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      10-13-2019, 01:54 PM   #5
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Drives: 2020 750ix; 2019 X3; 2014 MB E
Join Date: Mar 2014
Location: New York

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Originally Posted by DBO View Post
The limiter on the G30 is useless anyway. It constantly over speeds as it doesn't regulate speed once the car is coasting. It just dings an alarm at you constantly.

As you say, MB actually got the limiter function spot on. It applies braking just like cruise to make sure you don't exceed the limit. Why on earth they kept this one so old school stupid I'll never know.
IMHO MB and BMW have different philosophies. MB will more frequently intervene automatically for things like lane departure and speed, on the theory that the driver is passive. BMW will more frequently warn but not intervene on the theory the driver is active and actually driving and paying attention.
I have driven both brands extensively and prefer the BMW approach. YMMV.
Current: 2017 750ix (Azurite, Cognac)
2019 X3); 2014 MB E Wagon
Prior: 3,5,7, and 8 series (twice!) BMW; Mercedes C,E, and S; Alfa Romeo GTV, MGB, Audi, Saab, Volvo, Toyota and many others.