£6500 to spend - What to get?

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  1. Iain

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    Mostly the 230k's are good reliable engines. V6's are nice but comparatively thin on the ground, and maybe out of budget for a facelifted 203.
     
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    oh of course the 230 is spectacular engine love it. but compared to a V6 it falls short on comfort driving and motorway cruising, *** mate if you dont mind what do you mean by thin on the ground? sorry if im being dumb lol.
     
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    Drewster

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    It means there's not to many around.:thumb:
     
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    rite :eek:

    thought he was talking about power :)

    have you decided on anything yet
     
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    I doubt you'd get a 124 cab for £6.5k , not one in good condition anyway , but that money would buy a very nice coupe .

    230CE would still be quite economical to run with legendary build quality and style in abundance . :D
     
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    Or go really fast.

    I'd expect better from an Essex man lol.
     
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    Thanks for all suggestions so far guys.

    I've short-listed a few, my question is, is it wise to by a manual, is it difficult to use with the footbrake?

    Cheers
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    dont get a diesel and dont get a autobox. if you do this you will have a decent merc...
     
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    i had the same budget as you and i picked up a 2004 C200k with the AMG sports exterior. it looks the business and drives like a BMW. good luxury inside with a elegant yet professional look. oh yes, it has to be black. no other colour will do this model any justice.
     
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    Get a petrol V8 and it must be an auto.

    A CLK55 would be a good choice.
     
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    Or mine... :D
     
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    u can but not in top condition cloth not leather and need a few things fixing, i just got one, might sell it soon for around 7k, once i tied it up and if i find a better model with leather etc
     
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