Mercedes brings back the straight 6

Mook

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wtf was the motor in before?
 

Ryan02Stang

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My buddy in high school, his Mom had an E320, had to be a 97 or 98....had the inline 6. Moved pretty well for back then!
 

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Inline 6's died a tragic death that never should have happened.

Change my mind.
Not saying it's right, but I believe it was for packaging, straight 6 is long, V6 is compact, and manufacturers could use existing tooling/parts from their V8's, when you lop 2 cylinders off.

But the inherent balance and smoothness of an I6 should never be discounted.
 

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Cant wait for sloppy mechanics to stuff one in an 80’s fairmont
Never happen unless they make an LS version. That said the Vortec 4200 is supposedly pretty tasty.
 

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Good engine dem inline 6
 

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