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What classic car as an everyday car?

I need to buy a second car as a run around and was thinking about a Mercedes C107 SLC. Would this make a good car for regular use and what should I look for and how much should I pay for a reasonable one?

Asked on 5 April 2013 by 365daytonafan

Answered by Keith Adams
A very sensible choice, and because they're relatively unloved, prices remain lower than those of the equivalent open-topped R107 SL. Pick of the range is a late 280SLC. You lose the V8, but there's not much in it in terms of performance - and they're considerably cheaper to run. Rust is an issue, and if you're not looking to buy a project (which you could pick up a V8 for less than £2500), then budget £7000-10,000 for a good useable car.

Rust is probably the biggest problem - parts are all readily available.
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