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I think you're probably playing in a pretty small pool. Safety standards really crushed big convertibles (HA!) and there are probably only a couple examples of bigger-than-a-c900 and newer-than-the-'70s without getting into real dollars. Like Bentleys.
All the Euro convertibles (CLK, 3er, 9-3, C70, CC, A4) are all about the same size internally and not all that much bigger than a c900. You could do a Sebring - it kinda stands alone. Otherwise you got roadsters (Miata, SLK, Zer) or sports cars (Eclipse, Mustang, Z), or niche cars (PT Cruiser, Beetle). I think you're stuck with those Euro brands!
My logic is you'll pay $5k+ for any of those, and in three years lose 20-30% of the value - maybe more with a 9-3 or C70. A W111 will probably cost you $8k-$10k, and when you're done will be worth $8k to $10k. :) The same could be said for a Buick or a Chrysler from the '60s. :)
Yep, it's the hard sell!
But, convertibles are fun in general so however you go it'll be great. :) UNLESS you choose this one.
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Posts in this Thread:
- Best Convertible for a Family of Four?, Dan-O, Tue, 12 Jun 2018 10:13:29
- Only covertible drivers under 50?, MI-Roger , Fri, 15 Jun 2018 17:52:21
- Cascade 4-seat CV?, Norm9-5, Fri, 15 Jun 2018 06:55:34
- Karma Hit Me Upside the Head Today, Dan-O, Wed, 13 Jun 2018 18:32:521
- Re: Best Convertible for a Family of Four?, No Snaab, Wed, 13 Jun 2018 03:56:22
- Re: Best Convertible for a Family of Four?, Cary, Tue, 12 Jun 2018 16:11:44
- Obviously..., Justin VanAbrahams , Tue, 12 Jun 2018 11:24:26
- Naw..., Craig, Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:55:15
- Re: Naw..., Craig, Wed, 13 Jun 2018 08:59:31
- No lies, Justin VanAbrahams , Wed, 13 Jun 2018 09:38:00
- OK, DE, Wed, 13 Jun 2018 06:57:21
- Re: Obviously..., A1-turbo, Wed, 13 Jun 2018 05:37:33
- Re: Obviously..., Dan-O, Tue, 12 Jun 2018 11:48:05
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