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Ordering My New Mercedes-Benz – Help Me Decide!

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Dear Internet,

I am getting ready to order my new Mercedes-Benz and I just can’t decide on the colors! You’d think I spend enough time looking at the cars to know what I want but I’m feeling indecisive. I thought you might have an opinion.

First, I am not deciding between S63 cabriolets, even thought what is what is in the picture! I am pretty sure it is going to be a C43 Cabriolet. I have really enjoyed my E400 cabriolet but the new E-Class cabriolet won’t be ready when I need to switch cars. The engine in the 43 is a lot of fun and the new C-Class design is so beautiful! I know I would be happy with this vehicle. I’m not sure I’ll ever be without a cabriolet again!

Now, for the color. My go-to is white/saddle/black top. However, I need to get a different color this time. I’m in a rut. Gotta shake it up! Here are the things I know for sure:

  • Not White
  • Not Red Interior
  • Not Brown Top
  • Not Black with Black top
  • Definitely Sport Package, Night Package, Multispoke Wheel

That’s it. I am pretty open to everything else. Here is the link to the Build Your Own site. On the Summary Page there is a button to e-mail your build. Please do send it to me! jcw@atlantaclassiccars.com

My current favorite combos are: Paint/Leather/Top

  • Cardinal/Porcelain/Black
  • Selenite/Porcelain/Red
  • Lunar/Saddle/?
  • Iridium/Porcelain/Blue

Have you seen anything out in the world that you really loved? Is there a color that you think would be perfect for me? Is there a combination I am overlooking? I have about 2 weeks to make up my mind and then another month to change my mind a few times. :) The order will likely lock in by April for a May build and late June or early July delivery.

For those of you keeping track, my E400 lease is not officially up until November 2017. I am planning to use the Mercedes-Benz Loyalty Accelerator Program to waive my last couple of payments so I can make the switch early. I estimate that I will hit my total allowed miles in July!

Thanks in advance for your help!

-Jesse   @benzblogger

BenzBlogger Updates!

GTS Mars Red

I think the blog is due for some updates. I would like to refresh the layout, add some new categories and make it a little more shareable.

Do you have ideas? You are welcome to e-mail me at jcw@atlantaclassiccars.com if you would like to make a suggestion or two!

Also, if you are really good at WordPress please help me! (Good with cars, not with websites!)

Merry Christmas!

May your holiday be full of joy, both large and small!

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The Mercedes-Benz GLC Named Motor Trend SUV of the Year!

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Motor Trend has just named the 2017 Mercedes-Benz GLC as the SUV of the Year! It has been selling like hotcakes and I am sure that this announcement will boost it even more!

Take a test drive with me!

Read the Full Review here.

“Before we get to the “why” of the award, let’s get to the “what” of the SUV. The GLC replaces the old GLK, the little-loved, squared-off, schnauzer-faced mini-ute that will forever be known as the most believable character in Sex and the City 2.”

“The GLC is a smaller vehicle that feels every bit as well-honed as an E-Class, if not an S-Class.”

“How does the GLC compete against the other strong-selling German SUVs, the Audi Q5 and BMW X3? Solid players for sure, but we can tell from experience that the GLC does it all better. That also applies to the smaller-volume players in the segment, the Jaguar F-Pace, Maserati Levante, Porsche Macan, Acura RDX, Infiniti QX50, and Volvo XC60. All are nice premium SUVs—some even do a good job mimicking sports cars—but none is as well-rounded as the Mercedes-Benz GLC. Although not an official criteria, being the best in a given segment greatly helps secure first-place votes.”

Happy Halloween!

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Mercedes-Benz Lease Turn-In Inspection Phone Number

It has been a few years since Mercedes-Benz asked us to have cars inspected before the end of the lease. Well, it’s back!

Here is the number: 800 873 5471

Simply call, make an appointment for them to come by your home or office, and then you are ready to turn it in!

Here is a link to FAQ’s about the First Class Finish.

The Atlanta Concours d’Elegance is this Weekend!

Join us on October 8 and 9 for the 2016 Atlanta Concours d’Elegance at Chateau Elan Winery and Resort. An exciting event. A beautiful venue. Sure to become one of Atlanta’s premier Fall events, don’t miss this rare multi-million dollar collection of vintage classic automobiles displayed on the fairways of Chateau Elan.

Hours:
Saturday   9:am – 3:pm
Sunday      9:am – 4:pm

Visit the website and purchase tickets here!

I’ll be there all day Sunday. Say hello!

Happy 4th of July!

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The 2017 Mercedes-Benz E300 Now Available for Test Drives at Atlanta Classic Cars!

Mercedes-Benz Road Trip This Weekend!

GLS450 towing

Kevin, of International MotorSports, Inc, picked up his new GLS450 this week and has already hit the road for Memorial Day weekend. He took the dirt bikes up to north Georgia for some off road fun and sent me this picture.

Are you going anywhere? Your Mercedes wants to roam! Send me pictures!

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