ALTHOUGH MERCEDES-BENZ has for mid-2001 launched a stretched-wheelbase version of its A-Class subcompact, a company source says there still are no plans to sell the car in the U.S. The newly enlarged A-Class now sits on a wheelbase lengthened by 6.7 ins. (17 cm) to a total of 102 ins. (259 cm), delivering, says Mercedes, as much rear-seat legroom as its flagship S-Class models. Yet one Mercedes official says that even with the greater size of the long-wheelbase version, the company does not ...
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