Hi, i'm a college-bound student living in Central Florida, and i'm having a bit of trouble deciding just what kind of mb to purchase. I'm quickly becoming an obsessive nut about these things, mb's in particular, and have been a diesel fan for quite some time. As such, i've looked at and read all I could on the internet regarding the various mercedes diesel configurations from 1980 up to '91; now I thought it was time to throw the question out there to some folks who may have actually been there and done that, as it were. I'm looking for a good combination of acceleration (I realize these diesels aren't going to be lightning off the line, but I don't want it to be slow as mud either), reliability, and maneuverability. I've looked at both the W123 and W126 models and rather like the 300SD and 300SDL in particular, but any feedback on earlier models, say the 300D, would help as well. Thanks !