O.K., but I'm not sure what they would be, and why they would increase the maintenance costs.
I feel I might be getting carried away in this discussion. I mean, look at me, getting defensive about this model even though I'm not even the one thinking about buying it. I'm starting to embarrass myself.
I guess I'm vicariously enjoying the "possible" purchase of this car as I deep down inside secretly want one (don't tell my wife).
2001 E430, Bourdeaux Red, Oyster interior.
1973 280SE 4.5, 170,000 miles. 568 Signal Red, Black MB Tex. "The Red Baron".