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2 Years in the Finding!

I’ve been after a 125 Edition for literally 2 years! Why? You may ask! I wanted one with low mileage, loads of bells and whistles AND most important petrol AND comfort suspension!!!! Apologies to all you ‘sports suspension’ officianados but, I can’t cope with being bounced around.
Couldn’t believe my luck! Found one on eBay of all places 20 miles away!
Nov 2011, Fire Opal silk beige leather,12,000 miles, FMBSH, £6.5k worth of extras, never been driven in the wet, centrally heated garage, showroom, in ‘straight out of box’ condition £15k. Test drove it and snatched his hand off! Still smiling 6 months on! Wehey!
PS it came with ‘his and hers’ SLK embroidered visors... they got binned, even I have my limits!
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Very nice but do watch out for blisters,oh and welcome from Leeds
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What's a 125 Edition?
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Very nice ride, and fantastic colour, and Wellcome from leeds
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What's a 125 Edition?


Special edition to celebrate 125 years of Mercedes Benz. Lots of extras.

Applied to C and E class too.


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Thank you. Apologies for asking but, ‘blisters’?....do you mean in the paintwork?
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Very nice ride, and fantastic colour, and Wellcome from leeds
Thank you! Still can’t believe my luck, it’s ‘brand new’.
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