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Community Lounge, Introductions and General Discussion Discussion, Your favorite car of the 80's . . . . in General Discussion; Originally Posted by hueterm I would have to say, THIS: http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.js...standard=false above all others... I had a 560 SEC an ...
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    Re: Your favorite car of the 80's . . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by hueterm View Post
    I would have to say, THIS: http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.js...standard=false

    above all others...
    I had a 560 SEC an can attest to it's greatness. I still like the 928 more but the sec is one helluva car.

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    Re: Your favorite car of the 80's . . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by hueterm View Post
    I would have to say, THIS: http://www.autotrader.com/fyc/vdp.js...standard=false

    above all others...
    I would totally rock that.

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    Re: Your favorite car of the 80's . . . .

    but not for that price. yikes!!!

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    Re: Your favorite car of the 80's . . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by cadillac kevin View Post
    but not for that price. yikes!!!
    Oh come on, it only has 18,000 miles on the clock and comes with a large German fraulein with pig tails and a funny helmut with horns!

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    Re: Your favorite car of the 80's . . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by cadillac kevin View Post
    but not for that price. yikes!!!
    But didn't you read? It's a "collector's dream!" lol

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    Re: Your favorite car of the 80's . . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by orconn View Post
    Oh come on, it only has 18,000 miles on the clock and comes with a large German fraulein with pig tails and a funny helmut with horns!
    Well in that case, the hell with the 959!

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    Re: Your favorite car of the 80's . . . .

    orconn's post mislead me. Here I go in thinking there's something interesting and all I see is a Benz.

    I am disappoint.

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    Re: Your favorite car of the 80's . . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by Stingroo View Post
    orconn's post mislead me. Here I go in thinking there's something interesting and all I see is a Benz.

    I am disappoint.
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    Re: Your favorite car of the 80's . . . .

    $39,000!!!! For a 91 SEC!!!

    For about $10,000 more you can get a current body style CL.

    Back to the 80's, I always thought these were really cool looking. Too bad that all of them had JUNK engines in them, and they aren't easy to swap like the RWD cars.


    To keep Roo happy and stay on topic, more vintage Benz!!!

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    Re: Your favorite car of the 80's . . . .

    I second the Mark VII LSC. Truly one of the "forgotten gems" of the '80s. I was going to mention that but Aron beat me to it. I've driven a few 1988 models and was always impressed with the car overall, except that damn AOD transmission and it's absolute desire NOT to downshift at the right time.

    EDIT: Aron beat me too it again. The '80-85 Cadillac Seville was Cadillac's only great car from that era that wasn't introduced in the '70s. (Yes, I know it was probably first sold in the summer of '79, but as a 1980 model!) I love it because it stands out and looks unlike anything else (except the cars mentioned below and the old Rolls Royces that Bill Mitchell used as a target)

    People love to shit all over those, but they started a mini trend in terms of having the slantback rear end. The '81 Imperial and '82 Continental followed suit and sold well into the mid '80s.
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    Re: Your favorite car of the 80's . . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by orconn View Post
    Oh come on, it only has 18,000 miles on the clock and comes with a large German fraulein with pig tails and a funny helmut with horns!
    Trouble is, it's over when she sings.

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    Re: Your favorite car of the 80's . . . .

    Aron:

    Do not want.

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    Re: Your favorite car of the 80's . . . .

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    Do not want.
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    Re: Your favorite car of the 80's . . . .

    Those boxy Benzes do absolutely nothing for me. Except this:


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    Re: Your favorite car of the 80's . . . .

    Quote Originally Posted by I~LUV~Caddys8792 View Post
    I second the Mark VII LSC. Truly one of the "forgotten gems" of the '80s. I was going to mention that but Aron beat me to it. I've driven a few 1988 models and was always impressed with the car overall, except that damn AOD transmission and it's absolute desire NOT to downshift at the right time.

    EDIT: Aron beat me too it again. The '80-85 Cadillac Seville was Cadillac's only great car from that era that wasn't introduced in the '70s. (Yes, I know it was probably first sold in the summer of '79, but as a 1980 model!) I love it because it stands out and looks unlike anything else (except the cars mentioned below and the old Rolls Royces that Bill Mitchell used as a target)

    People love to shit all over those, but they started a mini trend in terms of having the slantback rear end. The '81 Imperial and '82 Continental followed suit and sold well into the mid '80s.
    They were definitely Cadillacs. Love 'em or hate 'em. They were plush, drove reasonably well and I personally liked the styling. Then again I like the styling of a Crosstour so ..................... . In '90 or so a good friend of mine had one. I wanna say it was an '84 model but am not 100% on that (did they still have the slanted back in '84?). It was 2 tone green with green interior, absolutely horrid color combo but it was reliable even with the 4.1. His dad bought that car new and by that time they left it at their vacation home in Florida. I kinda liked it.

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