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2 Species Of Luxury Vehicles: New-Age Tesla Model 3 vs. Old-World Mercedes C300

June 10th, 2019 | by Guest Contributor

The term “luxury” means different things to different buyers. As auto reviewer Henry Payne writes in The Detroit News, some luxury goods are highly detailed and ornate (a Rolex watch), while others offer the elegance of simplicity (an Apple watch). The Mercedes C-Class and the Tesla Model 3 represent these two contrasting luxury aesthetics. Their stylings are “as dramatically different as their gas-powered turbo-4 and electric powertrains,” writes Payne. The $63,000 Mercedes-Benz C300 is an “old-money classic,” and the $57,500 Tesla Model 3 is a “new-money rebel” (note that “money” is one thing they definitely have in common)



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