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Buying an old car with low mileage - what should I look out for?

I am thinking of buying a Mercedes-Benz SL280 as future classic. There are some low mileage ones around, but can low mileage be an issue?

Asked on 23 May 2016 by Bill Garnett

Answered by Honest John
Lots of electrics and electronics to go very expensively wrong in these cars. And a gearbox is £5000.
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