A Scary Sight from the Inner Richmond: Vaunted V-12 Mercedes Benz Depreciates More Than 90% in Just a Decade

You could buy a new Nissan Versa for like $2k.

Or you could purchase the former top-of-the-line Mercedes Benz from 10 years ago for $12.5 or less.

This CL 600 went for over $130k new:

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And now it’s a lot queen, a maintenance nightmare.

Sic Transit Gloria Sindelfingen

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One Response to “A Scary Sight from the Inner Richmond: Vaunted V-12 Mercedes Benz Depreciates More Than 90% in Just a Decade”

  1. kilvinsky says:

    a ding in the hood of my ’02 CL500 was 6k to fix. who would have thought the hood was double walled aluminium, essentially unrepairable. dumped it for 13k trade in on a 09 acura TL. never happier.

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