It’s got a fantastic-looking exterior and an interior that is not only comfortable and stylish, but also quite unique. Also, for a 10 year-old non-AMG, the fact that it makes just shy of 400 horsepower and gets to 60 in around 5 seconds makes it pretty darn quick. Okay, so they’re a bit of a maintenance nightmare, but you can find clean, low-mileage examples for between $15-20k.
Yes, I’m aware most people think these cars have aged horribly, but I couldn’t disagree more. Sure, the ones which have been abused and neglected look like garbage, but a well-kept one is a beautiful thing.