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Always liked the older CL

Discussion in 'General Mercedes-Benz Related Discussion' started by SteveX, Jan 10, 2017.

  1. SteveX

    SteveX Senior Member

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    agreed , they still look the business imo
     
  3. Naraic

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    Same colour and wheels as mine...handsome car.
     
  4. JonnyCJ

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    500 though, not a 55. 55's had quad exhausts.

    Had both and they were great !

    Currently on a W216 CL500 which is great !
     
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    This one has a few toys as well, ok high miles and in need of some tcl, might go have a look at lunch tomorrow, need to find a reason to visit MSL and this would be just round the corner
     
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    If its a real AMG, its a pre facelift with the 354 bhp engine.
     
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    that's a bit steep for a car with 160k don't you think matt?
     
  8. V6Matty

    V6Matty Senior Member

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    Oh yes it's steep for 160k but offer the £1k for it in a take or leave deal I'd wonder if they would say yes?
     
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    defo worth a punt at a grand pal , especially if the ABC works perfect on test
     
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    My thoughts too, I know there's another 215 for sale down the road from me with a few toys and very good ABC and only 60k miles, problem is its up at £5.5k
     
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    what MY is that ? a 54 reg ?
     
  12. Naraic

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    Non kompressor 55s have only two exhausts.
     
  13. V6Matty

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    No, 51 plate down in Loughborough, nice car but owner has had it for sale since June last year,
     
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    cos its too dear then pal , 51's should be more like 2500 on the open market
     
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    God yes, it's so overpriced for what it is even at the low mileage,
     
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    SteveX

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    Still a hell of a car for the money though.

    Amazing, you can buy a rusty old heap for that money, so much car. That said, obviously the repair and maintenance probably much more than the average sub 2k car :)

    I always had a soft spot for the CL's same front as mine and that big arse! Looks great as a tin top.
     
  17. Submariner1

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    For £1000 ... thats less than the price of one front strut,
    Blimey if the ABC works, its worth driving it till it breaks and chucking it out for scap.
    Hmmm maybe that the cheapest motoring route. Zero repairs and if it drives for a year you are laughing.

    Initially, Said in jest but opon reflection hmmmmmm :)
     
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    :D plans have been working in my head on how to explain a 215 on the drive to the wife :rolleyes:
     
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    Correct, I had the same model.

    The OP blue one looks stunning in that colour combo.
     
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    Wow cheap, and if as good as the chap says, someone will get a bargain! :)

    V6matty...tell her it's free motoring in the long run :)
     

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