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#11186 of 11434 Maybe Fintail can answer this one
Sep 09, 2013 (4:51 am)
On Friday I came up on an S-class with badging "CSS 500"... Did some searching and it's some sort of "performance" Arm for Merc?
It was an older model, maybe early 2000's and this car was immaculate. I've seen a few big Mercs from this generation that have a good amount of cancer around the lower rockers, door trim and wheel wells but this one looked like it rolled off the showroom floor.
Also another blast from the past that looked like it had just rolled off the showroom floor, an 87' - 88' Honda CRX Si. That was a sight to see as I remember how popular they were back when I was in high school...
Then there were floods of new RAV4's, a few Model S cars, A sexy new Boxster and a hopped up Porsche Panamera.
#11187 of 11434 Re: Maybe Fintail can answer this one [anythngbutgm]
Sep 09, 2013 (5:34 am)
Never heard of a 'CSS' - what did you find out about it? I didn't find anything.
#11188 of 11434 Re: Maybe Fintail can answer this one [anythngbutgm]
Sep 09, 2013 (2:05 pm)
Did the badge look like it may have been altered? Is it possible that someone added the "CS" to an S 500 badge? Maybe his or her initials? I have never heard of a CSS either.
#11189 of 11434 Re: Maybe Fintail can answer this one [bhill2]
by MrShift@Edmunds HOST
Sep 09, 2013 (4:50 pm)
CSS is a Benz tuning operation in Europe--could it be? But it's not factory authorized or anything like that.
#11190 of 11434 Re: Maybe Fintail can answer this one [MrShift@Edmunds]
Sep 09, 2013 (7:50 pm)
That sounds more probable.
#11192 of 11434 Re: Maybe Fintail can answer this one [anythngbutgm]
Sep 10, 2013 (4:01 pm)
Yeah no such car as a CSS and I am unaware of any tuner using those letters. Odd that it might be a car with a mere chip tune, but maybe the owner is proud. Closest thing to me is a CLS500, which would be a MY 2006 only vehicle.
Saw a truckload of new Touaregs being delivered to a rental car lot today.
#11193 of 11434 Re: Maybe Fintail can answer this one [anythngbutgm]
Sep 10, 2013 (4:02 pm)
They take their lunch hour very seriously. Don't contact them between 12 and 1 pm.
Sep 18, 2013 (4:24 am)
New Infiniti "Q50" which IMO should remain the G37 but still...
Great looking car, especially in white.
My neighbor who is a contractor bought a runabout to offset his fuel costs of his Chevy 2500 pickup. Loaded Toyota Yaris...
Lastly, a sexy SLS hardtop in Silver.
Sep 18, 2013 (6:13 pm)
Saw a 2014 E-class and a GL63 AMG