What is the Mercedes design philosophy?

Written by Mercedes-Benz Fan


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Soon, other manufacturers were looking to Mercedes as trend setters and an influential force inrepparttar automobile industry. The Mercedes design philosophy became something to imitate. Certainly, new designs will produce unusual and memorable elements. For example, whenrepparttar 141083 E-Class was born, it was known byrepparttar 141084 uniquely shaped and sized elliptical headlights. There is no sign that Mercedes Benz is slowing down. The company is constantly thinking up new concepts and designs. In this way they are sure to remain a leader and secure their legendary status. But coming up with new ideas isnít enough to earnrepparttar 141085 "classic" grade. Itís essential for each Mercedes to continually express allrepparttar 141086 values associated with this pioneering company.

Looking for a new or used Mercedes-Benz? Check out www.mercedes-benz.gb.com for articles and specs on Mercedes line of vehicles.


4 tips to save a bundle on your next new car purchase

Written by Prashant Desai


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3. The Test Drive

We all enjoy a good test drive and look forward to it. Although it is essential to test drive a car before you buy it, remember to not show your absolute love forrepparttar car torepparttar 141051 salesperson. Their goal is to get you emotionally attached torepparttar 141052 car, so it becomes a must have for you. I have learned itrepparttar 141053 hard way.

To hide your emotional tears fromrepparttar 141054 salesperson, mentionrepparttar 141055 features of a competing car inrepparttar 141056 same class, likerepparttar 141057 new shape, light, leg room, resale value etc. This will makerepparttar 141058 salesperson a little vulnerable.

4. Monthly Payments

This one is to confuse you. Dealers will start talking about monthly payments rather thanrepparttar 141059 total price ofrepparttar 141060 car. They will start by asking how much you are willing to pay per month and how much of a down payment you are willing to pay. Since people donít want to look like they cannot afford a certain car, they will usually give a higher number. Big Mistake!

You have left little room for negotiation when this happens. Always steerrepparttar 141061 conversation torepparttar 141062 total price ofrepparttar 141063 car and do NOT mention any trade-ins at this point. Only afterrepparttar 141064 total price ofrepparttar 141065 vehicle is completely negotiated then talk about interest, monthly payment and trade-ins.

General Rule;

As a general rule, remember to only focus and negotiate onrepparttar 141066 Total Price ofrepparttar 141067 vehicle. Everything else is pretty muchrepparttar 141068 car dealerís trough.

Ifrepparttar 141069 above new car buying tips seem like a lot of hassle, yet you still want to getrepparttar 141070 best price in town, there are some websites that do this for you. http://www.AutoAuctionBids.com for example is a great website for this because you can collect price quotes from multiple local dealers for a particular car as well as its competing car models (like Honda Accord, Toyota Camry and Ford Taurus) and compare them.

The website then allows you to send backrepparttar 141071 lowest quotes received for each car make to all participating dealers in your area throughrepparttar 141072 website itself.

Dealers view this price and continue to submit new lower prices over a 3 day period. By putting local car dealers in such a price competition allows you to avoidrepparttar 141073 dreadful face to face negotiation and yet gets yourepparttar 141074 lowest price in town for up to 3 competing car makes.

The best part about AutoAuctionBids.com is that it is absolutely free for you and there is no obligation to buy afterrepparttar 141075 new car auction is over.

Prashant Desai, author of various consumer tips articles and industry expert for AutoAuctionBids.com. Email him at p_desai@autoauctionbids.com to sign up for e-Newsletter and visit www.autoauctionbids.com for more information.


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