The best way to discover Europe is in an excellent piece of German engineering. The Germans are known for their automobile knowledge and have taken over the world with luxury cars from brands such as BMW, Audi, Mercedes-Benz and Porsche. In this blog, we'll have a closer look at two models from the last two brands: The Mercedes-Benz E class and the Porsche Boxster S. Plus we designed a drive that fits each car, so you can utilise their magic to its full potential.
The Mercedes-Benz E-Class is the most well-known class of the Mercedes Family and comes in all sizes and variations. It can fit up to five people, but the fifth person might be slightly uncomfortable due to a gear box that takes up most of their leg space. Nevertheless, driving in this Mercedes will be real treat. Its 18-inch alloys, park assistance, blind spot warning, collision warning and LED headlights and tail lights are just an example of this vehicles' pleasures. With a 1.8 L four-cylinder and 7-speed automatic you will fly over the road, but it won't make you extra uncomfortable.
The interior is everything you expect from this high-class machine. There's enough space in the cabin and features such as a sports multi-function wheel and analogue clock. You will still hear some sound of the road, but in a car like this that is an absolute pleasure. We recommend that you take the Mercedes-Benz E Class on a drive from Munich via the 'Autobahn' to Stuttgart - where the Mercedes-Benz headquarters is located. This drive will let you use your Mercedes at full power through beautiful hilly Germany landscapes.
The Porsche Boxster S is the perfect car for your Italian getaway. The convertible roof stashes behind the booth in less than 10 seconds, without looking like it is in a rush. Driving with the top down through the Italian landscape is pure bliss. The vehicle is lighter and faster than the older Boxster models and is also more fuel efficient. 3.4-litre flat 'Boxer' aluminium six-cylinders are optimised for inductions noise, so the car might be more economical than any other sports car, it doesn't lose its charm.
The 7-speed PDK automatic goes from 0 to 60 in 4.5 seconds and the real fun is in the 'sports plus' button, which will put the car in the lowest gear possible. On the outside, the Porsche Boxter S sounds like a beast, but it's surprisingly quite in the cabin - even with the top down. Its leather interior gives it that luxury feeling which you expect from a Porsche and with a storage area in the front and back of the car, there's enough space for your luggage. Pick up your Porsche Boxster S in Rome and drive from Piombino to Perugia and to Pescara, going all around the country ending up in Rome again.
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