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The sixth generation 3 series, chassis code F30. 2013 model year 328i and 335i sedans now in production. Read the F30 frequently asked question thread for all your basic question and dive into all the details in the ultimate F30 information thread.

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Old 01-22-2013, 12:12 PM
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Well, this leaked Super Bowl spot is certainly a new direction for Mercedes Benz, puts the yuppie Cadillac ATS racer-boys to shame.

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Old 01-22-2013, 12:23 PM
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I think it's FWD and the looks are very front heavy and awkward from some angles.

No matter, at that price point it should sell well. The cheap c230 bombed here a decade ago, this being a sedan should help.
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Old 01-22-2013, 12:31 PM
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Great comercial! Not a bad looking car IMO.
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Old 01-22-2013, 12:37 PM
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It's half the size of the 3er, it's competition is the 2er Gran Coupe.
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Great comercial! Not a bad looking car IMO.
What car?
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I am not a real fan of CLA but I am a real fan of Kate now

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Old 01-22-2013, 01:26 PM
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I am not a real fan of CLA but I am a real fan of Kate now

OMG ... she's awesome
Apparently you missed this:

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Old 01-22-2013, 06:14 PM
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i like this one also

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And, the guys are still watching the game! WHAT?
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i like this one also

Wow. Just. Wow. Now I know what it's like to get a right to the jaw and feel your knees buckle.

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Old 01-23-2013, 11:52 AM
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KLASSY. MB must be getting desperate.
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Old 01-23-2013, 12:45 PM
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KLASSY. MB must be getting desperate.
this video doesn't have anything to do with Mercedes Benz.

Its just some random video someone posted about the model in their upcoming Superbowl ad, its not the MB ad.
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Old 01-23-2013, 01:01 PM
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this video doesn't have anything to do with Mercedes Benz.

Its just some random video someone posted about the model in their upcoming Superbowl ad, its not the MB ad.
Nope, it was released by MB. They posted it on their official youtube channel: http://www.youtube.com/user/mbusa (see under Latest)
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this video doesn't have anything to do with Mercedes Benz.

Its just some random video someone posted about the model in their upcoming Superbowl ad, its not the MB ad.
https://www.google.com/news?ncl=den8...=English&hl=en

Oh yeah?

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Old 01-23-2013, 10:31 AM
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I am not a real fan of CLA but I am a real fan of Kate now

OMG ... she's awesome
You obviously have not seen her hardees commercial. Must see.

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Cool looking car IMO. But they would have done themselves a favor by getting a girl who had some nice looking legs. When the commercial started and they panned the camera from down to up, I got the feeling it was gona be some kinda joke or comedy-that chix legs are unsexy. IMO.
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Cool looking car IMO. But they would have done themselves a favor by getting a girl who had some nice looking legs. When the commercial started and they panned the camera from down to up, I got the feeling it was gona be some kinda joke or comedy-that chix legs are unsexy. IMO.
Yep, no hips or butt either. 2points for no fake'uns though.
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Cool looking car IMO. But they would have done themselves a favor by getting a girl who had some nice looking legs. When the commercial started and they panned the camera from down to up, I got the feeling it was gona be some kinda joke or comedy-that chix legs are unsexy. IMO.
Kate Upton is about the hottest woman on Earth and her legs are fine.

As far as the car, it looks to be an upscale VW CC, Acura TSX competitor not a serious 3 series competitor. You need RWD to play in that class.
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I just checked out more pics of the CLA at mbusa site, and it looks fantastic! Makes the new G and IS look even worse...I'd definitely consider this for my next car...Kate Upton looks rather nice too...
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Cool looking car IMO. But they would have done themselves a favor by getting a girl who had some nice looking legs. When the commercial started and they panned the camera from down to up, I got the feeling it was gona be some kinda joke or comedy-that chix legs are unsexy. IMO.

Affirmative. Diff to see what's exciting there.
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Well, this leaked Super Bowl spot is certainly a new direction for Mercedes Benz...

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Are you still so sure the 320i is the answer to this new direction?
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its FWD. Not in the same class
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its FWD. Not in the same class
That might be true with a small number of drivers. However, lots of people buy BMW because they think it's a "good German car" and don't know very much about cars. Go to Los Angeles where there are lots of BMW and interview drivers as they get out of their cars. Most will not know much about cars, FWD, tires, etc.

The CLA is made in Hungary. U.S. 3 series are made in Germany and South Africa. Some are made in India but those are not imported to the U.S., at least not now.

I think it's good if Mercedes and other companies build cars almost as good or better than BMW. That keeps BMW on its toes. If not, then BMW would charge $75,000 for a 3 series. Don't laugh, they cost more than that in Singapore and Norway, though it's because of taxes.

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BMW has a lot of competition if they're gonna intro a 2er Gran Coupe!
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