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Ugliest Engine Ever - 2005 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG Long-Term Road Test

Edmunds.comEdmunds.com Posts: 6,322
edited August 2014 in Mercedes-Benz
imageUgliest Engine Ever - 2005 Mercedes-Benz CL65 AMG Long-Term Road Test

Yesterday I removed the engine cover from the twin-turbo V12 that powers our long-term 2005 Mercedes CL65 AMG.

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  • Any update on what the dealer determined to be wrong with the car?

  • duck87duck87 Posts: 648
    edited August 2014

    On the other hand, if you look under the Audi RS7's engine cover, you wonder why in the world they're covering it up (other than the fact that the turbos are hella hot =D)

  • grijongrijon Posts: 73

    I feel that sometimes something built for functionality that turns out visually ugly can loop back around to beautiful in its unabashedly functional form. This engine qualifies for that, in my opinion; it is beautiful in its ugliness. That it has a cover to make it visually appealing means that it offers (me) the best of both worlds!

  • 7driver7driver Posts: 83

    @grijon you need to get yourself a Seven :-)

  • The breakdown and the lack of updates on the MB is just click bait to come back to the site to read posts about engine covers.

  • grijongrijon Posts: 73

    LOL; right on, @7driver

  • Really guys? Do you really think we're more interested in how it looks under the engine cover than we are in hearing what was wrong with it mechanically?

  • @aquineas said: Really guys? Do you really think we're more interested in how it looks under the engine cover than we are in hearing what was wrong with it mechanically?

    What he said.

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