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Old 11-14-2004, 07:02 AM
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s500 4matc

Does anyone have experience with the 4matic on snow/ice?I'm trying to decide between the merc vs a audi a8L.Is one better in snow ? Thanks
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Old 11-14-2004, 06:23 PM
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It's all in the tires.
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Old 11-15-2004, 11:48 AM
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The 4-matic design used by MB is about the most advanced on the planet. They (MB) have made 4wd vehicles since about 1903. While tires can make a difference. any M&S rated tire will do fine most of the time, but going for a winter rated tire, such as those made by Nokian add performance and increased handling in ice, slush, snow, and other less than ideal conditions.

Unless you're gonna be breaking trails, a 4wd sedan will be fine.

Here’s a link to some cool 4wd stuff http://www.4x4abc.com/4WD101/index.html

Go for it. You'll love it!
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