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Discussion in 'Introduce yourself' started by Derek Storrs, Nov 5, 2019.

  1. Derek Storrs

    Derek Storrs New Member

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    Hello all. Derek from Dundee. Don't own a Mercedes and never have, but recently been fancying a CLS 320cdi.

    They are a complete unknown to me so looking to all the good people on here to advise me of the pitfalls as well as the great points.

    They seem to be a hell of a lot of car for very little money in some cases, which makes me think (wrongly I hope) that there could be aforementioned pitfalls.

    Look forward to your replies.

    Thanks.
     
  2. SmartAmg

    SmartAmg Senior Member

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    Welcome, Derek. :D
     
  3. Blobcat

    Blobcat Moderator

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    Hello and welcome
     
  4. John Laidlaw

    John Laidlaw Senior Member

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    Welcome Derek
    Very little wrong with the model, as you say a lot of car for the money and in my eyes a handsome beast
     
  5. AJD

    AJD Senior Member

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    Hi Derek, welcome to the forum :) Nothing to fear there, a great car, as you have said a lot of car for your money :)
     
  6. Srdl

    Srdl Senior Member

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    Hi Derek and welcome, just one word of warning - when you get the Mercedes bug, it’s very difficult to shake it off!

    By the way, the V6 diesel is a great engine, very smooth and fast. If you post a link to the ad for any car you are considering, the members here can give you their opinion.
     
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  7. sonic

    sonic Senior Member

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    Welcome, my wife is from Dundee so I know the area well. Two friends of mine have the 320 CLS, both are pleased & no problems.
     
  8. Conor

    Conor Senior Member

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    Welcome Derek.

    The CLS is a nice motor alright. What year are you thinking?
     
  9. mercmancdi

    mercmancdi Senior Member

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    Just after buying my 3rd cls ,
    Welcome.
     
  10. Taffy7hfa

    Taffy7hfa Senior Member

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    Nice car, great engine.
     
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    Derek Storrs

    Derek Storrs New Member

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    No particular year. One I like is in Aberdeen, 56 plate, met. red with nice light interior (don't like black interiors) 100k, history £3650
     
  12. Blobcat

    Blobcat Moderator

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    I’d give the underside a good check that it’s not suffering from being parked near the docks in Aberdeen whilst the owner is offshore.
     

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