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Most of you will have heard of the Aussie Motoring Journalist John Cadogan, well here is his opinion of MB. It occupies only a fairly small part of the first video but he's pretty harsh. He has a strong bias towards Mazda which can be seen in other video's posted by him. :rolleyes:



 

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Yep. You have to wonder about anyone who promotes himself as an auto expert when all he's done is journalism.
 

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He is an expert in promoting his journalism and literally nothing else.
 

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There is a Yank that enjoys knocking the ownership of Mercedes too, but I think he is simply uneducated on the brand.
You are a better man than me if you can watch it to the end. His voice and accent grates something rotten:D

 

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Oh yeah Scotty Kilmer... another irritating self promoter.
 

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Both as bad as each other. Cadogan did a whole vlog on someone complaining that his front brakes squealed:rolleyes:
 

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Firstly, he's a journo, and not a very good one, so what the hell does he know about cars, really...?? Not much I would say.

Secondly, he thinks that by presenting in an aggressive tone means that his opinion is valid and therefore correct. How incorrect could he be. He comes across as a complete idiot.

Thirdly, does anyone actually take the time to listen to his rantings? I lasted all of 30 seconds.

As for the yank, when it comes to automotive quality, those in glass houses really shouldn't throw stones. Just look at the result of the early W163 when MB allowed the Americans to design and build it. Horrific was the result.
 
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There is a Yank that enjoys knocking the ownership of Mercedes too, but I think he is simply uneducated on the brand.
You are a better man than me if you can watch it to the end. His voice and accent grates something rotten:D

That is Emo Phillips that appalling American comedian isn't it ? LOL. He very swiftly got up my nose !! :eek:
 

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^ Could be one and the same Andy. I dislike both. One isn't funny and the other just wants to knock the MB brand.
 

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Mr Cardigan basically slags off anything that has a tendency to be a popular vehicle.

Besides his general lack of knowledge with most things automotive, it smacks of a wee, bitter little man.
 
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Mr Cardigan basically slags off anything that has a tendency to be a popular vehicle.

Besides his general lack of knowledge with most things automotive, it smacks of a wee, bitter little man.
Who's making a very nice living out of ot !!
 

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Who's making a very nice living out of ot !!

Ha, well yes... There is that!

Actually... I've been squandering these last 5 weeks! I could've become an equally raging internet car guru too!

Where's my camcorder...? :)
 


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