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Old 7th May 2004, 20:18   #16
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Nice front end..back to the square headlites i guess. A little cadillacish with all that edginesslike rtech says. Ruined the rear thou. Looks very much like some korean gimmick. Now that Daimler Chrysler also has some stake in Hyundai, i guess some of its genes are being passed on to mercs rather than the other way round. Gimme the tailamps of the older c class which looked an extended to the top of the bootlid. Talking abt the predecessor of the current C. There is 190 E close to where i stay. In dark blue. Very good reason to sin for. Will post a pic of it if possible.
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the car looks good. i like it. but guys dont u think the grille is too big. The rear is a bit of a disappointment. looks like the new honda city taillight design. good interiors. [btw whats that on the center console......a nokia communicator ]
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And talking abt old designs is it possible to get a W140 S600? In mint condition? RHD? and if yes how much do they come for?
If you or someone close to you is dead serious about buying a W140, make sure that you end up with a post 1995 model. The cars upto 1996 were horrible and had all kinds of electric gremlins in them.

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And talking abt old designs is it possible to get a W140 S600? In mint condition? RHD? and if yes how much do they come for?
If you or someone close to you is dead serious about buying a W140, make sure that you end up with a post 1995 model. The cars upto 1996 were horrible and had all kinds of electric gremlins in them.

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I want one myself wud prefer the last model year 1998/99 if posible, But dun wanna be ripped once a guy in delhi told me 48 Lac which i found too steep for a older generation 6 yr old car!

Absolutely love 140's! Anyone?
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There is a *W-140 S600 in very good condition for sale in Bombay. Blue Colour car and 96 model.



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This is how i would like my C to look like. Low stance, big tyres, loads of power and elegant at thhe same time.


PS: The car in the bottom pic is the one i worked on.

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You know after staring at that pic for hours i jus realised it's kinda chopped the rear from W211!!
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Quote[/b] (S350L-E240 @ May 07 2004,18:28)]And talking abt old designs is it possible to get a W140 S600? In mint condition? RHD? and if yes how much do they come for?
I've seen just one W140 S600 V12 in Mumbai. That car stands in the compound next to mine. I don't think the owner wants to sell it. He loves it too much.
There are many S320s around though.

Coming to the new C Class, I was pleasantly surprised by the front end. The rear lights are not as goodlooking as the current model's.
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Aditya what colour is it??
I love 140 too!! But want only the facelifted V12,
320 and 500's are easy but im looking for those extra cylinders!
Just want one for a cool collection plan to keep every S class generation in mind condition
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It's a really dark lilac shade. The owner is none other than Bombay Dyeing Chairman, Nusli Wadia. He also owns a metallic light blue W126 280. The guy has had all badges removed from his cars. I don't know what's the motive behind this.
I was lucky to see these cars as soon as they were bought. That's how I know what they are.
He had some amazing old Mercs too - I was in my early teens then. Man, those were the days!
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A month back i saw a W140 Black 1998 S600 UK car done only 7500 Km's i wish i was in UK well...
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Ok guys, how about these tail lights? More C Class??


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Quote[/b] (S350L-E240 @ May 07 2004,06:28)]And talking abt old designs is it possible to get a W140 S600? In mint condition? RHD? and if yes how much do they come for?
I dont know how much, but my driver was telling me that there is a prev gen S600 owned by a majistrate or someone in delhi which he bought for about 1.3 crs or something..has driven it like 3000 km since he has had it..only takes it out on weekends and that to once or twice a month...

It was a very hot commodity last year...most likely it would have been sold, cuz you would have had it for a fraction of that cost..more like 60 or 75 i would imagine..

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This car is pretty sweet from the front man...but very disappointing from the back..I agree the current C is better..but if they correct the back and make it more like the current E or something, then I would go with this one..

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Well some more info from autoweek.nl / Autoexpress ( magazine )

Engine lineup - tell me ur mouth watered with this,

C180 CDI = 150 Bhp!
C200 CDI = 170 Bhp,
C220 CDI = 204 Bhp & 440 Nm!!!

C180 and 200 K shud be the same as present,
But
C250 = 204 PK,
C300 = 231
C350 = 272 Bhp,


Yahoooooooooooooooo


bye bye 3'ers

Link to magazine scan
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