Highest milage ever seen

Daz Of Naz

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Just got back from Paphos where the taxi from the airport to the hotel was, shall we say, different? It was:

a) A 300E that had not had a wash in a long while - possibly years.
b) Driven by a guy that would red-line it to overtake, and boy did he like overtaking, even in the face of oncoming traffic. Nice.
c) Currently on 440000km on the odometer. That equates to about 273000 miles.

Considering the way he drove the car I thought this deserved a mention, and it got me to thinking about the sort of milage that mercs can do. Has anyone seen more mileage on a car?:?:

Daz:cool:
 

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my old 190d wasn't that far off either

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There was an E class estate for sale on ebay/from a dealer a while back that had a genuine 500,000+ miles and was still going strong. Didn't look half bad either despite the astronomical mileage! Impressive to say the least :cool:

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There is an E320CDI here for sale at £2,990 with 545,704 miles
 

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There is an E320CDI here for sale at £2,990 with 545,704 miles

That is 1,166 miles for a 7 day week,it does not sound so much when you put it that way
 

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Three 220CDI's one was sold with over 1/2 million miles on it, the other two still in use approaching 6 years old. One now has 438000 and the other has 390500 (6 speed manuals all capable of 57mpg+) all original running gear.

Body work is excellent - Solid White - and still white not 'cream' or 'off white' no rot or rust, bit of a roar when you floor the pedal and they both leave a tad grey smoke in their wake, bit like road bound Red Arrows really - ****** lovely to drive - bats and hell come to mind. :cool:
 

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my old 190d wasn't that far off either

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Bit of alloy rot on that s/wheel anyweb;) in fact I have a piece of alloy from the front of a B17G which I pulled out of the North Sea a few years ago in better condition:p:p
 

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Three 220CDI's one was sold with over 1/2 million miles on it, the other two still in use approaching 6 years old. One now has 438000 and the other has 390500 (6 speed manuals all capable of 57mpg+) all original running gear.

Body work is excellent - Solid White - and still white not 'cream' or 'off white' no rot or rust, bit of a roar when you floor the pedal and they both leave a tad grey smoke in their wake, bit like road bound Red Arrows really - ****** lovely to drive - bats and hell come to mind. :cool:

So, in order to get decent fuel economy, they need to be properly run in?

Simples, tch!
 

jibcl500

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Just got back from Paphos where the taxi from the airport to the hotel was, shall we say, different? It was:

a) A 300E that had not had a wash in a long while - possibly years.
b) Driven by a guy that would red-line it to overtake, and boy did he like overtaking, even in the face of oncoming traffic. Nice.
c) Currently on 440000km on the odometer. That equates to about 273000 miles.

Considering the way he drove the car I thought this deserved a mention, and it got me to thinking about the sort of milage that mercs can do. Has anyone seen more mileage on a car?:?:

Daz:cool:

My dads 87 230E 347,000 on a petrol engine !!!! now sold and is a taxi in egypt

jib
 

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Not only Mercs that can go the distance these days, a 04 plate Mondeo sold at auction a couple of months ago for over £825 with over 530,000 on the clock.

http://www.247spares.co.uk/news/2009/10/ford-mondeo-milometer-clocks-a-sale-at-auction/

Russ

Many years ago, I ran a 1987 Cavalier 1.7D as a taxi and did all of my servicing and repairs; I fitted a set of rings and shells together with new oil pump after 5 years and 350,000 miles and it was still running well when I sold it for £900 after 7 years with 531,000 miles on the clock.

I saw the same car in town only last year, it was looking a bit tatty but there was no evidence of any abnormal smoke from the exhaust.

If a car is well looked after there is no need to be afraid of high mileage.
 
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I was at a trade fair in Cologne a few years ago and MB were showing a taxi from Mexico that had over one million kilometres on the clock.
 

Alex M Grieve

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I was at a trade fair in Cologne a few years ago and MB were showing a taxi from Mexico that had over one million kilometres on the clock.

Is it that far from Mexico to Cologne? Now there is a taxi driver with entrepreneurial flair. Think of the poor meter though.
 

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