The W models replaced the W models after and were succeeded by the W E-Class after In North America, the W was launched in early November as a model and sold through the model year, through 7 November Series production began at the beginning of Novemberwith press reveal taking place on Monday, 26 November in SevilleSpain, with customer deliveries and European market launch starting in January The W was a mid-sized vehicle platform, which entered planning in the autumn of under development Hans Scherenberg.
In Aprildecisions were made to base it on the Mercedes-Benz W model program. By Aprila package plan was completed for the program, laying out the guidelines of the project. During the winter of —, the final exterior for the W program was completed, chosen as the leading proposal by design director Bruno Sacco, and approved by the board of management in early By mid, the first prototypes reflective of the production design, were assembled and sent to testing.
In Marchpilot production commenced and development of the sedan concluded with engineering sign-off. Front suspension used a separate spring and damper with a rubber top mount.
The rear suspension of the W featured the Mercedes multi-link axle introduced in with the Mercedes W and which is now standard on many modern cars. The R SL roadster was based on the W platform, W was later equipped with two of the roadster's engines 3.
Much of the 's engineering and many of its features were advanced automotive technology at its introduction, incorporating innovations that have been adopted throughout the industry. It had a single windscreen wiper that had an eccentric mechanism at its base that extended the wiper's reach to the top corners of the windscreen more than if it had traveled in a simple arc.
This feature was not available for the T-model because of its specific layout no space to store the retractable headrestsbut the estate serially came with a "neighbour-friendly" rear door that was pulled in the shut-position silently and automatically by a sensor-controlled servomotor.
This allowed the use of a tighter fitting rear gate, minimizing the cabin noise in the T-model - sometimes an area of concern for station wagons. With the exception of thewhich was equipped with a Stromberg or Pierburg carburetor but was not available to the United States, fuel injection was standard, and the engines incorporated features that maximized performance.
The most notable such feature was the addition of an oxygen sensor in the exhaust system which, in conjunction with a semi-electronic fuel injection system, could make the engine run more efficiently. This improved fuel consumption while simultaneously meeting stricter emission regulations. Mercedes-Benz's four-wheel drive system, the 4Matic was first introduced on the W in The estate cars chassis designation S came in 5 or 7-seat models, the 7-seater having a rear-facing bench seat that folded flush luggage compartment cover and an optional in the US until retractable cargo net.
These versions were redesignated as the E incomplemented by the less powerful, but less expensive E inand the mainland-Europe-only E in Approximately estate cars were produced for the Japanese market.
The AMG 3. There were also 7 cabriolets built, and eleven saloons and possibly estates. AMG Japan also carried out such conversions locally. The EEand E cabriolets ceased production in A local manufacturer in Indonesia are known to continue production of the W until despite the W was already introduced in latemaking it the last country to locally produce the car since its worldwide discontinuation in At this time, only two variants were offered; the E and E the other variants were discontinued in SsangYong Motor Company of Korea licensed the W design and continues to produce a stretched and rebodied version of the W as the Chairmanwith a Ssangyong badge.
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JARRVIS has good early speed and drops 2. Rubino Veloce (4) 2. Kalooki (1) AMMATE resumes after a 16 week spell and resumes well running second at Queanbeyan when last first-up, a close top pick. RUBINO VELOCE ran four lengths back from the winner at only start at Kembla but drops 1kg from last run, outside hope. ROBBERY resumes from an 18 week spell and resumes well, for the wider exotics.
KALOOKI on debut and placed in Moruya trial, consider in exotics. Fruitful Warrior (4) 6. Bundewallah Land (7) 1. Aim to Win (1) 5. Billy Can (8) FRUITFUL WARRIOR amongst the placegetters last start running third at Canberra and has two placings from six runs this prep, commands respect.
AIM TO WIN draws to do no work and has two placings from three runs this prep, looks threatening. BILLY CAN has good early speed and could come on strong to threaten, each-way claims. Element of Luck (1) 2. True Lady's Man (5) 3. North of Hell (2) ELEMENT OF LUCK on a six day back-up and finished fourth last start at Sapphire Coast, major contender. TRUE LADY'S MAN should look to roll forward and may be caught late, include in exotics.
NORTH OF HELL placed when fresh and finished seventh last start at Moruya, capable of getting into the money with a bit of luck. Mr Tickets (11) 2.
Assertin Mischief (2) 5. Penultimate Star (6) Scratched 3. Lightning Lockie (5) MR TICKETS won two of seven as a favourite and capable of finising strongly, has solid claims.