Mercedes admits it has 'done the unthinkable' here - put a four-cylinder diesel in a big luxury saloon.
Refinement and profit margins has previously stopped makers doing this: near-50mpg and 149g/km CO2 prove what smart thinking the unthinkable is. Plutocratic sustainability.
Which of these endangered 1970s and 80s cars would you be saddest to see become extinct?
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- Austin Allegro
- Austin Maxi
- Austin Montego
- Austin Princess
- Hillman Avenger
- Morris Marina
- Morris Ital
- Vauxhall Viva