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Drivers Log.(News)(Product/Service Evaluation)

2004 Mercedes-Benz E500 4Matic wagon date in fleet: Dec. 15-29 As-tested price: $66,760 Powertrain: 5.0-liter V8; awd, five-speed automatic Output: 302 hp @ 5600 rpm, 339 lb-ft @ 2700-4250 rpm Curb weight: 4320 pounds HART: You could make a good argument the E-Class is the best midsize luxury sedan available. BMW 5 Series fans may disagree, but for me the E fills most needs and wants. And the wagon makes it that much more useable. The 5.0-liter V8 is a sweetie, and while this option jacks up the price substantially from the E320, it’s worth it. Add the wagon (available only …