Mercedes Benz 6.9
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Back in The Day an Exotic Was a Jaguar, a Mercedes Benz 6.9 and That English Jeep

This is Mercedes Benz on my Twitter Feed for me. So just a treat I’m passing on for you. This is from back in the day when a wind tunnel test was about how cool a breeze was as you went through an underpass.
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This is about cars that all look the same today but were more simple, more elegant yesterday.

Robots back then didn’t build cars. People did, and that’s what you wanted; handcrafted assembly, real wood in the dash. When it was about a car and about something electrical, it normally was about a fuse being out, not a charging station.

And the exotics, well Ferrari and Lambo came gray market if you were either lucky and/or had the money to bring one. Back in the day an exotic was a Jag, a Mercedes Benz 6.9, or that new boxy leather-lined English Jeep that just came out not long ago, they call it a Range Rover.

A cup holder? That was your hand. And don’t spill it in the car! Back in the day.

Do you miss old an exotic cars and the way they were made?


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