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Questions about CLK55 AMG's?

Hello Fellow Members, I have a couple questions for you all.

I'm interested in the CLK55 AMG Series , looking around to buy one now.

I was just curious if anyone knows what the Reliability/repairs are on these cars. I know that it will be reliable for the most part as it's a hand built engine.

I'm looking at a 2004 CLK55 AMG with about 50,000Mi -$24K
2005 with 70,000Mi - $20K

both are Black on black coupes both seem to be all original.

What you guys think?
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Yes, the engine is hand built, but being an AMG just means the liklihood it's had the beejeezus run out of it is a lot higher. Pay me now or pay me later, i.e. get a thorough pre-purchase inspection and be prepared to pay for it. Check insurance rates for this car while you're at it.

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