...The C350 Sport Sedan comes with all of this, plus 17-inch wheels, a firmer suspension and sport seats. On the options list you'll find features like full leather upholstery, HID headlights, a DVD-based navigation system, a 12-speaker Harman-Kardon Logic 7 sound system and satellite radio. Powertrains and Performance: Three engines see duty in the Mercedes C-Class lineup. The C230 has a 201-horsepower, 2.5-liter V6. The C280 has a 3.0-liter V6 with 228 hp. And the C350 employs a 3.5-liter V6 good for 268 hp. Transmission choices include a six-speed manual, five-speed automatic and seven-speed...
...C280 and C350 models get 16-inch wheels, the C230 sport sedan uses 17-inch wheels, and the C55 AMG rides on 18-inch tires. Bi-xenon headlamps and a moonroof are available. The performance-packed C55 AMG has a unique body structure that differentiates it from other C-Class models. The front section has been specially designed to accommodate the V-8 engine. The fenders, hood and grille have been modified, and the front track is wider than usual. Large exhaust pipes give the C55 AMG a distinct sound. Interior C-Class sedans seat five occupants. Sport sedans feature aluminum trim in the cabin...
...There are two models wearing the 280 badge, both luxury sedans, available with either rear-wheel or all-wheel drive. The same drive train options apply to the C350. All C-Class sedans come standard with the luxury basics, including full power accessories, a tilt/telescope leather-wrapped steering wheel with audio controls, cruise control, dual-zone automatic climate controls, interior air filter, vinyl and leather upholstery, heated power mirrors, a CD player, alloy wheels and a trip computer. Key safety features include front side airbags, curtain side airbags, front-seat active head...
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Mercedes-Benz likes to launch technologies and lead trends, but sometimes they follow along with the crowd. In this case, Hyundai's doing it. Chevy's doing it. Chrysler's... read more January 19, 2011 by John Voelcker 1