care to share how much?
Picked it up today from an older retired gentleman. He was going to trade it in at the dealer last year when he bought a 2012 MB from them, but was highly offended by their trade in offer and treatment. He remembered that I told hime I liked the car a couple of years ago and offered it to me for a little less than half of their offer! All records are there, never missed a service...drives amazing. You give it the beans and it goes like stink. Am I crazy?
| 2012 Nissan Leaf | 1995 Jeep Wrangler |
| 2007 Toyota Prius | 1999 Plymouth Voyager |
It's way too much to take in all at once, this car has to be close to the pinnacle of anything MB has ever produced.
I did a little bit of due diligence, basically the local MB master mechanic a few more miles down the overseas highway said "Good luck it's got four too many cylinders!" But after reassurance from my good friend TwoLitreVW (who also said it has four too many cylinders), I wrote the check.
These are actually really good cars. Just keep up with the maintenance and keep an eye on leaks from the ABC Hydraulic lines.
There is a recall i believe for the one line that goes by the catalytic converter that may leak and cause a fire. No recalls for any other lines but they do like to leak. If the fluid level gets to low due to a leak you will get ABC faults on the cluster. The best is seeing these cars dance when bleeding the ABC system
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We have a CL600 BiTurbo in stock right now, and I've been tempted. I drove it down the street to get photos taken, and it's addicting.
That being said, I probably wont do it.
awesome. got to love the cantankerous old man with firm principles. (and the dough to make them stick!)
you might have to keep her for a while, though - his feelings might be rightfully hurt if you go and flip it!
of course, there are worse things in life than being "stuck" with a gilded chariot on a used hyundai budget!
well played, sir. well played.
It has the AMG sport package and every other option available which puts it past 140k MSRP in 2006.
I'm going to check into getting a warranty if I can get anything to cover it til 110xxx for under five k I'll do it. As of right now I'll plan on 3-4k a year maint. and operating cost. This will not be a daily driver/beater.
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$10k for that? Damn, that's a steal.
There's a guy with that same car (V12 and all) that used to show up at VIR with the Audi Club for track days. It was funny to see a tan S600 screaming down the front straight, but it did have that V12 howl. That guy told me he went through tires pretty quickly at VIR.