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Intro...and looking for advice on purchase.

Hey everyone. My son bought a 2002 E320 and I've got the MB itch. I need a midlife crisis car and without doing much research I've narrowed my search to;

02-03 CLK320 or CLK430 Convertible on the low end.
05 CLK500 Convertible
06-07 CLK350 Convertible.
I'd also consider an AMG but I'm confused on where those fit in with these years...still researching.

I like the older body style but I realize that technology changes quickly so I want to keep up. I picked the 05 CLK500 because that was the switch to the 7 spd tranny (correct?). Same goes for moving up to the 06-07 CLK350.

Is there something I should know about these models? Prices seem to be pretty reasonable even on the 06-07's.
Anyway...if there's anything I need to look for, or a particular model that has been reliable I'd appreciate a forum heads up. Thanks
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