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Suggested pricing for the R-Class line begins under $50,000. Featuring the
R350, powered by a 3.5-liter, 268-horsepower V6 engine, and the R500, which is
fitted with a 5.0-liter V8 producing 302 hp, all R-Class models come with a
seven-speed automatic transmission and full-time 4MATIC four-wheel drive. The
basic vehicle is loaded with standard equipment such as eight-way power front
seats, leather seat inserts, birds-eye maple interior trim, split 2nd and 3rd
row seats, load-leveling suspension and rain sensing wipers.
R-Class: Three Rows of Luxury
With a sharp focus on design, comfort, space and performance, the new R-Class is
designed as a roomy vehicle with space for six adults - three pairs of
comfortable single seats in a spacious interior. The new R-Class is about five
inches longer than a Cadillac Escalade and ten inches longer than a Cadillac SRX,
giving it the commanding size that U.S. customers want. With an optional
panoramic sunroof, the new R-Class provides an unprecedented sense of interior
Create Your Own Environment
The R-Class allows each occupant to create their own sense of space with
features such as individual reading lights, armrests, air vents and cup holders
as well as seat adjustments for each seat and two separate-source audio plugs.
This individualization is further enhanced with the optional iPod integration
kit and dual-screen video entertainment system.
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