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Old 09-15-2003, 19:53   #1 (permalink)
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Something for the AU fans

Here's something I noticed the other day when reading about the Frankfurt Motor Show. The latest Mercedes-Benz show-stopper at the world's biggest motor show is somewhat familiar looking from behind - or is it just me? What's more, the Mercedes-Benz Vision CLS - a 4 door coupe type design - is apparently destined for production.



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Old 09-15-2003, 20:40   #2 (permalink)
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Re: Something for the AU fans

At least that thing will (most probably) do better than the AU. Plus it's a Merc.
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Re: Something for the AU fans

mmm very close!
who wants to fit that merc rear end to their AU?
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Old 09-15-2003, 21:37   #4 (permalink)
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Re: Something for the AU fans

Yeah thats the first thing i noticed when i saw that merc in a car mag (think it was motor)

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Old 09-15-2003, 21:42   #5 (permalink)
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Re: Something for the AU fans

God.. that's almost breaking an intellectual property rule...
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Old 09-15-2003, 21:47   #6 (permalink)
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Ford Oz were right when they said the AU design was/is way ahead of it's time for the conservative Australian public. Me thinks two generations of Falcons from the BA on will see the AU shape make a comeback and everyone would see the "lights" by then.
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that really is spookily similar!
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With the Merc quad light front end, that Merc will end up looking a lot like the Arrow Coupe!
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