Who doesn’t love cheap fun? Racing cars and going fast costs real coin, but this is DT where exceptions to the rule are welcome and encouraged! This 1998 C43 has been stripped of the AMG body kit and has bumpers from a similar year C220 so it looks entirely forgettable. Speaking of stripped, this C43 […]
In the pecking order of German sport sedans for the people who like handling it goes like this: BMW M3, AMG CXX, Audi S4. For those who like to speed it goes like this AMG CXX, Audi S4, BMW M3. And finally, for those who like cheap entry price on a used example it goes […]
AMG — three letters that strike fear in the heart of sport-luxury sedan owners — fear in the heart of the competition by being blisteringly fast in a straight line, and fear in their owners wallets because they are notoriously complex and expensive to repair. However, that combination of speed and cost-of-ownership is a wonderful […]
The W202 generation Mercedes-Benz C-class was launched in North America for the 1994 model year with a few basic inline four & six cylinder engines. In 1995 the AMG modified C36 hit the showrooms, but the final (and fastest) spec was the V8 C43 released in 1998. Unfortunately for long roof fans, all W202 headed for North America were sedan versions and we didn’t get the cool wagon version…so you’ll have to find an immigrant like this next one. Find this 1999 Mercedes-Benz C43 AMG Wagon here on eBay offered for $13,900 buy-it-now located in Burnaby, British Columbia, Canada. Tip from Cory.
If the BMW M3/M5 market tells us anything, it is that fast, limited edition, German sedans will be worth something in the future. Mercedes starting badging their US bound cars with the AMG logo in 1995 with the big inline-6 powered C36 AMG, but in 1998 they released the V8 powered version called the C43 […]
Welcome to a new DT feature, It Takes Two, where we pick not one craigslist ad, but two, for the ultimate Lego-style DT post. This first ITT feature involves the marriage of a classic Mercedes-Benz W115 diesel and a C43 AMG V8 for the ultimate DIY classic FrankenBenz. Find this 1969 Mercedes-Benz 220D with “horked” engine […]
The Mercedes W202 was one of the last pre-Daimler/Chrysler merge Mercedes that we would consider allowing in our garage. It still maintains the classic clean Mercedes styling, before the front end starting looking like a Jag, and before Daimler abandoned its 100 year reputation for quality over quantity. Market share obsessed DaiChry executives slashed vehicle […]