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post #61 of 69 (permalink) Old 12-10-2011, 03:16 PM
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My first MB was 2006 C230 Sport. My wife and I love it and look forward to buying our next. MB forever!
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1968 220 4 cylinder, standard transmission.

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1980 240D, with 4 speed manual. My brother sold it to me for half the price in 1995, she ran like a champ, I was able to run the needle all the way to the top 160 kmh Never gave me any problems.

Then in 1999 I traded her for a 91 190E 2.0, which was also a fine car but took me a while to get used to the quiet ride Sold that car in late 2000.

2003 I got another 190 2.6 until 2010
And since last May I own a 2001 W210 E320
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New 2002 SLK 230! Best car I've owned!

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Well let’s see…

My first Benz was actually my very first car, 1965 230SL 4 speed it was a one owner Texas car. I was 16years old and my parents actually bought it for me, I’m now 40 and still have it. I plan on giving it to my Niece with she turns 16.

I’ve since had in this order (I believe)

1980 450SL (Grey)

1982 300D (dark Blue)

1984 300SD (Tan)

1986 560SL (Red)

1990 300SL (Red)

1997 320SL (White)

1997 S500 (Maroon)

1995 500SL (Silver)

1999 500SL (Black)

2002 500SL (Silver)

2003 500SL (Black)

2006 S55 (Silver)

2007 GL450 (Silver)

2008 S550 (Silver)

Right now my daily driver is a BMW X5 but I’m searching for a clean CLS.
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Well it was my wife's car, but I helped her buy it...an '03 C230 Kompressor Coupe. We both loved the way it drove (when it ran right), but otherwise what a POS! That car put a good size dent in my "go-to-car-guy" ego. I wish I had done my research and steered her clear of it. The best thing that ever happened to that car was the day it got totaled (barely...with some behind-the-scenes persuasion of the insurance adjuster). It was really a minor accident... Thankfully, there were no injuries, and she was able to walk away for about what she owed on it without dumping a load of cash into all the repairs it was needing!
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My first Mercedes was a 1955 300SL gullwing that I bought used in 1961. Paid $3,450. Father-in-law said it had 'metal fatigue' and might not last (he was designer for Willy Messerschmitt during War).

Sold it for $132,000 in 1995 - after market had dropped.
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hi mine was 1 1959 190sl white w blue leather and blue soft and white hard tops
then white 220se coupe w red leather and 4 on floor
then 1959 220s hydrac converted to 220se w 190sl 4 on floor and painted dark hornet green w gold metal flake and nevada silver mist top
then 1961 300d adaneaure forest green hard top w sun roof and green leather bucket seats varoom varoom
many 110's bought fixed n sold (fin tails)
several other pontoons
280sel 4.5 stolen n paid off
3 or 4 259se/280se coupes
several 300td's and 300sd's
and now 1 420sel and 2 300sd's plus 2 300tdt's
1 of ea soon to be 4 sale
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