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    Who wants to pay Merc price for a Nissan? Very few. This project was doomed from day one.
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    Fail from the start.

    If the listen to popular sentiment, and underpinned it on a G -glass, at the same price- it would have been a huge success.

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    Sad, but I think the Bakkie market is extremely competitive, with Toyota, Ford, Amarok,in the lead, and then there are Triton, Nissan, and the Steeds, Mahindras, ect.
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    Car museums across the world will be able to add a Dodo to their collections. Sure it will be worth a lot one day
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    Sjo.

    Hope this time its the absolute final final FINAL Thing.

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    Default Re: Merc X- class closing its doors

    I wonder whether they are on special as I've seen two brand new ones, driving with temporary plates this last week?

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    I always thought they were a joke!
    But I see a certain part of our population is quite fond of them, government money perhaps?
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    Default Re: Merc X- class closing its doors

    I see two types of them around here - one, and most popular, is the Northern Cape omies. Plenty of X-class vehicles with NC plates. Probably a DKW car?
    Secondly, I'm starting to see pimped out bakkies as well. Drove behind a red one yesterday, with tinted windows, plastic go-faster bits and wheels sticking out 10cm one each side. Some car garage's logo on the back.

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    Default Re: Merc X- class closing its doors

    Nice Double Cabs, I'm sure.....but they're like a Minister without a Portfolio. What was/is the Target Market??
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    At a starting price of R599 900, it was not a bad price for a premium bakkie.
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    Yes it was a fantastic Buy .
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    Default Re: Merc X- class closing its doors

    Quote Originally Posted by bostoe View Post
    I wonder whether they are on special as I've seen two brand new ones, driving with temporary plates this last week?

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