We're not exactly sure why an orange, stretched Mercedes-Benz wagon has been rippling across the automotive Internet, but hey, it's bizarre and looks like nothing more than a stylish hearse, so why not?
If you've determined the current Mercedes-Benz E-Class Estate doesn't have the room you need to stretch your legs, Binz has the answer. The company has released photos and specifications for its XTEND version of the Silver Arrow's long roof, and the new machine has enough cubes to comfortably ferry around an NBA team and a pilfered sarcophagus or two with room to spare. At nearly 19 feet long, the stretched wagon has a wheelbase of over 12 feet and hits the scales at 4,629 pounds.
It sounds kind of silly – get a Smart Car for £1,000 when you buy two Mercedes-Benz E-Class extended limousines for £165,000 – but it's got a bit of sense to it. If you're in the market for limousines, then you're probably running some sort of hospitality business, like a hotel. And if you're running a business, then you've got people working for you who need to run errands (get me fresh, hot coffee now!). So, you buy your limos and now you've got a small, fuel-efficient