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Old 24th March 2005, 00:08   #61
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yeah i think santacruz station , just before the police station is some new corporate building on the opp. side , the driver pointed out to the building saying saab dekhta hai !
said the car is just 4 days old , bas abhi hi laya hai .

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Old 24th March 2005, 00:16   #62
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...and dipen...it does not cost the same as the 350. A decently loaded 350 will cost around 70 lakhs on road, whereas a 500 with the same features will be at least 85 lakhs.
I think thats because many of the parts for the S class are localised.
which is currently not the case with the CLS.
Otherwise the cost for the CLS 500 and S-350 are exactly the same abroad i.e $ 65000 approx.
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Old 24th March 2005, 01:06   #63
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Yup, i thought you were comparing the CLS 350 and CLS 500.
Price difference is because of import duty.
The CLS is a cbu so 104% duty implies
whereas the S 350 is a CKD so its around 50-60% duty.

And just btw,

The Rupee price of the CLS 350 is,
STANDARD CAR 5820495.00
METALLIC PAINTWORK 119148.00
LEATHER 196428.00

This excludes all options but includes duty
whereas the price of the 500 is,
STANDARD CAR 6951867.00
METALLIC PAINTWORK 119148.00
LEATHER STANDARD

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Old 24th March 2005, 03:01   #64
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Hey CLS 55 AMG
Since you work with a Mercedes dealership canyou tell us whom does the CLS belong to?? and how many more have booked one??
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Sorry buddy, cant disclose the owners name, but I can tell you that we have about 10 more cars in the pipeline.
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Old 24th March 2005, 16:43   #66
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The CLS 500 was reportedly sold for Rs 1.2 Crores. I found out who the owner is. I don't remember the name, but I can tell you what else he is famous for. If it's alright with others on the forum, that is.
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Old 24th March 2005, 17:08   #67
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Ported head, no the CLS was not sold for 1.2 crores. PM me who you think the owner is ill tell you if the info is correct.
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Old 27th March 2005, 03:29   #68
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Hey fellows ,

Clicked a couple of pics of the golden CLS at Worli Seaface while coming home from a meet. Here they are...





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Old 27th March 2005, 04:01   #69
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those are some cool pics dippy. looks a killer man!
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the pics are very good Dippy, is this car from the suburbs or town? Where was this car most spotted?
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the pics are very good Dippy, is this car from the suburbs or town? Where was this car most spotted?
This was at Worli Seaface at about 1.45 am.
It was really nice of the owner to stop in the middle and let him click.
Looks a killer man.
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no no F50,

What I meant is - is the car originally from the suburbs or townside?!
This depends on where the car is spotted mostly.
Or to make it simple, CLS55AMG, could you please at least tell us where it is from?!
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I have a feeling there is one more of these Golden CLS 500. Just a hunch though.
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Old 27th March 2005, 10:57   #74
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As of now this is not the only CLS in Mumbai. There is a black one too. Cant tell you where it is right now but it will be at the showroom from tuesday evening onwards, so anyone who wants to see it upclose and personal please drop in to AutoHangar.
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black CLS yummy yummy take a pic before it leaves the showroom hehehe. damn this car looks good if only it had a good paint job. forget the s class this is the car to buy. fresh design and damn it was fast the way it moved. the car was on 02 reg thats andheri so i guess the car is somewhere in suburbs. but then u never know
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