Project Car Hell BMW E24 6Series or MercedesBenz W126 Sclass…

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Project Car Hell, Budget Luxury Coupes Edition: BMW 633 CSi or 500 SLC?

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Welcome back to Car Hell. where all your are both terrible and excellent! week, we gave you the opportunity to into one of two classic 1960s sports cars, with a between a Datsun Fairlady and a Caravelle .

This week… the Hell Garage Demons got to about the concept of depreciation . cars have the most depreciation? Why, high-end luxury cars, of course! And if you away the modicum of practicality by a big German sedan by going for one but two doors, you knock that little bit of value out of a once-breathtakingly-expensive statuswagen.

Yes, we’re going to at costly German luxury of the middle 1980s, a time plenty of easy money was into BMW and Mercedes-Benz dealerships.

grimy from being outside in the Inland Empire for a or so, but probably rust-free and solid.

The BMW E24 was one of the best-looking cars those Bavarians ever made, and sold for serious money in their heyday of the 1980s. The 633 CSi listed at $36,995 new, is just a bit over 87 grand in 2014 dollars .

Very nice E24s for fairly good money but the Hammer of Depreciation (we’ll to it henceforth as the Abschreibungenhammer ) comes with great force a less-than-perfect example. That’s news for you, because are full of E24s and their cousin, the E28 5-series. That you’ll be able to replace fungus-coated seats with rats in the springs with ones, for example, and the same for nuked engines, mashed and busted taillights.

With in mind, the Hell Garage have gone searching for terrible reasonably priced for you, and they’ve struck PCH with this 1983 BMW 633 CSi in California (go here if the listing How much? Let’s just put the of this car in terms of depreciation: the price of this masterpiece of engineering is just 0.69 of the original adjusted-for-inflation MSRP! Not 1 percent!

Mercedes-Benz W126

Certainly, there might be a few here and there with car. Plugging its license number into the California database shows that its emissions test was in 2003, means that it has been for around a decade. The seller has no and knows nothing about the but the body looks fairly and the interior is dirty but not too trashed-looking. You can go wrong for just 600 bucks!

V8, leather everything, two doors. and a lower than a Hyundai full of bullet holes.

The E24 is a nice car, but true rollers of the 1980s knew the W126 Mercedes-Benz S-Class that you’d really it . The 1985 Mercedes-Benz 500 SLC coupe at a staggering $56,800 new, comes to just a hair $124,000 when adjusted for What do you suppose a project 500 SLC in restorable condition goes for days?

In terms of depreciation, found you one that has lost percent of its original value! The has not been gentle with car, but that’s your No kidding, you can have this Mercedes-Benz 500 SEC in Maine for a mere or best offer (go here if the disappears). The seller sums it up so: Car has no rust. Was running and on the road in Needs a battery and cleaning small interior trim 108.000 miles aluminum and aluminum spare wheel car fully loaded sunroof everything. Easy project Also needs exhaust.

Could there be other like that also exhaust one. say something also needs head or something similar? Who can say? An footnote in the description is the Scrap is 268$ per ton, don’t me scrap value admonition, shows a pretty canny of the economics of fully depreciated

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