Super rare G500 SWB spotted for sale

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Just what im after but i could get a new long wheel base for that money

What would you do?. Hang out for a 350cdi when they are around the same price .
The new interiors are nice but then again its not a short wheel base. Cant win lol

 

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Sure they open to offers! Over money??

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I like the look, the appearance of an swb over a  lwb car but in terms of ride quality and practicality the bigger car wins hands down. So in my mind as you can buy a lwb car for less money than this one its a no brainer buy a lwb car.

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/FRESH-IMPORT-MERCEDES-BENZ-G-WAGON-G500L-G55-L...

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/2002-Mercedes-Benz-G500-Wagon-5-0-V8-LPG-4x4-/...

and not only are LHD cars cooler but they have a much larger worldwide market when you come to sell

 

final suggestion from Autotrader a 5.8 litre Brabus

http://www.autotrader.co.uk/classified/advert/201612170669046?radius=150...

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g wagon g wrote:

Just what im after but i could get a new long wheel base for that money

What would you do?. Hang out for a 350cdi when they are around the same price .
The new interiors are nice but then again its not a short wheel base. Cant win lol

 

I have been watching 2011-on 350cdi market intensely for the last 18 months. There has been one (a white car) up at £45k, and prices really havent moved much in that time. I think it will still be a while until there is a choice at sub 40. 

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The LHD import is hideous, .Why would you mess up the front like that. Makes original look so classy 

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I agree. I love the short wheel base models but i cant justify paying the extra for an older model


I think the later 350d models in lwb are the best option. What year did the dash change to the latest ones


Its a lot of money but i dont want to injure mine off road either. If it happens it happens as i am not whimping out but will be careful

New one to fleet is a rusty old 1985 lwb 280 ge. He said £1k and take it away. I sent a friend to take some pictures but for that money i said i would have it anyway.It needs a lot of work but nothing major. Diesel engine fitted knackered gearbox and back door is rotted where a battery fell over years ago I dont expect much but i will either fix it up or break it. Its a 1 owner car so i await his pictures tomo. Horrible red like mine lol

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g wagon g wrote:

I think the later 350d models in lwb are the best option. What year did the dash change to the latest ones

Some 12 plates are new-dash - easiest way to tell from exterior pictures if there are no interior photos are the DRL strip beneath the headlights that the facelift cars have. 

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   Thank you sir

I thought 11 plates but yes obvious just look for the strip of leds. Also if interior is not in pics its going to be the old dash. I might just keep mine and put some baking foil on a few bits of the interior to get that aluminium look. Only kidding its too hard to stick onsurprise

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Here you go GWG. Could be just what you're looking for:-

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/142226405718?ul_noapp=true

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markhowes wrote:

Here you go GWG. Could be just what you're looking for:-

http://www.ebay.co.uk/itm/142226405718?ul_noapp=true

 

I love this bit!

"The car has only had 2 registered owners from registration, and is sitting in fantastic condition all round offering you an incredibly special car at extremely good value. This vehicle has been well kept and will make heads turn when you drive past. Current owner is the third owner from registration"

 

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I think the current ad is a cut and paste from the last time it was for sale, about 9 months ago. Seems to sit around for a long time, which is odd given that it has probably tens of thousands of pounds of Brabus bits added. I think it looks great. It has had DRLs added. 

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Hi

Just tried the link and looks like it is no longer listed. Does anyone recall the asking price?

Cheers

Adam

 

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It was asking £39,000 for the swb 500, dont know what it actually sold for though.

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Thanks 

SailingTom wrote:

It was asking £39,000 for the swb 500, dont know what it actually sold for though.

Cheers