1988 Mercedes-Benz 280Review
Mb 260e 1988 — Love the car because it is very well built and indestructable. after all this time, no rattles etc. I also like that the parts are inexpensive, although I would not say cheap but I believe that it is cheaper to maintain than a Proton Perdana. What I disliked was the original engine as it was way too boring for me, so I threw it out and in went a 1JZ twin turbo from a Toyota Supra. Braking and suspension is first class, so I did not mess with it. Changed rims to 17's that's all.
Pros: great build quality, inexpensive parts and running costs
Cons: not much
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