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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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The Real 3 Series Killer - The Mercedes Benz CLA



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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Old 01-22-2013, 12:37 PM
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Old 01-22-2013, 12:47 PM
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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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Old 01-22-2013, 12:55 PM
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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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Great comercial! Not a bad looking car IMO.
What car?
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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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Old 01-22-2013, 01:10 PM
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Well, this leaked Super Bowl spot is certainly a new direction for Mercedes Benz...

BJ
Are you still so sure the 320i is the answer to this new direction?
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Old 01-22-2013, 01:24 PM
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its FWD. Not in the same class
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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

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Apparently you missed this:

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Old 01-22-2013, 01:29 PM
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A better look at the car and the features:



BMW has a lot of competition if they're gonna intro a 2er Gran Coupe!
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Old 01-22-2013, 02:06 PM
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BMW has a lot of competition if they're gonna intro a 2er Gran Coupe!
Great looking car. Too small for me, but if they start this under 30k it will squeeze the VW Jetta and become the new top selling entry level German car. The looks are just perfect. I think this looks better than the CLS and the smaller body works better on this design IMHO.
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Great looking car. Too small for me, but if they start this under 30k it will squeeze the VW Jetta and become the new top selling entry level German car. The looks are just perfect. I think this looks better than the CLS and the smaller body works better on this design IMHO.
I like it all except that crease that droop at the rear doors. Other than that, MB has made a pretty interesting looking car. It's too small for me, as well. With two kids, the F30 is really as a small as I can go.
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not bad looking way better looking than the Lexus IS, lets see what Audi pulls out in 2 years when they up grade the A4 look. there is a reason why BMW 3series as won top 10 cars since 1992.
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Car looks OK. She does have "funny" legs. And those feet! She must throw away the shoes and wear the boxes!

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I'd take Kate Upton anyday

won't take the CLA as I will be very poor after maintaining Kate Upton
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LOL at you guys focusing on her legs...

um, did you see her t!ts.....
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Car looks OK. She does have "funny" legs. And those feet! She must throw away the shoes and wear the boxes!
Dude, are you really worried about her feet??? N4S
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The only "Mercedes" part I see is a front grille... The rest looks like it was designed by some Asian company. Not that it's a bad thing, just not something I personally like.
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The only "Mercedes" part I see is a front grille... The rest looks like it was designed by some Asian company. Not that it's a bad thing, just not something I personally like.
What are you going to do if some of your biggest markets are Asian?
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Needs more of Kate (less clothed) IMO
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