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My first Benz

I have been a hardcore BMW fan for several years. I was in the market to replace my X5. As usual I started at BMW dealership. Was set to buy the new 2011 550i. Plan was to order it over the weekend. Thursday night I was driving by the Benz dealership and started thinking....if I am going to spend $80K + ... maybe I should check out some other cars also. Drove the CLS550 and loved it so much that I made the deal on the spot. Traded in my X5 and drove the CLS550 home. Talk about being spontaneous.
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Welcome, and congrats on the new Mercedes. In my opinion, the CLS is by far the most beautiful sedan on the market.
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Wow very nice!

I can hope one day to get model on the higher end of the spectrum
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Wow very nice!

I can hope one day to get model on the higher end of the spectrum
Congrats! I really like that color!

and by higher end? you mean like, an S? or a CL?

"for what it is" the CLS550 is one hell of a car!

here's the CLS550 that I get to spend a decent amount of time in. '07 CLS550, 21k miles

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here's the CLS550 that I get to spend a decent amount of time in. '07 CLS550, 21k miles
I test drove a CLS, and because I did not have a view of the hood from the driving position, I decided against it...still it is a very beautiful car.
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Thanks guys! I am loving it. Thought I would share this story with everyone.. Over the lunch, I went to the dealership to drop some papers off ...got pulled over for doing 75 in 55 zone. I was NOT trying to speed! just didn't realize, I was doing 75. Anyway, trooper (female and good looking) came to the car and first thing she said "let me guess... this is a new car and that's why you are speeding". I just smiled. She checked my papers and said "its a very nice car ... just don't speed OK?" She let me go!!!
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Congrats! I really like that color!

and by higher end? you mean like, an S? or a CL?

"for what it is" the CLS550 is one hell of a car!

here's the CLS550 that I get to spend a decent amount of time in. '07 CLS550, 21k miles
Very nice!!!
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[QUOTE=Matthias08;4231620]Congrats! I really like that color!

and by higher end? you mean like, an S? or a CL?

Yeah and a new one lol, my dream is a slr roadster or maybe just a nice black edition with some upgrades... hehe we all can dream right?.... one day
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