sls mercedes prices in future.

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  1. biturbo

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    Looking at the sls mercedes, i tend to think, how are the prices going to be in 10 years time. There seems to be loads for sale, they are not a rare car must be over 200 a year made in uk. sl65 amg is like 20 a year made.
    in the future when the style is old and status symbol has died down how much will these gotto 20k?

    MERCEDESSLS 63 AMG AUTO259181

    so 400 in 2 years.
    compare that to the sl 75 77 79 77 82 75 64 46
    and that is like 5 years old and can be had for 40k now.
     
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    my car was £95000 new in 2005, new CLS AMG are about the same. I bought mine for £20k, so thats £75k depreciation in 6 years.
    Give the SLS 10 years and £20-25k will be about right. imo
     
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    Don't think I'd want a 10 year old SLS... unless it was rigorously maintained, 3-4 year then maybe. The prices are coming down very quickly though when they hit 70-80k I might consider one, there are a few revisions for the 2012 MY cars in line with the chassis upgrades on the new roadster so that may impact the prices a bit more.
     
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    Could we afford the petrol to run it in 10 years time ?
     
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    my friend is a trader in the car trade and he was saying a couple of weeks ago they could'nt even get a 100k bid on a sls in london :eek:.
    there does seem a lot about with dealers sitting on them in stock for nearly a year now,the thing is who ever wanted a sls has had one who was'nt bothered about price but now the only people who do want them want to get them for the best price possible.
    the thing is if you are not careful you could lose 20k in a couple of months on these cars.
    we were offered a car that list at 190k for 125k last week but we still think come december that car could be 100k.
     
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    Will petrol still be available in 10 years????:(
     
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    Surely not, anything Mercedes that has Gulwing doors is a certainty for future classic....
     
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    i would be looking to buy one if it reaches 90k.. that's the price of a new 911s with a few essential options. It will be very tempting at that price.
     
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    The SLS residuals will remain high because they are a one-off.

    The S-Class and CLK's etc can't be compared because they are not 'special' cars as it were; if you buy a CLK Black Series, as brilliant as they are, they are still just a CLK.
     
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    I predict prices will "tank" in a few years.:( Whereas the SLR McLaren --- wont ???:dk:
     
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    I imagine the roadster will have some effect on gullwing prices.
     
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    i think you will find that the clk black series has held its price very well with only 19 coming to the uk and 3year old cars still fetching 80k that is a loss of just over 20k in 3 years. where as with the sls they have produced 2many 5000 since launch already. they just seem to be getting hammered on a daily basis you only have to look on the mb site to see 40 sls for sale with some dealer demos for 125k that have listed at 180k and thats before haggling.so losses of 55k-60kin less than 6 months.:eek:
    the new c63 blk series will also hold its money quite well for the simple reason that only 50 (i think) will be coming to the uk so demand should outstrip supply.
     
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    But it's still a CLK as opposed to the SLS.

    That's my point.

    Only time will tell.
     
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    There will inevitably be a successor to the SLS which will hammer the value of the current model anyway, can't see MB giving up on a supercar that they hyped up so much.
     
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    Thats a bit like saying the RS500 sierra is just another sierra - it sells for 2/3 times the price of a normal sierra cosworth - the clk black as amgmaster has said is still worth approx 80k even though as you say its still a clk.
     
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    Depends on the time scales. In the shorter term it probably will hit prices, but long term you only have to look at its ancestor to see that a gullwing coupe is more valuable than its roadster sibling.
     
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    Those will come down a lot... 20-30K will be its base id say...

    Why - because maintenance costs will be silly.
     
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    Because people would rather get a 458?.
     
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    Look at the prices of the early gullwings now though.

    Buying the new one in ten years time for £25k and then cherishing it for another 25 years may prove to be a very smart investment indeed..
     

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