Test drive: Mercedes-Benz M-Class, Land Rover Range Rover Sport, BMW X5 Part V

February 15, 2015 at 15:40

Turbo diesel of Mercedes-Benz works so smoothly that sitting inside, that you can take it for a petrol engine. Start from a place very smoothly, as befits the holder of a three-beam star. Damped accelerator pedal in the tradition of the brand signature, and 7-band “automatic” transmission changes highlighted gently. The engine is almost silent, even at maximum speed.
Acceleration is powerful and smooth, with no failures and grabs.

Mercedes-Benz M-Class pics

Mercedes-Benz M-Class picture

Powertrain Range Rover Sport is also consumed as a fuel diesel, idling too hardly noticeable, but still does not work as smoothly as that of Mercedes-Benz. In general, the reactions on the accelerator, the work of “machine” and the character of the British SUV only accelerated noticeably calmer: affect extra 360 kg curb weight.

Land Rover Range Rover Sport 2014 pics

Land Rover Range Rover Sport 2014 picture

Petrol BMW X5 is surprisingly similar to the character of the engine rivals – the same powerful and smooth traction with the “bottom” to “top”. Of course, at high speeds petrol unit looks cheerful, but it is almost imperceptible due to teamwork automatic transmissions competitors.

BMW X5 2014 pics

BMW X5 2014 picture

Yet Bavarian crossover felt faster car through the winding engine roar and sharp reactions accelerator pedal, especially in sport mode perfect 8-band “machine” that works better than the competition. Until you get used to when driving a car in traffic jam even seems nervous.

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