2008 MercedesBenz RClass reviews Specs & pictures on Auto Power Girl

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Mercedes-Benz R-Class

2008 Mercedes-Benz R-Class

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Even greater adaptability, two wheelbase lengths, drive or 4MATIC all-wheel and new engine variants the Mercedes-Benz now opens up even more especially when it comes to arrangements. The line-up, which the familiar configurations with up to six seats, has been augmented to a five-seat version and a seven-seat Plus new, distinctive at the front and rear end lends the SUV added appeal.

The Mercedes-Benz continues to set trends. This automotive concept combines the strengths of several vehicle Exemplary touring comfort, handling dynamics, a high of adaptability, extremely spacious including a vast luggage coupled with expressive and hallmark Mercedes safety the leaves very little to be For the first time, the SUV Tourer a second row of seats for three giving a total of five and an unbeatably large versatile compartment: the short-wheelbase versions can 939 litres of luggage when up to the roof, while the long-wheelbase have a luggage-compartment capacity of litres. The short-wheelbase R Class can a maximum of 2001 litres load-compartment length 1982 mm) the figure for the long-wheelbase version is an 2436 litres (longest length 2217 mm). passenger- and load-compartment dimensions the R-Class the most spacious in the entire Mercedes-Benz passenger-car Both versions feature stowage compartments under the floor, with a capacity of 51 and 52 respectively. These can be used for various items and keeping out of sight.

Adaptability writ large

holiday trips with people and all their luggage on are handled with ease. If the seat in the centre is not required, it can be into a comfortable centre in just a few simple moves. The seat row has space for three seats or child restraint The outer seats are equipped ISOFIX attachment points and with the option of side to further improve passive All of the seats are fitted with seat belts. Plus two seats can be added at the rear to the R-Class into a 5+2-seater. the new seating arrangement in the centre of the convenience functions such as adjustment and EASY ENTRY, facilitates access to the rear are retained. All of the seats in the rear can be folded down individually to a completely flat loading The previously mandatory 4+2-seat is still available as an option.

Attractive exterior exudes

The new model-year R-Class not only new interior features. On the outside, the facelifted SUV Tourer is distinguishable by the distinctive bodystyling package at the and rear, circular fog lamps and light-alloy wheels for all V6 versions. The R 500 4MATIC is fitted with wheels. R-Class customers can choose from three new colours: calcite white, beige or periclase green. changes apply to both the and long-wheelbase models.

Complete from R 280 CDI to R 500 4MATIC

The engine is augmented by the new V6 petrol powerplant in the R which shines with its power delivery and moderate figures. This particular develops 170 kW/231 hp, propels the from 0 to 100 km/h in 9.6 seconds and a mere 10.9 litres of unleaded per 100 km (NEDC-combined figure). The R 280 CDI fitted with a latest-generation diesel engine developing 140 hp, is even more fuel With a peak torque of 440 Nm, the V6 delivers smooth performance yet just 9.3 litres of diesel per 100 km. The R 500 model also features a new in the shape of a 5.5-litre V8 developing 285 hp and a peak torque of 530 Nm, thus impressive performance figures. The V8 engine develops 82 hp more the previous model, while consumption has been reduced by up to 7 (all NEDC-combined figures). All models are specified with the 7G-TRONIC automatic transmission DIRECT SELECT lever on the column.

Mercedes-Benz now offers three new R-Class models the R 280 CDI, the R 280 and the R 350 all of are V6 versions with rear-wheel and a choice of a short or long Thanks to the reduction in weight and the powertrain losses due to friction, the on account of the rear-wheel-drive configuration, models return even fuel-consumption figures. The most R-Class is now the R 280 CDI which consumes 8.9 litres of diesel per 100 km (NEDC

All five-seater and 4+2-seater model are equipped with steel while air suspension with control is available as an optional for the rear axle. All 5+2-seater and the flagship R 500 4MATIC model air suspension with level fitted as standard at the rear. air suspension with the Adaptive System (ADS) is available as an extra for all versions.

Complete of equipment for the ultimate in comfort

All models feature new items of equipment that make travel even more For instance, the THERMATIC automatic control is equipped with a filter to further reduce the in the air inside the vehicle whilst the glove compartment now incorporates an connection for external audio or devices.

In addition to the extensive package, the R-Class offers assistance systems that the pinnacle in handling comfort and and back up the claim to leadership in market segment. These DISTRONIC proximity control, ventilated front seats, voice-operated control and a reversing for safe and easy parking or when visibility is poor. As as the driver selects R (reverse the camera image appears on the APS display. Rear passengers can their own programme of on-board courtesy of the rear-seat entertainment Further comfort-enhancing options an auxiliary heater with control and an electrically heated wheel for when the weather colder.

Scientific studies carried out by the research department confirm the level of long-distance comfort by the R-Class. This comfort has a effect on driver-fitness safety. stress, measured based on rate, is much lower in the than in comparable vehicles.

Mercedes-Benz R-Class


The latest-generation R-Class can now be from authorised Mercedes-Benz with deliveries commencing in 2007. Prices start at incl. VAT (R 280 short-wheelbase) well the previous entry-level price of Prices for long-wheelbase models at 48,492.50 incl. VAT (R 280 long-wheelbase) as the previous entry-level price of

R-Class prices* at a glance:

wheelbase** Long wheelbase**

R 280 CDI EUR EUR 49,206.50

R 280 CDI 4MATIC EUR 50,039.50

R 320 CDI 4MATIC EUR 53,252.50 EUR 55,037.50

R 280 EUR EUR 48,492.50

R 350 EUR 49,920.50 EUR 51,705.50

R 350 EUR 52,538.50 EUR 54,323.50

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