The 128i comes with a naturally aspirated 3. In order to fit four passengers comfortably, the people up front have to give up so much leg room that nobody is happy. The 128i convertible is perfect for a two-person cruise though. Rusty Blackwell, Copy Editor I had the 128i convertible over the weekend and made the mistake of trying to squeeze four adults into it. We expect to beat that figure by a bunch.
Each comes with a six-speed manual or automatic. But with the rise in popularity of air-conditioning, and the lower pricing of that option as it became more common the sales of convertibles waned, and the last American drop top, a Cadillac Eldorado, left the factory in 1976, presumable never to return. The six-speed stick encourages you to play, too. The cloth top is simple and almost feels old fashioned these days, much like the normally aspirated engine. In fact, my wife thought I'd be too dangerous driving the 135i! It was an instant hit with buyers, and while priced at the upper end of affordable, it was still within the reach of a lot of buyers. The rear-drive convertible has a choice of four gasoline engines for European customers, with outputs ranging from 143 horsepower to 306, as well as a four-cylinder turbo-diesel putting out 177 horsepower. Voilà comment qualifier en quelques mots le service que vous offriront nos spécialistes en produits ainsi que nos techniciens Mercedes-Benz, Smart et Sprinter.
Still, your best bet is to skip the sport package unless you live in an area with perfectly smooth roads. Pricing will be announced early next year, officials tell us. By Feb 20, 2009 To my mind, one of the greatest pleasures of driving can only be experienced in a convertible. That means that the convertible mechanism takes up less space in the trunk, so that you can shoehorn two sets of golf clubs into the space, provided those golf bags are of the compact variety. In releasing official pictures and information on the convertibles, we are relieved to confirm they will share the same yummy powertrains as the coupe for our market. The layout of the controls is straightforward, and easy to operate.
Fortunately in late 1982, Chrysler, which was working its way back from a government bail-out, came out with a rag-top K-car, the LeBaron, a model that helped create a buzz for Chrysler and helped them back from the brink of extinction. We Know You Will Enjoy Your Test Drive Towards Ownership! Price contains all applicable dealer incentives and non-limited factory rebates. The headlights look a bit large for the front face, but the look grew on me. And, of course, glancing up at the stars on a clear night while traveling on an unlit two-lane road is a treat I never tire of. Your actual fuel consumption may vary. The two seat Z4 would be a better dance partner for that, at nearly the same starting price.
Unfortunately, most of the convertibles on the market today cater to the well healed driver, so dropping the top requires a fat wallet. The six-speed manual transmission is silky smooth; and the ride is nice until you hit a rough patch of road, then it rattles your fillings in part thanks to the sport package. Fuel economy is so-so, with a pretty-decent highway rating of 28 mpg but a not-so-good city rating of just 18 mpg. The 128i is built off the European hatchback model, so it has tall doors and a rather upright windshield. The seats do fold forward to allow access to the trunk.
Vehicle prices subject to change without notice. Simply sensational, our 128i is more than adept at exceeding your expectations! Print this page and call us Now. If your in Florida or not I highly recommend his dealership. Drop the top, sit back and go through the gears. It handled the wind noise much better than the new roadster we recently sampled. Please make sure to comply with local trailer load regulations.
The result was that the car was just becoming too expensive for the average person to afford. Otherwise, this bare-bones 128i is very good. Thanks Dave for a great experience! You may qualify for additional rebates see dealer for details. In the spring, I revel in the way the faint perfume of lilac bushes catches my attention, or the aroma of freshly cut grass. We chose the 128i instead of the 135i because it has quite enough spunk all on its own. With the modest rake of the windshield, it gives the 128i a nice open feeling.
Wow, what a great little convertible. Rear Spoiler, Sunroof, Aluminum Wheels, Keyless Entry, Remote Trunk Release, Steering Wheel Controls, Heated Mirrors. Note: Vehicle may not be exactly as shown. Prices do not include taxes, insurance and license fees, as well as any other products or services not listed that may be available to you through your selected Mercedes-Benz dealership. He was full of knowledge about all sorts of vehicles and that really helped us make a decision. Maybe it's the Florida style.