Top of the Line Aftermarket Parts for the Mercedes Benz E500 SedanWritten by Jenny McLane
The Mercedes Benz E500 sedan is a V8-powered muscle car with handling and brakes to complement its' engine's 302 horsepower, and a new seven-speed transmission. It has three-valve-per-cylinder, single overhead cam, aluminum alloy 5.0-liter V8 puts out 302 horsepower at 5600 rpm, and makes its maximum of 339 lb-ft of torque from 2700 through 4250 rpm.
The air springs and shock absorbers use electronic sensors and and computer-controlled actuation to match suspension response to road conditions, driving style, and cornering force.
The hood, front fenders, trunk lid, and suspension sub frames are aluminum like its numerous suspension pieces. There is increased structural use of high-strength steel as well. The design and construction helps ride comfort and handling of all E-Class models, but E500 and E55AMG have a special trick as standard equipment - Airmatic DC (Dual Control) semi-active air suspension,
Powered by a 302-horsepower V8, E500 comes more standard equipment than E320, including a seven-speed automatic transmission, a four-zone climate control system with separate temperature adjustments for both sides of cabin, front and rear, and variable ADC air suspension.
The 2005 Mercedes E-Class has a strong chassis structure with large front and rear crumple zones, adaptive airbags, a rollover sensor that can deploy side window bags, and ``Tele Aid'' telematics to summon help in event of a severe accident. ESP stability control, traction control, and antilock brakes with Brake Assist are all standard.
Mercury Muscle Car Wins in the EndWritten by Mercury Fan
In 1939, Ford Motor Company established a separate automobile creation within their empire and called it Mercury. At first, their intent was to build an automobile that a little bit above Ford in class but not quite a luxury vehicle. What they came up with was Mercury Marauder.
By time 1960s rolled around, United States was wrapped up in race car driving, new national past time. Mercury fell in line and provided public with what they were looking for Ė fantastic stock cars which gave a great race. Everyone wanted to drive a Mercury stock car. World renowned Parnelli Jones got behind wheel himself and gave Mercury a spin. In 1963 alone, Mercury Marauder, new stock car by Fordís Mercury company, won no less than eight stock car titles and racing awards. Eight! In one year! Mercury was on a roll.
Never satisfied with success, Mercury decided to top itself. Less than a year after sweeping race car driving awards, Mercury replaced engine in Marauder with an engine that boasted 410 horsepower. Now, Mercury Marauder was unstoppable.