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Newsletter No.004 Mercedes-Benz Car Clubs, C32 AMG.

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M.B Spares & Service
14 Lyell st Fyshwick ACT 2609 Ph 02 6239 1099

Newsletter Number 4
Hello again everybody, great response to the last news letter, but nobody managed to work out what the mystery car was. It was a 500SL (R129) roadster grille.  This week I have another mystery photo and I have raised the stakes as well.  We also have a new staff member. Les Ingram has joined us as our new Service manager.   Les is a qualified mechanic with over 20 years experience.  Recently he has been working as a Service advisor with one of Canberra's top dealers.  We welcome Les and trust that he will enjoy his time with us.
Mercedes-Benz Car Clubs.
Most states and territories in Australia have their own Mercedes-Benz  car club.  All of these clubs are members of the Mercedes-Benz Classic Car Club International.  This is a Club run by Daimler Chrysler themselves. To find a list of car clubs here in Australia have a look here.  Or have a look here for a world wide list.
Now I have seen everything!!
Need I say more? Have a look at this. Its a car, its a boat, its a 250S?
Cars for Sale.
Since the last newsletter we have sold the 300D, the 450SLC, and the 380SE. We have also had a great 280SE (W126) come into stock.  Here is a list of our current stock of used cars. We have also been able to (at last) update our webpage so you can now view all these cars online. Go here to see them. 
380SEC    1982        $22500.00
450SL        1979        $26990.00
280SEL     1985        $11990.00
280SE       1983    `   $13990.00 
230E          1985        $19990.00
380SLC     1981        $16990.00
300TE        1990        $26500.00
C240T        1997        $58500.00
We also have a few other cars for sale that are listed on the website.  There is a 190SL and a rare 220SEb coupe that belong to customers who are looking to sell them.
Since I typed the draft for this newsletter I have sold the 300TE.
Mystery photo.
OK have a look at this one.
The first e-mail that can identify both cars by the correct chassis number designation will get a $50.00 credit voucher!  As mentioned above nobody got last weeks so I thought I would raise the stakes to get you more interested.
Site of the week.
Have a look at this site.  One mans life time ambition starts to come to reality, but will he achieve his goals?  The site is all about the 300 or so Adenauer series from the 50's.  These cars are quite rare here in Australia and around the world.  I have a 1954 300b that has been in the family for the last 15 years.  It is a nice unrestored example.
New Hot C class confirmed.
The new top-of-the-line C-Class has been confirmed by Daimler Chrysler. Making its market debut it bears the name C 32 AMG.  It's the car that's got it all! The engine is an AMG version of the 3.2lt V6 putting out an amazing torque of 450 Newton meters.  The 3.2-liter V-6 engine also puts out an impressive 354 hp.  Equally impressive is the design. Its typical AMG styling places the C 32 AMG firmly in the Mercedes-Benz-AMG family.  Mercedes-AMG is anticipating strong demand of 3,500 cars worldwide this year.

Deal of the week.
Something different this week.  As mentioned we have a new service manager.  Here is the deal.  If you ring or e-mail  Les before Friday 4th August, and book a workshop job with him, we will charge you $55.00 per hour instead of the normal rate of $66.00 per hour.  You must mention this newsletter when booking to receive the discount.