Baddies in Merc's

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  1. CLSMark

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    Just watched The Transporter trilogy, all the baddies drove Merc's

    Thinking about it, it seems most baddies in movies car of choice is a Benz.

    What's that about?




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    Can't imagine where they get the idea from

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    Touché!!


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    He was quite taken with the people's car too... but for some reason "cool" characters drive them, not the baddies.
     
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    The 600 grosser was the dictator's ride of choice. Notable owners (according to Wikipedia) include:

    Nicolae Ceausescu

    Pol Pot

    Papa Doc Duvalier

    Idi Amin

    Fidel Castro

    Robert Mugabe

    Kim Jong-Il

    Kim Il-Sung

    Kim Jong-Un

    Saddam Hussein

    amongst others. Rotten eggs, to a man.

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    Most of the bad uns in Columbo like their benz's.
     
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    Would be hell of a dirty party with that guest list.


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    Actually , the term 'Grosser' is correctly applied to the pre war 770 as favoured by Herr Hitler and some of his associates .

    The later W100 , although sometimes referred to as such , wasn't really .

    The most distinctive pre war 'Prunkwagen' though , was the unique 'Kaiserwagen' .
     
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