Originally Posted by mikracer
In 2006, I bought a 2006 CL600. Sticker on it was $180k and I bought it for less than $50k. The high end cars depreciate like crazy in the first couple of years. But when you buy a car that came with a high sticker price, the maintenance and repair price reflects the original sticker price, not the current value. When buying a V12, you have 12-24 spark plugs, lots of oil, and lots of stuff to take off to get to the other maintenance items...in short, it costs a lot to maintain.
A 2006 in 2006, $180k for $50k? What am I missing?