MONTREAL – Traversing through just a few inches of snow could be a monumental feat for most luxury sedans, most of which feature rear-wheel drive. All-wheel drive puts Mercedes cars in new class. That isn’t the case for the latest family of Mercedes sedans and wagons (the E-Class, C-Class and S-Class), which now come with the option of all-wheel-drive, putting these formerly dry-pavement-only cars in a new class. Mercedes’ AWD system, dubbed 4Matic, debuted in 1986 in the ...
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