I just ran a quick search on autotrader.com to check on all the 1998 S500's for sale in the entire country.
There are 38 1998 S500's listed for sale, and the average asking price is $38,300.
Kelley blue book price comes up at $40,070.
This looks like a helluva deal.
2001 E430, Bourdeaux Red, Oyster interior.
1973 280SE 4.5, 170,000 miles. 568 Signal Red, Black MB Tex. "The Red Baron".