1999 Mercedes-Benz CLK 430 AMG 4.3L V8 from North America
Power mirrors did not work.
Few squeaks and rattles from the interior.
About 2 weeks after I bought the car, the check coolant level light came on. The reservoir was completely empty. I filled it completely and 5 days later the light came on again. The tank was empty again. There were no leaks on the ground or anywhere. I looked in the expansion tank, and the coolant looked like it was milky white, not to mention it was white all under the cap. I also looked under the oil cap and it was all white. I took the car to the mechanic and it was checked out. I was told to get rid of it ASAP. Coolant was getting into the oil due to a blown head gasket. As I drove home, the dash lit up with the "check oil quality" light. I knew I was in trouble. I looked at the oil from the dipstick and it didn't look right. I stopped driving it and thankfully sold it shortly after.
Wow, this car was extremely fast and fun to drive with the V8 engine.
The car looked great with the xenon lights and AMG package (body kit and rims). Was very comfortable. Would always get a lot of stares ;)
Factory Bose stereo was the best car stereo I ever heard.
Would you buy another car from this manufacturer? Yes
Review Date: 30th April, 2013
Where did you buy this car from? Sounds like they ripped you off big time. If bought from a dealer, I would definitely take action, as it is just not right to sell a car with a blown head gasket. I mean surely it was blown before you bought it. 2 weeks sounds about right for all the coolant to be lost through the head gasket.