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Buying a mercedes

Hi all, so im looking to buy a 93-96 S420, S500, or any other S or E class around that size sedan. I want a big luxurious car that I can afford (hence 93-96). I was wondering if it is a good decision going with a mercedes of that year and size (I do not care about gas consumption). I will buy new rims/tires, tint windows, perhaps a bodykit, definately new paint job, new accents and ofcourse all the little things like headlights/taillights, etc.

Should I go with maybe a lexus of similar size/year instead, or a jaguar (I believe they are more expensive)? Or maybe even a ford crown victoria (town car), which is much cheaper, but I can spend more money on options and tuning.

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If you are looking for an S-class of that era, you might want to take a look at the w140 forum. Whatever you decide to buy, I would suggest you have a pre-purchase inspection done. You might also want to consider a w126. Those would be the S-class vehicles 1979 to 1991.

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years between 93-96, the LS400 is your best option, it is the most advanced, most powerful and certainly most luxurious, of the lot you mentioned
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years between 93-96, the LS400 is your best option, it is the most advanced, most powerful and certainly most luxurious, of the lot you mentioned
And most boring, soft-riding and generic looking, with excellent Toyota durability.


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