 30% close to luxury.

There are one thousand and one car models out there I'd rather die for. People say Benz get fne interior. Same specs of interior you go see for Honda sef.
lol the highest Lexus car built by Toyota is the LS460 and still fall behind the S550, and cant even be mentioned in same sentence with Maybach Emperor

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by derrydinny: 2:44pm On Nov 09
NewDelhi:

Hyundai make exotic models . Models your beloved Benz can't even compete with. How many celebs both local and foreign dey drive Benz.? Its just like a plane where you have first, business and economy class.

Benz na for economy class. Its for people who can't afford luxury but want something 30% close to luxury.

This thread should even be on FP lalasticlala autojosh.
you think benz starts and ends with c300, e350 and 4matic? almost every celeb in this world owns a benz do you know how many head of states drive s550? do you know that maybach is rated as same class with rolls royce? do you know ferrari and gts are rated as same? benz is the second highest selling car brand in the world, they have cars for every model, either wagon, hatchback, coupe, every car type, improve your knowledge about cars first before saying nonsense


your garage is empty if there is no benz there, it is a known fact

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by SureBETarena: 2:45pm On Nov 09
addictiv:


The Emperor is a nice machine but still is a glorified upgraded s63 amg. if this is the best benz out there then they still have a long way to go. I still find the brabus R900 outrageous cos it's not only loud but should be left for speedsters and suvs, who needs all that power when going for an executive drive. not to take away class and elegance from benz but if it's by specs and limited editions there is no one who does it better than Rolls Rolls in the automobile industry. Still in doubt? checkout Rolls Royce Sweptail, there is only one in the world and it goes with a price tag of a whooping 12m usd which makes it one of the most expensive cars in the world today . the average rolls Royce Phantom comes with a v12 and over 6.7L engine For specs and performance checkout ..Roll Royce conquistadors series, rolls Royce black badge series, rolls Royce mansory series ...and just so you know according to statistics over 65% of Rolls Royces produced since inception of rolls Royce cars in 1904 are still in use till today... tell me of any other manufacturer in the world that has such legendary stats .. benz builds for mortal men, rolls Royce builds for Kings and gods. you can never get the excellent riding experience you get with a rolls Royce from any other car.
Maybach Emperor will[url]
addictiv:


The Emperor is a nice machine but still is a glorified upgraded s63 amg. if this is the best benz out there then they still have a long way to go. I still find the brabus R900 outrageous cos it's not only loud but should be left for speedsters and suvs, who needs all that power when going for an executive drive. not to take away class and elegance from benz but if it's by specs and limited editions there is no one who does it better than Rolls Rolls in the automobile industry. Still in doubt? checkout Rolls Royce Sweptail, there is only one in the world and it goes with a price tag of a whooping 12m usd which makes it one of the most expensive cars in the world today . the average rolls Royce Phantom comes with a v12 and over 6.7L engine For specs and performance checkout ..Roll Royce conquistadors series, rolls Royce black badge series, rolls Royce mansory series ...and just so you know according to statistics over 65% of Rolls Royces produced since inception of rolls Royce cars in 1904 are still in use till today... tell me of any other manufacturer in the world that has such legendary stats .. benz builds for mortal men, rolls Royce builds for Kings and gods. you can never get the excellent riding experience you get with a rolls Royce from any other car.
Maybach Emperor will[/url]
addictiv:


The Emperor is a nice machine but still is a glorified upgraded s63 amg. if this is the best benz out there then they still have a long way to go. I still find the brabus R900 outrageous cos it's not only loud but should be left for speedsters and suvs, who needs all that power when going for an executive drive. not to take away class and elegance from benz but if it's by specs and limited editions there is no one who does it better than Rolls Rolls in the automobile industry. Still in doubt? checkout Rolls Royce Sweptail, there is only one in the world and it goes with a price tag of a whooping 12m usd which makes it one of the most expensive cars in the world today . the average rolls Royce Phantom comes with a v12 and over 6.7L engine For specs and performance checkout ..Roll Royce conquistadors series, rolls Royce black badge series, rolls Royce mansory series ...and just so you know according to statistics over 65% of Rolls Royces produced since inception of rolls Royce cars in 1904 are still in use till today... tell me of any other manufacturer in the world that has such legendary stats .. benz builds for mortal men, rolls Royce builds for Kings and gods. you can never get the excellent riding experience you get with a rolls Royce from any other car.
Maybach Emperor will murder every Phantom and ghost out there performance wise

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by Collysmith: 2:48pm On Nov 09
ajl:
Nothing but the best. Even my father that does not like material things owned one in the 70s and 80s, and would not stop talking about Benz. I used to own one, and even now that I drive another model, in my mind it's like I am noth really driving a car except I go back to Benz.

Did someone say Benz is not a luxury car? The person need to first understand that definition luxury car". He probably cant afford one. Sorry to say. Comparing Hyundai and Mazda models to Benz. Really?

And the person that said there is a new fever for Benz in Nigeria, I can imagine the generation you belong to. Benz have always been a top luxury vehicle in Nigeria. Back in the days, 70s to 90s, Volvo was a top competitor against Benz in Nigeria, meaning if you are really up there back in those days, if you don't buy Benz, then you buy a Volvo.

And another person listed Dodge. American cars are not built to measure up to German-made cars.
u have stated what is in my mind Benz have been the top brand in Nigeria since the days of Adam and eve.[b][/b]

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by derrydinny: 2:48pm On Nov 09
benz is the best car in the world, you get more features for your money


why do you think celebrities show off their benz cars and not dodge, hyundai, lexus?

apart from lexus lx570, any other lexus is trash, it is not even known in europe unlike benz that is worldwide


drive a 2016 gle in dubai and you will earn respect, drive a 2016 lexus gx460 and nobody will respect you

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by dubbiskelly(m): 2:48pm On Nov 09
This poster no get respeck ooo. Imagine butting Benzo and Hyundai in one sentence, you must be a car novice. In fact I will report you to Speed Darlington.

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by SureBETarena: 2:49pm On Nov 09
dillinger:
BMW M2 competition, M3 CS, M4 GTS, M5/M5 competition, M6 grand coupe etc then talk about Audi RS3, RS4, Rs5 and RS6 then u can talk about AMG variants. Lexus beats s class in reliability and matching them in luxury now. Too much gimmicks in Benz technology. Those things don't stand test of time compared to Japanese luxury.

Mazda 6 is another awesome car
S550 has been rated car of the year every year for the full size sedan category, beating Lexus LS460, Audi A8 and BMW 7 series.[img]
dillinger:
BMW M2 competition, M3 CS, M4 GTS, M5/M5 competition, M6 grand coupe etc then talk about Audi RS3, RS4, Rs5 and RS6 then u can talk about AMG variants. Lexus beats s class in reliability and matching them in luxury now. Too much gimmicks in Benz technology. Those things don't stand test of time compared to Japanese luxury.

Mazda 6 is another awesome car
S550 has been rated car of the year every year for the full size sedan category, beating Lexus LS460, Audi A8 and BMW 7 series.[/img]
dillinger:
BMW M2 competition, M3 CS, M4 GTS, M5/M5 competition, M6 grand coupe etc then talk about Audi RS3, RS4, Rs5 and RS6 then u can talk about AMG variants. Lexus beats s class in reliability and matching them in luxury now. Too much gimmicks in Benz technology. Those things don't stand test of time compared to Japanese luxury.

Mazda 6 is another awesome car
S550 has been rated car of the year every year for the full size sedan category, beating Lexus LS460, Audi A8 and BMW 7 series.

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by derrydinny: 2:53pm On Nov 09
ChiefAzubuike:

Go through my post on page 1. Check out the 3 pictures of the Lexus I posted.

Bro let's be honest, Mercedes Benz is a good brand but the hype in this part of the world is something else. Like someone said, Benz is for people who can't afford luxury but want something 30% close to luxury.

There are one thousand and one car models out there I'd rather die for. People say Benz get fne interior. Same specs of interior you go see for Honda sef.
you are comparing honda to benz? what a disgrace, this thing is getting crazy

you think beauty is good car? this one is saying nonsense o


about rolls royce, it is a good car no doubt but it is more about elegance than strength, that is why it is not driven by presidents

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by Spiff1031(m): 2:54pm On Nov 09
ChiefAzubuike:

The car is just there. If you drive that kind of thing in a supercar city like Dubai, London , Los Angeles, or newyork, nobody go look your side.
make I hear word abeg. Dey Bleep up. Show show! Wetin come happen to maybach and other flashy ones??

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by Jephyard(m): 2:59pm On Nov 09
The OP is right about VW Passat CC dam! never judge a book by it cover it freaking strong and reliable on and off the road. I didn't appreciate it until it got bad men I wish to drive it again. I am yet to drive a Mercedes to see how cool it is. Anyway my Toyota muscle dey try sha
Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by Shola77: 3:07pm On Nov 09
Benz must be a special car because all our greedy and self centered polithiefcians all buy and use the latest Benz models if in doubt checkout Saraki, PMB and others.
On a more serious note Benz is adjudged the safest car.

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by Banter1: 3:10pm On Nov 09
I love benze
Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by KelB(m): 3:17pm On Nov 09
No carry Mercedes play

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by searchng4love: 3:23pm On Nov 09
hehehe let the times for maintenance come

coolcatty:
Nigerians are original follow-follow....they hardly research..all they do is follow follow..

I drive a VW passat CC..that car is a million times better than any benz but the average Nigerian will rather opt for a benz than a VW.

Different strokes sha

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by themonk(m): 3:25pm On Nov 09
NewDelhi:

Benzes are not that expensive. They're within the range of 20-30 M naira. That's bout less than $30K . Person wey dey drive S550 sef go dey male noise say he dey drive Benz.
20 - 30M is about $30k

When last did you change money?
20M is about $60k, 30M is about $90k
Having little knowledge of our exchange rate makes me doubt everything you've said. If you were wealthy enough to have driven those cars, you should know the exchange rate.

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by greyham: 3:30pm On Nov 09
ChiefAzubuike:
I mean there are so many car brands out there. I mean exotic car brands Benz can't even compete with asides maybe the latest wagon models. But why is there the sudden craze for Benz ? A car you can't even mention where you say dodge, koenigsegg , Lamborghini, maseratti, Aston Martin etc. Those ones are in a class of their own, let me call them category one. category 2 then we call the likes of Chrysler, Porsche etc. Then category 3 maybe we can call whatever Benz model alongside models like Lexus and Hyundai.

It makes me remember the blackberry craze of those years and the way they swept the African brain aside. Every nigerian thought literally believed blackberry was the best thing in the world.


You must be very young or just crawlingnout from under a rock.

There has always been a craze for Benz from the first model. MB has good heads in the marketing/brand department.

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by null: 3:35pm On Nov 09
ChiefAzubuike:

The car is just there. If you drive that kind of thing in a supercar city like Dubai, London , Los Angeles, or newyork, nobody go look your side.

Oga Lexus, Toyota, Hyundai and those cars you mentioned are used as Taxi in UAE. Most Careem taxi na Lexus and Dubai Taxis are Camry's and Hyundai's and Lexus too.

Emirati's buy Mercedes Cars a lot, so look for another reference or imaginary data source.

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by INDUSTRIALFAN(m): 3:38pm On Nov 09
addictiv:


The Emperor is a nice machine but still is a glorified upgraded s63 amg. if this is the best benz out there then they still have a long way to go. I still find the brabus R900 outrageous cos it's not only loud but should be left for speedsters and suvs, who needs all that power when going for an executive drive. not to take away class and elegance from benz but if it's by specs and limited editions there is no one who does it better than Rolls Rolls in the automobile industry. Still in doubt? checkout Rolls Royce Sweptail, there is only one in the world and it goes with a price tag of a whooping 12m usd which makes it one of the most expensive cars in the world today . the average rolls Royce Phantom comes with a v12 and over 6.7L engine For specs and performance checkout ..Roll Royce conquistadors series, rolls Royce black badge series, rolls Royce mansory series ...and just so you know according to statistics over 65% of Rolls Royces produced since inception of rolls Royce cars in 1904 are still in use till today... tell me of any other manufacturer in the world that has such legendary stats .. benz builds for mortal men, rolls Royce builds for Kings and gods. you can never get the excellent riding experience you get with a rolls Royce from any other car. and as you are aware one Phantom will buy at least 3 S class benz
LMAO... Kings and gods kor... Lmao grin okay fine.. 1 phantom will buy 3 Sclasses but then you seem to forget the Sclass isn't the one competing with the Rolls-Royce. the Maybach is the one to be compared so how many Maybachs can a phantom buy? Yes a Maybach is also an Sclass but with a different pricetag and spec... Oga... If you don't have both an Sclass and a Rolls-Royce to compare toe to toe, don't bother comparing. Okay let's do this.... I hope you are Ready to read sha... Lego...



Safety:

The S-Class’ pre-crash front seatbelts will tighten automatically in the event the vehicle detects an impending crash, improving protection against injury significantly. The Phantom doesn’t offer pre-crash pretensioners.

For enhanced safety, the front seat shoulder belts of the Mercedes S-Class are height-adjustable to accommodate a wide variety of driver and passenger heights. A better fit can prevent injuries and the increased comfort also encourages passengers to buckle up. The Rolls-Royce Phantom doesn’t offer height-adjustable seat belts.

The rear seatbelts optional on the S-Class inflate when a collision is detected, helping to spread crash forces over a much larger area of the body and limiting head and neck movement. This can help prevent spinal and internal injuries. The Phantom doesn’t offer inflatable seatbelts.

The S-Class offers all-wheel drive to maximize traction under poor conditions, especially in ice and snow. The Phantom doesn’t offer all-wheel drive.

The S-Class has standard mbrace, which uses a global positioning satellite (GPS) receiver and a cellular system to remotely unlock your doors if you lock your keys in, help track down your vehicle if it’s stolen or send emergency personnel to the scene if any airbags deploy. The Phantom doesn’t offer a GPS response system, only a navigation computer with no live response for emergencies, so if you’re involved in an accident and you’re incapacitated help may not come as quickly.

Both the S-Class and the Phantom have standard driver and passenger frontal airbags, front and rear seatbelt pretensioners, four-wheel antilock brakes, traction control, electronic stability systems to prevent skidding, crash mitigating brakes, daytime running lights, lane departure warning systems, blind spot warning systems, rearview cameras, driver alert monitors, available night vision systems and around view monitors.


Warranty:

The S-Class’ corrosion warranty is 1 year longer than the Phantom’s (5 vs. 4 years).

There are almost 11 times as many Mercedes dealers as there are Rolls-Royce dealers, which makes it much easier should you ever need service under the S-Class’ warranty.

Engine:

The AMG S 63’s standard 4.0 turbo V8 produces 40 more horsepower (603 vs. 563) than the Phantom’s 6.8 turbo V12. The AMG S 65/Maybach S 650’s standard 6.0 turbo V12 produces 58 more horsepower (621 vs. 563) and 74 lbs.-ft. more torque (738 vs. 664) than the Phantom’s 6.8 turbo V12.


Fuel Economy and Range:

On the EPA test cycle the AMG S 65/Maybach S 650 RWD V12 gets better fuel mileage than the Phantom (13 city/22 hwy vs. 12 city/19 hwy).

The S 550e can drive on battery power alone for up to 18.6 miles. The Phantom must run its internal combustion engine to move.

An engine control system that can shut down half of the engine’s cylinders helps improve the S-Class 560/63’s fuel efficiency. The Phantom doesn’t offer a system that can shut down part of the engine.

Regenerative brakes improve the S-Class Hybrid’s fuel efficiency by converting inertia back into energy instead of wasting it. The Phantom doesn’t offer a regenerative braking system.

In heavy traffic or at stoplights the S-Class’ engine automatically turns off when the vehicle is stopped, saving fuel and reducing pollution. The engine is automatically restarted when the driver gets ready to move again. (Start/Stop isn’t accounted in present EPA fuel mileage tests.) The Phantom doesn’t offer an automatic engine start/stop system.

Transmission:

A nine-speed automatic is available on the Mercedes S-Class, for better acceleration and lower engine speed on the highway. Only an eight-speed automatic is available for the Phantom.

Brakes and Stopping:

The S-Class S 63/65 offers optional heat-treated ceramic brake rotors, which last ten to twenty times as long as conventional cast iron rotors, don’t rust, don’t fade during repeated high speed braking, and their lighter weight contribute to better braking, handling and acceleration. The Phantom doesn’t offer ceramic brake rotors.


Suspension and Handling:

The S-Class’ drift compensation steering can automatically compensate for road conditions which would cause the vehicle to drift from side to side, helping the driver to keep the vehicle straight more easily. The Phantom doesn’t offer drift compensation steering.

For better maneuverability, the S AMG S 65’s turning circle is 4.8 feet tighter than the Phantom’s (38.1 feet vs. 42.9 feet). The S 450/560’s turning circle is 4.8 feet tighter than the Phantom EWB’s (40.4 feet vs. 45.2 feet)

Chassis:

The Mercedes S-Class may be more efficient, handle and accelerate better because it weighs about 850 to 1300 pounds less than the Rolls-Royce Phantom.

The S-Class is shorter than the Phantom, making the S-Class easier to handle, maneuver and park in tight spaces.

For excellent aerodynamics, the S-Class has standard flush composite headlights. The Phantom has recessed headlights that spoil its aerodynamic shape and create extra drag.


Cargo Capacity
To make loading groceries and cargo easier when your hands are full, the S-Class’ available trunk can be opened and closed just by kicking your foot under the back bumper, leaving your hands completely free. The Phantom doesn’t offer a hands-free gesture to open its trunk, forcing you to put cargo down if your hands are full.


Ergonomics:

The S-Class has a standard remote vehicle starting system, so the vehicle can be started from inside the driver's house. This allows the driver to comfortably warm up the engine before going out to the vehicle. The climate system will also automatically heat or cool the interior. The Phantom doesn’t offer a remote starting system.

Heated windshield washer fluid is standard on the S-Class to defrost the washer nozzles and quickly clear ice and frost from the windshield without scraping. The Phantom doesn’t offer heated windshield washer fluid.

To better shield the driver and front passenger’s vision, the S-Class has standard dual-element sun visors that can block glare from two directions simultaneously. The Phantom doesn’t offer secondary sun visors.

To shield the driver and front passenger’s vision over a larger portion of the windshield and side windows, the S-Class has standard extendable sun visors. The Phantom doesn’t offer extendable visors.

On extremely cold winter days, the S-Class’ optional heated steering wheel provides comfort, allowing the driver to steer safely and comfortably before the car heater warms up. The Phantom doesn’t offer a heated steering wheel.

The S-Class’ optional Active Parking Assist can parallel park or back into a parking spot by itself, with the driver only controlling speed with the brake pedal. The Phantom doesn’t offer an automated parking system.

Did you also know that based on Consumer Reports, recommendation goes to the the Mercedes S-Class over any Rolls Royce based on reliability, safety and performance overall?

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by hermesprogidy(m): 3:48pm On Nov 09
NewDelhi:

Sorry but I've also been wondering like the OP. The sudden hype and boom of Benz in Nigeria is confusing. Just like the op said, it can be likened to the blackberry phones fever between 2009-2014. Benz is not a luxury car brand please. Its an economy car. I'll gladly rate cars like 2018 ford fusion , Hyundai equus, Mazda 6 2018 above most models of your beloved benz. It's a good car brand no doubt. But the overhype na die. Suddenly everybody dey shout Benz for their music. Go to Europe and america nobody even knows what is Benz. Innobets I sight u
.. U wan buy Benz too?

Benz na for economy class. Its for people who can't afford luxury but want something 30% close to luxury.
Are you kidding?

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Re: Why The Sudden Madness For Benz Cars? by searchng4love: 3:49pm On Nov 09
you were making sense until u mentioned RELIABILITY!!

Yorobastard:


The Audi in general is a force...it's a car that will highly be recommend over the bm and merc in cases of comfortability, reliability and speed and in terms of handling give it to the bm...

But in this space the Merc S class still even competes with the Bentley's and Roll's Royce

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