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What is an automobile? Is it a mode of transportation, or is it an object that defines our personality and who we are? For most of us, it is a combination of both. However, there are variables that influence the decision about which make and model we will drive. The cost of acquisition and maintenance, in most cases, is the limiting factor. Often times, the maintenance consideration is neglected. Our objective is to educate and provide a facility which makes owning a high calibre vehicle, such as Mercedes, possible.

Monday, August 29 2016

When posing the question, "Is your car a 4-matic or rear wheel drive?" many customers do not know! The distribution of 4-matics was, for the most part, in northern climates for obvious reasons, but 2nd generation owners acquire 4-matics through auction and the lease system in other parts of the country where 4 wheel drive vehicles are not in great demand for commuter usage.

For those readers contemplating the purchase of a second generation 4-matic car, the advantages always outweigh all other factors except one. Plainly and simply, operating a 4-wheel drive vehicle costs significantly more, especially when these cars have attained the 100,000 mileS mark.

The 4-matic provides better handling and better traction - handling which cannot be attained by the rear wheel drive model. However, this comes at a price: lower fuel economy as well as requiring more operation parts, such as additional drive shaft, differential, axles, and tire consumption. Overall, for the average Atlanta driver, I would opt for the rear wheel drive vehicle.

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The Benz Store specializes in the early mechanical speedometers, and early electronic S-Class 1981 and newer and SL Models starting in 1981 thru 1995 on most models. 

 Mechanical repair $75.00/Exchange.

Electronic $95.00/Exchange and the correct mileage it provides.

2 Day Turnaround. Email any questions.

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