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Old 05-30-2021, 03:49 PM
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That is a great looking car, Buck.

Congratulations!
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Buck... congrats!
Cool ride indeed.

But it's not cool that a Mercedes with only 80K miles on it has this kind of problem...
Yeah, I know. I had already just started thinking/looking anyway. If I had been planning on keeping the car a bit longer I would’ve been much more upset.
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Buck,...seeing it first hand, your existing vehicle looks and drives like it just rolled out of the dealer showroom, sorry to hear it has to go as I know how much you like it.

Now, onto the new soon to arrive seriously BAD ASS ride......CONGRATULATIONS!!!

"I did a ton of looking and reading and after a month or two, I decided on a 2021 E 53 AMG. I thought about going for a BMW M5 or E 63 AMG, but I'm still toting the kids around etc and those two really would be a bit of overkill"

Hear hear....I agree, the M5 and E63 AMG would definitely be overkill....I am so glad to see you went conservative and moderately powered at only 429 HP...

Very happy for you Buck!!!
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Sweet ride Buck - congrats! The interior of the Mercs is first class, and they still drive hard and sound unreal!
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I am so glad to see you went conservative and moderately powered at only 429 HP...

Very happy for you Buck!!!
See Mark, it's just a boring 4 door family sedan.........gotta carry around the two kiddos you know.

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See Mark, it's just a boring 4 door family sedan.........gotta carry around the two kiddos you know.

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Congratulations! Drive it in good health!
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You guys should hear some of the car stories they’ve told me over the last several months....My salesperson has been at RBM Atlanta (one of Atlanta’s oldest) MB dealers since the early 1980s....he said he has NEVER seen anything like this. He told me in early May that they wouldn’t fill anymore 2021 orders, they’re all pushed to ‘22 models. The combination of the chip shortages, COVID delays and then the demand still being sky high for luxury and performance cars has made it unprecedented. He said it’s so bad that they’re trying to figure out how to keep people from buying and flipping cars online....models like the GLS suv and the G Wagons. During my shopping, MB Atlanta NE told me they had an 18 month, over 20 person long waiting list for a new G Wagon.

RBM had a G550 in their showroom. They scotch taped an 8&1/2 x 11 white piece of copy paper to the passenger side window that said “MSRP +30,000 market adjustment” 30K!!! That’s insane! They sold it. Incredible.

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One car they may be having a tough time selling is this new 2020 E 63 AMG in a special order Mauritius Blue color, black AMG wheels and CC Brakes. If you like blue cars, this one sure is purty:











All can be yours for a low low price of $143,000. Not quite as fast as Ivan's Huracan Evo, but with this one you can haul both ass and stuff!
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Old 05-31-2021, 11:15 AM
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I like blue cars… but a blue Merc?
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